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Dell Inspiron 15r audio stuttering, or freezing briefly, during games and video

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by Buccura, Jan 28, 2015.

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  1. Buccura

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    I have this issue where sometimes when playing a game, whenever it's about to load a new audio asset, the game briefly freezes. Like for instance, I'm playing the Brutal Doom mod, and it will go fine for a little while but whenever I"m about to for example fire a new weapon, it will freeze itself for a second to seemingly load the new audio file for the gun being shot. There are other games that do this as well. Also, sometimes when watching a video on YouTube, I get audio stutter for a few seconds.

    I've done scans with Avast!, Malware Bytes, and Spybot and so far nothing conclusive has come up. I ran the Intel Driver Update program and updated several drivers, but that hasn't fixed it. I also tried disabling Andrea ST but that didn't fix it neither. I've had this laptop for several years now, and it never did this until recently.

    Here is a Speccy Link: http://speccy.piriform.com/results/HTOvaCdvUZG6UjYSenWcXLn
     
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