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Curious Audio Glitch

Postby Stuart » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:15 pm

Ever since my last Windows 10 update (which I didn't intend to happen!) I've been having problems with audio glitches in spite of checking most of the usual Windows settings...still working on that. But, the curious thing is that I have also been recording a mix-down of three stereo channels and surprisingly the audio glitches do not show up in the recordings. Does anyone know what might cause this to happen? I'm glad it does while I'm trying to deal with the glitches that are heard through the speakers, but found this to be totally unexpected.

The audio unit is a USB M-Audio 8-Track with 3 stereo channels, and 1 stereo channel used as the mix-down.
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby Tweedle_Dee » Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:55 pm

Same problem here. Last (unintentional!) update started glitches where I never had them before. Yes, superfetch is disabled. Been too busy to look into very much yet. Sorry, I can't help, but just wanted to say I'm experiencing the same thing. Interface is a MOTU Mk4 Ultralite.
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby IainStinson » Sat Apr 13, 2019 7:19 pm

Have a look at http://forum.hauptwerk.com/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=17436
This might have some ideas which could help.
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby engrssc » Sun Apr 14, 2019 9:46 am

Tweedle_Dee wrote:Interface is a MOTU Mk4 Ultralite.


The latest (Windows) MOTU Pro Audio Installer (Release Date 2019-03-21) from MOTU is here:

http://motu.com/techsupport/technotes/driverlog Go down near the bottom of the list for UltraLite-mk4

Don't know if that would do anything for the glitches. IMO the MOTU Mk4 Ultralite is an excellent audio box. 8)

BTW, I notice MOTU site comes up as Not Secure, referring to a thread (again) discussing that situation with the HW Forum.

http://forum.hauptwerk.com/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=17481

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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby Tweedle_Dee » Mon Apr 15, 2019 2:40 pm

Thanks. I probably don't have the very latest driver/firmware then. After Easter I'll try it...
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby dhm » Tue Apr 16, 2019 3:36 am

I'm fairly sure this won't be an audio device driver problem.
Search the Forum and you'll see that large numbers of people have had problems with audio glitches in Windows 10, even when stripped down to a "bare-bones" state.
Something in Win 10 is causing intermittent CPU spikes.
One interesting thing I have noticed is that I *don't* get glitches on PCs which started life with Win 7 and then took the free upgrade to Win 10 a couple of years ago.
Until a fix can be found for this problem I'm reverting to using Win 7 for all the HW PCs I build in the foreseeable future. (Yes, I know M$ are withdrawing support in January 2020, but if these PCs are never connected to the Internet, that shouldn't be a problem.)
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby Tweedle_Dee » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:21 pm

Okay, well my thinking was that if the latest version of Windows 10 introduced something that caused me and others glitches this latest go-around, maybe MOTU fixed a weakness in their driver. Probably naive to think they would react that quickly...
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby murph » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:40 pm

I'm currently having video playback issues with win10 (again). Happened a few months ago, got fixed with an emergency hotfix, now is happening again but no fix yet. Some video plays or streams, some updates every second or so, some doesn't.
This could be a similar thing......
(The HW computer is win7, offline).
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Re: Curious Audio Glitch

Postby engrssc » Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:58 pm

murph wrote:(The HW computer is win7, offline).


Here, too. Have several working.

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