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I have a toshiba A205-S4617 Laptop which had Vista Home Premium . Now i have downgraded it to XP pro sp2 but i am getting some Audio problems. The music and movis playing at half the speed ...it sounds like when you play Cassettes/Tapes play in slow motion. My drivers installation seems fine....Please help...raj


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OK ! As far as I can tell, (hopefully) you have installed corrupted audio drivers for the laptop. Its an issue that I have come accross 1 month ago. I fixed it by doing the following...
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\015\012Installing the latest audio drivers for the downgrade of XP.
\015\012Installing the latest audio/video codecs for Windows XP.
\015\012Installing the latest Direct X redistribute
\015\012Uninstalling the windows update:MSWindowsHighDefinitionAudio
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\015\012These three (Audio/Video Codecs, Audio Drivers and Direct X) are responsible for "decoding" your Movies and Music. If they are outdated or their host application is corrupt, they can cause sum grief to your multimedia.
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\015\012Also, a very rare issue could be that you're selected (If you are using Windows Media Player 9-11) the speed settings. It could be that the speed settings are set to low. To troubleshoot this, simply download and install 3party apps like WINAMP (for audio) and VLC / VLan Player (for Video) and open your music or video with either one of the mentioned apps...
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