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First post, by DevanDrake99

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I was trying to run Descent II with Redbook CD audio on a custom Windows 95 system on PCem V17 with the Sound Blaster AWE32, but I didn't hear any CD music during gameplay. The CD audio worked while testing the sound during installation, but the game disabled the CD audio driver entirely. After I exited Descent II, and tried to run a generic audio CD from the .cue file, but nothing is coming out. After I rebooted the system, the CD audio worked fine until I ran Descent II again. Here are the specs.

I'm using the specs based on the highest tier gaming desktops from the Summer of 1996

PCem version: V17
Machine: Shuttle HOT-557
CPU: Intel Pentium 200
Memory: 64MB
Display: Diamond Stealth 3D 2000 (S3 ViRGE)
3D Accelerator: Dual 3Dfx Voodoo Graphics with 4MBx2 memory
Sound Card: Sound Blaster AWE32 (0x220/0x620/Microsoft GS Wavetable Synth/512KB/DBOPL)
HDD: Standard IDE (4.5GB)
FDD: 3.5" 1.44M
CD: PCem CD (8x)
Mouse: 2-button mouse (PS/2)
Joystick: CH Flightstick Pro
Network Card: Realtek RTL8029AS
OS: Microsoft Windows 95 OSR2

Reply 1 of 3, by DevanDrake99

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Here's the host system specs:
Motherboard: Gigabyte B450M DS3H
CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3600 (Six cores clocked at 3.6GHz)
Memory: Corsair Vengeance RGB Pro 16GB (8GBx2)
GPU: XFX Radeon RX560 (2GB)
System Drive: Western Digital 1TB HDD
Secondary Drive: Seagate Barracuda 2TB HDD
OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro

Reply 3 of 3, by DevanDrake99

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akula65 wrote on 2021-12-19, 22:24:

Is the game patched to Version 1.2 or is it an earlier version?

It's v1.0.

(Update) I patched to the version 1.2, but the game still disabled the CD audio driver.