From where did you upgrade the drivers for the Realtek HD Audio?
Did you check the HP website to check for updated utilities drivers for the
motherboard of your m7674n?
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"Rick" <Rick@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I just "upgraded" from XP Media Center on my HP m7674n to Windows Vista
> Premium edition. I am having a couple of problems:
> 1. I have Microsoft Wireless Comfort Keyboard and Mouse. The problem is
> that my screen saver never runs. I had the same problem with XP. The
> solution was to use msconfig to disable "ehtray". After doing that the
> screen saver worked fine. I have done that with Vista but screen saver
> does not run.
> 2. When playing World of Warcraft the sound is sometimes distorted and
> often has pops and crackles. The distortion is particularly noticable at
> character selection screen.
> I have updated the video driver (nvidia GeForce 7300 LE) from the nvidia
> site to their version 100.54 (new as of 1/30/2007). I have also updated
> sound drivers (Realtek High Definition Audio) but these changes have not
> any effect.
> Some pertinent things: The game worked perfectly on the same hardware
> XP. The machine (hp m7674n) is completely stock...no boards have been
> or removed although I have quite a few usb peripherals. I have not yet
> encountered sound problems with any other software.
> I hope there is a fix for this! The sound problem is irritating enough to
> make me switch back to XP but I will hold off on that as long as I can
> Rick Schaeffer (firstname.lastname@example.org)