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Sound Blaster Z DDL/DTS setting not working

I've just bought and installed a Sound Blaster Z card and when i try to select DDL or DTS it says: "The task requires exclusive use of your audio device. please stop playback and try again." ...
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Does the Sound Blaster Live! Value had hardware support for Adlib/OPL3?

As I m buying a computer without an onboard sound card, I m thinking about using my old Creative Sound card from 21 years ago and buying a pcie riser adapter instead of a modern sound card (I m ...
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Adobe XD not able to install: error 191

I am getting error 191 while installing Adobe XD form the Creative Cloud: Exit Code: 191 -------------------------------------- Summary -------------------------------------- - 2 fatal error(s), 2 ...
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How to control Creative audio card from Windows mixer?

I've fitted a Creative Sound Blaster Z to my Windows 7 64-bit Professional and installed Creative control panel and (the latest 64-bit?) drivers. In the speaker menu on the bottom right of Windows I ...
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How do I access my files and songs in a Creative Jukebox Zen Xtra from Windows 8.1?

How do I access my files in my Creative Jukebox Zen Xtra MP3 player? In Windows XP it should show as a drive where I could drag & drop files. In Windows 8.1, it doesn't show up in This PC. When I ...
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Can't use Dolby Digital or DTS encoding: The audio format is not supported

Setup OS: Windows 10 Home Sound card: Auzentech Prelude 7.1 (This issue might also apply to other Creative cards that have the Dolby Digital & DTS encoding features.) Problem When I try to ...
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Creative sound blaster Z windows 10 5.1 volume control

So I just bought this sound card Creative Sound Blaster Z. Connected it via optical cable to Logitech Z906. Installed latest drivers from their web page, enabled encoding to dts and it works, my ...
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Mains hum in speakers after plugging in a cable

As soon as I plug in a standard 3.5mm jack cable into my speaker AUX IN port they produce a loud disturbing noise exactly as this one: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MainsBrum50Hz.ogg. I don't ...
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Cannot get audio input of Soundblaster HD working

I have a Creative Soundblaster HD which has a RCA output and a RCA/Phono input. I have connected my smartphone with the audio input of the USB soundcard and the RCA output of it is connected with my ...
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How to get better MIDI output for old DOS games

So I've decided to play an old DOS game using DOSbox, and I've been digging up some information about MIDI and how to get better MIDI sound. The reason I got curious is that I have a Creative X-Fi ...
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creative sb audigy se doesnt play sound

the pc of my girlfriend doesn't play sound, she changed the sound card from Realtek to Creative sb audigy se and everything seems okey, when you go to windows sound properties. on playback devices ...
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Some sounds won't play in IE or Chrome with Creative sound card

Chrome and Internet Explorer don't seem to be able to play sounds in some contexts. However, the problem doesn't happen in Firefox. I haven't noticed any other sound-related problems with the computer....
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Microphone is listening but has not been told to

I have a Xtreme Gamer sound card (Creative SB X-Fi) and dxdiag tells me the driver I have is ctaud2k.sys version: 6.00.0001.1368. The problem I'm having which I may try to resolve with driver re-...
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Is it possible to lock the S/PDIF output sample rate to 44.1 on a Creative External Sound Blaster Live! SB0490?

Is it possible to lock the S/PDIF output sample rate to 44.1 on a Creative External Sound Blaster Live! SB0490? I have recently attached my SB0490 to a new Windows 7 computer with the latest drivers ...
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Soundcard troubleshooting

My creative X fi xtreme audiois detected, without problems, drivers are up to date. But no sound is coming out. The sound panel doesn't show the audio levels when I try something like youtube, and ...
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How do I "force" surround sound in audio properties of Windows 7?

I am running Windows 7 Professional on the 15" MacBook Pro Retina. I have the Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Go! Pro, which is a USB sound card, and I enabled THX TruStudio Pro to enable virtual ...
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Wrong Sound Blaster's PCI ID within Windows

I own Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium, it was working with no problems under Linux or Windows 7. It's original PCI ID is 1102:000b but now I see different within MS Windows. BIOS setup: 1102:000b GNU/...
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Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D PCIe 5.1 Sound Troubles after Reboot/Standy

My Problem: If you Stand-By/Hibernate/Shutdown my PC and reboot/wake it up, i got strange sound. Then sound is without Bass (and Sound in Battlefield 3 sounds weird, maybe just because of the missing ...
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Creative D200, MacBook Pro and Windows 7

I have a problem with bluetooth speakers Creative D200 on MacBook Pro running Windows 7. This question appends on: Broadcom bluetooth driver for Windows 7 on MacBook Pro Do You have any solution for ...
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soundblaster x-fi HD SPDIF input not working in windows 7

I recently bought a Creative x-fi HD usb sound card, with the intent of using the SPDIF optical input to play audio from my PS3 games console through my Computer. I have connected the sound card to ...
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Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD: No sound

I'm using Windows 7 with the latest updates. Now I got a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi HD and I wanted to test it. I connected my sound system (Edifier S730D) with the external audio interface via Cinch ...
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Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty product interoperability

About three years ago, I bought a Creative X-Fi Fatal1ty Champion, a PCI-E soundcard with a 5.25" drive component - link As far as I can tell, the card has failed. I've tried the onboard sound as a ...
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Creative Audigy value soundblaster not working in windows Vista

I have installed Creative Audigy value soundblastercard in my machine Earlier it was working in Windows XP But now after moving to Windows Vista, the card is not working The speakers or the drivers ...
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Trouble sending digital audio (optical SPDIF) to receiver from HTPC running Windows 7

My friend has recently upgraded his HTPC from Windows Vista (unknown SKU) to Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit. My friend's HTPC has the following relevant hardware: Video: PCI-E nVidia GeForce 8800GT ...
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How to make Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio Notebook output to internal speakers with latest drivers?

Just what the title said. There was a utility on the driver CD which had a setting to redirect output to internal speakers, but it's quite old and is installed as a part of old drivers, so I'd like ...
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Redirect channel to another speaker

I'm not sure about the title but don't know how to say it in a clearer way. My Soundcard is a Creative X-Fi and I'm using the Creative console starter. Now I'd like to use my speakers not only for ...
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Creative CMV files converter

Is there any application in linux-land that can encode files into the Creative's own .cmv? I tried their C.Centrale, but it doesn't seem to work well through Wine. I need one that will work with Zen ...
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Creative software leftovers - ASIO error message

I temporarily installed an old Creative Audigy 2 soundboard on my Vista x64 Home Premium computer. Bad idea! I uninstalled the board & all software visible on the control panel. Now, with one ...
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