FAQ for WinXP for audio/video?

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Gary, Oct 14, 2003.

  1. Gary

    Gary Guest

    I've found a few good things sorting through Google etc. Didn't
    really find a web site with accumlated XP audio/video tips.

    My audio/video apps include:

    SONAR 2.2 (going to upgrade to 3.0)
    Sound Forge 5.0
    CD Architect 5.0
    Vegas Video 3.0

    My h/w is M-Audio Delta 66.
    Athlon 1800+ with 512 MB DDR2100 RAM on an Epox Mobo of some sort.

    Running OK on Win98SE for several years but system stability has
    recently taken a nose-dive so I'm thinking about making the big move
    to XP.

    I am willing to get a new motherboard and since I've started doing
    some desktop video I might even consider a dual CPU system because
    rendering for SVCD takes a ton of time.

    Suggestions/links/references welcome.

    Gary, Oct 14, 2003
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    Dave Guest

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    Jay Levitt Guest

    Jay Levitt, Oct 15, 2003
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    Mark Plancke Guest

    Wow, I feel for you.
    You'll notice a big improvement over 98.

    These sites have some good tips.




    And Steinburg has some tips in their Knowledge base section.


    I did not disable ACPI under XP and everything is working fine; in
    fact better than fine, I recommend leaving it enabled.

    Mark Plancke, Oct 15, 2003
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    Ethan Winer Guest


    Besides the great sites already mentioned, have a look at my three-part
    series from Keyboard magazine. It's fourth in the list on my Articles page:


    Ethan Winer, Oct 15, 2003
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