06-16-2014 03:07 PM
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I am unsure if you are having an issue with your sound or your computer's performance is slow.
Here is a link to Using Automated Troubleshooting (Windows 8).
Please select the the correct option and follow the on screen prompts.
There is a link on the document for troubleshooting hardware and sound windows 8.
I am also including this document . Improving System Performance without Adding Memory (Windows 8).
If you would like further assistance, please provide your exact model of HP computer and the results from any troubleshooting steps you have done. Please also confirm what Operating System you are running.