Crackling noise in speakers while playing games

By omegafate
Jul 15, 2009
  1. heres the situation

    i just reinstalled xp home edition

    including all the update and drivers and such

    heres wat happens i play L4D (left 4 dead) and UT3 (unreal tournament 3) updated and all i shoot the guns in the game and i hear crackling and poping noises coming form my speakers

    so i did some trouble shooting

    speaker setting hardware and software

    in game settings

    i even shut the game down and brought it back up again and still the same thing

    i also tryed it on 2 other games fear 2 and command and conquer 3

    they were fine with no crackling and such

    i been tinkering with it with l4d and ut3 still nothing this situation is new to me do i thought id seek your guyses advice ansd such
  2. bl4cksh4d0w

    bl4cksh4d0w TS Rookie Posts: 18


    First off, do you know what soundcard/adapter you have?
  3. omegafate

    omegafate TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    its on board audio

    so theres no sound card

    MCP55 HD audio
  4. redpikachu12

    redpikachu12 TS Rookie Posts: 30

    it would be most likely the your soundcard good luck sorry i aint much help
  5. omegafate

    omegafate TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 104

    actually upon further inspection and maintenance

    i found out that the crackling and such was either from the sound files and such cuz when i defraged the pc to stopped also i found out my speakers are going out as well which kinda sux oh well

    lesson learned lol
  6. Punkid

    Punkid TS Guru Posts: 420

    i have windows 7 , and i recently got hissing noises while playing crisis,i am guessing its my sound card which i recently upgraded,dont worry its probably a software problem not a hardware problem
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