Thanks a million for the link. I got things working using the generic NGOHQ
driver. I was about to give up on it though because it wasn't working when I
clicked the Digital Output check box. Turns out that I had to install the
software for the Soundblaster Audigy 2 sound card even though my card is the
When you are installing NGOHQ, it looks like the Audigy 2 box is selected by
default so I selected the check box for Soundblaster Live!. In doing so I
think what happens is drivers for the Audigy 2 get installed instead.
Reversing this process will install the correct drivers. The NGOHQ install
is either mixed up or plain confusing.
At any rate I had to adjust audio properties to get rid of the audio noise
but it works good enough to be acceptible. Thanks for everything...
"Neil Harley" wrote:
> Alias wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I have a Soundblaster Live! Value sound card that Vista Home Basic will not
> > install drivers for. Worse, the Creative Labs people don't provide Vista
> > compatible drivers for this card.
> > Does anyone know if Microsoft has drivers for this particular piece of
> > hardware. I hate having to invest more dollars just trying to get Vista to
> > run correctly with my current devices. Man, this is frustrating to say the
> > least :-(
> > -A
> It isn't Vista's fault that Creative haven't written drivers for the
> Live! card but there are hacked drivers for it which appear to work: