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Windows 7: Creative SoundBlaster 5.1

12 Oct 2009   #1
emitrepus

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Creative SoundBlaster 5.1

got a problem installing with driver, any solution? i check the creative site, they don't seem to have an installer for my soundcard?


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12 Oct 2009   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by emitrepus View Post
got a problem installing with driver, any solution? i check the creative site, they don't seem to have an installer for my soundcard?
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creative may not have a win 7 driver, but you can use vista, or xp drivers. they just need to be installed in compat mode.

It is an old card
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12 Oct 2009   #3
stormy13
Microsoft MVP

Win 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

That would be because there isn't now and never will be a Windows 7 (or Vista for that matter) driver for that card. You can find the list of cards that will here,

Creative Worldwide Support

That being said there is a modded driver that works with that card (#4 here),

Creative Sound Cards.

If you decide to try it, make sure to uninstall any drivers and/or applications previously installed.
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