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Old 05-27-2004, 12:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default new sound card + current TV card = no sound

So I bought a Sound Blaster Live +MP3 sound card and installed it on my computer. I have gotten it to play music, mpegs, dvd's and such, but it plays no sound when I watch TV using my TV card.


I have an onboard soundcard, but in the sound properties I put that I want to use the Sound Blaster as my sound.

The TV card had a cable connecting to the motherboard. I am thinking it eventually goes to the onboard soundcard to provide sound. I unplugged the cable and tried to find any slots on my soundcard and none of them would fit. Also there were a few cables that came with the sound card but none of them fit anywhere on the motherboard or the TV card.

Any or all help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 05-27-2004, 11:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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make sure you have
1. onboard sound diabled in the bios
2. your output of your tv card going to the "line-in" of your sblive card
if you have done all of that make sure that "line-in" is not muted in the sound control panel when you watch tv.

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