digital artifacts after changing tempo

I have a desktop running Windows 10 pro.
with Audacity 2.3.0 I get artifacts after changing tempo. (see attachment - 1st part original, 2nd part after tempo change) I tried 2 previous versions of Audacity and got the same results. I tried the process on my little laptop and did NOT get the artifacts. Yes, I can just do the editing on the laptop but that would be very inconvenient with the small screen. Any ideas?

Try using the Change Tempo effect with the “High Quality” checkbox NOT selected. (For small changes in tempo on speech tracks, the “standard” algorithm will often sound better than the “high quality” algorithm).