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 Post subject: Fix Soundblaster X-Fi ‘no sound’ issue in Windows 8.1
PostPosted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:28 am 
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After weeks of frustration I seem to have the solution to a X-Fi issue in Windows 8.1. There would be no sound each time after a reboot or after cold start. I’d have to go into Configuration Panel, go to Hardware and deactivate / reactivate the Soundblaster and reboot to get the speakers to play. Bottom line: the SB software / card thinks a headphones is connected. Solution: go to the SB Configuration Panel, go to Headphones settings and disable “autodetection of headphones” AND disable “mute speakers automatically”. Reboot. Done.

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 Post subject: Re: Fix Soundblaster X-Fi ‘no sound’ issue in Windows 8.1
PostPosted: Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:59 am 
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There are various individuals with a similar issue on a similar portable workstation. Appears like the drivers that are introduced are not working in Windows 8.1 for your USB ports. Assignment Help Service. I don't see an official refresh from Dell for your tablet particularly yet, so you may be stuck for a bit.



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