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I purchased the Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Sound Card last night. I own a VGC-RC110G SONY computer, the specs can be seen here:

http://review.zdnet.com/desktops/son...27.html?tag=ut

I put the card in the appropriate free slot. When I plugged in the computer, I saw the red digital light coming out of one of the holes of the sound card so I know it's responding. When I turned on my computer and installed the software, it didn't find the sound card. Should I uninstall the original sound card? Can someone help me please.
post #2 of 7
Just reseat. This usually solves things.
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Just reseat. This usually solves things.
How do I do this?
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Remove the card from the slot (with power off and make sure you ground yourself - touch the psu or metal part of your case first) then reinsert the card into the pci slot.
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You'll most likely need to disable your integrated soundcard in your BIOS before the new one will work.
    
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You'll most likely need to disable your integrated soundcard in your BIOS before the new one will work.
How would I go about doing this?
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How would I go about doing this?
Enter Bios on startup. You will have an onboard devices section. Just go in and disable by hitting enter and choosing the option of disabling.
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