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Other sound card help

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by Degenerate83, 23 Apr 2009.

  1. Degenerate83

    Degenerate83 What's a Dremel?

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    ok this is strange

    just plummbed in all my new equipment to my pc..

    go to post....nothing so methodically start taking things out.. ram graphics etc.. nothing worked

    untill i removed the sound card.. xfi extreme music. as soon as i removed that the system booted up fine and was able to put in a fresh install of win7 64bit.

    now i really want to be able to use this sound card... any ideas?

    cheers in advance

    matt
     
  2. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Try another PCI slot? Maybe a faulty xfi? BIOS update?

    When you say nothing, do you literally mean nothing - no leds, no psu coming on, no fans spinning? Or would it at least post?
     
  3. Zoon

    Zoon Hunting Wabbits since the 80s

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    I had that happen one day with the first PCI X-Fi I had. Turns out it was broken, so I replaced it with a PCI-E OEM X-Fi. I only had the Music edition which cost me £34 at the time, and the OEM one was quite a bit less, and went into my 1x PCI-E slot.

    Anyway rambling aside, my card was dead, yours may be too. RMA it if its brand new.

    Btw, loving the Buddy Jesus avatar :thumb:
     
  4. Degenerate83

    Degenerate83 What's a Dremel?

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    cheers for resoponses

    ok managed to boot into windows with it in now its found a card and saying multimedia audio controller... so the drivers aint installing properly im guissing. downloading lasted ones to give them a go. if it was dead im guessing it wouldnt reconise the card at all.

    seems liket this has been going on a lot with these cards from browsing the web

    glad u like the avatar!! lolz
     

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