|09 Feb 2009||#1|
| || |
Left 4 dead and other source games have no sound
I am running my system with XP 32bit on drive C, and win 7 64bit on drive I.
when I load steam it is very slow and when I try to install left 4 dead it says please try installation again after getting to 100% complete, so I have done this many times and keeps giving me this error finally I try to run the game in spite of this error and it loads fine then there is no sound (no music, not talking, on dialogue, no nothing).
my first conclusion was that my sound card was not recognized (sound card: sound blaster Live! value) even though it works in apps like skype after using the drivers aforementioned in another thread (because it was not supported in vista nor Windows 7)
So is anyone else having a sound card problem?
I have also toyed with the idea of removing the sound card and using onboard sound however I am unsure of the process.
Ok, so I fixed the sound issue, seems that windows 7 has the ability to give one program total control of your sound device, I found this in sound settings and disabled it sound now works in all my programs.
however, I am still having sluggish performance and steam decides to not respond at times then comes back.
|My System Specs|
|Similar help and support threads for2: Left 4 dead and other source games have no sound|
|BSOD during games (Diablo III, Left 4 Dead 2), multiple error codes||BSOD Help and Support|
|Game Closes automatically games Portal 2 Left 4 dead 2||Gaming|
|left 4 dead 2 won't run||Gaming|
|Left 4 Dead on Win 7||Gaming|
|Win7 build 7600+Left 4 Dead freezes&makes buzzing sound||Gaming|
|Sound lowers as I start up Left 4 Dead||Sound & Audio|
|Left 4 Dead LAN Games cannot host||Gaming|
|Our Sites ||Site Links ||About Us ||Find Us |
Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.
© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:49 AM.