StarLancer: Choppy Sounds During Introductory Movie and During Game Play

SYMPTOMS

When you attempt to start Microsoft StarLancer, you may experience one of the following symptoms:


  • Sounds may be choppy during the introductory movie and during game play.
  • Speech in the game may stutter or be repeated.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if your sound card is running in Direct Sound Emulation mode.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Multimedia.
  3. Under Playback, click to select your sound card.
  4. Click to select the Use only Preferred Devices check box.
  5. Click Apply, and then click OK.
  6. Click Start, and then click Run.
  7. In the Open box, type dxdiag, and then click OK.
  8. Click the Sound tab.
  9. Move the Sound Acceleration slider to the Full setting (all the way to the right).
  10. Under Device, make sure that the device type is correct for your operating system:
    • VXD (Microsoft Windows 98 or Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition)
    • WDM (in Microsoft Windows 2000)
    NOTE: The device type should not contain the word "Emulated".


  11. Click Exit, and then restart the computer.
If the problem continues to occur, follow these steps:

  1. Click Start, and then click Run.
  2. In the Open box, type dxdiag, and then click OK.
  3. Click the Sound tab.
  4. Move the Sound Acceleration slider to the None setting (all the way to the left).
  5. Click Exit.
  6. Repeat steps 1 through 4, except in step 4 move the Sound Acceleration slider to the Full setting (all the way to the right).
  7. Click Exit, and then restart the computer.
Eigenschaften

Artikelnummer: 264150 – Letzte Überarbeitung: 14.02.2017 – Revision: 1

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