troubleshooting Question

Sound problem in 98 (didn't know which category to go)

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I know what I am doing when it comes to computers, but I have been having a new problem lately that has baffled me, plus I don't have the time right now to ticker around.

Compaq Laptop 1277
CPU: AMD K6-2 455 MHz
64 MB RAM (yeah yeah, I need more)
4.8 GB HD (very little space left as well)
OS: Obviously Win98

First off, I have no CD sound. When this started to happen I am not sure. Can't play and audio CDs though.

Second, I have been having some problems with WINAMP 2.8. It will constantly freeze on me as soon as I try to play an MP3. I tried getting help at their site, but I think it's my computers problem. I will open it, it will open fine. As soon as I try to play a song, bam, it freezes. I shut it down through the CLOSE PROGRAMS screen, and it will close. But after that, opening anything else is a pain and they will often freeze (if I don't try to run WIMAMP everything is fine). Also, after I close down WINAMP when it freezes, if I try to increase or decrease my volume, the computer locks up and I go to the CLOSE PROGRAM screen and BTTNSERVE is not responding. After that everything goes downhill and I have to restart.

I have already upgraded my sound driver a couple days ago. Sometimes nothing goes wrong and WINAMP works great.

Any ideas?

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