Start Updating sound card

Updating sound card

Please use the following links to get updated drivers, or contact someone with specific questions about your hardware.

Basically, you want to see green bars like above and nothing in the red area up top.

I realized after doing some research that this is a pretty tricky problem to fix and it can be caused by all kinds of issues from latency to drivers to other hardware, etc, etc.

In this article, I’m going to try and go through all the possible solutions to fix the audio static on your Windows 7 machine.

If you do not know your video card's chipset, please contact your PC manufacturer or the manufacturer of your video card for chipset information.

If you have a Windows 7 machine with a Realtek sound chipset or drivers, then you may have run into a problem where you randomly hear crackling or popping or static while playing audio through your speakers or even headsets.

You can disable it by right-clicking on the volume icon in the taskbar, choosing Recording Devices and then disabling the S/PDIF In or any other Line In port.

Depending on your system, there could be a high latency affecting performance and thereby causing serious audio problems.

On lots of machines you have the normal headphone jack, but you may also have some other jacks like HD Audio or something else.