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First post, by naujoks

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I just got a Sound Blaster 16 Pro Plug and Play (CT2950) in, but it's not being recognised in the two PCs (one a 286, the other a 386 DX40) I tried it in.
The DOS/Win 3.11 install can't find it, neither Win 95 using hardware detection. The Creative diagnostic app also stops after it failed to find it under any of the hardware addresses (220, 230, 240etc).
I tried different ISA slots to no avail.
Externally the card is in great condition, looking like new. No broken traces, clean and shiny edge connector, no bulging caps.

Any ideas what I could do to breathe some life into this card?

Reply 3 of 4, by naujoks

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That's awesome, thanks! I didn't really that PnP cards need to have a BIOS that supports PnP.
The Unisound driver sounds like it should work, and I'll try it out. The 286 will be fine with it, but the 386 machine has Win95 on, and the Unisound is a DOS driver.
Do we think there's a way to get sound working in Win95 as well?

Reply 4 of 4, by Gmlb256

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naujoks wrote on 2021-10-14, 19:28:

Do we think there's a way to get sound working in Win95 as well?

I believe that Windows 95 can configure that PnP sound card and you can change the resources thru the device manager.