> > > but every 8 or 10 seconds it becomes garbled for 2-3
> > > seconds and then returns to normal.
> > goto directx diagnostics and change sound acceleration to basic acceleration ,
> > that should fix it.
> Thanks for the pointer.
> It still crackles a bit every now and then, but it's NOT GARBLED anymore. And
> this I *can* live with until I come across a better computer.
> An odd 1/8 byte of info... if you let the machine sit in attract mode for a
> couple of hours, sound 10 (the main song) will come on and play for at least 5-7
> minutes, get ended by one of the ball drain sounds (sound 12), then restart and
> play for about another 5 minutes or so. It'll do this every two or three hours
> or so (sorry I haven't actually *timed* it) if the game is left unattended. :)
> I'm not 100% sure if the real machine did this, but I have the distinct
> impression it did. I guess Williams wanted you to put a quarter in there just
ad 48 on/off