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Installed SB16 to system with MWave

Cyberfrog
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Today I installed a sound blaster 16 card on my Win95 system (IBM MWave thing was already there). I knew I would get problems, but tried anyway. I browsed to Creative Labs site and downloaded their newest drivers.

Now I get sound from all DOS applications (of course), DirectX games, and MIDI sound. But all else in Win95, the system sounds, the MOD player, recorder, WAV player, CD-ROM are all silent.

My best guess is that it must be something with the Win95 INI files...
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Did you properly remove the MWAVE first?  You can try removing all the drivers manually by uninstalling the software in control panel.  If not, you may need a Windows re-install to fix properly.

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This is embarrassing. Before I installed the new SB16 drivers, I didn't get to see the little icon in the sys tray. When I doubleclicked on that, I could select SB16 for Win95 sound.

What you said, about removing the MWave devices was already tried and didn't work.

What's still missing is sound output from the CD-ROM . Do you what I have to do to get it?

Thanks for the answer, and thanks to patedm for the comment.

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Do you have a sound cable going from the back of your CD-ROM to the sound card?

Check if any of the inputs are muted in the Sound Blaster mixer controls.

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I located the sound cable and moved it to the new card. Thanks, patedm
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