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Windows 7: does not detect sound card

06 May 2009   #1

windows 7 dual-booted with xp pro sp3
 
 
does not detect sound card

i got the windows 7 RC 32bit yesterday and it doesnt seem to detect my sound card, i have tried installing the driver but have had no luck with that

my sound card is Hercules Gamesurround Fortissimo III 7.1

any ideas? i have googled for a solution but havent found anything


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06 May 2009   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by thewink View Post
i got the windows 7 RC 32bit yesterday and it doesnt seem to detect my sound card, i have tried installing the driver but have had no luck with that

my sound card is Hercules Gamesurround Fortissimo III 7.1

any ideas? i have googled for a solution but havent found anything
Hello thewink,

This is always going to be a problem with older hardware as the manufacturers just don't see the point of releasing new drivers You might be better off getting a new card.

Try this link; http://www.xpvistasite.com/gamesurro...i_7.1_3732.htm

Pooch
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06 May 2009   #3

windows 7 dual-booted with xp pro sp3
 
 

thanks for the reply pooch, never thought that would be a problem since i have never had a problem with that sound hard

im gonna try to talk my parents into buying me a newer sound card if the driver from xpvistasite wont work
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26 Jun 2009   #4

Windows 7
 
 

If you haven't already solved this problem, I had a similar thing with my Gamesurround Fortissimo II card. I've just got it working by first installing the vista/xp drivers from the hercules website. Then I went in to device manager (right click computer->manage) and found the sound card (it may have been called unknown device), right clicked on that and chose update drivers and then pointed the wizard to the folder :

C:\Program Files\Hercules\Audio\Crystal Sound cards

It successfully installed the drivers and now I have sound.
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26 Jun 2009   #5

windows 7 dual-booted with xp pro sp3
 
 

thankyouthankyouthankyou numb

i'll try that right away
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26 Jun 2009   #6

windows 7 dual-booted with xp pro sp3
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by numb View Post
If you haven't already solved this problem, I had a similar thing with my Gamesurround Fortissimo II card. I've just got it working by first installing the vista/xp drivers from the hercules website. Then I went in to device manager (right click computer->manage) and found the sound card (it may have been called unknown device), right clicked on that and chose update drivers and then pointed the wizard to the folder :

C:\Program Files\Hercules\Audio\Crystal Sound cards

It successfully installed the drivers and now I have sound.
ok i think the drivers installed properly now, thanks ^^
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26 Jun 2009   #7

7600x64 RTM
 
 

Buy a HT claro plus
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05 Aug 2011   #8

Windows 7 Enterprise x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by numb View Post
If you haven't already solved this problem, I had a similar thing with my Gamesurround Fortissimo II card. I've just got it working by first installing the vista/xp drivers from the hercules website. Then I went in to device manager (right click computer->manage) and found the sound card (it may have been called unknown device), right clicked on that and chose update drivers and then pointed the wizard to the folder :

C:\Program Files\Hercules\Audio\Crystal Sound cards

It successfully installed the drivers and now I have sound.
THANK YOU!
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