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SB Live! CT4870 Installation

by Mal / November 16, 2003 4:30 AM PST

purchased an unused (new) soundcard as above (without front box). It uses an EMU10k1-NGF chip, and has the 38 pin external connector, CD_SPDIF, AUX_IN, CD_IN, TAD, and the 5 mini-jack sockets. I am trying to install the Liveware 3.0 software but all I get is an error message "not enough disk space". As I have 20Gb free space I cannot understand this. I have managed to install drivers (sblivewin9xdrv.zip containing 18/04/00 as the latest file)) so I have sound/midi. Also the Speaker set-up seems to have been installed, and an icon in my startup folder for the 'user's guide' although this does not link to any file. Creative tell me this is an OEM card and cannot help me - contact the manufacturer.
Now who is the manufacturer?? I also suspect it is a 'value' card from Google searches.
Am I pursuing a dead dog in trying to install this? It is a 38Mb download which on dial-up is no joke!
W98SE, 384Mb RAM, Epoxy VIA mobo, AMD XP2000+ CPU.

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Re:SB Live! CT4870 Installation
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 16, 2003 6:47 AM PST

The clue is the year 2000 driver date. You'll want something fresh.


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Re:Re:SB Live! CT4870 Installation
by Mal / November 17, 2003 4:24 AM PST


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(NT) In other words, go get latest driver set.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 17, 2003 5:08 AM PST


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Re:(NT) In other words, go get latest driver set.
by Mal / November 17, 2003 6:32 AM PST

I have the latest drivers according to this from Creative-
"Sound Blaster (Live! Series) Drivers Update
Filename : sblw9xup.exe Download Now
Date: 2 May 2000 File size: 5.42 MB
Sound Blaster (Live! Series) Drivers Update
SBLW-9XDRV-1-US(Revision 1)
This is latest driver update for Sound Blaster Live! Series of audio cards for users running on Windows 95 and 98 only. This release includes:
Updated version of Surround Mixer 1.0 and AudioHQ.
1024-voice software MIDI synth for Sound Blaster Live! (Option to select up to 1024 software voices)
Improved support for Occlusion and Obstruction effects in EAX2.0 "

Can you help with the rest of my original question?

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