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Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by TameraM, Sep 20, 2004.

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  1. TameraM

    TameraM Thread Starter

    Sep 20, 2004
    Sounds like Alvin the chipmunk is singing every song. My hardrive went out and was replaced when I started to listen to a cd it sounded funny so I went to launchyahoo.com were I also listen to music and it sounds the same way.
  2. etaf

    etaf Moderator

    Oct 2, 2003
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    when you harddrive went out - what did you do - rebuild windows - did you update and instal all the drivers.

    whats the sound card?

    have a look in device maanger and see what the sound device is listed as

    to identify hardware try these free programs
    The program is freeware called EVEREST Home Edition v1.10 and can be downloaded from http://www.lavalys.com/index.php?page=product&view=1&subpage=5
    or http://www.belarc.com
  3. mike5532g


    Jun 11, 2004
    Start, run, type dxdiag and click ok.

    Sound 1 tab, and try reducing the 'hardware sound acceleration level'.
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