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So, Got my xonar DX about a week ago and well. I have had some issues that i couldnt connect with the Xonar. BUt for example in VLC the video could freeze but sound was still aktive.

Now latest was BSOD today 3 times. So i updated windows and took an update for "optional" Update for realtek PCI e.

So i thought well my asus card is PCI-e card and hit update. During the update my sound icon got that red cross over it and i rebooted. Still red cross. I went to asus homepage and fetched the new driver and hit install.

And i get a message

Pleas plugg in your Xonar soundcard.

Is the soundcard dead or wth happend? It still clicks when entering windows. But i cant find it under Device manager.

Onboard audio is disabled. Power cabel is plugged in. Tried removing card and plugg it in again. Same story.
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The update for realtek was the onboard Network card driver.
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Real-tek is not the driver you're supposed to install for the Xonar. The Xonar has it's own driver that you can download and install from the Asus website.

Uninstall the Real-tek driver. Re-mount the Xonar. Reinstall the correct Xonar driver. Restart.

Should be fine. No reason for a Xonar to die because of the wrong driver being installed.
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Real-tek is not the driver you're supposed to install for the Xonar. The Xonar has it's own driver that you can download and install from the Asus website.

Uninstall the Real-tek driver. Re-mount the Xonar. Reinstall the correct Xonar driver. Restart.

Should be fine. No reason for a Xonar to die because of the wrong driver being installed.
Yes well i browsed the update history and the Realtek driver was driver for the onboard network card.

But i havent gotten any BSOD so far and the card isnt active. So it might have been the audio card making the comp crash.

I google this error and it seems like people get this issue when firmwire gets updated? or just randomly

http://www.overclock.net/sound-cards...sus-audio.html
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post #5 of 7
That's the D2 and the D2 has a history of problems. Your DX despite running in the same family shouldn't have those problems. It's a pretty reliable card. Did you remount the card? Take it out and put it back in nice and snug?
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post #6 of 7
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aha found this in device manager

acs-6xxxx

Google that and found that this is Asustek when something isnt working after updating windows. I uninstalled it and scanned for new hardware and the xonar started and the red icon is gone!

Phew, I hope i dont get BSODs again
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post #7 of 7
~pats pats~ There, there. Glad you fixed your card. It's difficult to break a DX unless you pour water on it or smash it.
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