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Solution to audiodg.exe holds high CPU usage in Windows 7

STATEMENT DESCRIPTION:

In Windows 7, when running video player software, " audiodg .exe" process hosts high CPU usage.

AFFECTED CONFIGURATIONS:

The above symptom may occur on the following operating system:

All Idea Laptops

VALID REGIONS/COUNTRIES:

Worldwide

SOLUTION:

In Windows 7, when running audio or video player software, CPU usage will reach above 80% instantly. This phenomenon is caused by " audiodg.exe " process. Sometimes, high CPU usage by this process might lead to fake crash. Here is a solution to this problem:

1. Right-click "Speakers" icon in the taskbar and then select "Playback devices"

Fig.1

2 . Under "Playback" tab, right-click "Speakers", and select "Properties".

Fig.2

3. Click on " Enhancements" tab under "Speakers Properties". Check " Disable all e nhancements " checkbox .

Fig.3

By the above steps, you could resolve the problem that " audiodg .exe" process hosts high CPU usage and prevent your machine from slow running and fake crash.

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Document ID:

IG20110829-002

Last modified:

2011-08-29



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Document ID : HT069905
Legacy Document ID : IG20110829-002
Last Updated : 16 May 2014
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