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Same happened to me. I don't know what fixed it. It happened alot when I tried to put the card is MSI mode. But it happened without too. I had windows 7 but I think the new drivers fixed it or the windows 10. Or maybe se bios settings.

I had this problem once i quit using the intel raid it went away...plus i think the creative drivers were buggy.
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I had this problem once i quit using the intel raid it went away...plus i think the creative drivers were buggy.

Could be raid drivers , can someone check it ? What version did you use and the everyone with the issue
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Could be raid drivers , can someone check it ? What version did you use and the everyone with the issue

I am sorry it has been a long time..I dont remember. But what i do remember Is i did multiple re-installs tried multiple x-fi cards and the problem persisted. On my last reinstall I turned off intel raid in the bios completely and set my pc up as UEFI (disabling csm) before the reinstall and I have not seen the problem since. I am running win 10 x64
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If the card from my other PC does the screeching thing I will report back. Part of me wants it to be a dud so my headphones dont have to go through that again, and the other part of me wants it to be something else...
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Weird issues with this blood card . disappearing and making us deaf. It's a ghost I am telling you.
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Latest update (along with a recap) on my sound card issues:
I have been having problems with my Zx sound card and a pop/crack and whenever I enable my encoders it would get worse. I had uninstalled and completely removed the software and was working off my onboard sound (which is pretty good but not as good as the Zx card). On the advice from the Creative Labs tech I reinstalled everything and disabled this Avnex virtual sound device along with any other audio output device in my sound control panel and went down to 16 bit depth for audio. I played some music and it all seemed to go fine, no pop/crack, so I decided to enable some of my decoders. I got no sound whatsoever coming from my system. When I tried to play some music in MusicBee I got this error: (error=BASS_ERROR_BUFLOST), but when I disable my decoders the sound works fine.
I also tried playing music in two other programs:
In my Amazon Music App I get "Another device is preventing Amazon Music from Playing Music to your audio output device".
In Windows Media Player I get "Windows Media Player has encountered a problem and will now close".

I also just did an update and I think windows is preventing the encoder features from working. The reason I think this is because before I would occasionally get a windows warning asking to disable the enhanced features of my sound card because it is causing issues.

Any help with this would be greatly appreciated.
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I know this might sound like a stupid question......

If I install the sound blaster z, but plug in the headphones into the onboard sound port, will the sound blaster z have any influence at all on the sound?
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I know this might sound like a stupid question......

If I install the sound blaster z, but plug in the headphones into the onboard sound port, will the sound blaster z have any influence at all on the sound?

No although you should probably disable onboard sound when using a sound card.
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I know this might sound like a stupid question......

If I install the sound blaster z, but plug in the headphones into the onboard sound port, will the sound blaster z have any influence at all on the sound?

Not unless you plug in your cases front panel audio connector to the sound card.
   
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No although you should probably disable onboard sound when using a sound card.

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Not unless you plug in your cases front panel audio connector to the sound card.

I know it was a silly question but I just needed to ask. Plus 1 for you both.
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