having issues with my sound blaster live 5.1 digital help!

By RUDEBWOY
Jun 5, 2006
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  1. I have a sound blaster live 5.1 digital everytime i use it my pc would lock up after a few hours etc this only happens when i put the sound card in...i also tried disableing my onboard sound and still have this problem...

    i am running

    windows xp sp2 pro

    2 gig ram ddr

    psu-450 wats

    intel pentium 4 3.2 ghz hyprer threading...

    my mobo is pt800-ce

    or it would just lock up my entire pc when a lot of stuff is going on but my pc runs great no lag every nothing only when i put this sound card in i start to have problems any ideas or fixes?
  2. RUDEBWOY

    RUDEBWOY Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 394

    Any Help!?
  3. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Remove the Soundblaster card and try only the onboard audio. See what happens.

    Good luck! :wave:
  4. RUDEBWOY

    RUDEBWOY Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 394

    yea it works but as i said its only happening when i put the other sound card in do you think something is wrong with it or maybe a fix for it?
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

    Download the latest drivers for the soundblaster. They can solve many problems.
  6. RUDEBWOY

    RUDEBWOY Newcomer, in training Topic Starter Posts: 394

    think you can help me find the link to them thanks...cause when i install it i usally use the ones from the cd.
  7. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,605   +9

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