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Irq conflict Creative E-MU 0204 USB card starts playing audio nice, then within minutes the sound becomes noisy, then it completely disappears in noise and the power lamp on the module goes off. Win XP SP3. Suspected is a IRQ conflict or corruption of memory buffer. Any ideas?

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  • Marek Kaminski Jul 20, 2013

    It seems to have been a conflict (of resources) with another sound card from Creative (Audigy SE). When I uninstalled driver for the Audigy (which now sits orphaned in the computer) the EMU started to behave

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First just plug in the sound device to the USB, turn it on and see if it might automatically install and work. Often on a Mac that is the case. It might. If it doesn't then ...

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