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Old 08-31-2006, 12:52 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I have had some issues with the creative software that I use with my audigy 2ZS Gamer card. It all started when the dvd audio player kept causing my computer to blue screen. Even when I tried to uninstall it that happened. I had to go into safe mode to uninstall this program. Then I was going to go in and try and repair but it didn't work. So I was going to do and uninstall of the whole package but it would only get to 60% and then give me an error message. After many hours and a lot of crying I finally got it unistalled and reinstalled. Most of the programs work but the DVD audio player must be conflicting with something on my computer as it still won't install. When I tried it gave me the blue screen again. The other program is the speaker calibrator. I will click on it and the wheels turn but nothing comes up. I tried this several times and nothing. I later went in to process in task manager only to find spkrcal.exe listed many times. So it came up on the processes but didn't come on. The only way to get it off was to end process. What do you think I should do?
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Old 08-31-2006, 02:40 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Hello,

Are you using the creative software and driver disc which came with your soundcard?

If so, try updating your audio driver. Click on this link http://us.creative.com/support/downl...pe=0&x=39&y=12 and download the driver at the top of the page, and install it. The installer will automatically remove your currently installed creative audio driver, and update it to the newer driver.
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Old 08-31-2006, 03:10 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Been there, done that. Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that.Been there, done that. I have most everything working right now but the couple things mentioned.
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Old 09-01-2006, 02:04 AM   #4 (permalink)
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disable your onboard card in the bios
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Old 09-01-2006, 07:32 AM   #5 (permalink)
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It is and has been since day one. Could I uninstall, if it will let me this time, and then go directly to creative and then install only from their site. I think that maybe my original might have a problem.
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I had this exact same problem with my dfi mobo. I ended up taking it out
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Old 09-01-2006, 10:07 AM   #7 (permalink)
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So what are you using?
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the onboard realtek sound
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I have tried that but it just doesn't sound as good as my creative sound card.
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I have tried that but it just doesn't sound as good as my creative sound card.
tell me about it.
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