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Originally Posted by Jackalito View Post

Hey guys!

I had abandoned the Insider Programme as of late and yesterday performed a fresh install of Windows 10 AU. To my shock, I came across that same issue along with a bug that was driving me crazy. The volume of my headset mic was lowering itself until a point where it was nearly muted. No matter what I tried I couldn't make it work. I even disabled the built-in array mic of my webcam.

After performing yet another clean install, it seems to be working now. However, I also bumped into the "Audio Enhancements" bug even before installing Creative's drivers/software. I have kept it disabled and so far everything looks (should I say sounds? tongue.gif) good. However I'm not familiar with the registry patch thing and I was wondering if or where I can download it and what its purpose is.

Thanks and greetings from Spain! wink.gif

PS: Mayble I should sign up on Creative's Forums and hustle them about not delivering appropriate and timely drivers for the new Windows 10 update. It's not like they haven't had time to craft them. But then again, I guess it would be simply ignored rolleyes.gif

The patch that I know of is one that I need for my card to actually work, as it patches the driver configuration to use the correct buffer values and stop corrupting itself.

As for the other issues, I can only recommend either rolling back windows or simply throwing the card out a window.

If the mic volume issue could likely be a 3rd party application however, I know I had a similar issue on a system but I don't remember much about it...
   
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post #4522 of 5591
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Originally Posted by Jackalito View Post

Hey guys! Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
I had abandoned the Insider Programme as of late and yesterday performed a fresh install of Windows 10 AU. To my shock, I came across that same issue along with a bug that was driving me crazy. The volume of my headset mic was lowering itself until a point where it was nearly muted. No matter what I tried I couldn't make it work. I even disabled the built-in array mic of my webcam.

After performing yet another clean install, it seems to be working now. However, I also bumped into the "Audio Enhancements" bug even before installing Creative's drivers/software. I have kept it disabled and so far everything looks (should I say sounds? tongue.gif) good. However I'm not familiar with the registry patch thing and I was wondering if or where I can download it and what its purpose is.

Thanks and greetings from Spain! wink.gif
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
PS: Mayble I should sign up on Creative's Forums and hustle them about not delivering appropriate and timely drivers for the new Windows 10 update. It's not like they haven't had time to craft them. But then again, I guess it would be simply ignored rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

The patch that I know of is one that I need for my card to actually work, as it patches the driver configuration to use the correct buffer values and stop corrupting itself.
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
As for the other issues, I can only recommend either rolling back windows or simply throwing the card out a window.

If the mic volume issue could likely be a 3rd party application however, I know I had a similar issue on a system but I don't remember much about it...

sbx_fix.zip 0k .zip file

Here is the original post in this forum with that fix:
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post #4523 of 5591
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sbx_fix.zip 0k .zip file

Here is the original post in this forum with that fix:

Yep, that's it there, and it only helps users, such as me, that had problems with the audio buffers getting corrupted (random channel blending, shifting, crackling or complete destruction that also resulted in the system hanging over time).
   
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post #4524 of 5591
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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

Yep, that's it there, and it only helps users, such as me, that had problems with the audio buffers getting corrupted (random channel blending, shifting, crackling or complete destruction that also resulted in the system hanging over time).

Yeah, I even tried that, but I still get the error message. But I can't notice a difference with the option on or off, so I'll just leave it off for now.

If I get curious, I delve deeper into it... or just re-install Windows.
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post #4525 of 5591
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Originally Posted by Madmaxneo View Post


sbx_fix.zip 0k .zip file

Here is the original post in this forum with that fix:

Thanks so much!

I'll keep this one in case I need it in the future. So far, and after having disabled "Audio Enhacements" on Windows 10 everything is working as expected smile.gif
post #4526 of 5591
I get that nowadays too with the "enhancement" window pop up when i enter the playback devices, but can't be bothered to look further into it.
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post #4527 of 5591
Can anyone recommend this sound card? I have a asus xonar phoebus which has broken on me. I use headphones only.
post #4528 of 5591
Does anyone know how to stop the audio just playing in the right side of my headphones? It does it randomly and to resolve it i have to press the Speakers/headphone button which then allows the audio to be played in both sides. Thanks!
post #4529 of 5591
Anyone have problems with the sound after w10 update?
post #4530 of 5591
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Anyone have problems with the sound after w10 update?

Which issues ?
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