Sound Problems

  Dirk Diggler 10:26 29 Apr 2006

Off to visit a friend this afternoon who has reported that the sound on his PC is playing at "Double Speed" - Not just the WMP or CD sound but program sounds ie, when opening Incredimail etc.

Posted this previously but no joy so thought I would try again before I visit him

He has supplied the following specs - Any ideas please?

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 2
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name SAN-REMO
User Name smallwood

CPU Type Intel Celeron, 900 MHz (9 x 100)
Motherboard Name ECS P6IWF (3 PCI, 1 CNR, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
Motherboard Chipset Intel Whitney i810E
System Memory 128 MB (PC133 SDRAM)
BIOS Type AMI (10/27/01)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port ECP Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter Intel(R) 82810E Graphics Controller (4 MB)
3D Accelerator Intel i752
Monitor NEC A727 Packard Bell [17" CRT] (TSMN13504138)

Audio Adapter SigmaTel STAC9721/23 @ Intel 82801BA ICH2X - AC'97 Audio Controller [B-0]

IDE Controller Intel(r) 82801BA Bus Master IDE Controller
Floppy Drive Floppy disk drive
Disk Drive WDC WD200EB-00CSF0 (18 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive LITE-ON LTR-52246S (52x/24x/52x CD-RW)
Optical Drive SAMSUNG CDRW/DVD SM-308B (DVD:8x, CD:8x/4x/32x DVD-ROM/CD-RW)
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

C: (NTFS) 17076 MB (9901 MB free)

Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
Mouse HID-compliant Wheel Mouse

Network Adapter USB Cable Modem 351000 (
Modem Aztech CNR V.92 Modem

Printer Canon i560
USB1 Controller Intel 82801BA ICH2X - USB Controller 1 [B-0]
USB1 Controller Intel 82801BA ICH2X - USB Controller 2 [B-0]
USB Device Generic USB Hub
USB Device Logitech USB First/Pilot Mouse+
USB Device USB Cable Modem 351000 #2
USB Device USB Composite Device
USB Device USB Human Interface Device
USB Device USB Human Interface Device
USB Device Visioneer 4800 USB

  gudgulf 10:45 29 Apr 2006

Probably corrupt or incorrect sound drivers.......I suspect the pc is using the generic drivers built into XP.

Try the computer manufacturers web site and download sound drivers specific to the computer from there.If that is not possible then look to the motherboard manufacturers site.

It is possible that the correct drivers you require are slightly diffferent from the generic drivers in Windows or the ones available from Intel or from somewhere like

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