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So this morning, i went to the creative website to get windows XP (32bit) drivers for my Sound Blaster Live! sound card. The whole support section of their site was down, and a message saying that they are upgrading the site...

So 8 hours later, i go back to the creative site to see if their site is back up. It is up, with a face lift, but my sound card drivers are no where to be seen...

The only mention of a Live! sound card is from a small external thing... Not the PCI card that i have. And i can't seem to find the drivers anywhere on their site...

So, my question is, it looks like creative has dropped my card from their support list or something, so how do i go about locating the drivers i need? I have done several google searches, and I've checked out softpedia, among other places, with no luck at all. I can find the vista drivers, but i need the 32bit XP drivers...

This is such a pain in the ass...
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post #2 of 19
This should work http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4597.html
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Here you go from the creative site.
http://support.creative.com/Products...Sound+Blaster#
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post #4 of 19
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Tried those. The installer unpacks all the files, and comes up with an error...

"Installer cannot locate the required hardware for installation to continue"

I have 64bit vista drivers for this thing, and installed this card in my sig rig, and it works fine. So knowing the card works in this computer, and that i have had this card work in the other computer it is supposed to be in, this is frustrating...

But just for the hell of it, i'll try this link you gave me. Maybe its somthing else...

i'll keep you posted.
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post #5 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Danbeme32 View Post
Here you go from the creative site.
http://support.creative.com/Products...Sound+Blaster#
Quote:
Sorry, your search did not return any results.
http://support.creative.com/Products...=Sound+Blaster

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Lets try this one more time. I lookup that model number.
http://support.creative.com/Download...ageLocale=1033
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post #9 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by vwgti View Post
OK, with this link i get this error...



Just to add. I am running Windows XP PRO 32bit. No weird OEM install disk, just a straight up SP2 retail disk... Same one I've always used...
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post #10 of 19
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Danbeme32 View Post
Lets try this one more time. I lookup that model number.
http://support.creative.com/Download...ageLocale=1033
Quote:
The page you've access is experiencing an error.
I dont think thier new site likes people linking to things... :\\
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