SoundMAX Integrated HD Audio on dual Boot (XP and W7)


Extraordinary Member
Does anyone know why this audio driver produces such a difference in audio level when booting between Win XP and Win7? In Win7 I am using Analog Devices driver version and I can barley hear an IM voice, a Video playback, or when editing video in Pinnacle Studio 14. I have adjusted the level to the top in the speaker level panel. Then if I go back to Win XP when the bootup occurs the Win XP splash screen audio just about knocks me off the chair if I forget to turn the powered speaker system down with the desktop volume control.

Although the onboard integrated sound system is working OK, this is certainly an anoying problem that I would like to know how to adjust so both Windows operating systems produced comparable sound levels out to the powered speaker system.

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