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Windows 7/8 Performance Settings

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Here are some helpful settings for both Windows 7 and Windows 8 that you can use to increase your peformance:

In Windows 7 :

- Go to the computer's Control Panel from the Start button menu.

- 'View By' in top right corner should be changed to large or small icons.

- Select Power Options below

- On the left side of the screen, select 'Create a Power Plan'

- Select the 'High Performance' plan and hit 'Next'

- On the next page just hit 'Create'

- Next to your newly created Power Plan, click on Change Plan settings

- Click on 'Change Advanced Power Settings'

- In this new window, select your power plan, and go through the settings below it individually to manage your computer for best performance.

- Under Hard Disk, set turn off hard disk after 'never.'

- Under USB Settings, set USB selective suspend setting to 'Disabled.'

- After making all these changes, click on 'Apply' and 'OK.'

- Reboot the computer and test the performance of your USB audio and let us know if the problem persists.


In Windows 8 :

- Press the Windows Key on you keyboard to access the Start Windows screen.

- Right Click an empty space and select 'All Apps' from the bottom right hand corner.

- Scroll over to the far right of the App screen and under Windows System, select 'Control Panel'

- 'View By' in top right corner should be changed to large or small icons.

- Select Power Options below

- On the left side of the screen, select 'Create a Power Plan'

- Select the 'High Performance' plan and hit 'Next'

- On the next page just hit 'Create'

- Next to your newly created Power Plan, click on Change Plan settings

- Click on 'Change Advanced Power Settings'

- In this new window, select your power plan, and go through the settings below it individually to manage your computer for best performance.

- Under Hard Disk, set turn off hard disk after 'never.'

- Under USB Settings, set USB selective suspend setting to 'Disabled.'

- After making all these changes, click on 'Apply' and 'OK.'

- Reboot the computer and test the performance of your USB audio and let us know if the problem persists.



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