laptop speakers crackle

By ripken204
Jun 21, 2005
  1. occasionally on my laptop while playing a game or a movie my speakers will make a crackling noise, on game it will kick in half way through a level/map and will stop on the next level/map, during movies it will be there for a few minutes. i know that it is the sound card because ive plugged other speakers into it, the sound card uses the "Conexant AC-Link Audio" driver. the laptop is an hp ze4125 and i have the latest driver from hp's website. the speakers also make a long and constant humming noise when this happens.

    and according to pc wizard 2005, my "device audio" is "ali m5451 pci ac-link controller audio device"
  2. ripken204

    ripken204 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 139

    also, is only rly happens when playing a microsoft game, such as age of the emperors, links 2003, and age of mythology
  3. compguy

    compguy TS Rookie Posts: 162

    Hello ripken my laptop speaker's crackel to and I was told that the spekaers are getting old and should replace them.

    ''Good luck dude'' :giddy:

    Sebastian :darth:
  4. ripken204

    ripken204 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 139

    actually i found out the problem, the sound card's hardware acceleration was off for some reason
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