iffydj: If your computer crashes as you attach Balance or other USB audio 2.0 interfaces, you may be running something called USB Filter, which has known bugs that cause computer crashes.
Regular way to uninstall USB Filter:
If the regular way fails, here is the manual way:
Have you downloaded the latest drivers for Balance on Windows?
(propellerheads.se -> Search -> Balance driver)
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