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I've developed a patch for DosBox that improves the PC Speaker sounds in the DOS version of Wizardry 7. Here's how you can apply it to your version:

1. Locate your 'Wizardry 7 (DOS)' installation folder. It should contain two sub-folders: DOSBOX and DSAVANT
2. Rename the DOSBOX folder to DOSBOX_backup
3. Download my updated DOSBox from here: http://www.davidwaltersdevelopment.com/tools/dosbox/
4. Extract the DOSBOX folder from this download into the Wizardry 7 folder.
5. Locate the file 'dosboxWizardry7.conf' and open in a text editor (it's the 8Kb one)
6. Scroll down to the line that says 'pcspeaker=true', it's on about line 139
7. Below it add a new line that reads: wizpopfix=7
8. Save and close the file. Run Wizardry 7 from the usual shortcut.
9. In game - go to the configuration menu and click the 'Effects' button to change sounds to 'PC SPEAKER' if it's still set to Sound Blaster. Click Save.
10. Enjoy the hopefully improved audio :-)

Note: Fixing the ambient sounds was a bit of a hack. Consequently you shouldn't adjust the volume of the 'background' sounds from the default 10 or the popping will return.

I've also not tested this very far into the game. I'm actually pretty terrible at it, so please let me know if there are issues further into the game. It may be hard to fix them however.

Generally I would recommend you think of this as an improvement, not a 100% fix :-)
Post edited December 29, 2013 by HiddenAsbestos
I realize this comment is almost three years after the thread was originally created, but I wanted to mention that I used this workaround to address the aggravating popping sound issue with Windows7 and Wiz7DOS.
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Doombeast: I realize this comment is almost three years after the thread was originally created, but I wanted to mention that I used this workaround to address the aggravating popping sound issue with Windows7 and Wiz7DOS.
Thanks!

This fix isn't as effective as the one for Wiz6 but it gets rid of a lot of the common popping. I might revisit it one day but I've still not played Wiz7 properly yet.