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Windows 7: Soundblaster Live! 5.1 on windows 7


08 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7
 
 
Soundblaster Live! 5.1 on windows 7

Hi, ive just upgraded my system from xp straight to windows 7 ultimate 64-bit... and installed all the drivers needed for my motherboard... but i had a creative soundblaster live! 5.1 audio card which windows 7 is not detecting on my system (uknown device, multimedia audio controller). i have downloaded drivers for my on board sound driver which is via technologies and got the stereo mix working fine. which is what i need to record.. but i cant seem to get no sound coming out of the speakers with my microphone and obviously cant record from pc by stereo mix with no sound coming out of microphone aswell............ basically i want to know if theres any drivers for my sound blaster card which will let me get on with recording sound and using my microphone aswell..

As you can tell im new to all this and dont have a clue what im doing haha,
Any help? Thanks Cozzy


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08 Dec 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit
 
 

Hi Welcome to Seven Forums

You can download the driver for creative from Creative Worldwide Support

Or can try the Auto Update http://support.creative.com/download...utoUpdate.aspx

Hope that helps
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08 Dec 2009   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

#4 here,

Creative Sound Cards.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shyamsasinran View Post
Hi Welcome to Seven Forums

You can download the driver for creative from Creative Worldwide Support

Or can try the Auto Update Creative Worldwide Support

Hope that helps
Sorry to say it won't as there is not now and never will be Windows 7 drivers for that card.
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09 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7
 
 

hmmmm.... new sound card.... what would you recommend?... obviouisly i got on-board sound but id prefer a much better sound card for recording. cheers
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09 Dec 2009   #5

Windows 7, 64 bit Home SP1, Win 8.1.1 Pro 64 bit
 
 

I'm using an HT Omega "Striker 7.1" sound card. It's fully Windows 7 32/64 bit compliant and has the System Mixer function (for recording streaming audio). I haven't had any problems and the only problem I've seen posted here turned out to be a user configuration problem.

I know it's available in the US and Canada, not sure about other places.

HT Omega - Striker7.1
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09 Dec 2009   #6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit Build 7600
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
#4 here,

Creative Sound Cards.

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by shyamsasinran View Post
Hi Welcome to Seven Forums

You can download the driver for creative from Creative Worldwide Support

Or can try the Auto Update Creative Worldwide Support

Hope that helps
Sorry to say it won't as there is not now and never will be Windows 7 drivers for that card.
I have the same card. Time to get a new one .. I guess
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23 Dec 2009   #7

Windows7
 
 

Yap this one worked for me. tx man
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