SoundBlaster Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play Driver Download

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The Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play is an audio device manufactured by SoundBlaster. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This driver - "" - has been downloaded 1,034 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 14 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 1.1 MB.

14 Ratings

Supported Models

Creative IDE CD-ROM Drive

Creative Labs 3D Stereo Enhancement Technology

Creative Labs Advanced Wave Effects Synthesis for AWE 32

Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play

Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 or AWE-32

Emulation Creative SBAWE MPU401



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 20-Jan-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
DISK.ID 64 bytes 4 Dec 1995
SBIDE.INF 1.5 KB 29 May 1996
INSTALL.EXE 163.0 KB 5 Dec 1995
SB16.VXD 55.9 KB 18 Sep 1995
WFM0202A.CSP 9.0 KB 1 Dec 1994
CT3DSE.VXD 6.4 KB 14 Sep 1995
CTRESV.INF 421 bytes 15 Aug 1995
SETUP.INS 18.6 KB 4 Dec 1995
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 7 Sep 1995
README.TXT 4.2 KB 11 Oct 1995
SBIDE.SYS 25.5 KB 24 Nov 1995
CSPMAN.DLL 18.6 KB 12 Oct 1995
CT3DSE.INF 1.3 KB 14 Sep 1995
WFM0202.ACV 49.8 KB 20 Sep 1995
README.COM 2.0 KB 8 Oct 1992
SB16AWE.INF 5.6 KB 12 Sep 1995
SETUP.EXE 47.6 KB 20 Sep 1995
WFM0201A.CSP 6.8 KB 25 May 1994
SBAWE.VXD 39.8 KB 7 Nov 1995
QCD.Z 72.8 KB 9 Oct 1995
WFM0201.ACV 5.2 KB 5 Jan 1995
CTPNP.LIB 27.3 KB 20 Nov 1995
SBMPUE.INF 457 bytes 14 Oct 1995
WFM0200A.CSP 2.2 KB 3 Mar 1994
_SETUP.LIB 131.6 KB 8 Nov 1995
INSTALL.PVL 44.8 KB 10 Nov 1995
WFM0203.ACV 60.2 KB 6 Mar 1995
SYNTHGM.SBK 34.8 KB 23 Feb 1995
SBFM.DRV 4.1 KB 24 Oct 1995
SETUP.INI 37 bytes 10 Nov 1995
SBAWE32.DRV 34.3 KB 2 Nov 1995
_SETUP.DLL 10.2 KB 20 Sep 1995
SB16SND.DRV 63.1 KB 7 Nov 1995
SBIDE.MPD 24.8 KB 7 Dec 1995
PROGRAM.PVL 144.3 KB 9 Oct 1995
_INST32I.EX_ 299.4 KB 20 Sep 1995
WFM0203A.CSP 9.0 KB 1 Dec 1994
WFM0200.ACV 13.0 KB 15 Aug 1995

How to Update Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter SoundBlaster Creative Labs Sound Blaster 16 Plug and Play into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the SoundBlaster Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the SoundBlaster website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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