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How to disable hardware acceleration for sound RRS feed

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  • In XP there was an option within dxdiag to completely disable hardware acceleration and instead use a software mixer.  How is this implemented now?
    Thursday, May 14, 2009 11:38 PM

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  • In control panel, go to appearance and personalization, then display, then screen resolution, then click advanced settings, Click the Troubleshoot tab, and then click Change settings. Adjust to suit your liking!
    Thursday, June 11, 2009 8:13 PM
  • Actually, that's how to disable video hardware acceleration.  There is no way to disable hardware acceleration on audio since windows XP.  Since Vista, sound has been handled differently and more closely, so there is unfortunately no way I know of to disable it in Vista or Windows 7.
    Monday, June 29, 2009 7:55 PM