Hello, still alive, sick for 8 days nowâ€¦still sick. Took card out of system (no power) restarted, Ran setup from cd with previous system removed. Got 40% say functionality.
Started re-running cd to enable repair function. At the end it calls for a restart. Tried â€˜start-shutdown-restartâ€™, would not restart. Tried restart from task manager to no avail.
Tried â€œshutdown -r -f -m \MyServer -t 60 -d up:125:1â€ from start-run,-enter info-press OK, no luck. Used the computer full name and description name found in system properties If it will not restart the repairs will not work,(I believe) as wanted. Will try going to bios.
The last message on screen is â€œThe product registration program is currently detecting your Creative products(s). This may take a few seconds Please waitâ€¦â€
It finds â€œSB X-FiXtreme Musicâ€ then stops. Cannot find it in task manager and do not now its process name.
On to biosâ€¦
[QUOTE=ChristineBCW;2661291]If there are continuing problems…
I don’t have an ASUS P4C800E Deluxe around, so I can’t check its BIOS, but I think your Soundblaster card will auto-disable the motherboard’s built-in audio.
But you might check. If you know how to “enter SETUP” or "enter “BIOS setup” when you first turn on the computer (“press DELETE to enter SETUP” is the usual keystroke as the computer is first turned on), then you might go thru and verify the built-in sound system is ‘disabled’.
You might also go thru the Control Panel’s ADD-REMOVE SOFTWARE and see if there’s any “SoundMax” drivers installed. These relate to the motherboard’s built-in audio system. You can uninstall those, as if they might hamper the Soundblaster drivers (no, they should NOT, but still…)
Soundblaster will have many packages and updates to install. Some may fail on First Try because they want to be installed in some sequence. Their Auto-Updater is the best option, but I’ve sometimes had to try-try-again and magically they’d work after several re-tries. (My husband swears that my threats with a sledgehammer had nothing to do with the success that very next time, however. I dunno, though… nothing else changed…)[/QUOTE]