How To Disable Crackling and Popping Sound Problem on PC

By Dec26,2014 #Crackling #Disable #PC #Popping #Problem #Sound

Have you ever experience unexpected sounds when using your computer surfing the internet?

Unexpected sound and crackling are annoying things that will make you restart your computer over and over, maybe when you are playing music, the sound somehow distorted. I will say it is annoying!


Immediately you restart you computer the will stop and later it will start again and it may lead you to restoring of the Operating system, search for latest sound driver (maybe sound driver is bad) or thinking the computer speakers are bad and you will be thinking of buy new speakers. You don’t have to worry any longer, the solution for it is here!


You can stop this unwanted crackling and popping sound with the following methods

1- Disabling of All Sound Enhancement :

In some cases this method successfully over the crackling sound problem. To do this you have to do the following

* Right Click on the Speaker Icon on system tray and then select PlayBack Devices from the context menu

* Right Click on the Default Sound Card and select Properties

* Check on Disable All Enhancement and then Click OK


2- DPC Latency Checker

If the above method does not solve the crackling and popping sound problem, then you have to use the DPC Latency Checker.  Its small tool that will detect if your computer has DPC latency problems.


DPC Latency Checker require internet unlike the previous steps. Follow the below steps to get it fixed

* Download DPC Latency Checker from this page:

or this direct link


(About Thesycon’s DPC Latency Checker – Thesycon’s DPC latency checker is a windows tool that analyses the capabilities of a computer system to handle real time data streams properly. It may help to find the cause of any audio and video stream interruptions and it is also known as DROP OUTS. The program supports Windows 7 (32 & 64bits), Windows Vista (32 & 64 bits) Windows Server 2003 (32 & 64 bits, Windows XP, Windows 2000)


* After Downloading the set-up, You will have to get install properly

* Now that you have installed it, you can open lunch it and after lunching DPC on your computer it will show status in form of bars and if you are having crackling sound problem, you will see may red bars. Some computer drivers may behave bad and will probably cause drop-outs in real time audio or video streams.

*To isolate (fix) the misbehaving driver use Device Manager and disable/re-enable various devices one at a time. Try network and Wireless Lan adapters, modems, internal sound devices, USB host controllers , etc. if you managed to identify devices with misbehaving driver, you may try to update the driver or disable it when you want to play music or watch movies on the computer to prevent crackling or popping sound problem.


After doing all the above steps, then your computer is fine and good.


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