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Dell XPS 8700 Sound Popping

I have a brand new Dell XPS 8700 Desktop PC. I connected the subwoofer to the Waves MaxxAudio Pro Card. The sound is OK, but the music is making popping and crackling noises?

What can I do to stop this?

Thank you.



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Re: Dell XPS 8700 Sound Popping

Hi jlsohio,

Request you to follow the below steps which might help:

(1) Move the mouse pointer to the top right corner and click on search.

(2) Type device manager in the search box, select settings and click search.

(3) Click device manager, detect audio driver, right click and uninstall it.

(4) Now you may use the below link and update audio drivers:


You may also try connecting a headset and check if the same issue happens. Also try checking if the issue happens in a different audio player or streaming videos.

If you have any other questions do reply to the same thread.

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