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post #1 of 10
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So ive been having problems with my audigy 2 zs gamer so I tried to uninstall today and reinstall from the cd. But it wont let me uninstall because it comes up with some error saying that it cant evoke some of the subsrcibers. Ive tried everything I can do to uninstall and if I try to uninstall over it then it gets a differnet error. Anything I can do to remove everything creative on my computer in a differnt way so I can start over. I hate not being able to use the sound card i paid so much for.
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post #2 of 10
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bump before bed
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post #3 of 10
Have you tried uninstalling it in safe mode
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yea, didn't do anything differnt.
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post #5 of 10
Bit of a cowboy way and I will probably get shot by the technical community for saying this but take it out of the slot, remove all the creative software then try removing the drivers automatically, if it still doesnt work remove what you can manually so in effect it will be currupt, at this point if you plug your card back in your rig shouldn't detect it and refer you to install hardware, follow the process leaving out the software (creative media stuff), because of the fresh install or repair everything should be how it was meant to be and after a restart (required usually) you should just be able to uninstall......................make sure you have nothing on that it using sound whilst your doing it or for that matter joypad/joystick profilers as the audigy's have there own game port

Hope this helps, admitidly it aint the most ethical way but it worked for me on a GPU besides it relives some of the stress when you pull the damn thing out lol
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post #6 of 10
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I might try that tomorrow but Ive done that in the past. I dont think that will do much though because I have the card uninstalled right now, where it doesn't even say that it is plugged in and it still wont uninstall. Even repairing wont work because it says im missing something that is needed to start. Way to confusing. Wish i could just start over.
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post #7 of 10
What about trying driver cleaner pro that may get rid of the problem
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post #8 of 10
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driver clearner pro didnt seem to do anything
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post #9 of 10
You can try updating you PCI drivers. Maybe thats why they wont uninstall the sound card. Also what if you just go and delete the INF file from the system32 folder or where it is located. You can find out by going to the device manager, select the sound card, right click and select properties. If you select the Driver tab on top, click file details and it should tell you where it is located.

This is a very ballsy move but what you can do is

Start, Run, REGEDIT, click F3 and search for Creative or Audigy and delete any key associated with it.

DO NOT RECOMEND THIS WAY but would give it a shot if all else fails.
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post #10 of 10
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im not even sure what part of the software is keeping me from uninstalling. I odnt know if it is one of the programs that is supposed to be with it or if it is the drivers themselves. I got it working again using some older drivers that do not use the same control center as the newer versions do. But its also not as customizable. Maybe ill just deal with how it is now and wait til summer to do a complete system reformat.
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