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Old November 1, 2008, 09:50 AM
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Have you disabled the ATI HDMI sound drivers....this is a common problem
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Old November 1, 2008, 10:59 AM
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Have you disabled the ATI HDMI sound drivers....this is a common problem
Yes, but does not seem to do anything, still getting on board sound, but can not get windows to detect the sound card, so I can not enable it.
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Old November 1, 2008, 12:06 PM
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If you haven't already, try disabling the onboard sound in the BIOS. That may prod the system to notice your Xonar.

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Old November 1, 2008, 01:34 PM
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If you haven't already, try disabling the onboard sound in the BIOS. That may prod the system to notice your Xonar.

Good luck!
Just tried it, no luck :(
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Old November 1, 2008, 01:44 PM
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WTF ????...with all the issues you have had it's hard to say exactly what you should do....without being there to fix it myself....this whole ordeal does not make any sense the chance of this many parts failing or being DOA is like 100000-1 or higher it must be a setup issue I just cant believe every single element of your PC is broken from NCIX it doesn't add up I am sorry but that is all I have got.
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Old November 4, 2008, 08:31 AM
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So, after emailing with NCIX, it looks like I'll RMA the soundcard for a full refund. My plan was to then go buy one from Canada Computers (I have a local retail outlet) and have them install it to make sure the thing works. So I spoke face to face with a tech from CC, and he told me that Vista (64 and 32) is just horrible with soundcards, and there are none, or almost none, that really support Vista. Instead of selling me something, his advice was to stick with on-board sound! he said Creative SCs basically won't work, and to get ASUS SCs working you have to jump through hoops, and its basically a crap shoot. So what do you guys think? Is he full of it, or should I just stick to on-board sound and end my frustrations?
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Old November 4, 2008, 09:17 AM
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Urotsukidoji sorry to hear about this whole ordeal, I shouldn't have read it from the beginning because that "vein" is popping out of my head just thinking about being in your shoes right now. I don't think I would have been so calm and collective about the situation its inexcusable for a company to not be able fix or repair the very thing they sell I don't have the patients for that kind of bullshit, especially when you pay for the assembly and setup to avoid all this hassle, yet it still becomes your problem.

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Old November 4, 2008, 10:03 AM
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Urotsukidoji sorry to hear about this whole ordeal, I shouldn't have read it from the beginning because that "vein" is popping out of my head just thinking about being in your shoes right now. I don't think I would have been so calm and collective about the situation its inexcusable for a company to not be able fix or repair the very thing they sell I don't have the patients for that kind of bullshit, especially when you pay for the assembly and setup to avoid all this hassle, yet it still becomes your problem.
Well, I thought about going batshitcrazy on them, but didn't think that was gonna get me anywhere. ...I think buying this PC was the worst decision I've made since that chick with the mohawk in the bathroom of New York's CBGBs in 1990. ... and THAT was a bad decision.
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Old November 20, 2008, 09:42 AM
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well, I have the new sound card (AuzenTech X-PLOSION Cinema 7.1 ) in hand, hopefully I can install this and the drivers without issue..... if not, its off to Canada Computers to have them do it. If I can just get the sound working right, I'll finally be able to sleep at night. Even now with onboard sound, I can only get the two front L/R speakers working properly. If I play a mp3, sound comes out the centre, but not during a sys test. And the rear speakers are giving nothing.
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Old November 20, 2008, 03:56 PM
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You are obviously Eletronics death incarnate...give up now move to the country and start farming goats......or maybe something that isnt alive first like trees or potatoes...

Now I had my own store for 5 years worked in Future$h!# for a couple and have been a tech for many years around that..I have never...never....never in my life heard of a single computer purchase going so badly...wow you gotta earn some serious Job patience points here.
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