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Old 06-06-2005, 01:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have a Sound Blaster live 5.1 now but i cant get the thing to ue the 5.1 feature. it only has options for 2 speakers or 4 speakers. what do i do?
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Sounds like a driver issue. Check and see if there are better drivers. Also you may look at a firmware upgrade, although that is not always available.
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i have the latest drivers from creative but how do i do a frimware upgrade?
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if they have a file for that they will have instructions as well.
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enable pallet snooping I had to do it on my mobo.It says in the manual enable pallet snooping for css or something devices for full use of sound blaster cards.
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i dont understand how that would help but thanx i will try that.
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I forgot if u have an apg slot your sound card will need to know so it can work and it is an ISA device now that I think about it.
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yea, i have a PCI Sound Blaster LIVE! 5.1 Platinum so i didnt think that would work. i guess i gotta do this firmware thing?
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Oh its pci ten I am clueless call the manufacturer and see what's up.
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i htink im gonna do what daappleby says and try that and if it dosent work then im gonna see what some of my friends have to say. BTW nice avatar.
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