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Windows 7: SoundMAX AD 1985

02 Feb 2009   #1
Maksel Anatran

Win 7 Ultimate (rus)
SoundMAX AD 1985

in post No drivers for SoundMax AD1888. a decision is found
"I had same problem with AD1888 but in 32 bit Win 7 (7000). Windows 7 installed driver for Soundmax and even updated it, but it didn't work at all. The problem was in driver number - I just replaced one file (smwdm.sys) from Asus Win XP driver pack for this card ( and rebooted the system. So I have sound now. "

where it is possible to get it a file???

(I beg pardon for errors in text. I use on-line by a translator. )

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03 Mar 2009   #2

Windows 7

Good God, that actually worked!

If you have XP on your machine, the file is in windows\system32\drivers (in my case g:\windows\system32\drivers). Overwrite the file in c:\windows\system32\drivers with this file.
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11 Mar 2009   #3

windows xp/windows vista/windows 7
P5p800 soundmax adi 1985

I have problems with P5P800 soundmax adi 1985 codec

I just solved it using this driver and installing manually:

if you can't get this file, please e-mail me than I will send to you
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11 Sep 2009   #4

Windows 7


I'm sorry for my bad English, but I believe that I know how to fix the problem with SoundMax AD 1985 on Windows 7 32 bits:
I had problem with my ASUS P4P800 with AD 1985 when I installed Windows 7 and after to search a lot on Internet and never found a solution I decided to try by myself and it's work now!
Attention: Obviously that you will need the Drivers or CD instalation!
1) Put the CD into the driver or extract the driver and program intallation in a folder;
2) Into the folder that have Win XP driver select the executable files (*.exe) and click with rigth button of mouse over them (one-by-one) and choose "properties";
3) In the window that appears choose compatible mode, them choose Windows XP SP2;
4) After doing it on every file "*.exe" go to setup.exe and run it!
5) If all was worked well, the driver and program SoundMax will install and work without problem like Windows XP!

That is all!

One more time: Sorry for my bad English, but I think that the answer of the problem awards the effort!
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11 Sep 2009   #5

Vista Ult64, Win7600

Thanks for the information.
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07 Nov 2009   #6

Windows 7

I've uploaded a driver combination that worked fine on Windows 7, on my P4P800 motherboard, with AD 1985, And Surround 5.1.

I hope it work for you...

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16 Dec 2009   #7

Windows 7 Ultimate Build 7000

I have downloaded the file on megaupload but I have no luck with my AD1985 on Windows Seven Ultimate x86
can you please tell me how did you get it work on 7?

Thanks in advance
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22 Dec 2009   #8

Windows 7 Ultimate -Windows XP professional

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kappino View Post
I have downloaded the file on megaupload but I have no luck with my AD1985 on Windows Seven Ultimate x86
can you please tell me how did you get it work on 7?

Thanks in advance
Yes . I coudnt work that too.Can u tell us
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14 Feb 2010   #10

Win 7 / XP SP3 dualboot

Great !

Work for me on Asus P4P800SE board,thanx to @jusce and @thomasnotatwork !!
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