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Window stops responding because of AWE64

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I updated my old SoundBlaster16 to a new AWE64, and now my computer stops responding to anything after a few minutes of windows-actioning. ie. If I do anything, even with only a notepad, I can do it only for few minutes before everything stops (mouse and keybord).
Other strange thing was that if I removed automatic-resource-settings from its drives, windows stops when I try to shut it down, it only reaches to the part 'Please wait while computer shuts down'

Please help, this drives me crasy.
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If you are using the driver from the enclosed AWE64 CD, download the new drivers, and i think you will be ok.
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by:sgeiger
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Otherwise I would recommend taking a look at the device manager to make sure there are no conflicts with the board. (eg. IRQ conflicts).

Scott
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by:TMan
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Those were easy points...
I updated drivers but I after that realized that the culprit for problems actually is IExplorer.
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by:swerve
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I have experienced exactly the same problem with the AWE64 Value. Try downloading sbw95up.exe from C labs web site. I found that helps, but still experience the problem, following GPF's.
It appears the card stops responding after that,
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