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post #1 of 13
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I have a Sound Blaster Audigy and I tried to go to creative's website to download the new drivers but after installing what i found there, I had no sound? Is there anywhere else to get updated drivers? Or is there a way to screw up installation that I might have overlooked?
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post #2 of 13
make sure the source is set to the right type either ditigal or analog
post #3 of 13
Depends on whether its a Creative card, or out of something like a Compaq etc... You can always check http://www.driverguide.com to see you if can find a driver there.
    
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Also search Majorgeeks.com
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Hmmm, are there maybe BIOS settings to reroute sound to the soundcard from onboard? Also, are the jumpers for the front Audio still on the mobo, because that made my sound non-functional once.
    
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Originally Posted by pow3rtr1p View Post
Hmmm, are there maybe BIOS settings to reroute sound to the soundcard from onboard? Also, are the jumpers for the front Audio still on the mobo, because that made my sound non-functional once.
I don't think it routed it to the onboard one because that one wasn't working either when i re-installed the drivers.

?? Jumpers for the front ??
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post #7 of 13
Your mobo should have ports that can connect audio to your front panel, and they should have jumpers to prevent audio from being sent to the front ports (bypassing the onboard, and perhaps the card as well) Make sure the jumper is still on.
    
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post #8 of 13
for changing the source from sound card to onboard sound, just disable the sound card in the devide manager. For drivers, try creative although I guess you already did. Try reinstalling those drivers and if that doesn't work, try rolling back drivers to your old ones.
    
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post #9 of 13
did u turn your onboard sound off in the bios there might be a irq conflict that is stoping it from working
post #10 of 13
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I didn't mess with the sound card at all in the BIOS, all I did was install the drivers from the site, restarted, and when i restarted... no sound... from either my SB Audigy or the onboard... (I wasn't expecting the onboard to work since the SB Audigy should still have been enabled in the BIOS but i checked it anyway )

Thats what I did... was there a step I missed in the middle or did something just go wrong?
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