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Old 01-24-2006, 03:32 PM   #1 (permalink)
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okay, i recently (around 4 months, been to busy to put it in) purchased a SB Live! 5.1 sound card. After installation and a reboot, the computer goes extremely slow... I have a 1.4 Celeron, 1024 MB RAM, oodles of harddrive space. Yeah, it's an old school rig... lol Anyway, the computer goes slow as **** when I open differenty application (ex. I.E. or Firefox, Winamp... etc...). THe most annoying thing is when I scroll with my mouse, the speakers squeal. I went to Creative's website to download an updated driver BUT after I download the installer, it says there is no Creative device installed on the computer, which I don't understand. Everything is installed correctly. Any advice??? Thanks in advance!

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Old 01-24-2006, 03:57 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Did you dis-able your 'integrated sound chip' in your BIOS?
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