Do you still have old sound card, but can’t install it on Windows 8 or Windows 10? If there are no official drivers for your old sound card, you could still be able to install it. You may use one of those unofficial driver packs.
Important: You should install drivers with disabled driver signature verification. Read more: How to disable Windows driver signature verification.
kX Audio Driver 3.5 – Download
kX drivers support SBLive, EMU APS, Audigy, Audigy2, Audigy4, SB 512, E-mu (EMU10k1 and EMU10k2) E-DSP sound cards. This pack supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
SB Live Support Pack 2.5 – Download
This support pack is compatible with cards based on Emu10kx DSP: Live! (4.1) – all models, Live! 5.1 – all models, PCI 512. This pack supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
SB Audigy Series Support Pack 6.1 – Download
This support pack is compatible with Audigy, Audigy 2, Audigy 2 ZS, Audigy 4, Audigy 5/RX sound cards. This pack supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
SB X-Fi Series Support Pack 3.7 – Download
This support pack is compatible with SB X-Fi PCI (except Xtreme), SB X-Fi PCI OEM SB077x, SB X-Fi Titanium PCI-E, SB X-Fi Titanium PCI-E OEM, SB X-Fi Titanium HD PCI-E, Auzentech X-Fi Prelude 7.1, Auzentech X-Fi Forte 7.1, Auzentech X-Fi HomeTheater HD, Gigabyte SB X-Fi Titanium PCI-E onboard, Onkyo Wavio SE-300PCIE (R2) sound cards. This pack supports both 32-bit and 64-bit versions.
Have other old sound card? Write a comment and we will try to add the drivers to the list for you.
What about the much better Onkyo SE-90PCI and the SE-200PCI ? Via has no drivers released that work well.
Hi Dave, you could try those drivers.
For SE-90PCI: http://www.jp.onkyo.com/support/pcaudio/download/driver/SE-90PCI_Win7_DriverV560C.zip
For SE-200PCI: http://www.jp.onkyo.com/support/pcaudio/download/driver/SE-200PCI_PCILTD_Win7_DriverV560C.zip
It is claimed they support Windows 8 and hopefully Windows 10.
I downloaded ver 3.7 but when I try to extract it, an error message “Checksum error in Audio\SFBMgr\Frn.cab” is displayed. I tried a number of downloads and always get the same. Is there another location I can try. email@example.com