Solved

Directx+soundcard=error

Posted on 1997-05-22
9
331 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
My soundcard doesn't work with Directx! Whenever I start an application I get a fatal exception 0E at 0028:C002D584 in VXD VPICD(01) + 0000176C. What does it mean, and how can I correct the problem? My soundcard is a JMED1931 with the
Opti 82C931 chipset, and it works perfectly in both DOS and Win95 as long as Directx isn't involved.
0
Comment
Question by:painkiller
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
  • +1
9 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:Slick
ID: 1099799
They, being Microsoft, may not have written the drivers for your particular card. Have you contacted them or the card manufacturer?
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:j2
ID: 1099800
locate a program called "DXsetup.exe" on your harddisk, run it and watch the output. Does every line say "Certified"?
0
 

Author Comment

by:painkiller
ID: 1099801
I can't get any help or further updates from my manufacturer. With Microsoft, I don't know.

When I run DXsetup everything gets "certified" except the display
and audiodriver. The display works fine anyway, but I have to turn off the soundcard to make DirectX work. The version number becomes 4.00.00.0000.

0
 

Expert Comment

by:Slick
ID: 1099802
What version of DirectX do you have? 3.0a or b is the newest I think.
0
Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

 

Author Comment

by:painkiller
ID: 1099803
I have version 3.0a
0
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:j2
ID: 1099804
Well, if your soundcard driver isnt "certified" it isnt guaranteed to work with directx....  Get a new driver from the manufacturer, or get a new card.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
pappie earned 130 total points
ID: 1099805
The manufacturer of your soundcard needs to give you an update
via internet. Do they have their own site? If they have published an option to download "Direct X" certified drivers for your specific soundcard, it's solved,...else get yourself a soundblaster and you'll never have problems again with your soundcard.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:Slick
ID: 1099806
How is this pappie guy's answer any better than the answer's j2 and I gave you? Oh well...
0
 

Author Comment

by:painkiller
ID: 1099807
Well, as I said I have already tried contacting the manufacturer
without success. I really would like to have an answer to my first question concerning the fatal exception numbers. I believed
that you Experts here should know something more about that. Obviously you do not. I WILL buy a true Soundblaster card soon,
but it still would be nice to have the old one working too.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
chess titans on windows 8. 9 5,338
Multi-Recording Webcast Software 1 270
Ipad apps 2 316
Microsoft flight simulator gauge on touch screen 1 422
If you are interested in the gaming world and want to try World of Warcraft, I'd recommend this basic set of add-ons to get you started.  All add-ons are available either by Google search or on Curse.com. For the person who doesn't want to get in…
Article by: ErwindeVries
Released on the 7th of September this real time strategy game sets a new bar for any real time strategy game. R.U.S.E. is a game made by Eugen Systems and published by Ubisoft and released for the PC, Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360. The setting o…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
Both in life and business – not all partnerships are created equal. As the demand for cloud services increases, so do the number of self-proclaimed cloud partners. Asking the right questions up front in the partnership, will enable both parties …

863 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

27 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now