Sound card compatible?

Discussion in 'Windows Vista Hardware' started by Travis King, Mar 12, 2006.

  1. Travis King

    Travis King Guest

    Is the Creative Audigy 5.1 24-bit soundcard compatible with Vista? Just
    wanted to know. Thanks.
     
    Travis King, Mar 12, 2006
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  2. Best off checking the manufacturer's website. Or you could just install
    Vista then run Windows Update and see if anything crops up :eek:)

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    Zack Whittaker \(R2 Mentor\), Mar 13, 2006
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  3. Travis King

    Jane Colman Guest

    Creative do have beta drivers for Vista for some of their soundcards. It
    would be best to check directly with their website for your exact model of
    soundcard.
     
    Jane Colman, Mar 13, 2006
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  4. Travis King

    Guest Guest

    Beware of UAA...

    Google UAA and you'll know...
     
    Guest, Mar 13, 2006
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  5. Travis King

    cf Guest

    Travis King a écrit :
    The Creative beta drivers for Vista are only for build 5270, they fail
    to install with February CTP.
    You should look for kX Drivers (driverheaven.com if my memory is good),
    even if I can't get the mixer to work (it says it did not detect the
    soundcard), they work, I've 5.1 sound with my Audigy 2 ZS

    Christophe
     
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  6. Chris, you are a hero, downloading now for my SB Live card!
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    Tekguru (Daron Brewood), Mar 13, 2006
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  7. Travis King

    cf Guest

    Tekguru (Daron Brewood) a écrit :
    Another thing with kX drivers, they invert front and rear speakers.
    If it bothers you, just replug the cables :)
    And, if you have like me a keyboard with +/- sound keys, to adjust
    volume, don't use them! With my MS keyboard, if I touch these keys I
    get a BSOD.
    But well, you've sound, it's good enough for the moment, waiting for
    creative working drivers!

    Christophe
     
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  8. Travis King

    Travis King Guest

    It's http://www.driverheavendownloads.net/
     
    Travis King, Mar 13, 2006
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  9. Travis King

    Travis King Guest

    And driverheaven.net.
     
    Travis King, Mar 13, 2006
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  10. Hmm, I'll hold off I think as I do have sound anyway with the SB Live!
    being detected under native Vista.

    Can I assume that no one else running a Creative SB Live device has sound?
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    Tekguru (Daron Brewood), Mar 14, 2006
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  11. Travis King

    Travis King Guest

    I used to use a Soundblaster Live! 5.1 until the microphone jack quit
    working properly - it did the first two years. (It would always get very
    staticy and cut out.) The Audigy to me is the identical card only the
    problem seems fixed. It's also 24-bit. (Don't know if the SB Live! was.)
    I guess I'll have to find out if Vista will cooperate or not. If your SB
    Live! works right off the bat, I'll just reinstall my old SB Live! if that's
    what it takes to get sound. (Even though the microphone doesn't work.)
     
    Travis King, Mar 14, 2006
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  12. It does indeed, it will be interesting to see if it works for you as well.
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    Tekguru (Daron Brewood), Mar 14, 2006
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  13. Travis King

    cf Guest

    Travis King a écrit :
    So my memory was not good enough ;)

    Christophe
     
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