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HELP!! Installed SB X-Fi platinum and now cant boot!

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OK... just bought the X-Fi Platinum.. i run x64... tried to install the card and it windows couldnt find drivers. I installed the 41mb file from the website, and now i cant boot! There was a BSOD while installing drivers, I've tried everything in the sae mode list, i've tried unplugging everything extra like my slave HD and my dvd drive and all IDE cables, keeping my sata raid0 setup intact. I unplugged the sound card and still nothing. Please help... After post, it just shows a black screen. I spent $200 to F my machine up...
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post #2 of 11
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when i try booting in safe mode, the "multi(0)" msgs go up to system32\\acpitabl.dat and then no further
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post #3 of 11
Reboot in safe mode and uninstall the driver.

EDIT: How long did you let it sit at system32\\acpitabl.dat?
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post #4 of 11
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at least 5 minutes... cant get into windows in safe mode
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post #5 of 11
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let it sit at system32\\acpitabl.dat for 15 munites with sound card and and 15minutes with sound card out...
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doesn't anyone know how i can at elast get into windows and backup my raid0 drive?
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post #7 of 11
I just got my X-fi to tell you the truth about 2 hours ago and this happened to me to. (seems odd because i was just helping you the day before with this problem then it happened to me, heh)

I couldnt even get to windows loading screen.

All i had to do to fix it was take the sound card out of the PCI slot all the way and plug it back in while the computer was completely shut down.

Also disable your onboard sound and make sure you dont have your speakers still plugged into onboard (i did LOL)

ALSO, try putting it into a different PCI slot.

If that doesnt work i'd call creative and say you cant get into windows since you installed the driver.

Are you sure you installed the windows xp pro 64 bit and not the vista 64 bit or just plain XP drivers?
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post #8 of 11
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well, got into windows using fixboot, but now i can't get any of the drivers from the web to install. The cd ones are not x64... all the web versions just freze my pc on installation... anyone have a workaround?
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well, instead of just freezing, this time it somehow deleted my MY MUSIC folder... 60gb of music gone.
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post #10 of 11
The wonders of 64 bit Windows based computing, what a PITA!
After reading the below and what you are going through ... just another reason why I hate Creative!
http://forums.winamp.com/showthread....594#post485594
Yes it's old news bu still, as big as they are they sure are good a screwing things up. How Creative ever got as big as they are is beyond me.
    
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