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Audigy 2ZS slowdown?

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Hey everybody. I installed a friend's old Audigy 2ZS into my new rig, and it's working alright. But it seems like every time I start the computer up, for quite a while the sound slows down when loading pages in Firefox. I'm using WMP11 to play the music...

Any ideas?
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Do you have the proper drivers installed?
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I have a Creative Sound Blaster! Audigy2 Value and mine works fine.
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Did you clear out your old sound drivers with driver cleaner to rule out a conflict?
    
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Did you clear out your old sound drivers with driver cleaner to rule out a conflict?
I'll try that. Thanks guys.

More suggestions would be appreciated.

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Hey guys. I went through and used driver cleaner as per the instruction set... Even with just the 2ZS driver installed, it's still slowing down. It's only when I'm doing things in Firefox that it does this. Anything from switching tabs to loading pages...

I'm in Vista using the drivers that Device Manager installed. Slowdowns also happen in Winamp. Also, this wasn't happening last night. It started today when I rebooted my computer.

Thanks again.


*Edit* Tried to play music while running 3DMark06. Getting slowdowns in that.
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Sorry about the triple post, but I'm really having trouble figuring this out.

It seems like the 2ZS is leeching off of my processor just like the onboard sound. Is the 2ZS supposed to do this or is something not working correctly?

Sound cut out completely when I ran Orthos both on blend and on CPU only.
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