I am having a heck of a time trying to find the drivers for this card. I
have taken the card out of the computer and visually inspected it to be sure
of the model number. Card was purchased from Newegg a few weeks ago and was
described as a Sound Blaster Live 5.1 OEM (SB0222). After inspection of the
card, the model # SB0220 was found easily and is a different number from
the Newegg description of SB0222. Creative web site can't find any drivers
for it using their driver search engine. I also believe the card is an
audigy card but an Audigy Live 5.1 also is not listed on their driver page.
What do I have and what drivers should I be looking for? TIA
I have a creative sound blaster live 5.1 dolby digital pci sound card, The modle # is sb0220. I have a problem to find the drive.
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need. goodluck!
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box above.
- Better answers use proper spelling and grammar.
- Provide details, support with references or personal experience.
Tell us some more! Your answer needs to include more details to help people.You can't post answers that contain an email address.Please enter a valid email address.The email address entered is already associated to an account.Login to postPlease use English characters only.
Tip: The max point reward for answering a question is 15.
This is a fairly common problem, in particular with older machines. Perhaps ones that have OEM sound cards (like Dell, HP, etc) that might be more or slightly different then the common retail versions. (The same can happen with similar OEM video cards too).
What happens is that Windows Update incorrectly thinks it found a better sound driver for you. And will probably install it automatically for you if you chose the "Express" setting at the update web screen. Instead run the "Custom" option and only install the important/urgent updates but don't check the "Hardware" update for the sound card.
To get your old sound card working again you might have to uninstall the sound driver that the update installed previously. Go to "Control Pannel", "Add or Remove Programs" and check the box "Show Updates". Find the sound driver and uninstall it.
If this still doesn't fix the problem go to the Computer manufacture's web site and down load the latest/last official sound card driver for your machine. Some times this is complicated as a particular model can have more then one sound card offering. If this is the case, download all of them. Install the driver. If you get a message about "unsupported sound card" or similar, then try one of the other drivers (assuming there were multiple choices).
This usually happens to a PC with an Audigy card and uses a VIA chipset. The problem seems to be worse with the use of VIA Althlon chipsets but I can not concretely confirm that. Usually this will surface during driver installation with a message saying that there is no Audigy card installed. The solution that I found to work is to first manually install the card through device manager. In Control Panel->Systems->device manager, do a driver update by specifying the directory where you have extracted the Audigy drivers. This driver update will end up with a partially working driver that says "Audigy Audio Processor (WDM)" or "EMU10k1 audio". Once this is performed reinstall the driver normally by running setup.exe. If you can get the driver to partially install then the second time around the system will be able to recognize the installed audigy card. In 2003, Creative finally releaased updated drivers for SB Live! and Audigy. The new drivers should solve the above problem for most people.
Err not sure but i think i remember trying to use 2 similar SBL cards and having nothing but problems with device manager.
Theoretically you should only need one of them , combined with your motherboards on-board audio.
This will enable you to play the two seperate samples , each exiting via its own lead to suit your mix console.
All you will need is windows media player using the standard on-board audio device
+ another similar player (configured to use the SB card via options)
Leave the on-board device set as the default audio device.