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Okay well now I dont feel as bad. At least I'm not the only one. Worst part is, i cant even get my on-board audio working.

Ever had the urge to hurl your rig out the window?
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Okay well now I dont feel as bad. At least I'm not the only one. Worst part is, i cant even get my on-board audio working.

Ever had the urge to hurl your rig out the window?
Yes

try re-seating the card, i had this problem after i removed it then put it back, i had to re-seat it about 3 times.

good luck
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im having problems with my extreme gamer. worked fine for a few days then it started crackling and having low sound. now i cant get it to work either.
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Yes

try re-seating the card, i had this problem after i removed it then put it back, i had to re-seat it about 3 times.

good luck
Yea I tried that too. I've only got one PCI slot to work with, so I'm kinda stuck. But I've taken it out and, restared, turned off, put it back in and so on about 40 times. All to no avail
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post #15 of 26
It's a well known issue with Creative. Just one more flaky bug with their X-Fi series. I would have to restart my rig up to 20+ times just for the damn thing to acknowledge that the drivers were installed... If I tried to install the drivers again, it would tell me they were already there, but it still was too stupid to connect the drivers to the hardware.

WTG Creative, you make great hardware, when it actually works.
    
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Yea I tried that too. I've only got one PCI slot to work with, so I'm kinda stuck. But I've taken it out and, restared, turned off, put it back in and so on about 40 times. All to no avail
that sucks

maybe you do need an RMA

is it possible u killed it with ESD? (EDIT: that sounds dumb - of course its a possibility )
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post #17 of 26
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that sucks

maybe you do need an RMA

is it possible u killed it with ESD? (EDIT: that sounds dumb - of course its a possibility )
Its a possibility, but all my other hardware is fine, including my video cards which I've done a lot more work with. Ever since I rebuilt last night I've had problem after problem with this machine. Everything from hard drives to sounds cards. I'm just hashing out one problem at a time and trying my hardest not to slam something. haha
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yea, I would recommend a RMA just to make totally sure its not the card.
    
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Yea I guess I'll have to. Maybe I'll try reseating it a few more times if patience permits. I finally got my other two hard drives to be recognized by windows and theyre formatting now, so I feel 50% better.
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yea, sorry about that man. Computers can be a ***** some times. Work one minute, restart and your RMAing half of it.
    
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