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Just put together a new computer mobo : MSI K9N2 Diamond it came with the sound card Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio (PCIe) i am running windows xp pro 64 bit but i cant get the sound to work at all, i have the correct driver's according to the creative website, any idea?

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  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    according to the creative website, yes it is 64 bit drivers

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    yes, the drivers are 64 bit

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    i do not have a second pci-e for audio, but i have taken it out, and booted without it, it not longer showed in device manager, i uninstalled all the drivers / software that came with out, shut down, put it back in, booted up, windows did not auto detect it, and it is still a yellow question mark in the device manager, reinstalled the drivers, no luck, and i have tried plugged in speaker's to every port, and that also doesn't work

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    it only fits into 1 slot, its a mini pci-e slot, should i try plugging it into another slot even though it doesn't fit?

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    i have tried the auto update, and it tells me that i have no hardware for it to update, here is a link of what i have, check it out while i check on the 2 things you posted.

    http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=...


  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    the sound card came in the same box as the motherboard

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    the NVIDIA nForce MCP72/78 System Drivers drivers will not work, there is not windows xp 64 there, i had to get them from the nivida website to get everything else working

  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    "creative software autoupdate was unable to detect any creative products attached to your computer." is the message i get from live update, and "No supported device found" is the message i get from the driver download off the MSI website for the audio drivers.


  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    lol not that i know of, i put the AMD Phenom X4 9950 in there, and the ram i put in is the OCZ duel channel 4 1 gb x4 pc8500 ddr2 1066mhz, and video card geforce 9800gtx+, with the hard drive 300gb raptor from western digital, the 10k rpm one.


  • Billy Jan 23, 2009

    yup, have already tried that too, its 2am here for me too, im also going to bed, im looking forward to hearing if you come up with anything else, i am also going to contact MSI tomorrow and see what they have to say, ill keep you posted, and post it here incase anyone else comes across this problem.

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    No ... if it says pci express then that's the slot you use.



    go into setup at start and look in advanced setup check auto detect DIMM/PCI clk ENABLED The go to features setup look for onboard PCI IDE
    BOTH make sure these two are configure right then you know they are on.



    check those two things... also look at the box again and make sure it says pci express on the box



    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    have you installed that in a white pci slot ?



  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    two things then... pull the card and put in another slot.... and confirm you are plugging your speaker in the correct hole.. if it's colour coded it's the light green one.



    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith May 11, 2010

    is it a 64 bit driver ?



    Robert

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Further to this... go to this site... you will see a button that says autoupdate.... click on that it should detect and install the driver for you

http://support.creative.com/Products/ProductDetails.aspx?catID=1&CatName=Sound+Blaster&subCatID=208&subCatName=X-Fi&prodID=16770&prodName=PCI+Express+X-Fi+Xtreme+Audio

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  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Jan 23, 2009

    abit of a conflict in information... it calls for a pci 2.1... (which very well could be a term for the express standard) or you need to confirm *********** board supports that type of pci slot



    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Jan 23, 2009

    go here... get the driver from msi



    http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=...



    Just on the outside chance it's some other issue... get all the drivers for that board there... should be the newest ones.... i have a few msi boards so you would also be able to use there auto update feature to tell you if the drivers you have are current... also you may have to add the driver "manually"



    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Jan 23, 2009

    just looking over that board... is there any cpu it doesn't support lol...

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Jan 23, 2009

    bet you can hear the tires squeal when you boot up... 2am here and i'm off to bed soon but i'll think about this.... a few tips cause i suspect you know about as much as i do or more... unrar that driver file into a folder... go into device manager and select the sound card... right click then update driver but do NOT let windows search for it... when you get to have disk.... direct it to the driver folder that you unrared



    Robert

  • Roberta Smith
    Roberta Smith Jan 23, 2009

    I'm willing to bet you'll have to wait till the release a bios update to fix the issue... bugga

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