Sound Stops On Instant Message

I recently got a new dell laptop with win7 x64, and i'm having some issues with the sound. I can listen to music or watch a youtube video just fine, but when i get an instant message from skype or gmail (desktop version only) it causes all sound to stop for a few seconds. I just updated to what appears to be the latest drivers, but it still has the same problem. Anyone have any ideas? Could it just be a general incompatibility of the skype or gtalk with a 64 bit os? Driver issues? 

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