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SB 24-bit and Windows 7 - BSOD?

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So, I have an older P4 rig in my workshop. It was running XP but I want to use it as a music machine, and seeing as it has aero capable graphics and 2Gb RAM, I thought I'd put 7 on it.

So 7 installed fine apart from 2 things. The Sound Blaster 24-bit, and ironically, the on board sound. No sound on a music machine has its drawbacks.

I tried installing both the Vista and 7 drivers, and the same outcome: BSOD just before the start jingle. Then I can't even get the machine to recognise that there is an OS! So I have to reinstall.

Specs:
P4 531 3ghz
Fic p4m915g/pd1
4x 512mb ddr400
ATI x600 256mb
Sound blaster 24 bit
200gb seagate barracuda SATA I

Any ideas?
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Try the modded drivers in my sig for the SB24bit.

Just as thought, does the onboard sound install if the SB24 isn't inside the box? Maybe there's a conflict somewhere between these two cards.
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I'm not entirely sure, as the sound works perfectly fine in XP, and also in Ubuntu. And I'm 99% sure it's disabled in the BIOS, but surely if it was then it wouldn't appear in Device Manager? I'm going to have to double check now. I'm going to use the drivers you've posted, as an X-Fi would be pretty nice
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