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Windows 7: XtremeMusic PCI Card No Sound After Reboot

09 Apr 2014   #11

Windows 7 Home 64bit

After Googling for a solution for several hours, I finally stumbled upon the (not very well articulated) fix. Here it is:

1. Open Creative Console Launcher and switch to Audio Creation Mode.

2. Click the "save" icon in the top right hand corner and enter a description for your existing configuration.

3. Open the 'Snapshot" tab and click on the name you just entered.

4. Close the Console Launcher.

5. Open the Windows 7 Shutdown menu and click on Sleep.

6. Wake your machine from sleep.

7. Shut the machine completely down, and the X-Fi will output sound on your next and subsequent reboots.

I've now gone through half a dozen shutdowns and cold boots without losing sound. Worked for me, and will hopefully work for you.

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09 Apr 2014   #12

Windows 10 64 bit

You are lucky, many are not this fortunate with a "bridged" PCI slot motherboard and finally have to replace the PCI sound card with a PCIe model.
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09 Apr 2014   #13

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Glad to see it fixed :)
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