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Long story short, my drivers took a dive.

Can't find the CD.

Went to their site to get their newest drivers, go to install them:

"Please insert your driver CD"

FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF.

Opened a support ticket with Auzentech about possibly getting another CD, haven't had a single response in 4 days.

Is there anything you guys can think of to get working drivers for this card?
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Update drivers manually through device manager. Choose specific location, unpack installer if need be.
 
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Update drivers manually through device manager. Choose specific location, unpack installer if need be.
Just finished trying this, the install stopped midway through saying it needed ctac32k.sys from the CD. Guess I really need this thing...anything you can think of?
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try to use Driver-sweeper and install the drivers again
http://phyxion.net/item/driver-sweeper.html

the .sys file can be found
http://www.4shared.com/get/bBfAnkPI/ctac32k.html
but i dont know if you can use it like this
    
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Hey soft,

Those drivers installed well (from what I understand, no errors or anything), Windows recognizes them, I have a drop-down in audio options for the card's drivers and for the onboard drivers so everything appears to check out.

However, I can't get any sound to play through the card using the drivers :/ Any solutions to this?
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That´s strange.
I take it you have already selected it as your default playback in audio options and your media player( eg.click top left in winamp/options/output/nulsoftdirect/configure)
also checked all cables,front port etc

Can you try the card in another slot/PC to verify it works ?
Lastly you could try as Crag suggested uninstall and boot in safe mode , run driver sweeper, reboot and install again.

good luck.
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will , i dont know if someone have told you this before but all Auzentech cards have this ugly habit of dying

as for the Drivers part (the software) i think you did all things possible (just if you haven't done the DriversSweeper thing)

try to put the card in another PCIe slot (16x or x1 it does not matter)

and maybe there is some dust in the slot and also try to clean the card`s pins
sound strange but it solved the issues several times

otherwise your card is dead
    
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Meh. Looks like I'll be moving onto Asus then. Thanks for the help guys, I appreciate it.

Using onboard sound is like listening to sticks being rubbed together.
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