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Old 07-31-2005, 03:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i just ordered a sound blaster audigy 2 value and i know how to put it in the pci slot and what not but my question is how do i get my comp to recognize it. will i have to just uninstall my onboard sound drivers? or do something else?
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Old 07-31-2005, 04:08 PM   #2 (permalink)
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unistall old drivers then install new drivers u hit the nail on the head and answered ur own query
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Old 07-31-2005, 07:42 PM   #3 (permalink)
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dont u have to change it in ur BIOS to tell it to go off the sound card and not the onboard audio?
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Old 07-31-2005, 08:36 PM   #4 (permalink)
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its based on what windows he has. I have windows xp pro, and I install the new sound card, and I didn't even need to uninstall the old sound card at all.
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Just install the new sound card, start the computer, go into the BIOS disable the onboard sound, then boot into Windows and install the drivers from CD (after it detects it, click No when it does)

Use either the Full Install, or if you want just the Drivers only. It will then setup the device itself.
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