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Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Good afternoon everyone. So here’s what I think the problem is...I use a Komplete Kontrol S88 keyboard, and it appears that the interface between the keyboard and any virtual instrument causes the freezing. Unless I hear other recommendations, my plan is to uninstall and then reinstall the KK softwa...
by MannyBoySun Mar 01, 2020 8:15 pm
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R1e: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Yeah! I'm learning some hard lessons... anywy, onward!

Btw...my audio interface (someone inquired) is a AKAI EIE.

Thanks again eveyone!
-Manfred
by MannyBoySun Feb 23, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Thank you all for your continued help! Very grateful! I have decided to take the advice of starting from scratch. I will rebuild the computer, testing all hardware along the way, and then add the DAW and each VI one at a time (I realize that this would of helped all along, but, as noted, I'm so eage...
by MannyBoySun Feb 23, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Settings > System > Power & sleep > Additional Power Settings > Change Plan Settings > Change Advanced Power Settings USB selective suspend; set to disabled PCIe Link State power management; set to off Device Manager > set all USB hubs and devices to disallow the OS to turn off to save power. T...
by MannyBoySun Feb 23, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

With regards to my Virtual Instruments software and DAW: Cubase 10 Pro (have older versions back to Cubase 6) Native Instruments Spitfire Heavyocity Best Service Omnispeare some other stuff On my "old" computer I had all of VI on either a HDD drive (also contained C: drive data and DAW) or...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Okay - the first thing to note is, when troubleshooting a problem you need to just change one variable at a time and evaluate the impact. Right now, if you somehow manage to resolve the issue, you have no idea what step you took actually fixed the problem. So not exactly back at square one, but not...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

OK, so here's what happened! Was able to play several different VI in stand alone. Opened Cubase 10 Pro, loaded three different instruments (Kontakt, Best Service, and Heavyocity). Was able to play and record all for about 10 minutes (nice melody :) and then crash/freeze, UGH! Steinberg quick contro...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 10:43 pm
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Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Thanks guys! Yes, the recent crashes/freezes (that just happened today) correspond with the critical event notifications today. I've been writing them down, had three today in the last few hour, Ugh! So, I just took out the Blackmagic card, and will try my VI. Also, I had migrated my VI off the old ...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

DC-Choppah wrote: Open the windows event viewer. Type 'event' into the windows search and click on the event viewer. Look at the system events. Look for events that are catastrophic. Me: Thanks! I did this. The data is thus: 41 Critical events; Source = Kernel-Power; Event ID= 41; Task Category (63)...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Noisefleur wrote: How, exactly, did you transfer / migrate them? Me: I transferred/migrated some VI files via a program called "Fab's AutoBackup 6", that I had a computer tech do here in the studio. It appears to me that he basically put everything from the old C; drive onto the new M.2 C:...
by MannyBoySat Feb 22, 2020 6:05 pm
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Re: How to start out with very narrow music thory knowledge

Hi there! I have some thoughts regarding your intention to deepen/improve yourself musically via music theory (some already noted by others): - It is always good to have a basic understanding of music theory for the simply freedom it gives you to explore musical ideas, and to be able to communicate ...
by MannyBoyFri Feb 21, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Music Theory, Songwriting & Composition Topic: How to start out with very narrow music thory knowledge Replies: 11 Views: 1044

Re: Please Help with New PC Computer Build

Thanks! I think we're on to something. Given that this is my first build, I have a few questions: While I believe I am booting off the new M.2 drive (as my new C: drive and DAW), and given that I have the old C: drive installed (Windows 7 is still on it), I have not formatted the old drive in any wa...
by MannyBoyFri Feb 21, 2020 8:37 pm
Forum: Windows Music Topic: Please Help with New PC Computer Build Replies: 34 Views: 1546