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AWE64 problems

Posted on 1998-08-06
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i recently got an awe64 soundblaster. i have installed the card and there are no conflicts and there is also no sound. i have checked the cables and they are connected correctly. i have removed all the software and drivers thinking i have instlled them improperly, but plug and play puts the same ones back in. now, i put the old sound card back in and it started playing sound, so i put the new card an i cant hear crap. so, anyone out there have a suggestion on how to fix this problem. my system is a amdk6 233mx, if that make a diff. i have also noticed that the little sound icon in the systems tray is not the with the awe32 but is with the old,
any suggestion greately appreciated,
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by:joakimf
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Have you got DirectX 5 installed??
And what operatingsystem are you using??
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by:wayneb
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Try the link below and download the newest drivers for you card, it was released on 7/1/98 this may or may not help you but it is easy to try it.  The file you want is sbw95up.exe for sb16 - 64 including awe cards.

http://www.soundblaster.com/wwwnew/tech/ftp/ftpnew.html

Good Luck
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by:MATTCEI
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What resources are being used by the AWE64?

What model is the old sound card?
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Rhodie earned 200 total points
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I had exactly the same problem u are now having & I found that if u download the latest drivers from www.creativelabs.com this will fix your problem.
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by:wayneb
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Rhodie please do not post an answer from a posted comment it is not nice to do so.
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