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I just got a new computer (specs below), and noticed the audio has a few seconds delay to begin after the video starts. After that, the audio and video are in sync. The same happens when a video is paused and I resume. If I skip back a bit, the audio starts playing. Anyone know where the problem is?

My computer is a Dell Inspiron 14z running Windows 8.

Processor: Intel Core i7-3537U (2.0GHz)

RAM: 8GB DDR3 1600MHz

HD: 500GB 5400RPM SATA Hard Drive with 32GB SSD mSATA

Video: AMD Radeon HD 7570M, 64-bit, 1GB

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What app are you seeing this issue in? – Bala Sivakumar Aug 1 '13 at 17:58
I found the situations when that happens: when the power settings on windows are set to "balanced", or "power saving", then the problem happens. All websites that stream video, such as youtube, video, etc, present that problem. When use the "high performance" power settings, the problem disappears. So I guess the performace is reduced to minimum levels with the other power settings? – AntonioJunior Aug 4 '13 at 22:53

I found the same problem but only in chrome, so what I did:

  • I go into chrome://plugins/
  • You might find Adobe Flash Player (2 files) - Version: 11,9,900,170 Shockwave Flash 11.9 r900
  • Click on Details to expand for 2 files
  • you have to "Disable" Type : PAPI section and "Enable" : NPAPI section

it will almost look like this after setting:

-------------------------- Name: Shockwave Flash
Description: Shockwave Flash 12.0 r0
Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\32.0.1700.76\PepperFlash\pepflashplayer.dll
Type: PPAPI (out-of-process)
MIME types:
MIME type Description File extensions
application/x-shockwave-flash Shockwave Flash.swf
application/futuresplash FutureSplash Player.spl
Name: Shockwave Flash
Description: Shockwave Flash 11.9 r900
Version: 11,9,900,170
Location: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\NPSWF32_11_9_900_170.dll
MIME types:
MIME type Description File extensions
application/x-shockwave-flash Adobe Flash movie.swf
application/futuresplash FutureSplash movie.spl

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