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Previously Installed SBLive! Accessories Do Not Work After Upgrade from Windows Me to Windows XP
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After you upgrade from Microsoft Windows Millennium Edition (Me) to Windows XP, the Sound Blaster Live! sound card works, but several Sound Blaster accessories may not work. The upgrade report identifies "Sound Blaster Accessories" as "programs (that) support your computer hardware"; however, certain ones do not work with Windows XP.
Sound Blaster accessories that do not work, and the related symptoms, include:
To resolve this issue, contact Creative Labs to ask about availability of an update that addresses this issue.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The third-party products that are discussed in this article are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
Microsoft provides third-party contact information to help you find technical support. This contact information may change without notice. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this third-party contact information.
For information about your hardware manufacturer, visit the following Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/gp/vendors/en-usFor more information about the availability of Creative Labs drivers for Windows XP, see the following Creative Labs Web site: