Aureal Vortex 2: no sound in DOS

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Aureal Vortex 2: no sound in DOS

Postby lordbarker » 2018-11-10 @ 14:52

Hi,

Newbie question... I have installed an Aureal Vortex 2 sound card with the following drivers:

https://www.philscomputerlab.com/aureal-vortex-2.html

Using the files within vortex_2_9x_2041.zip.

However, there is absolutely no sound in DOS mode and I get the following error "ERROR 6: Sound Blaster Emulation disabled in windows. Driver not loaded"

Any ideas what to do?

Thanks in advance.
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Re: Aureal Vortex 2: no sound in DOS

Postby ruthan » 2018-11-20 @ 16:09

MB info would help, but this problem is probably only missing INI files which is not in path.

You can try to use my ultimate DOS configs and driver package or just copy my AurealV2 lines:
viewtopic.php?f=61&t=61044 // Search for euro - to get download links quickly
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Re: Aureal Vortex 2: no sound in DOS

Postby gerwin » 2018-11-20 @ 17:16

If you want to make the Vortex 2 DOS driver independent from the Windows driver settings a modified AU30DOS may help you. It can be downloaded in this old topic: viewtopic.php?t=22351
GB 20-12-2008:
Au30dos.com is slightly modified:
instead of looking for its ini-file at the "winbootdir" path variable it will
look in the "inifiledir" path variable.
winbootdir is a read-only variable. "inifiledir" is a made-up one that you
can point at a folder of choice. like;
c:\> set inifiledir=c:\au30dos
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