Sound Blaster Live
If you are using a motherboard with Intel's 440BX chipset then DO NOT use the drivers that come on the CD. Instead download the latest release off the web.
If you are using Windows ME, and your system hangs when shutting down or restarting, then go to the device manager (right click on 'My Computer' and click 'Properties'). Find and select the SB16 'Legacy' device, click 'Properties' and check 'Disable' and click 'OK'. You may need to restart Windows. The reason for this is that the 'Legacy' device is for DOS, Windows ME does not start DOS before Windows loads and therefore the device is waiting, for a driver that was never loaded, to shut down.
If you are using Windows ME, and you are installing a Sound Blaster Sound Card, follow these instructions. If you are going to install or just finished installing but haven't restarted the system, read the first paragraph below. If you have unfortunately restarted your system and now it won't get to Windows, read the second paragraph below.
If you haven't rebooted yet, open Notepad, NOT WORD! Open the file
If you did reboot your system, don't worry. Your system can be up and running with only some minor changes. Turn on or reset your system and hold down the 'Control' key, usually labeled