Asus Xonar XD not plugged in when installing driver

By Broeci
Dec 30, 2011
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  1. Asus Xonar XD driver telling me sound card not plugged in when installing driver

    I got myself a Asus Xonar DX, so I hooked erverything up to my motherboard (Gigabyte GA-PH67A-D3-B3) and connected the power cable to my power supply (OCZ StealthXstream II 700W), but when im trying to install the driver I'm getting the message: "Plug the Asus Xonar DX in". I disabled my onboard sound, but I'm getting still the same message. I don't really know what's going on, is the soundcard broken or is it just a minor problem? I pugged the card in a PCIE x1 slot and a pcie x4 slot. Thanks if you can help me with this problem.

    Specs: I7 2600
    8 Gb RAM
  2. Buckshot420

    Buckshot420 TS Enthusiast Posts: 301

  3. Broeci

    Broeci TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 27

    No luck on both, the restoree.exe file from the alsa-project doesn't work. The is file is saying that my operating system isn't compatible with this file, I need a 32/64 bit windows pc. But I have Windows 7 64 bit pc, so that's a bit odd.
    Thanks for the help.
  4. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +9

    Can you move the card to another slot, then reboot, before trying again?

    Sound card could be bad... Can you try the same install in another computer ?
  5. Broeci

    Broeci TS Member Topic Starter Posts: 27

    no luck on either, I'm sending it back and they are going to send me a new one.
    Thanks for the help.


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