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Realtek Drivers-win 8.1x64

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    No, but good idea. I ran sfc and Dism /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth. Fixed a bunch of issues.
    I found a few sites that talked about the error message about over utilize cpu etc.

    A few said to try and disable hardware acceleration in IE. IOW, check box for "use software acceleration instead of HW acceleration" I do view many youtube videos, mostly audio recording related or concerts. And I download some using YOuTube downloader-which may be part of this actually.

    Not sure what to do. I agree, no way is anything being maxed out. I don't have any games installed either. Just the daw but it does not use the realtek drivers. Although Sonar website and others always say to disable onboard sound.

    But my PC is a not a "dedicated daw".

    So I'll try and track it and see exactly what I am doing around the time it happens. I will report any findings back here.


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  2. #12

    Trying to Sith things out
    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    You're welcome. sorry if I couldn't be of more help.
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  3. #13

    OK-you did get me to the latest drivers. I have many audio programs installed-like Sonar Platinum, Sound Forge Pro 11 and many others. It may just be that realtek drives cannot handle all the back and forth. I only use the Echo drivers (asio also) for Sonar.

    Everything else is realtek drivers.

    Might also be part of it.

    Thanks for your help
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