Deploying ServicePack3 on a fresh install wont install sound
Posted 28 August 2002 - 05:50 PM
fresh install of win2k
go right to SP3 (skip2)
dont have sound card in the pc yet,
get everything up and running first then after that power off and install the soundcard (or enable it in bios) reboot and:
try and install any sound card.
is it just me?
Posted 29 August 2002 - 01:29 AM
Other users of Creative soundcards have had the same problem in the past with getting Creative's Win2K soundcard driver to fully install. I think the general conclusion was that Creative's driver was - and probably still is - faulty. So, you shouldn't necessarily blame Win2K or SP3.
Posted 29 August 2002 - 02:49 AM
Posted 29 August 2002 - 06:19 PM
and the otehr was AC97 (5.1) which came with the MSI KT3 ULTRA onboard.
neither would work. the software would install fine, but it wouldnt install the device. every reboot, it would try and install (found new hardware) and say there was a problem and get me to the desktop. like i said all software was there, just the yellow ? in device manager.
the audigy was same deal. i would put the audigy cd in and perform the tasks, and it would appear to install everything, then it asks to reboot, and i do and then it does the same thing, THEN the AUDIGY stuff launches, all the propaganda stuff after an initial install and there was no sound.
i nuked the win2k and went SP2 instead. all was fine ??!!
Posted 29 August 2002 - 09:02 PM
SP2 or SP3
Other drivers and add-ons.
Posted 29 August 2002 - 09:20 PM
i alway build the pc with the bare essentials,
THEN when i am the desktop for the first time i run 4IN1 then SPx then i do the AGP card drivers. when all is working, i THEN power down and add the SOUND card and install the driversfor that. THIS is where the system broke down. it wouldnt install EITHER of the sound card devices with SP3
i did nothing extra, in methodology, i reformated and iserted sp2 instead of sp3, no problems. and YES you can AFTERWARDS deploy SP3, i have done that and have had no problems, it was only on a fresh install with sp3.
has anybody else run into this? that is my main question.
Posted 30 August 2002 - 05:26 PM
i am using bx, i815 i815(tulanian) and either will work with win2k like a dream,
but i spend a lot of time with the via as well too, apollo pro (intel) and kt133 kt333now and thoes need babying on a fresh install of win2k.
xp is different, i have the old p3v4x with xp and i did jack squat for additional install (still using the via drivers that xp installed) and apart from updateing the geforce drivers i havnt had to touch the xp system.
and it runs like a dream.
Posted 31 August 2002 - 02:00 PM
Would that be Audigy Player, or a different variant? Did you have to do any fiddling around to get the Audigy card to install fully, then?
I ask because I'm planning a second Win2K machine right now and have bought Audigy Player in anticipation but discovered that lots of people have had install problems with it, especially on Win2K and WinXP.