Converted to XP - need help regarding audio and speakers

Posted on 2004-08-24
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I converted from an old Dell desktop running W98 to a new Dell running XP.  I have Altec Lansing Multimedia (ACS495) speakers and TBS Montego Sound Blaster.  When trying to use these with XP on the new machine, I get the msg "noncompliant USB device."  Is there anyway around this?  Can I get emulation software and drivers off the net anywhere?  I tried to save some $ and didn't get new audio hardware with the new machine.  Can anyone suggest how I might squeeze more usage out of my original ACS495 etc. mentioned above?
Question by:ryalmokas
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SheharyaarSaahil earned 1000 total points
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Hello ryalmokas =)

Try this one >> http://www.soundcard-drivers.com/drivers/77/77647.htm
and if it fails there is something to read >> http://www.computing.net/drivers/wwwboard/forum/3213.html

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>> BS Montego Sound Blaster.

ur sound card must be working... right ??
or when u attach a headphone... still u dont get the sound ??

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Thanks so much! The article's comments worked when I applied them.  I shut off my machine, unplugged the USB cable, rebooted . . . and was greeted with Microsoft's sounds when the system came up.  Thanks again.  I was just about to go on EBAY and see what speakers etc. I could pick up.
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glad u got it solved ^_^

!! Cheers !!

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