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Anyone who has xp64bit and a working sound card

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February 11, 2010 6:41:08 PM

First off: By chance does anyone use the best buy brand Dynex 5.1 sound card with XP 64bit windows? If so, what drivers are you using? If not, keep reading.

So, I built a new rig last year with XP 64bit. My old soundcard did not have drivers. So, I went to best buy and got the cheapest card I could find (hence the above question). After 2 different episodes of driver issues, the driver trouble is not worth the mediocre sound quality from the card. My question: What card are you using, do you like it, and was it easy to find the correct drivers?

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February 11, 2010 10:47:04 PM

The card is soundmax 5.1 but its great with my 64bit stuff, never had any problems Soundmax 5.1
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February 12, 2010 3:14:51 AM

Yep, downloaded those. They are the same ones that come on the CD with the card. When I run the install it gives me Error: This package only supports 32 bit OS. In the installation menu it titles the drivers as "Envy24 family audio deck v.4.42a". So I googled the 64 bit version of that driver. When I try to install that, the installation looks fine, then right after the bar goes from 0 to 100%, it says: The following drivers have been installed: none. The following drivers were not installed: Envy24 family audio deck. And no explanation or error as to why. Now you see why I'm ready to buy anything that works?
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February 12, 2010 3:21:33 AM

I suggest you to download the latest 64bit drivers for latest dynex soundcards. Mostly they can detect yours too.
I use to do like that for my Via Hyperion Display drivers, even though mine is a legacy chip, it works fine for me.