View Full Version : Sound Distortion

12-26-2000, 09:48 AM
I recently put together a new (old) computer for a friend but i am having a problem with the sound.

Pentium 233 MMX
32mb PC66 ram
56k PCI Modem
ISA 1 mb Video Card (i think this is the problem)
ISA Pro Audio Spectrum 16

I tried putting a PCI sound card in, in place of the ISA PAS16 but had the same problem. The sound distorts when playing anything but midis basically and it distorts when anything moves (cursor, window, start menu) Im wondering, is this because of the ISA video card being too slow? I ask because i have a 200mhz machine that does multitasking without any problems. Any help would be a appreciated.

Paleo Pete
12-26-2000, 10:25 PM
First, check Device Manager for IRQ or DMA conflicts. Then try installing updated sound and video drivers. Then if you still have problems, boot into Safe Mode and remove all video cards, reboot and let windows reinstall it. Then do the same with the sound card. Try moving the sound card to a different slot too. Remove it and reboot first.

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