Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Left 4 dead and other source games have no sound

09 Feb 2009   #1

windows 7 64bit RC, XP 32bit home
 
 
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.

EDIT

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 SpecsSystem Spec
.

01 Aug 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate Edition x64
 
 

can u explain ur solution better. plz

im having sound problems in L4D and 7201.. but not during hl, TF2, tom clancy hawx, or many other steam games.. so im confused.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Left 4 dead and other source games have no sound




Thread Tools




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 07:39 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33