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I just bought BioShock, but the glitches are driving me crazy!

After the intro, I have no sound. I fixed this by plugging in a mic or setting it to compatibility mode of WinXP. HOWEVER, I have a USB headset, with low quality sound, so.... it sounds awful.

When I use the compatibility mode, the game always starts at a low resolution, and I change it, the game freezes! How can I fix this?
Edited by -Allen- - 10/29/11 at 6:25pm
    
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Here's what I did:

Right click on the volume icon in the lower right corner of the screen. Click on recording devices. Right click on the white area where everything is. Then click on "Show disable devices". Right click on stereo mix and click enable.

That should fix everything.
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Here's what I did:

Right click on the volume icon in the lower right corner of the screen. Click on recording devices. Right click on the white area where everything is. Then click on "Show disable devices". Right click on stereo mix and click enable.

That should fix everything.
Hmm.... even after I show it, there are only "microphone, microphone and line in." No stereo mix.
    
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You checked "show disabled devices"? Unplug your headphones and try it again.

Also, go to playback devices and disable everything except what you are using for your desk speakers (for me, I am using the built in 3.5mm jack, so I disabled everything except "Speakers").
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Is this for Bioshock 2? Because it's acting wonky for me too....

Everytime I play the game it makes my 'A' and 'S' key stop working. It's incredibly annoying. Even when I switch the keys around it still makes the down and left not work.
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Here's this as well.

@Ryleh: This thread is about Bioshock 1. But I've not heard of the issue before. Search the Steam forums for answers. Since this just went on sale, I am sure that people are chiming in on the bugs with gameplay.
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try updating to the latest patch and i think u would punch the developers...
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Here's this as well.

@Ryleh: This thread is about Bioshock 1. But I've not heard of the issue before. Search the Steam forums for answers. Since this just went on sale, I am sure that people are chiming in on the bugs with gameplay.
Fixed! Thanks man!
    
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Fixed! Thanks man!
Sweet. Enjoy! It's an awesome game!

What was the issue, if you don't mind me asking?
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