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Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ?

Q: Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ?

Hey there guys I need help resolving a sound issue I ve posted on some creative forums amp other places but no one even replys i know you guys are better so please just help me i can t live w out my games work music Sound ZS prob 2 - No - ? w/Audigy music Hey I ve been having this issue for a week now tried as many solutions as I can think and asked a few people nothing seems to help Basically I am not getting any sounds out of my Soundblaster Audigy ZS except in my games When i try to play some music in WMP it says that the device is not found I go to tools gt devices gt speakers and set it to my audigy but no workie almost Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ? as if i need audio codecs but i ve tried a few packs and it still doesn t work sad This happened right after I installed new audio drivers but i rolled back literally DOZENS of times and it still doesn t work I even removed all the sofware etc and then physically removed the card rebooted the comp turned it off replaced the card and Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ? then used the original install cd etc etc All i need to know is how Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ? to make the audigy my main sound device it appears in my system thingy but its like it doesn t utilize it I ve made sure no onboard thingys are conflicting with it and there are no other conflicts i m thinkin maybe some audio codecs i dunno please HELP checkout the pic may make things clearer Also I got Windows XP XFX GT GB Crucial Soundblaster Audigy ZS etc nbsp

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A: Sound prob w/Audigy 2 ZS - No music - games work ?

Google for Driver Cleaner Pro and make sure all instances of the Audigy drivers are removed. Go to Creative's Support site and download the Soundblaster Audigy 2 ZS latest drivers. Install them and see if your sound returns to normal
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I've connected up an amp using auxiliary to my PC using RCA to the sound fine. SB work Headphones LS Audigy via amp. through No OUT green port in the back of my soundcard SB Audigy LS I also have a pair No sound via SB Audigy LS through amp. Headphones work fine. of Corsair Vengeance wireless headphones connected via USB And lastly I have a Logitech webcam with built in microphone connected via USB I'm running Win Ultimate x I get sound through the headphones fine and the built-in mic also works fine I don't use the mic on the webcam but in the Sound Playback Devices dialogue box under the Recording tab I cab see it responding when I talk But no matter what I do I cannot get any sound from the soundcard out to my amp I've disabled the onboard Realtek drivers No sound via SB Audigy LS through amp. Headphones work fine. I've changed the default speakers to the Audigy wherever I can find a setting I looked in the BIOS found nothing I unplugged both the headphones and webcam rebooted still nothing I've previously had this machine plugged into an amp without a problem I did rebuild the whole machine relatively recently and reinstalled everything It has not been plugged into an amp for quite some time the old amp died but it's always just worked before The amp I'm running is only days new and my CD player and turntable both play fine I can hear feedback through my speakers as I plug the cable into the soundcard but once it's in nothing Please does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can try

A:No sound via SB Audigy LS through amp. Headphones work fine.

First, when you use a USB device, the sound card doesn't really come into play.

Do you have a regular headset (not USB) that you can try on the GREEN speaker jack on the SoundBlaster? That would confirm whether there is a problem related to the sound card or if the problem is in the cable or amp.

Check the Device Manager, Sounds section. Is the SoundBlaster listed and does it show working OK or an error?

You could also try the Realtek. I have a recording studio so I'm attuned to audio quality and I find the Realtek is just as good on sound playback as the SoundBlaster's. Although I have high end equipment for recording, I use Realtek for all PC audio.
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A:Sound doesnt work Creative SB Audigy SE

Speakers are connected correctly, and powered up, volume isn't muted. Go into the Control Panel > Sound, check the settings, and test the speakers from there.

Check in Device Manager under Sound, video, game controller, make sure there isn't a issue with the drivers. click on the Start Orb > in the Search box type devmgmt.msc
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A:RE: Microphone won't work with Windows 7 and Sound Blaster (SB) Audigy 2 (FIX)

My microphone wasn't working with Windows 7 with an Audigy 2 (Sound Blaster) sound card but I followed your steps and now it's working great!!!
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A:How come some background music of games sound different?

try updating your sound drivers first, then you might want to look into past problems others might have had with this games sound. Since this happened to both your computers at the same time it sounds like the problem is the game.

A simple test to see if your speakers are broke is music on them. Does it sound fine? yes? then it's not your speakers

unfortunatly without knowing what game it is that you are talking about I can't really look into any problems others have had with it.
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A:Crackling sound while playing music, games etc.

Check any cables connected to speakers/headphones, both ends. While playing some music gently twist the ends & move them slightly in & out. See it there is any difference.

Edit - forget that. Just saw it is OK in Linux. Although...............
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A:Recording Music/Sound From My DVD/computer games/Playstation/etc?

You need a attenuator cable for that, Radio Shack used to sell them. You overloading the microphone input and clipping the audio. A microphone is a low level and the sound out is high level. A Attenuator cable reduces the level.

Many sound cards have a line input that would work OK.

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A:Jittery sound when playing music/video games (Win 8 Pro)

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A:Creative Sound Blaster Audigy FX Sound Card, no playback/recording

First thing, I assume you have correctly attached your speakers to the new SoundBlaster.

As you have a separate sound card, did you disable any on-board (on the motherboard) audio in the BIOS? If not, that is the first step. The on-board, is still enabled, can conflict with the SoundBlaster.

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Finally, although this has may not have any affect on playback, the default recording device should be the SoundBlaster "What You Hear". In the Recording sound panel, RIGHT click in an empty area and then check to show Disconnected and Disabled devices. If the SoundBlaster was installed correctly What You Hear should now show up and you can enable it and make it the default recording device.
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A:On board sound gone after installing Sound Blaster Audigy Fx...

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A:SB Audigy 2Zs No System Sound, No Audio Card Sound

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Thank you!

A:Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Platinum ex does not sound in Win7x64

That is an old sound card and what Creative calls a "legacy" card. Do you have the SB set as the default audio playback device?

Do you have any integrated audio (on the motherboard) devices enabled? If you do, disable that in the BIOS as it can conflict.

Try reseating the sound card (with the PC off) and see if that makes any difference.

Have you tried plugging a headset into the GREEN speaker jack on the rear of the card, in case your speakers are the fault?

Also, please fill in the My System Specs as it helps us to try and help you.
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A:Sound Blaster Audigy SE or on-board sound?

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A:No Sound... SB Audigy zs

Have you gone to "device manager" and looked at the sound status there? Make sure your card is listed. Have you disabled the integrated sound? Might help. Also check in on the "sound devices" icon in control panel.
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I can get the system to recognize either the onboard sound chip or the Audigy 2 card. It shows hardware installed on the Creative diagostics program but no driver installed for the "multimedia Audio controller" or "Mass Storage Device".

It gives me the error "the data is invalid"

System is up and running. I've tried the disable the USB 2.0 and turned off Legacy USB 1.0, but doesn't do the trick.

Any suggestions?


A:Sound Max/Audigy 2 and USB

I assume that you want to use the Audigy2 and have the SoundMax turned off to avoid conflicts.

Disable the onboard audio in BIOS
Keep Legacy USB turned off
Enable USB 2.0
Check your BIOS settings for USB Mass Storage

Make sure you've got the newest Creative drivers. As a rule of thumb, never use the installation CD that came with hardware, as that software is usually out of date. Grab the newest drivers from the Creative website.

Are there any conflicts in the device manager? Pay close attention to the sound devices and USB devices. If there is a conflict, remove it from the device manager and reinstall the newest drivers.

You do have all of the latest patches from Windows Update, correct? I know there have been a couple USB updates and sound updates on there to correct problems.
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A:Audigy..... no sound

i do believe i had your exact same problem when i installed my audigy card. go to volume controls in your taskbar, play conrol, advanced and TURN OFF DIGITAL OUTPUT ONLY. for some reason this is the default setting for audigy cards. hope it helps.
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It may not be a complete fix but at least it'll get you some sound until they come up with driver for those of us with older sound cards. Be patient as it takes a while for the complete install!


A:No sound with Audigy 2 sound card?

You may have downloaded the Audigy 4 driver, but it has been a unified driver for the entire Audigy lineup (1, 2 and 4) for quite a while now. If you haven't seen or tried it yet you may want to give this a try,

SB Audigy Series Support Pack 3.5 (10/11/2009) - Creative Labs

in addition to the driver you get back some of the apps (if you used any of them) that worked in XP,

Included in the pack:

- Audigy series driver 2.18.0011.10 (latest beta)
- ALchemy 1.26.04
- Audio Console 1.32.02
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A:Sound Blaster Audigy 2Zs

Don't know how well it does or doesn't work but have you tried this modded driver set,

SB Audigy Series Support Pack 3.6 (11/09/2009) - Creative Labs

has the SFBM included.
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But if its from a Dell then you need to get the drivers from Dell.

If not try one of these links:
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A:No sound soundblaster audigy

Question. This may sound dumb, but are you sure you plugged the jack into the correct soundcard? If you left it in your onboard card's jack, you won't get sound no matter what.

As for disabling the onboard card, it depends on your BIOS options. On startup, there's usually a screen that says Press ____ for startup options and Press ___ to enter BIOS. It's usually something like Escape, Delete, or one of the Function Keys like F1, F2....etcetera.

Hit the BIOS function key and look around for where your soundcard options are. If you don't have any, you have to do it in the Device Manager.

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A:Can't load Audigy Sound

this may sound silly...

But have you performed all the Windows Critical Updates yet?

I would run them and then try reloading the Audigy!
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A:Sound Blaster Audigy

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A:Sound Blaster Audigy

Quote: Originally Posted by Zerolife

seems a lot of people are having issues with the sound blaster audigy cards, me included. Im dual bootin windows 7 and XP, on windows XP my sound card works and everything, when i boot in windows 7, dosnt even detect my card. I have the driver i need to get it to work, its just not detecting it to begin with. Anyone have any suggestion to get it to work?

What driver are you using?

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A:Help with Sound Blaster Audigy 2 and 5.1

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Make sure you don't have the speaker settings sync'd with the control panel, because it resets to 2 speaker mode. Also try enabling CMSS 2. Hearing no dialogue in DVDs indicates that the center speaker isn't being used.
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Could you downgrade your current drivers to something a little bit old.
And see if you still have this problem?

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A:Audigy 2ZS Platinum Front end doesn't work

On your lower right handed corner, you should see a speaker icon, right click on that and click on properties. Make sure the Master volume control isn't mute-do not check the mute box.
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A:Just bought SB Audigy 2 Platinum and doesn't work! PLEASE HELP!!!
check out the place above.
it seems like not all is well with that card.

you may be better with your old card back in until you can be sure its gonna be ok with your system.
if its no good then i wuld take it back and go for something like the phillips acoustic edge which is far better anyway.

hope ive helped some....good luck
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A:SB Audigy Se and Realtek AK889a and NO SOUND

Hello Hypnotise, welcome to the forums.

I don't believe that the Creative SB Audigy card works in Seven.... But I am not sure. The realtek HD Audio works pretty well however.

Try this: Go into device manager and find the Realtek Audio. Right click and select "Update driver". That might fix it for you.

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A:USB Audigy 2 NX. Sound skipping and cracking.

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A:Sound Blaster Audigy 2 isn't nearly as loud in Win 7

Quote: Originally Posted by js09

however in windows 7 the drivers that were automatically installed upon the OS installation

Get your drivers from creative...


Direct link for the Win 7 drivers for your card...
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A:Sound Blaster audigy 2 Value malfunction

Hello !!

First i would recommend to turn off Automatic Driver Installation then remove all the Creative Products from the Programs and Features.

1) Open Device Manager, locate your soundcard, right click it, choose Uninstall, check "Delete driver files" and click on OK. Reboot when prompted to do so.

2) Boot into Safe Mode:

For 32-bit: Open the \Windows\System32 folder and delete APOIM32.EXE, APOMngr.dll, CmdRtr.dll.

For 64-bit: Open the \Windows\System32 folder and delete APOMgr64.dll, CmdRtr64.dll.
Now open the \Windows\SysWOW64 folder and delete APOIM64.EXE, APOMngr.dll and CmdRtr.dll.

Now delete the following registry trees:

For 32-bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Creative Tech\Software Installed\APOIM

For 64-bit: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Creative Tech\Software Installed\APOIM
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Creative Tech\Installation\CTRedist\APOIM
Then when you reboot the System it should tell you unknown Driver with a Yellow exclamation if you have got that far then it means the Drivers are out of your System. Then you could install Daniel K's Support Pack 2.7 version. SB P17X Series Support Pack 2.7 (04/01/2010) - Aud... - Creative Labs

Hope this helps,
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Perhaps you have your microphone connected in the wrong jack, or it isn't plugged in all the way. This can cause crappy sound and low volume.

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Theres nothing like making up your own term.
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A:Sound Blaster Audigy 2 isn't nearly as loud in Win 7

Quote: Originally Posted by icebeam

my sound card is the SB audigy 2. Back in XP the drivers usually worked fine and produced the right 'loudness' of sound.

however in windows 7 the drivers that were automatically installed upon the OS installation do NOT play audio at the regular decibel levels. I tried going to downloading the new drivers form creative but they do not help. I have made sure all the volume levels are up but that is not it.

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I love windows 7 but I will be forced to go back to XP if I can not find a working driver for this.

any ideas? thanks.

we might be able to help more if we knew what your hardware is.
32 bit or 64, which audigy driver, whcih version of win 7

Ken J
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so can i put my sound on stereo somewere or something?
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hatuau said:

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swift kick

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