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for some reason i cant install my audigy 2 zs drivers off the original cd anymore, i get an error saying the card isnt detected on my computer although device manager sees it. even though i was able to get the drivers installed through other means, the graphics equalizer program wont run because it cant detect the card yet i dont have this problem with the eax or speaker settings consoles.

ive looked through many websites and forums but i still dont know why it suddenly doesnt detect my card on the cd, is there any way i can get the equalizer working? id rather use that over a 3rd party program
    
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make sure the card is in teh slot correctly, and install the latest drivers from www.creativelabs.com
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it happened to me... I removed and reinstalled card... Make sure you get latest drivers for it ..
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I remember from a thread a long time ago that creative cards dont like the bottom PCI slot? . . try changing slots maybe?

Also disable inboard audio if you haven't already . . maybe its conflicting

EDIT >> Why not use the latest drivers from creative?
 
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i used to run the card without any problems in the bottom pci slot (3rd). then i started having registry/driver issues (i dont really know what was wrong but my pc was out of it for a while) and the sound randomly died.

didnt think too much of it cause i reformatted last week and assumed everything would work again. everything is working now except for the sound not being detected when i went to install them.

i tried moving it to the first slot and nothing, then to the second pci slot but it makes no difference. i put it in my bros pc to test if it wasnt just me but its not being detected in his either

i am running the latest drivers which i was only able to get working through the device manager. even thou sound is coming out and everything creative cant detect it.

while id rather install everything off the cd then update online like ive always done, its just the graphics equaliser thats not working because it cant detect the drivers, otherwise i wouldnt be worrying about it

edit: onboard is disabled too
    
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