Solved

sound blaster live not working

Posted on 2003-10-31
4
349 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-26

i have a sound blaster audio card with me.i had plugged that in to my pci slot.

i reckon it installed properly but no sound outputs.

i m using win 2000 OS.and i downloaded a new drivere also.when i try that its says sound blaster device is not pgged in or it doesnt detect one there.

is there any advicde

chrs
shane
0
Comment
Question by:shane200575
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
4 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
ctennet earned 25 total points
ID: 9658320
Check device manager to see if there are any sound devices listed. if not, try the card in a different PCI slot, and see if windows finds it then. otherwise you could try it in another machine, if possible, to determine wheter the sound card is faulty. Is it a brand new card, or has it worked before?
0
 
LVL 7

Expert Comment

by:dxf224
ID: 9658394
Start from scratch again.
Take out the sound blaster card.
Boot up in safe mode, go into device manager and delete references to the audio device if there are any.
shut down.
Reinsert card,....Make Sure that it is Properly Seated in the slot.
Reboot.
Windows should detect the card.
If it doesn't detect the card, possibility is that the sb card is defective. (try in another machine if not detected)
(& just on the off chance, try the card in a different pci slot if it's not detected on bootup,... but it's unlikely that changing the pci slot will do you much good.)
0
 
LVL 9

Expert Comment

by:buckeyes33
ID: 9659002
Do you have onboard audio and did you turn it off?
0
 

Author Comment

by:shane200575
ID: 9665810
yes i had onboard also.now i put this as default .its working

ye i figured out last day.

but there are some sockets in the soundblaster board.but when i play mp3 i will get only output from stereo output how can i get outputs from outer sockets also.for that is it that i shd use some dvd dics which have dts effetcs

thx all
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Path Explorer

An intuitive utility to help find the CSS path to UI elements on a webpage. These paths are used frequently in a variety of front-end development and QA automation tasks.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Article by: SHIELD1
The 5 R's 1. Repair 2. Restore 3. Reinstall 4. Remote admin 5. Run away OK so I'm not the most skilled engineer around but I definitely have an abundance of experience: electronic repairs since I was 13 and PC and computer hardware repair…
Computer running slow? Taking forever to open a folder, documents, or any programs that you didn't have an issue with before? Here are a few steps to help speed it up. The programs mentioned below ALL have free versions, you can buy them if you w…
Finding and deleting duplicate (picture) files can be a time consuming task. My wife and I, our three kids and their families all share one dilemma: Managing our pictures. Between desktops, laptops, phones, tablets, and cameras; over the last decade…
If you’ve ever visited a web page and noticed a cool font that you really liked the look of, but couldn’t figure out which font it was so that you could use it for your own work, then this video is for you! In this Micro Tutorial, you'll learn yo…

717 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