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    Sound/Wireless Conflict (I think)

    Well, a friend of mine thought it would be great fun to play a bass guitar through my computer and into the speakers... Unfortunatley, it permanently damaged my on-board sound so I had to get another sound card. My mate had a spare one lying around so I used that. I managed to automatically install drivers through windows and sound is working fine, but I think there is some kind of conflict between that and my wireless router card.

    I noticed it during a voice chat, it just suddenly dropped the connection and the computer told me the gateway was offline. I tried a voice chat again, and still no luck. I have managed to do webcam, record voice clips, receive voice clips, play music and most of it doesn't affect the router connection (although I haven't confirmed this yet).

    Any ideas as to how I might resolve something like this? I am using:

    C-Media Soundcard I8738/C3DX PCI
    Air Plus G+ D-Link wireless card
    Logitech Quick-cam Communicate STX

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    Hmm I am unable to have voice convos over the net though Yahoo Messenger 7. I can do so in Yahoo 6 however. What router do you have? Also have you modified any remote help services?
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    Quote Originally Posted by _Aerospace_Eng_
    Hmm I am unable to have voice convos over the net though Yahoo Messenger 7. I can do so in Yahoo 6 however. What router do you have? Also have you modified any remote help services?
    No, I haven't.

    Ive been testing some things and its not just voice conversations... It seems that any large amount of sound use is causing the same to happen, I listened to a couple of songs and by the end I couldn't get onto any websites.

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    OK well from what I can tell I have fixed the problem. I went into BIOS and disabled a couple of the onboard devices I wasn't using anymore and I had a voice chat just a minute ago, and am still online. If there are any other problems I shall post back here but for now it seems to be ok.

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    Ok, there still appears to be some trouble when engaging in voice chat. I'm going to do some more tests but if anyone has any ideas I would really appreciate it.

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    Ok, have some more information:

    It doesn't actually matter what I'm doing... It seems that there is a problem with doing anything where sound and internet use is involved... I was trying to watch web TV but it would cause the same to happen (become unable to connect to the internet). I really have no idea whats going on.

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    Sorry for the quadruple post... I should ban myself!

    Anyway, I have sorted out my problem... Well, I didnt exactly sort it I just took the chicken-out method and installed my on-board ethernet adapter, then plugged straight into my wireless router, then disabled my wireless network card, and all is fine.


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