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My audio in Windows 7 is not working properly lately. When I am playing a song/movie sometimes in between I hear really bad scratching sound.

I wondered If my speakers were the problem, so I hooked up a pair of headphones and checked but the scratching sound was there too.

Then I switched to Linux to see if the problem remained there to, but the audio was playing just fine.

Then I came back to Windows, removed the driver and re-installed it but the problem remains.

Any idea how to fix this?

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If its windows XP it would be the [superuser.com/questions/112928/… dog) . Otherwise maybe keep an eye on the mixer to work out what application is doing it. –  Journeyman Geek Jan 1 '13 at 1:07
    
I tagged the question windows-7 so not is not XP. And I dont understand what you mean my keep an eye on the mixer –  Starx Jan 1 '13 at 1:17
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The volume mixer on 7 shows the current sound output per program. This might help working out what program is doing this. –  Journeyman Geek Jan 1 '13 at 1:20
    
This is not a duplicate question. Didn't you read the question? –  Starx Jan 1 '13 at 1:21
    
Mistake on my part. Might help to have relevant information on the question itself in addition to the tag. –  Journeyman Geek Jan 1 '13 at 1:22

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