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sb live 5.1 doesnt work @ll in xp

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June 16, 2002 8:01:56 AM

hey guys
im not sure if anyone else who has the same sound card has ever encountered the same prob as mine
i tried to install my sb live 5.1 card on my system..i first tried to install the card w/ the bundled driver..the installation seemed okay..but! if i tried to play music from..say..winamp..my system just hangs..i retarted the comp..oops..worse thing happened..my system just keeps restarting over n over again..nonstop!..unless i physically remove the card from my system..or my system wont work @ll..i even tried the updated driver for 5.1 from the creative website..same prob exists..i also tested the card on my 4 other systems..yes..same prob again..none of my 5 systems would work w/ this card (oem..btw)..why is this?
this doesnt sound alrite to me since all my 5 systems hav diff specs..cept they all run in xp
is this card defective or wut approach i should do?!
plz help~thx alot

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June 17, 2002 2:13:27 PM

Upgrade, its your only hope. Get rid of the live cards people, they were designed years before XP came out and not good cards at all compared to the current crop.

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