when I try to configure my Sound Blaster Audigy I get a code12 error.

By Vesper24503
Jul 24, 2006
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  1. I'm having a problem with my Sound Blaster Audigy and it gives me this when I try to configure it:

    This device cannot find enough free resources that it can use. (Code 12)

    If you want to use this device, you will need to disable one of the other devices on this system.

    Problem is, when I disable everything under sound, video and game controllers, and reinstall the drivers, I still get this problem. I disabled onboard sound, and the USB in the BIOS. Any help would be greatly appreciated, and I'm sorry if this has been posted more than once, but I'm so frustrated I googled it and found no answers to my problem.
  2. paranoid guy

    paranoid guy Newcomer, in training Posts: 459

    How much RAM do you have in your system? Which sound blaster audigy do you have? Can you give us the rest of your system specs and anything else relevant?
  3. Vesper24503

    Vesper24503 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    I have 1024 mb of RAM, AMD Athlon 64 3200+, I'm not sure which sound blaster audigy I have, but I think it is one of the earlier models, and this problem I'm having ONLY occured after I ran a CCleaner.

    Edit: Oh, and I have a Nvidia 6800 GS
  4. paranoid guy

    paranoid guy Newcomer, in training Posts: 459

    Did you run an issues scan with ccleaner? I've heard of ccleaner deleting important files, so it's likely. Thing is, I'm not sure if ccleaner has an undo, or restore button.
  5. Vesper24503

    Vesper24503 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    I received no error prompt when I ran CCleaner, nor does it have a restore function, I tried a system restore, but I received the same problem.
  6. Vesper24503

    Vesper24503 Newcomer, in training Topic Starter

    I switched to my onboard sound for the time being, but any help to get my sound card to work again will be welcomed with open arms.
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