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Editorial Windows 10 1903 Has a Nasty Audio Stutter Bug Microsoft Hasn't Managed to Fix

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When you generally leave your system alone and you don't go tweaking crap all the time with new software, settings, and other various garbage it can help make narrowing down how and when problems crop up. I have my system configured the way I like it, no need to change it. I did install a new version of Visual Studio but that doesn't have any effect on core OS functionality.
 
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And Microsoft released KB4524147, it was supposed to fix the printer issues that cropped up with KB4522016 but now it's breaking Start Menus for people.
For me, it didn't break the Start Menu but like the previous update, the Action Center was broken. This means I can't dismiss notifications and I can't reconnect to Bluetooth headphones using Windows Key+K since that part uses the same overlay that the Action Center uses.

God damn you Microsoft, fix your shit already! I'm already pausing updates on my system for the next 30 days, I swear to God Microsoft... you better have this shit fixed by then!
 
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lolwhat? For real?
 
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its hilarious how many people don't know creatives track record with there shit drivers
there drivers have been garbage since the sound blaster 16 in msdos

again you got driver problems blame the vendor vendors fault not Microsofts they are not the nanny for every lazy vendor that wants to code things like its still 2003

its been literally over 10 years since directsound was put down like the rabid dog it was ten years, and the vendors still have not bothered to get there shit together and use wasapi the right way



and yes the problems all of them are 100% driver and 100% the hardware vendors fault
there is low latency apis and paths that the vendors simply are not using
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Your argument has planet sized hole in it:
If DirectSound was so bad, how there weren't audio problems popping up constantly with lot bigger selection of different sound cards than in today in use at the time?
(and some even braving the often EMI magnet first gen integrated ones)
I've followed PC hardware news 20 years in internet and there were never this kind frequent audio problems until Windows 10!
 
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And I had to reload the whole damn OS. It's weird though, the update that broke stuff on my past installation is running just fine on this new installation.

I don't know if I should blame Microsoft, a third-party piece of software, or just plain Windows rot.
 
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And Microsoft released KB4524147, it was supposed to fix the printer issues that cropped up with KB4522016 but now it's breaking Start Menus for people.
For me, it didn't break the Start Menu but like the previous update, the Action Center was broken. This means I can't dismiss notifications and I can't reconnect to Bluetooth headphones using Windows Key+K since that part uses the same overlay that the Action Center uses.

God damn you Microsoft, fix your shit already! I'm already pausing updates on my system for the next 30 days, I swear to God Microsoft... you better have this shit fixed by then!
did you try the KB4517389 update, trparky?

actually the KB4524147 update kinda did the opposite for some 1903 users in causing some printer issues rather than fixing them and those recent printer issues got fixed for real with the KB4517389 update.
 
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I installed KB4517389, it caused issues for me. I have no idea why, but I ended up reloading my OS which of course resulted in my system having KB4517389 installed and things just worked right from then on. I have no idea why.
 
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Using Windows 10 Pro 1909, also suffering from the same audio issues. It seems to get worse when network activity is present. Downloading a game in Steam for example made my videos, be it local or streamed, getting out of sync with the audio, paused the download of the game and the videos play "well" (still out of sync, but stopping and playing again won't result in a slow desynchronization of the video with the audio)
 
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Windows 10 1909 working great on my end, no problem so far with X-Fi Titanium HD with the latest drivers. Doesn't matter if i'm simply browsing, watching videos, or gaming.

Though i know, sadly it doesn't help others that it's fine here.
 
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