Jim Coates
6 Gallium

Re: Stuttering/Buzzing Sound During Audio/Video Playback

I cannot download the Intel driver utility. 

Why can't you download the Intel Rapid Storage Technology software?

Some other approaches that worked for some 1750 & 1545 owners:

> Go  to Windows Services and disable Intel Matrix Storage Event Monitor. Or just set it to "manual" start up.

> Or just uninstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager. Most people who don't use RAID do not need it.

> Go to Device Manager, find the Intel(R) ICH9M-E/M SATA AHCI Controller, right click, select Properties, driver tab, roll back driver. Roll back to an earlier version of the Intel Matrix Storage Manager,

> or download the earlier version http://www.dell.com/support/drivers/us/en/04/DriverDetails?driverId=MHT9T&fileId=2731106471

Jim Coates -- 15 years on the Dell Laptop Audio boards -- since 2/6/04 

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