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Windows 7: Creative SB - Live! Value - distorted sound

22 Apr 2009   #1

Windows 7 - 64bit
Creative SB - Live! Value - distorted sound

After installing Windows 7 - 64 bit 7077

my sound is somehow distorted (and not clear).

I have
Creative SB - Live! Value , PCI
I checked on creative website, and I installed the following

Same thing!

I saw that windows update installed and updated 2-3 times the driver but still the same thing.

Also at one point the sound stops completely.
Then if I go to :
Sound - Playback - Speakers (of the creative device) - Properties - Custom
Then uncheck and check "Digital Output only" the sound is back for a bit.

For now Im working with an older C-Media 8738 card wich had good drivers on its website and works for now.
It has another problem - if I click on the icon of C-Media software in the system tray it freezes.
From this icon I can switch between 2 and 4 speakers etc etc
For now I do not click on this icon ...

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Apr 2009   #2

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64

My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Apr 2009   #3

Windows 7 - 64bit


Looks like my problem. I downloaded the drivers and attempted install.

Cannot confirm yet if its working. Enabling my creative card freezed the pc.
(maybe I even disabled it because of that). On all further restarts freeze again. This shouldnt be a driver issue. (the pc was with 1 onboard and 2 pci sound cards. Yet shouldnt be a problem but ...)

Ill play with it when I have more time.
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