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driver download problem

I downloaded the wrong driver for my 98 sound card.
I have a Creative SP\BPCI Direct Sound Driver name - CTPCI9X.VXD and had Version4.12.01.2008

The version I downloaded in error is 5.12.0001.5017. Now my games have no sound at all.

I uninstalled my Sound Card and Drivers and reinstalled from my disk - Sound Blaster PCI 128

However, the driver version remains the same updated number when I view it in dxdiag or via C:\[properties\device mgr.\sound card\driver details.

I do have two Sound Blaster Floppies
1 - driver disk; SB AWE64/AWE64 Gold

2 - Configuration Manager Installaltion disk

Anyone direct me how to return to the earlier driver version with the info I have so that games will have sound? Game I am presently playing is Under A Killing Moon andit did have sound before I tried to update the driver.

Thank you for any help someone can give.

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The correct driver is at Creative

You'll need to select "other" for your cards and key in the information for the PCI 128 running Windows 98. Download it and extract the file to a location you can navigate to. Then, update the driver from the hardware list under System in the Control Panel. Use the "Have Disk" option rather than let Windows search for the driver. Navigate to the folder the driver information file is located it. Windows should recognize it as valid and accept it. Good luck.
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driver download problem

Thanks so much Steven for your directions - will follow through and keep on keepin' onHappy

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or, if you have to....

windows-inf-other and see if there are inf files for your sound card. Delete them.
Or, you may have to use F8 to get menu at boot, type scanreg /restore and choose a previous good registry restore point, if you haven't had more than 4 good boot points since the problem.

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