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2nd XP account for using PC as DAW


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#1 GreenEyezzz

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Posted 21 July 2010 - 06:21 AM

Hey,

I am also using my PC as a digital audio workstation and I recently installed anti malware/virus software found in one of your lists (thx for that btw).
Problem is now that when recording parts on my PC, sometimes the recording program has a hick-up (because of the malware soft or virusscanner doing something I assume) and
off course that is unacceptable when recording audio ;-)

I used to unplug my network cable and then shut down all malware/antivuris/firewall programs but that is not really "safe" I think, surely there must be another way.

I am now thinking of making a new account in XP, with the network adapter disabled (so internet access is impossible I assume) and no virusscanners etc... running
so that my recording related software is the only thing running.

Is that safe or are there any other ways to accomplish what I want?

thx in advance... again ;-)

ps, I used this guide as a guideline : http://www.sweetwater.com/sweetcare/ts/det...php?Index=30058

Sven

Edited by GreenEyezzz, 21 July 2010 - 06:23 AM.


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Posted 31 July 2010 - 04:21 AM

as long as your not hooked up to the internet it is perfectly safe to turn off your anti virus software, there is no chance of being infected. Just remember to turn it back on when you start surfing the web again. The Other option, that would allow you to have internet access, is to check your firewall, and set it to ignore your recording software, as its whats most likely causing the hiccups. What firewall and antivirus are you using?

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