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SoundBlaster Model: SB0100 Sound Blaster Live 5.1 Free Driver Download Reviews

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Model: SB0100 Sound Blaster Live 5.1

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SB_LIVE_5.1_SetUpPack_ENG_.exe

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SoundBlaster Model:  SB0100 Sound Blaster Live 5.1 Free Driver Download Reviews
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Driver rating: 86.2% (of 311 ratings) recommend this driver  
     

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Overall Determination: (311 Ratings)
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Tony asbridge
Tested on Windows 7
 

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8 Jul 2013
(12 minutes after download)
 
"Downloaded and everything but the software said i had no sound blaster card, so the program sucks since it cant tell if i have my sound card in."

 
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33 of 36 people found the following review helpful:
Daniells
Tested on Windows XP
 

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25 Dec 2008
(1 day after download)
 
"The driver is 100% perfect ..."

 
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
Luiz Abdala
Tested on Windows 98SE
 

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9 Dec 2005
 
"The damned Dell motherboard with "exclusive design" crapped all over the IRQ settings, and it took some wild guessing on the freaking proprietary BIOS to make it work. Installation was buggy, but it was not the driver's fault. The board ran fine with these drivers on other mobo. You won't run on such m

 
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
SasukeMax
Tested on Windows XP
 

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12 Oct 2007
 
"This one really works. I looked EVERYWHERE (including Creative-Soundblaster webpage), and I just found it here, and it WORKS!!!"

 
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Toycillo
Tested on Windows XP
 

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7 Nov 2008
 
"Buen driver, me ayudó!"

 
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15 of 18 people found the following review helpful:
rex
Tested on Windows XP
 

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11 Dec 2008
(8 minutes after download)
 
"smooth after reboot, no problems"

 
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19 of 23 people found the following review helpful:
DrcJr77
Tested on Windows XP
 

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3 Nov 2010
(7 minutes after download)
 
"I can't believe that there has been so many downloads. I uploaded this file back in 2004 and thought noone would ever download it. I'm really glad this has helped so many people. I actually put together an old system for my sister the other day and used this same card and of course this driver. Kinda funny ho

 
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful:
Zeeshan Qureshi
Tested on Windows XP
 

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10 Oct 2008
 
"I found it's best for my operating system XP SP2, it's my first experience at this site and i m satisfied with this Driver...."

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Me

 

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11 Nov 2004
 
"Reviewing the comments I found most people didn't have a problem. So I tried it. Very easy to install, and it works perfect. Many thanks to whoever uploaded it. And for those wondering if they should try it. Do it if your model # maches."

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Imposter

 

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14 Sep 2006
 
"Got a file error message when try to install.

NOD32 log when checking the exe file.

Enheter, kataloger och filer: D:\Temp\SB_LIVE_5[1].1_SetUpPack_ENG_.exe

nr. of files searched: 0

Viruses found: 0

"


 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Kari
Tested on Windows XP
 

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18 Mar 2007
 
"Used this same driver also in W2K. No conflict in XP SP2 with all current updates (3.18.07) no install issues. Sound Blaster Live XGamer 5.1"

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Shawn Stan
Tested on Windows Vista
 

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5 May 2007
 
"Had to get microsoft to issue a new product key after installing this driver, as vista wouldn't activate a second time. But it works."

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Ace
Tested on Windows XP
 

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23 Mar 2007
 
"I love this driver. It works great for the sound card that my younger brother found me."

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
blank
Tested on Windows XP
 

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18 Nov 2006
 
"This was not the driver I was looking for, but it got the job done"

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Satan
Tested on Windows XP
 

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9 Nov 2006
 
"Make sure you follow the directions closely in order to have a proper install"

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Gustavo

 

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9 Nov 2007
 
"Worked quite fine for my SB0100. Funcionou muito bem com minha SB0100."

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Daniel
Tested on Windows ME
 

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8 Feb 2007
 
"Do not work to Win ME"

 
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7 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
Jason Ngin
Tested on Windows XP
 

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14 Dec 2008
(1 hour after download)
 
"It is great to be able to find the legacy winxp driver for Creative Sound Blaster Live 5.1. I spent almost 1 week and was definitely glad to be able to find it thru' www.driverguide.com. Keep up the good work. I will definitely share legacy drivers in future thru' www.driverguide.com, to assist members in the

 
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10 of 13 people found the following review helpful:
D3P3CH3
Tested on Windows XP
 

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29 May 2006
 
"Only one problem with this driver :) When you are using more than 1 sound card, you must set SB Live! as default device... Even ahqtb.exe is setup for Creative sound card, it is trying to set eg. Realtek sound card, if you haven't configured your SB Live! as default device :)"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
em
Tested on Windows XP x64
 

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23 Jun 2006
 
"This was disappointing. I couldnt download it. Tried 3 times from here, but it wouldnt download. Explorer just froze. It wasnt my computer but this site or the driver's download site. Pity. Still havent got a driver for the soundblaster."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
DrcJr77

 

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30 Apr 2004
 
"I was the one who actually uploaded this application. I just wanted to make sure it did in fact get uploaded correctly. I used this program again working on a friend's computer. Perfect, No problems what so ever!"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Lis

 

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1 Mar 2005
 
"SB is Off my list. They are too complicated. Good luck to you all that use it. Driverguide.com is great can't say the same to SB products."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Kieron

 

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30 Jul 2004
 
"Worked perfectly on XP. No problems at all. The file itself is about as easy to find as a Dodo egg so many thanks to the poster. Cheers"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Danny

 

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5 Dec 2004
 
"Couldnt download the driver as kept getting cut off and this site will not support download managers and will not resume.

NOT GOOD FOR DIAL UP USERS"


 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Me

 

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16 Jun 2004
 
"this driver is a fake.

it`s actually a Soundblaster Audigy driver. It`ll never work if you try using it on the Soundblaster Live series."


 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Nikola Ugarkovi&#263;
Tested on Windows XP
 

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20 Jun 2008
 
"I haven't problems with driver. Works but if you installing external sound card you must download ather parts of installation. Remote centar, Mixer, recorder,etc."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Rusty
Tested on Windows XP
 

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9 Jun 2007
 
"just like u said... this is the only thing u need(ed) and i have been looking around for some time now to, thanks !"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Jacobus

 

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26 Nov 2004
 
"It was way bigger than what the info said it was. WAs suppose to be 4.4meg but I stopped it at 26meg."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Justin P. Michel
Tested on Windows XP
 

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17 Jul 2006
 
"There are various versions of the Sound Blaster Live, and this driver happened to work good for the version our client had. Thanks!"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Larry

 

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30 May 2004
 
"Worked PERFECTLY in Windows 2000

I did a drivers only installation and it loaded just fine in under 2 minutes.

"


 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Ace
Tested on Windows XP
 

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23 Mar 2007
 
"My younger brother found this Sound Card and I wanted to replace the on board sound with a Sound Blaster Sound Card!"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Albeert

 

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24 Apr 2004
 
"It crashed my Win2K the first time, but after reboot it worked fine. Most likely a problem on my end."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Ross lamb
Tested on Windows XP
 

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16 Jun 2008
 
"good drivers is all i get on this site im very satisfied with them so far. thank u

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Edward Jorgensen
Tested on Windows Vista
 

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23 Nov 2007
 
"works fine with win vista 32, except for the game port..But sound is OK..."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Jimbo Burgess

 

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7 Aug 2004
 
"My sound blaster live 5.1 worked fine with this driver in windows xp"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
instructor
Tested on Windows XP
 

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16 Jun 2005
 
"this one worked on my sblive digital but again not all the utilities included"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
philip neill
Tested on Windows XP
 

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1 Jul 2006
 
"would not loadup had error's and could not continue with loading"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
winston

 

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16 Jul 2006
 
"Worked straight away. Sounds good only tried with 2 speakers so far."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
David
Tested on Windows XP
 

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12 Apr 2005
 
"not sure i downloaded the right driver for my device

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
marisa

 

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18 Nov 2004
 
"SHAZAM !!! BAM BADALABING YES I HAVE SOUND THANK YOU"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Michael
Tested on Windows XP
 

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30 May 2005
 
"Was unable to get this to work with winxp."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
viet417
Tested on Windows XP
 

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27 Jul 2007
 
"it's good, best service. thank you very much"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Gilles Therien

 

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21 Jan 2005
 
"No problems downloading and install in a pinch"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Jack Rich
Tested on Windows 2000
 

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25 Dec 2006
 
"Did not work for the chipset indicated"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
cresentia
Tested on Windows XP
 

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8 Mar 2008
 
"DriverGuide still the #1 source for solutions!!!"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Podlodka

 

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16 Oct 2004
 
"IT'S ALIVE ! Yes it work!"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Luca

 

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13 Jan 2005
 
"Driver guide is a wonderful place..."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
realakuma75
Tested on Windows XP
 

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27 May 2008
 
"It works on XP SP3 too"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
anakin79
Tested on Windows XP
 

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3 Jul 2007
 
"Works with XP SP2, very nice."

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Randy

 

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5 Dec 2004
 
"Doesn't work with XP"

 
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Robert Earl
Tested on Windows XP
 

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20 Jun 2008
 
"Setup failed on every attempt"

 
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
joe blow

 

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26 Mar 2006
 
"now sure yet trying to get a closer match first but you are not giving it to me because i have to rate something i havent used yet you might want to think about your sucky set up used to be realy good but way to much crap now"

 
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Brad
Tested on Windows XP
 

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29 Jul 2008
(10 months after download)
 
"Didn't seem to work with my SB Live! card. I could only get the kx project drivers to work."

 
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7 of 10 people found the following review helpful:
rmcam
Tested on Windows XP
 

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19 Jan 2009
(29 minutes after download)
 
"did not work for me !"

 
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
redhorse
Tested on Windows Vista
 

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17 Apr 2008
 
"Did manage to get it to work with Vista 32 bit after a second attempt.

I had my internet connection on and it contacted somewhere for latest updates towards the end of installation. Maybe that helped........."


 
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
ericmega
Tested on Windows XP
 

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25 Apr 2009
(4 months after download)
 
"It's not the driver for my hardware"

 
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
federico
Tested on Windows XP
 

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21 Aug 2009
(4 hours after download)
 
"It doesn't work with the SB0100 Model"

 
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
JHumpire
Tested on Windows 98SE
 

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3 May 2007
 
"It´s Perfect !! Like Factory"

 
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ifteakhar
Tested on Windows 7
 

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2 May 2014
(38 minutes after download)
 
"it says the setup cannot detect any sound card"

 
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