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I have a creative audigy Creative Labs Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Sound Card and Creative 7.1 surround sound speakers. When I was using XP all 7 speakers worked perfectly. Now with my newer Vista machine, often only 5 speakers work - I regularly use iTunes or listen to last.fm or Youtube. Ive tried flicking the switch at the back of the sub that selects the no. of channels, tried to find software to tackle the problem...my creative software doesnt install properly on Vista. I tried downloading it again but it doesnt fix the problem. Please Help

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  • machine_kean Feb 19, 2009

    Thanks very much for your speedy response. I used free software "Revo Uninstaller" to scrub my PC of all Creative-related files (took about an HOUR! Creative has tons of files, it's a very bloated set of programs).

    As you suggested, I then turned off the computer, whipped out the cound card, rebooted, then re-inserted the sound card. When I turned the PC back on with the sound card inserted, a message popped up that Windows was updating driver software.

    However, after a few minutes I checked my network resources (in task manager) and it clearly wasnt downloading jack. So I forced shut down. When I turned it on again, Windows just detected the sound card itself and now I'm sitting in maximum surround sound bliss. I didnt even need to install any Creative drivers.
    Sorted!

  • machine_kean Feb 20, 2009

    Already done! I got a fabulous free defrag app called "Smart Defrag". It has some cool features, including automatic defragging in the background and optimisation of your machine to run faster. Check it out onhttp://www.download.com/Smart-Defrag/300...

    Thanks for the tip!


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Uninstall all sound drivers for the card. Delete all folder and use search to locate everything related to the sound card. Remove card , turn comp on w/o card. Turn off reinsert card.
Should fix it.
Vista has many,many issues like this.
If you have more types of sound listed in "SOUNDS" delete all but Audigy.
Re-install drivers AFTER you get ALL NEW VISTA UPDATES>
Mastersage

Posted on Feb 19, 2009

  • Mike Davidson
    Mike Davidson Feb 20, 2009

    Just a note!

    Please defragment the computer now. Many files were relocated and need order.

    Mastersage>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

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