I have never needed to ask for help as I am the type to google and muddle through. I offer my forte which in networking.
Well... getting to my issue.
My rig is in my sig:
Now, I was at a LAN Party on Saturday night all day Sunday. Everything was fine, it was geek heaven with the release of Quake 4 and F.E.A.R as well has having BF2, CSS and DoD to play, Well, we stopped for a food break and we all went to the local McDonalds and when we came back, everything was fine, back to the gaming. But when I reconnected to teamspeak my mic wouldn't work. I don't understand, I had everything working fine!
Now, I checked every setting, I have an Audigy 2 ZS and I made sure I was connected to the correct port, going back from the firewire port, all 3 leads for my 5.1 headset and the next the mic port!
No problems there. I then thought, check the software, now as you may or may not know. Creative Software is dominant over the windows software, and I even have the onboard sound disabled in the bios. So I was getting more and more annoyed, I did an uninstall and re-install of the software, and disaster struck, during the installation, I got an error telling me plxCORE.plx could not be found. So I googled it and it said find it on the install disk, install it manually and then re-run the setup, so I did as I was told.
No Joy, the sound was back, but the sound was funny, and the mic was quiet, so I went to go into the setup and this is where the problem seems to come from, I cannot access any of the Audigy 2 software, every time I try to run anything, the EAX console, the graphic equalizer etc. So I tried the webby for creative again, they are about as useful as a chocolate fire guard!
So I ask for some help!
What I have tried:-
Uninstall - Remove the program file - run driver cleaner and remove sound drivers - reinstalled
Uninstall - As above - reinstall - Via Creative's instructions
Uninstall - As above - Remove the card from the machine, Boot up (making sure it was removed from device manager) and shut down and then re-install the card - Reinstall the software. STILL NO JOY! Funny sound, and no mic!
I took the card out and uninstalled again, went into the bios and activated the onboard sound, and it works, not to my liking, but..... I STILL GOT NO BLOODY MIC! I then gave up for the night, and played Quake 4 with crap sound!
Yes, I have tested it in another machine. Works fine I am stuck in a loop I can get my 7.1 and it's fine but I don't have the software working to activate the microphone on the card etc...
Please offer some advice, if you have had a similar problem or know what I need to do then please help!
I do also apologise for the war and peace style post, but I am at my wits end with this, if you see a low-flying DFI motherboard over Newcastle in England! It's mine!