Thank you for posting here.
From the post, I understand you have an audio drive is not supported by
Vista. And you want to find replacement driver for this audio card.
I have confirmed the audio drive Creative SoundBlaster in our HCL, it is
really do no in the list:
Windows Vista Hardware Compatibility List
As this device is not on the HCL list, the compatibility of this device on
our system is not tested and therefore its work on the Vista is not
guaranteed. It is better for you to consult/contact the hardware
manufactory to seek the further support for it and see whether they have
replacement driver for it.
I hope the information above is helpful.
If there is anything else I can do for you, feel free to let me know.
Thanks and have a nice day!
Microsoft CSS Online Newsgroup Support
Get Secure! - www.microsoft.com/security
This newsgroup only focuses on SBS technical issues. If you have issues
regarding other Microsoft products, you'd better post in the corresponding
newsgroups so that they can be resolved in an efficient and timely manner.
You can locate the newsgroup here:
When opening a new thread via the web interface, we recommend you check the
"Notify me of replies" box to receive e-mail notifications when there are
any updates in your thread. When responding to posts via your newsreader,
please "Reply to Group" so that others may learn and benefit from your
Microsoft engineers can only focus on one issue per thread. Although we
provide other information for your reference, we recommend you post
different incidents in different threads to keep the thread clean. In doing
so, it will ensure your issues are resolved in a timely manner.
For urgent issues, you may want to contact Microsoft CSS directly. Please
for regional support phone numbers.
Any input or comments in this thread are highly appreciated.
This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights.
| From: "Larry G" <email@example.com>
| Subject: Creative Soundblaster 5.1 Vista 32bit Driver
| Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2007 22:39:39 -0400
| Lines: 4
| MIME-Version: 1.0
| Content-Type: text/plain;
| Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit
| X-Priority: 3
| X-MSMail-Priority: Normal
| X-Newsreader: Microsoft Windows Mail 6.0.6000.16386
| X-MIMEOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V6.0.6000.16386
| Message-ID: <utBla3zcHHA.2404@TK2MSFTNGP02.phx.gbl>
| Newsgroups: microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_assessment
| NNTP-Posting-Host: ool-457088eb.dyn.optonline.net 184.108.40.206
| Path: TK2MSFTNGHUB02.phx.gbl!TK2MSFTNGP01.phx.gbl!TK2MSF TNGP02.phx.gbl
| Xref: TK2MSFTNGHUB02.phx.gbl
| X-Tomcat-NG: microsoft.public.windows.vista.hardware_assessment
| Vista does not support Creative SoundBlaster 5.1 sound cards.
| Does anyone know of a replacement driver that works with this card and