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Windows 7: Creative Audigy 5.1


12 Jun 2010   #1

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 
Creative Audigy 5.1

My speakers partly working.. I checked and ran Audigy test ..result below:
Any Idea how to fix that please.. Thanks



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12 Jun 2010   #2

Windows 7 Profesional x86, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard
 
 

Update the driver from the manufacturers Website, if that doesn't work your sound card doesn't support them.

Oli
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12 Jun 2010   #3
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

If you haven't might want to give this a try,

SB Audigy Series Support Pack 3.8 (04/19/2010) - Creative Labs

There are also explanations about why most of those items that failed don't work in Windows 7.
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12 Jun 2010   #4

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by osholt View Post
Update the driver from the manufacturers Website, if that doesn't work your sound card doesn't support them.

Oli
the soundcard is Audigy and it supports the cambridge 5.1.. and nothing on thye website regarding the Mixer.
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12 Jun 2010   #5

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by stormy13 View Post
If you haven't might want to give this a try,

SB Audigy Series Support Pack 3.8 (04/19/2010) - Creative Labs

There are also explanations about why most of those items that failed don't work in Windows 7.
Thanks... I got that but no changes...
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12 Jun 2010   #6
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Don't hold me to it but I'm pretty sure the Mixer doesn't work in Windows 7. Also have a look here,

Creative Audigy 5.1-16bit.jpg

and make sure it is set to 16 bit and not 24 bit.

Also which Audigy is it (the model number; will look like SBxxx on the card: will help)? Is it from the 1/2/4 series, or from the SE/LE/LS/DE/Value series?


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13 Jun 2010   #7

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 

It is a SB0090.. Old one and I am testing it on another computer with Windows 7 Ulitimate to see if it will work ....i
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13 Jun 2010   #8

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

According to Creative, there are Windows 7 drivers for the SB0090:

Creative Worldwide Support

Click through to get:

Creative Worldwide Support

It's supposed to support both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 7.

Good luck.
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13 Jun 2010   #9

win7 ultimate 32 , 64 ,XP
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bobkn View Post
According to Creative, there are Windows 7 drivers for the SB0090:

Creative Worldwide Support

Click through to get:

Creative Worldwide Support

It's supposed to support both 32 and 64 bit versions of Windows 7.

Good luck.
Thanks .. I have looked there .. it is the same driver I got now .. probably the card is just too old ... If I get the mixer I should be ok but I can't find it anywhere ..all the help here is well appreciated ..grateful for all your responds.
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13 Jun 2010   #10
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

You shouldn't need the Mixer as most if not all what it could do can be done in the Audio Console that gets installed with the drivers,

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Between that and the setting/options available in the Windows settings, you should be able to set it to anything you need. As far as I know the old Surround Mixer doesn't work with 7 or Vista, could be wrong but pretty sure it it worked Daniel would have included in his driver packs.

P.S. That screen shot is from my kid's computer with an old Audigy ES in it, running on HP x86 (and have an Audigy 4 running on the wife's on Ultimate x64, and both using the same driver packs). Only difference between it and yours is yours has the gold plated jacks and the fire wire port, other than that they are identical spec-wise.

Back to the original problem,

Quote:
My speakers partly working..
In what way are they not working?


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