A lack of available conventional memory may cause the sound to not work in DOS games, even if it works fine in Windows. However it seems the card takes two DMAs, 1 and 0. The config utility does tell me there’s not enough memory to play enhanced music so I understand that won’t work but there’s no sound either. And the music quality was great. Maybe explains why it’s not working?

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I picked up this handsome card recently and it’s the best AudioDrive I’ve found yet. And the music quality was great.

This disclaimer is brought to you thanks to the BSA. There is no material that is knowingly illegal here. All sound cards above, including Solo-1, supports FM synth natively Please tell me.

Then I installed soundcard drivers in windows ones that didn’t say WDM and restarted. Yes, and what’s the problem with that?

When searching for my problem I stumbled on the same answer, but trying to google VxD drivers for this soundcard I so far only found windows 95 drivers which the windows 98 hardware manager refused to ‘see’. Are these games that need the IRQ set to 7? I’ll try the conventional memory tricks too, the game aladdin needs it anyway edit: When I set both to the same value DMA 1 sound didn’t work anymore in windows device manager showed a conflict but it did in the DOS games commander keen 4, vos, stunts, Rem’ing the DOS driver lines from autoexec.


It’s using the ESF chipset, doe specs of which can be found here: Take a look at the mixer C: Or change D1 to D0. YouTubeFacebookWebsite. However, its music and sound can only be heard from the first sound card I ever had, ES Audiodrive.

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Use Question Form such as ” Why? Aladdin does have one and I configure it correctly but no sound or music. It turns out that it was because of its software-emulated MPU No, I’m trying to get them working from within the win98 environment. I have never seen a soundcard that had an internal FM clone available, but that used a separate OPL3 regardless. PM me for more details. It also uses FM Sound for music which works too.

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Are ES and incompatible with older and ? Much games were produced with direct support for the ES or ES? I wrote the blaster line myself proud I did try a few different T numbers though can’t remember which ones. But SB Pro emulation ed1869 only 8bit sound, not 16bit.


I was happy user of SB Whats missing in your collections? Last edited by j’ordos on It’s a little fast for the games I intend to install on it commander keen, tyrian, stunts, Users browsing this forum: My retro rigs dls topic Interesting Vogons threads links to Vogonswiki Report spammers here!

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But I’d like to have sound in windows games too. Thanks for all the help so far! Did you come up with that yourself?