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Sound garbled/distorted

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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Sound garbled/distorted


    For reference, I'm using the PCI version of the Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer.

    Lately my sound has randomly become distorted with a buzzing-like tone to it that gets progressively worse until I restart my computer. Also, at times the sound will just randomly mute until I use the Creative Console Launcher or Creative Audio Control Panel application to switch sound mode (presumably resetting the sound).

    Any help on this is greatly appreciated.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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    Try reseating the Soundblaster card and see if that helps.

    Reseat - with the PC powerd off, open the case and remove the Soundblaster card then reinstall the card making sure its fully and correctly seated.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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