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Trying to install a Creative X-FI Xtreme PCI card (Model # SB0792) on an Inspiron 1100 (the 2.5GHz Celery model, Dell mobo #OWF887, A01 BIOS) - device is brand new, but on installation the card isn't recognised and therefore can't be installed - is this a sign that the card is DOA, or do these particular Dells not like non-Dell upgrades?

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Windows should recognize it and ask you to intall a driver for it. Make sure it is secure in the slot and make sure you are using the correct slot. If it still does not recognize it then the card is most likely bad.

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