Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

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mb7
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Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by mb7 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:03 am

Hi

Since i bought a notebook for my parents, I think 2010/2011, I never touch this notebook again. They are reading, sending emails and watching YouTube. With the last Windows 10 update nothing work anymore and I install Linux Mint 18.3 Cinnamon (64 bit). I think the CPU is a AMD 9/10, with 6GB RAM and 600GB HDD. Screen is just 720p but that's ok.

Anything works perfect, bluetooth, wifi and even the sound, when I watch a video on YouTube, but when I run Viber, the sound start shuttering and the mic sound like one from 1995, it's really bad. When I go to sound settings and set input to ~40%, from 100%, it's sound good. Output on ~80% and the sound is better than on Windows 10 :/

The problem is when I call someone again, the settings switch, input sometimes to 80%, output even to 140%.

Need I go for new hardware or is this a knowing problem?


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Re: Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by deepakdeshp » Sun Feb 11, 2018 8:04 am

Please try with Mint 18.3 cinnamon and mate versions.You can try with live usb.The hardware looks good.
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I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by mb7 » Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:59 am

What you mean? 18.3 and all updates are already installed.

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Re: Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by deepakdeshp » Sun Feb 11, 2018 2:06 pm

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Download Mint mate version , make a live usb and test with live usb
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Re: Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by mb7 » Mon Feb 19, 2018 12:55 am

I switch back to Windows 7.
This help me a lot viewtopic.php?t=188524 but still really bad sound.

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Re: Sound problem on 8 year old notebook with Viber

Post by Vella » Thu Mar 01, 2018 4:46 am

I have same problem with new note book after reinstalling.

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