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Audio interface huge blast of distortion every couple seconds to minute

for the past year I've been having trouble with audio through audio interfaces. Scarlette solo 2nd gen and then a Scarlette solo 3rd gen (one after the other). Every couple seconds when sound is going ...
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Artifacts when watching videos online

A couple of months ago, artifacts started appearing when watching videos on YouTube and other online platforms. They look like color distortions in bright areas (See examples). When I switch to full ...
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Black screen and video/audio distortions with 4K60 output

I have a computer which is connected to my AV receiver which, in turn, is connected to my TV. All devices and cables support 4K60, i.e., HDMI 2.0. All corresponding settings are enabled and Windows as ...
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Distorted sound on Fedora 36

I am using Fedora 36 on my ThinkPad x250. The output of the speakers is quite low therefore I tried tweaking it using Alsamixer. However, the results were not satisfying hence, I used other solutions ...
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Zoom window blinks black during Zoom meeting, step-wise getting worse, in the end staying black; blinking stops at Windows button or stopped Zoom

When using Zoom as a normal passive member of the meeting, the Zoom window starts blinking after some 10 minutes, then getting worse and taking the whole screen, until it finally falls black without ...
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Microsoft Excel -- Images distorted when printing

Images get distorted; circles print as ovals I have an Excel document which has several images (vector art, EMF images). When printing, the images are distorted: circles become ovals, which looks ...
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Dell Latitude laptop case seems distorted and closes no more properly - a serious issue?

Today I've noticed the case of the Dell Latitude device, about 2 years old, is a little bit distorted so it does not close properly anymore. Possibly this will lead to more dust getting inside? Is ...
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FFmpeg lenscorrection filter creates bad moire patterns

I'm trying to create a barrel distortion effect using FFmpeg. The lenscorrection filter can do this, but depending on the source material the results can be pretty bad, with moire patterns / bad ...
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Zoom and Pulseaudio -- audio distortion on audio run through zoom_combine

When hosting a meeting and sharing an application through Zoom on Debian buster, I am getting audio distortion on the clients that connect to the meeting. I am using zoom 5.2.446620.0816 and have ...
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Suddenly the lower half of my LG Display started to flicker

as i was using my pc today my LG Electronics 24MB56HQ-B decided to go crazy. The lower half of the monitor starts to flicker every two seconds for about 3 seconds. Additionally the whole display is ...
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Terrible audio quality in Windows 10 after recent software update

I'm documenting this question and answer for others for my specific situation that I hope is a benefit for others. I'm purposely being verbose in hopes that some sort of keyword search or general ...
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Distorted window panes (not all)

I had to reset the Windows due to certain error (right clicking on any of the folders made File Explorer "Not responding", and trying to open any folder caused a green ribbon of infinite loading). ...
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IPS LCD Left-side Interlaced Dark Pixels

I purchased three i2367fh IPS panels from AOC a few years ago, one of which had a leaky backlight; But once that was replaced, the new panel began intermittently mudding up the video signal on the ...
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System sound distorted by Firefox

If my computer plays a system sound while Firefox is loading, or while it has an open tab containing content with sound, the system sound file is terribly distorted; raspy and buzzy like it is playing ...
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Windows 8 - BSOD/locks persist after all hardware replaced except PSU. ATIKMDAG.SYS

I saw another user with a post similar, but no clarification, so I will lay out my situation. Problem: BSODs and/or Graphics distortion upon resuming the display from shutting off. NOT sleep mode. ...
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LCD Screen distorted by vertical black lines

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. The following is supposed to show a completely white display: Notice the vertical lines? And no, it's not caused just by my digital camera. Although it ...
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Distorted fonts in browsers

My computer seems to have problms with rendering fonts. At first, they are often looking good. And I found out that if I cltr-a everything and deselect it, they get rendered OK for a while. But, after ...
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On windows 7 (at least) screen sharing from skype is distorted

Whenever I get screen sharing from my clients I see their screen distorted. Like is split in 8-10 fragments each showing a different part of the screen. When I share my screen everything is ok for ...
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Distortion On Microphone (X79-UP4)

My motherboard X79-UP4 Running Windows 8 Enterprise, Has a weird problem when trying to use the microphone port. Not really sure how to describe the sound so have attached a link below. Here is a ...
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distorted lines across entire screen, also on replaced lcd, but ext. monitor works, advice?

My computer: Dell Latitude D620 I have these lines going horizontally across my entire screen making it completely illegible. So naturally I replaced the monitor. However similar pattern of ...
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OS X Lion: Strange screen distortions after awaking from sleep

My MacBook Pro seems to show weird screen distortions when it awakes from sleep. I always have to restart for this to fix itself. If I don't, all windows I open will show the same screen distortions ...
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How can I make a layer "blend" into an existing picture in Photoshop?

I am trying to insert a cropped out part of one picture into another picture. I am copying over a layer, but my issue is that the target picture is a little grainy. The layer lines up perfectly from ...
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Radeon 6950 - Garbling of text and graphics in certain Windows only

This morning I noticed the text in Gmail (in Firefox 4) looked a little funny (kind of thin, maybe some color fringing). I went to work and thought it might be some ClearType issue or something with ...
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Random Distorted / Garbled Sound In Windows XP

I have laptop Pavilion dv5282 and sometimes sound gets garbled / distorted. Listen to this sound file. Note that this happens only when music/video is playing, i mean only when there should be any ...
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dell vostro 1310 with nVidia 8400M display problem

i hope someone can help me with this problem. I have a Dell vostro 1310 Laptop with 32 bit vista and a 8400M nVidia chip. Recently i have noticed performance issues when my girlfriend was playing ...
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Distorted audio recordings with windows 7 & EMU 0404

Situation: I wish to record "what i heard" while using the PC using either digital/analogue/software loopback. My configuration E-MU 0404 PCI sound card Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) Audacity / ...
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Realtek HD Audio playing weird with certain video formats

I have a Gigabyte motherboard with an onboard Realtek HD sound card. The card is working perfectly everywhere, except for a single video format, where the voice is distorted, sounds as if it's been ...
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