Playback Ticking associated with NVIDIA Video Drivers SOLVED

Help for Audacity 2.x.x on Windows.

ImageThis forum is for Audacity 2.x.x on Windows.

  • Please state which version of Windows you are using, the exact three-section version of Audacity from "Help menu > About Audacity".

  • Audacity 1.2.x and 1.3.x are obsolete and no longer supported. If you still have those versions, please upgrade at https://www.audacityteam.org/download/.
    The old forums for those versions are now closed, but you can still read the archives of the 1.2.x and 1.3.x forums.

Playback Ticking associated with NVIDIA Video Drivers SOLVED

Permanent link to this post Posted by groundnoiseindustrie » Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:47 pm

FOR YOUR INFORMATION -- Problem and Solution

Audacity 2.1.3 Executable Install, Build Date March 8, 2017

Problem: Video Driver conflict

    HP Pavilion dv9000 Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce Go 7600 video hardware
    DUAL BOOT Windows 7 Professional 32-bit and Windows 10
    Creative Labs Sound Blaster Model SB0270 (Digital Music MP3+) USB I/O

With Windows 7 ticking increasingly audible the further you zoom into the waveform while in playback mode. Changed USB audio drivers from Windows version to the official version from Sound Blaster -- problem persists. Same hardware (Dual Boot) on the Windows 10 (v7.15.11.7713, Date 12/3/2008) no audio playback ticking. Switched back to Windows 7 Professional on the same hardware there is ticking with the automatic NVIDIA driver (v 7.15.11.7976, date 3/6/2009) installed by Microsoft. Ticking disappeared with the removal of the video driver and using the standard vga driver. It is also absent with the manually installed NVIDIA driver (v 7.15.10.9804, date 1/25/2007) and (v 7.15.11.9816, date 3/12/2007). These are earlier versions without monitor color correction features. The later versions include these features but cause ticking.

Downloaded drivers that work (correct display resolution, but no color correction) at: http://www.catalog.update.microsoft.com/Search.aspx?q=nVidia+-+Display+-+NVIDIA+GeForce+Go+7600

I hope this information helps someone with older hardware.

Chris
Ground Noise Industries
Last edited by steve on Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:52 am, edited 1 time in total.
Reason: Locked "solved" topic
groundnoiseindustrie
 
Posts: 9
Joined: Sat Sep 23, 2017 8:04 pm
Operating System: Windows 7

Return to Windows



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider] and 15 guests