Soundblaster 5.1 live! Installation ... NO CD

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by quench23, May 15, 2005.

  1. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I bought this sound card a couple days ago but i didnt get the CD... I tired going back to best buy where i got it , they wont give me a CD to ibnstall it.... anyone knwo where i can download the installer for it??
     
  2. zeke_mo

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  3. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    that dont work for me ... i need an installer not drivers
     
  4. zeke_mo

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    the installer is the driver....
     
  5. ShepsCrook

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    haha, zeke is right. That download for the driver is the installer.
     
  6. American Zombie

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    zeke_mo, that link pointed to the patch which is not the full driver install.

    Here is the full driver: LiveDrvUni-Pack (Eng).exe
     
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  7. Xie

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    Yeah grab the file from American Zombie's link. Your better off getting the lastest from the manufactures site rather then the CD anyways. :)
     
  8. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    I install that , and it gives me an error message
     
  9. LeeJend

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    Give us a hint. What error message? And what OS? XP, 2000, ME, 98, 95?
     
  10. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    well its my friends PC and hes over at my house now,, hes going home soon so ill let you guys know in like 30-40 min....
     
  11. American Zombie

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    I assumed it was for XP and if not here is the downloads page to pick what you need.
     
  12. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    It is for XP
     
  13. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team

    XP has native drivers for SB Live 5.1, I got one on one of my Daughter's computers. XP will load them on it's own once ya put the card in and reboot.

    Now if you're looking for the whole suite of goodies that come with the sound card, that's a different story.
     
  14. American Zombie

    American Zombie Moderator Staff Member Political User

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    What I posted then is the correct file and includes the patch.
     
  15. gonaads

    gonaads Beware the G-Man Political User Folding Team


    Yeah, but no.

    You need to have the Creative Play Center or Creative Disc Detector or Creative Disc Maker or Creative CD Burner, in order to use them. They are all updates.
     
  16. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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    Well it dosent for me it gives me that error message.... ill post the message soon
     
  17. LeeJend

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    Was this an OEM or retail box?
    If yes, email creative, tell them there was no CD in the box, Best Buy treated you very poorly, and ask them to mail a CD or for a place to download an ISO you can burn. Or just return the damn thing and tell the manager your lucky you don't file business fraud charges against him. Then email Best Buy corporate with the story. Best Buy has been slammed for bad business practices by several states.

    Was it a returned item on the junk table?
    You're screwed, those usually sell "as is". Ask around for someone with one you can burn a copy of the CD from.
     
  18. American Zombie

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    No, this is full driver install and that is why it is 23MB. My other PC has Live OEM card and this is what I install on a fresh XP install.

    It says the following if you look at the package details.
     
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    http://drivers.soft32.com/driver/download-Creative_Audigy_SoundBlaster_Live_Driver_CD-4034.html

    K buddy. This is what you need. It will take a little figuring out (it did for me), but eventually you'll make it work.

    I did this two weeks ago, tried the SB drivers for a while, and realized why I used the KX drivers in the first place.

    KX Driver Download

    You'll like these better. Creative's drivers anger me, but the KX drivers are easy like Sunday. It has all the functions (and more) that the Creative Driver cd suite can cover, and there's no 300 MB downloads.
     
  20. quench23

    quench23 OSNN One Post Wonder

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