Sound Mixer Levels resetting

#1
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone has come accross this issue?

Each time I load a new level in a game, say Left 4 Dead, the sound mixer level for that application resets to very low. I don't seem to be able to stop this happening. I'm not sure if it's related to the soundcard (Creative Xfi Extreme Audio) Sound card drivers (version 5.12.1.2013), or there's a random setting somewhere that is causing this but it's infuriating!

cheers,

arq.
 


reghakr

Essential Member
#2
Hello arc and welcome,

Did Windows Update give you an option to update the drivers for your card after activation?

There is a Windows 7 driver direct from Creative that you might want to try:

Creative Worldwide Support

Also what connections are you using, SPFIF, or analog?
 


#3
I'm using the beta Creative Driver for my card. My apologies, it seems I'm not the first with this issue.

http://windows7forums.com/windows-7-support/1200-volume-mixer.html

I did try a search before I posted but this one turned up after. Looks like Windows 7 interprets the built in voice comms in L4d as a call and mutes the sound. Turned that option off as the post above and it's resolved.

Thanks for taking the time to reply :)
 


reghakr

Essential Member
#4
No problem

I had no sound once and couldn't figure it out for a while.....It was muted:redface:
 


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