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This article describes known sound-related issues that you may experience when you play Impossible Creatures. For additional information about how to troubleshoot sound-related issues, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/812394/EN-US/ )How to Troubleshoot Sound-Related Issues
Creative Sound Blaster ExtigyWhen you try to install Impossible Creatures, you may receive a warning message that no audio device has been detected during Setup. This behavior may occur if the power to this device is turned off. To resolve this issue, quit the Setup process, turn on the power to your audio device, and then run Setup again.
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Any Sound Card or Chipset with EAX SupportAfter you quit Impossible Creatures, your Windows sound setting may be reset to Desktop Stereo Speakers, even though before you played the game, the sound setting was set to Quadraphonic Speakers or another setting. To resolve this issue:
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