XP Home Edition Athalon XP 2100 256MB PC2700 Soundblaster 128 PCI Had no problems with audio until I had to reinstall XP. After I reinstalled... using either WMP-10 or Creative Play Center... audio skips in various places. Only play MP3's so I don't know if it is all types of audio. It will skip bad in one place... replay and it won't skip in that place anymore, it will be somewhere else. It is not dead sound it just jumps .01-.5 seconds ahead and it is aggrevating to listen to music ! puke: Have updated WMP from V9 to V10... no fix. puke: Have updated drivers for SB 128 PCI... no fix. puke: Have done Windows update and installed software driver for Creative Labs sound card... that makes the sound card not work at all, and takes the volume icon away from the tray. puke: Have unsat and reseated my soundcard. puke: Have put through dishwasher to get all the dust off, no soap, just kidding. Here is some more information... Performance Setting are set to Programs...Programs. Virtual Memory is set at 750MBinitial 750MBmax. There isn't anything conflicting in device manager. WMP or Play Center is only program open. Tray is not loaded down with processes running. Help Please. Can't stand not being able to stand listening to music.