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Windows 7: Sound Card & driver?

07 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional, SP1
Sound Card & driver?


I'm in the process of buying Creative Labs CT5803-Sound Blaster PCI 128 sound card. The computer is a home-built and has no name. If I plug the sound card into the PCI, do I need a DRIVER for this. If i do, can you please show me a link to get the driver for this sound card. Thanks.

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07 Feb 2012   #2
Microsoft MVP

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 64 bit

That sounds like a really old card, if so it is going to be very difficult to find windows 7 drivers for it. There is a sticky of Creative Cards in this section of the forum. I'd give that a look see.
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08 Feb 2012   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by alphanumeric View Post
That sounds like a really old card
Even older than you think. That card came out somewhere back in 1997 or 1998, with the last update available for it from 2002,

Creative Worldwide Support > Sound Blaster PCI 128

titi2 unless you are getting that card for $5.00 or less (and at $5.00 is still too much for it), do yourself a very large favor and don't get it as it will have zero Windows 7 support.
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