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Old Jun 07, 2003, 10:20 AM
Def_Squad_187 Def_Squad_187 is offline
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Default Weird windows problem !! [; ; winXP]

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Two problems really.

I had reinstall windows the other day cuz I accidently deleted the wrong partition. This is where the problems started.

1. When I'm moving the cursor while multi-tasking (installing something & listening to mp3's) it seems to be stickin for like an 1/8 of a second then it'll be alright for 10 secs then do it again.

2. Also when I listen to music its all crackily like listening to vinyl and also makes other weird sounds. One thing I've noticed is that if I'm multi-tasking the music get worse and more choppy. Maybe its a CPU problem I'm not really sure.

I've never had either of these problems b4. By the way I'm using XP and I have AMD 1600xp cpu !

Any idea's ?
Old Jun 07, 2003, 10:49 AM
duffy90210 duffy90210 is offline
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Sound like you are running on a motherboard with the VIA chipset, download the VIA 4-in-1 drivers from [url][/url] , install this and it will enable DMA for your drives, the slow speed are most likely caused by your hard drive running under PIO mode, which is very slow.

If you are unsure how or any questions, post back with your make/model of motherboard so someone can check that for you.

Old Jun 07, 2003, 11:11 AM
Def_Squad_187 Def_Squad_187 is offline
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Hi Duffy

I appreciate the reply, my motherboard is an Asus A7S333 !

Old Jun 07, 2003, 12:33 PM
noamkrief noamkrief is offline
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look at the motherboard, and look at a 1x1 inch chip that saits very clearly "VIA" If it does - just install the 4 in 1 drivers.
Have you installed all the drivers that came with the motherboard?
Old Jun 07, 2003, 02:28 PM
MasterMind MasterMind is offline
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Asus A7S333 is using SiS 745 Chipset and is commonly known as SiS Athlon Motherboard.
Old Jun 08, 2003, 07:38 AM
Def_Squad_187 Def_Squad_187 is offline
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I Downloaded the VIA 4-in-1 but obviously didn't do anything. Is there a SIS version of the 4in1 available cuz I running out of idea's !

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