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Windows 7: C-Media audio card makes windows restart on shutdown

16 Mar 2012   #1

Windows 7 68-bit Ultimate
C-Media audio card makes windows restart on shutdown

Hi, let me make a list.

1) Bought a new C-Media 5.1 audio card.

2) Inserts into PCI-slot makes computer auto-start.

3) Windows does not auto install the card, but the drives on the CD works perfectly and the sound is fine. No problems in device manage.

4) But when I shutdown, the computer restats. Happens every time. Have to shutdown manually on the button.

5) Tried a different PCI-slot, but problem persists.

6) Tried temporarily removing the card and windows shuts down as intended.


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16 Mar 2012   #2

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

How long ago was the purchase ? Can you return it and try another brand ?
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16 Mar 2012   #3

Windows 10 Pro X64

See if there is a different driver available from the C-Media site?
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