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Old 01-02-2008, 06:20 PM
Flan Flan is offline
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Default Playback Buffer Error...

So I Know you guys get this specific question all the time but how the hell do I stop it... I have a separate drive and everything and adjusted the playback engine thing nothing seems to work what am I missing? Im trying to record a friend on guitar and we cant get through a whole song without this happening...
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Old 01-02-2008, 06:35 PM
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Old 01-03-2008, 11:15 PM
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Default Re: Playback Buffer Error...

I have occasional "buffer underflow" errors. My AMD Quad is solidly built from recommended parts (4GB, WD Raptor drives) and all I use the DAW for is Pro Tools 7.3.1cs4 LE. All third-party plugs are legit and updated.

What is a "buffer underflow?" Can't seem to figure out what one is.

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Old 01-04-2008, 10:53 AM
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FYI http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Buffer_underrun
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