Creative Labs Sound Blaster 5.1 Live Free Driver Download

Creative Labs Sound Blaster 5.1 Live Free Driver Download for DOS
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Supported Models

Sound Blaster 5.1 Live Driver

Manufacturers

Creative Labs

Supported Operating Systems

DOS

File Name

Sb51ldos.zip (2.4 MB)

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Uploader Notes

The following will give advanced DOS users an idea how they could get Sound Blaster 5.1 Live to work under DOS.

1. Unzip all files somewhere (for example, C \SOUND51).

2. Install EMM386.EXE noems

3. set CTSYN=C \SOUND51

4. Run c \sound51\sbeinit.com

5. Run c \sound51\sbecfg.exe (or maybe it was sbeset.exe?). It will show the port, IRQ, etc.

6. set BLASTER=port, IRQ, etc. as shown above.

7. Run c \sound51\sbego.exe to test the sound.

I don't remember the exact order of the above items. But the card did work. Later I exchanged this PCI card for a real ISA sound card, which works under DOS without any drivers!

Uploaded By

DOS Guy (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

Most Helpful Reviews

 
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
cpu_slave
Tested on MSDOS
15 Jan 2005
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"In combination with several other downloads from this site and plenty of trial and error, still not able to make this work. Reverted back to an ISA card since I can not seem to get this PCI card to work in DOS."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
TOM VAC
Tested on Windows 98SE
23 Dec 2004
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"EXCELLENT FOR DOS DRIVERS AND OLD DOS PROGRAMS RUNNING UNDER WINDOWS 98SE. THIS WAS THE ANSWER TO A PROBLEM I WAS EXPERIENCING ATTEMPTING TO RUN ANTIQUE PROGRAMS ON NEW MODERN OPERATING SYSTEMS. THY IT AND SEE FOR YOURSLEF. 2004-1223"
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