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All online vidoes have audio lag.


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#1 CandyStats

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Posted 21 January 2014 - 01:05 PM

This has happened to me a few times in the past; more frequently since I started using Norton Internet Security. I previously used System Restore as a solution, but I hope there’s a better way to fix and perhaps prevent this.

It seems to happen when I have too many processes or programs running - basically if I overwork my computer while I have a video playing. The audio will start lagging (it sounds choppy and awful). But this isn’t just the video buffering or loading slowly; the sound lag is now permanent.

Even when I close everything else and bring the CPU usage down very low (right now it’s at 20% with a youtube video and some basic software running; nothing that has ever caused the problem in the first place), the lag persists.

I’m on Windows XP and have tried only the basics (since I don’t know what I’m doing):
Restarting the computer
Turning off hardware acceleration
Reinstalling / updating flash player

No luck. If you could help me out, that would be excellent. Thanks so much!



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Posted 21 January 2014 - 04:41 PM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
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