Sound Blaster Recon3Di Defect Discussion Thread - Questions/Solutions Here [M18x R2, M17x R4 Audio]

Discussion in 'Alienware' started by Peter, Oct 1, 2012.

  1. aaronne

    aaronne Notebook Evangelist

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    Hi! Try to get rid of old installation residual files by an acient software that helped me:

    Driver Sweeper 3.2.0

    Or power off/on till it re-appear again (but I prefer first method ^_^ ).
     
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    Chrish Harrision Newbie

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  3. Vasudev

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    Did you get infected? Try Kaspersky LiveCD or Dr. Web cureit livecd to kick out the malware.
     
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    So the 1.01.07 version?
     
  5. Mr. Fox

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    I am sorry, but I cannot remember now, as I have not owned my M18xR2 for about 2 years or so. It is posted in this thread by me and others which version stopped the problem.
     
  6. aaronne

    aaronne Notebook Evangelist

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    No the last J95 version is this: 2.12.11 for driver and this for control panel
    upload_2017-10-7_8-17-3.png
     
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  7. maxslo

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    Just curious, anyone had issue with AMD cards, or only Nvidia?
    I'm selling off the M18x R2 with 7970M CF and while cleaning it up i've realized that no matter what i do the sound never dissapears :O
     
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    You got a good board, the issue exists with both AMD and NVidia cards due to a defective sound chip. You are luck you got a good board, many of them floating out there have flaky sound chips.
     
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  9. Mr. Fox

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    Yes, you are definitely lucky. In the worst case scenario, here is what "not lucky" can look like. Yes, the audio chip amplifier (shown in photo) actually caught on fire. No joke. Motherboard was an in-warranty replacement that died just after the warranty ran out. I got a replacement chip for it and it is still in service. Thankfully, nothing else was harmed other than that one chip. Replacing that amplifier chip that burned didn't correct the problem of random audio loss though. It was "as good as new" with respect to that problem, LOL.

    [​IMG]
     
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  10. maxslo

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    wow okay :O... really odd that it didnt solve the problem tho, i really wish there was a permanent fix for this issue :/

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