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# 68169 16-Sep-2010 01:09
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hi geekzone.co.nz people, is there anyone here that have this kind of card and have found a driver that works with windows 7 64bit. Will be appretiated if let me know where i can find it i have given up trying so many drivers and nothing works. I just get a message no creative sound blaster hardware installed but i good same pc to winxp and works fine. but i like seven for gaming.

thanks,

Andy 

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  # 380420 16-Sep-2010 01:39
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That sound blaster model is over 10 years old and is end of life ie: no offical drivers for new OS's.

You can try the kX Project drivers though
http://kxproject.lugosoft.com/down.php?language=en






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  # 380457 16-Sep-2010 07:59
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i know but still works i tried those drivers but no 5.1 only front and woofer sound,


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  # 380467 16-Sep-2010 08:37
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Time to upgrade to a new card.... 5.1 cards are pretty cheap these days.




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  # 380471 16-Sep-2010 08:40
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true but the one i want costs around 99 bucks...
only old junk on trademe.

ahaha 



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  # 380554 16-Sep-2010 11:05
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After playing around with the settings of this KX drivers i  got it working great in windows 7 64bit with KX drivers, all 5.1 speaker sound awsome specially the bass lol will try a game now...
c

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  # 380564 16-Sep-2010 11:26
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GamerOC: After playing around with the settings of this KX drivers i  got it working great in windows 7 64bit with KX drivers, all 5.1 speaker sound awsome specially the bass lol will try a game now...
c

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What settings did you have to change?



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  # 380635 16-Sep-2010 13:31
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hi there this is what i did and current setting that work great in win 7 64bit with 5.1

 Right click on KX manager and go to Multimedia properties and select the top one (SPDIF AC3 OUTPUT) then go to again to KX manager and select KX mixer in the window click on the top left speaker icon called Master in that window you can click on the top right speaker icon with the question mark next to it and that is named speaker setup... now all you have to do is select 5.1 and enjoy.

anyone else here that still have those old cards can still enjoy good sound in win7 ahahah im loving this sound and dont have to downgrade os



andy

ps this is the driver version im using kxdrv3550-x64-full 

 
 
 
 


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  # 380660 16-Sep-2010 14:17
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Cheers. I have an audigy 2 ZS that I'm hoping will work with these drivers. It's a good card and I'd rather hang on to it (and use the 5.1 capability)

I'll give it a whirl



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  # 380669 16-Sep-2010 14:30
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no worries good luck it should work,

just install drivers and disable integrated audio in bios and after setting should all work.


keep us posted,


andy 

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  # 383267 22-Sep-2010 17:36
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Worked a treat, didn't have to go into bios. Cheers man



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  # 383347 22-Sep-2010 21:10
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Great to hear that thanks for keeping us posted,


cheers,


andy 

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  # 383379 22-Sep-2010 23:14
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Have either of you guys tried the drivers from the Creative site?

Audigy 2zs
http://support.creative.com/Downloads/searchdownloads.aspx?filename=SBAX_PCDRV_LB_2_18_0011.exe

Soundblaster 5.1vx
http://support.creative.com/Downloads/searchdownloads.aspx?filename=SB24_PCDRV_LB_1_04_0090.exe

Just wondering if you have and found them to be no good?



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  # 383380 22-Sep-2010 23:18
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i have tried their drivers and did not worked quite as good as KX ones. so creativedrivers in windows 7 64 bit did not work or did not install at all... and when i managed to install vista drivers in win 7 the 5.1 setup did not work sound did not come from every speaker no matter what settings i tried but this other drivers worked like a charm.

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  # 383388 22-Sep-2010 23:51
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Cheers for the response!

I don't have a 5.1, but do have a 2zs so might look at using the KX drivers if I get around to sticking it in and stop using the realtek onboard.



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  # 383391 22-Sep-2010 23:59
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no worries let us know if works...should do.
and 5.1 speakers setup goes cheap on trademe... i got mine from trademe for 30bucks... and my movies sound great in my PC.

good luck,


andy

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