nl thread about win7 audio issues

forum thread:
Audio conversion project stopped by Win7 upgrade

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win7 does have audio problems
but it may be your motherboard
(andor its bios andor drivers andor…)

“Microsoft has done a reasonably good job of making the Windows XP-to-Win7 upgrade process as painless as possible.”[sic]

But as with most operating system changes, it’s the legacy drivers for audio and video that cause the most problems.

Lounge member nnn was attempting the migration from vinyl audio to CD but discovered that a recent upgrade to Windows 7 had knocked out her sound card.

Her request for help on the Lounge resulted in a thread that moved from finding the proper audio drivers to whether her PC’s motherboard was even Win7-compatible. More»