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post #1 of 9
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Hey all,

When I try installing some driver for the sound card, (i've tried every single one of them including the one from CD) an error appears saying "Please plug-in Asus Xonar Essence ST audio device!". So I check into device manager and my sound card isn't detected..

Here where it gets frustrating, after countless reboots, my sound card was detected only like 3 times and application driver did its job (I could tweak with dolby digital and any other options modifying sound.) Now it doesn't detect it at all.

Sound card is well plugged in MoBo and so is power cable.
I'm starting to feel like I did a mistake buying this sound card..

Can any1 help me out??
Thx

Windows7 Ultimate
Asus P8P67 Deluxe
post #2 of 9
did u disable on board audio in the bios
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post #3 of 9
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Well I uninstalled audio driver coming with motherboard, nothing else.
post #4 of 9
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I also disabled board audio just now but still having the same problem
post #5 of 9
Are you sure you plugged in the 4-pin Molex?
I had the same problem when I somehow forgot to plug it in.

Oh and btw, The card is amazing and is worth every dollar.
(If you have a proper quality headphone.)
Edited by Bloodcore - 5/21/11 at 12:53pm
 
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post #6 of 9
check in controll panel >> Hardware and Sound >>> Sound. If you got the Asus card selected as default, alot of time's windows pick the HDMI for audio
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post #7 of 9
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in Playback tab, theres no asus showing but:

W2261-1
NVIDIA High Definition Audio
Default Device
post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by Bloodcore;13586928 
Are you sure you plugged in the 4-pin Molex?
I had the same problem when I somehow forgot to plug it in.

Oh and btw, The card is amazing and is worth every dollar.
(If you have a proper quality headphone.)

I triple checked that and even tried various pluggins on PSU
post #9 of 9
Maybe try a different PCI slot.
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