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Sound is skipping...

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January 10, 2004 10:58:05 AM

I have just purchased a second sound card (4.1 digital Soundblaster) and am running the onboard sound and the Sound blaster at the same time..

When i play music the sound jogs and skips beats through the 4.1 Soundblaster i can't understand why, i have updated the drivers.
The primary Sound device is the onboard sound but i need the second sound card for a certain program..

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January 10, 2004 12:00:52 PM

Probably some conflicting hardware/drivers etc. Have you tried each one separately?

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January 13, 2004 8:09:51 AM

just to make sure.... you tried more then one mp3 or whatever right? its just like mp3's that are skipping or overall every sound skips on the system?

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January 30, 2004 1:54:44 PM

Well basically i have this dJ mixing program which uses the speakers for the main music, and the headphones to preview the next song.. This works fine now but only when i stop using anyother program like MSN or Mirc which makes sounds.
With them open it makes the music jog from both sound devices. I am pleased i have it sorted but however this surely means its a simple bug that can be fixed.
The sound jogs in all programs not just this dJ Mixing program.

Thanks for replies.