Re: Sound Blaster Awe64 Gold conflict.

Mark L. Bardenwerper, Sr. (bardenwe@compufort.com)
Thu, 02 Oct 1997 16:46:16 -0500


Mark Andrew Nassy wrote:
>
> here is the response i received when she tried the suggestions i received
> from the mailing list. any additional suggestions would be appreciated:
>
> _____________
>
> in Device manager sound card properties, resources it says:
>
> Creative Awe 64 Gold 16 bit audio Windows cannot determine which
> resource this device is using this is probably bacause windows cannot
> assign a configuration due to a conflict with other devices in the
> computer.
>
> However, when you click on "set configuration manually" all resources
> listed, ie Interrupt Level, DMA, etc. due not show any conflicts.
> _____________
>
> the following was sent to the person having the problem:
> _____________
>
> Sounds like there is a old driver still installed in the system regisitry
> from a older SB soundcard. What I would do is uninstall All the audio
> drivers from the system and then reinstall the SB64 software and drivers.
>
> _____________
>
> I would start out with making sure that you have the latest drivers:
> download from
> ftp://ftp.cle.creaf.com/pub/creative/drivers/sb16awe/sbw95up.exe.
>
> You should also check to see if you do have conflicts, or if W95 has
> installed the drivers in the wrong place.
>
> (1) Right Click MyComputer/Properties, Choose Device Manager/Sound, video
> and game controllers and look on the list for your card. If the name of
> your card has a ! next to it then there is a conflict. If you find the
> name of the sound card in the wrong category, then you will have to
> reinstall.
>
> (2) Remove the old one first. Just click on the offending driver
> and click on Remove.
> _____________
>
> this is the text of the original post:
> _____________
>
> woman with an ibm compatible, windows95 and a new Sound Blaster Awe64 Gold
> sound board sent me the following message. any suggestions on what the
> source of the problem is as well as how it can b solved would b
> appreciated. the problem occurs when she tries to run the color version of
> quickcam in black and white mode with cuseeme when the sound board is
> installed. quickcam works fine with cuseeme when the sound board is removed.
>
> it sounds like it may b an irq conflict. if it is indeed an irq conflict
> how does one go about resolving it. i dont know how many slots she has
> free. she is using enhanced cuseeme (im not sure of the version).
>
> --- begin forwarded text
>
> From:
> To: nassy@earthlink.net
> Subject: computer
>
> The message I get is:
>
> CUSeeme 32 caused a general protection faul in module sb16snd at
> 0001:00000e49.
>
> If this problem persis contact your vendor...
>
> The problem persists and I have contacted CuSeeme and Sound Blaster...no
> results....they each say the other is responsible...
>
> I can send you a copy of my cu info file...let me know if it is
> needed...
>
> Thanks a lot for your help.
>
> --- end forwarded text
>
> Mark Andrew Nassy <MAILTO:nassy@earthlink.net>
Yes, that should get her on her way. Also let her know that she can get
a detailed printout of the configuration and memory usage by going My
Computer/Rclick Properties/Device Manager/Print/All devices and system
summary/OK. Have her send you a copy (she can print to file).
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