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Old 05-12-2012, 10:28 PM   #1
Atrytone
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Default Broadcast noise when processing graphics

When I play League of Legends my friends on Ventrilo can hear an obnoxious noise coming from my mic when the game is loading and whenever graphics-heavy things are going on on my screen, such as me moving the screen quickly.

I am on Windows 7 using a microphone headset plugged into my speakers. Any ideas?
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Old 05-14-2012, 07:37 AM   #2
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first try disabling all un-used audio devices:

[FONT=Verdana]Disabling non-essential Audio Devices - Vista/Windows-7[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]Windows Control-Panel > Sound > Playback & Recording tabs > rt-click in the window and select "Show Disabled Devices" and "Show Disconnected Devices" > rt-click on all unused devices and select "disable"[/FONT]


check to see if the audio driver is up to date:

[FONT=Verdana]Audio Driver[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]Check the Audio driver to make sure it is up to date. Or try re-installing the current driver.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana](note: some USB Headsets do not require a driver)[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana](Don’t assume the driver is up to date as a newer one may have been released since the computer was built)[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]- If you have a brand-name PC, like Dell or HP, then check the manufacturers website for driver updates.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana]- If you built the PC and use the on-board sound device then check the motherboard manufacturers website for drivers for your model motherboard.[/FONT]
[FONT=Verdana]- If you use a plug-in soundcard, ex: SoundBlaster, then check that manufacturers website for drivers.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]Also check for BIOS and chipset updates[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]When checking for BIOS, chipset and certain onboard hardware drivers, you should only check the pc (or specific motherboard) manufacturers website for your make/model. The manufacturer is responsible for maintaining the proper version of driver for their specific hardware.[/FONT]
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[FONT=Verdana]For example: Realtek is an OEM manufacturer of audio chips and there are many different revisions of each. The latest driver found on the Realtek site may not be compatible with the version of chip in your pc, and could cause problems like 'stereo mix' to not be available. Realtek comments to this effect on their download page.[/FONT]
if the pc has a second mic jack try plugging the mic in to that one.
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