Audio System Event issues in 8.1


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I have 8.1 and I keep getting a pop-up notification for an Audio System Event saying that a device has been plugged in, then unplugged, over and over, when nothing is plugged into the audio jack. Does this sound like a hardware issue or a driver issue? I have looked through a few forums but can't seem to find anyone else having this problem, so any input is appreciated. Thanks!


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apologies your post was missed. Did you recently upgrade to 8.1 or did it come with the machine? I also did a little Googling on the issue and found this fix for using a Realtek set up (it says audio 'card' but it will work with onboard too):’s-a-quick-way-to-solve-realtek-hd-audio-plugged-and-unplugged-problem.htm

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