Does your motherboard have onboard sound? If so, you will need to go into BIOS setup and disable it so that you can use your Creative sound card. > > I got my P3 500 working again. After the initial error report and > shutdown from a bad ram chip, it was totally dead. The pc guy said to > pop out the watch battery and wait 5 minutes and put it back in (which > 'resets' the mobo) and give it a go, and it worked. > > Only problem now is two error messages on boot; > > Resource Conflict PCI in Slot 2 > Bus 00 Device OE Func. 00 > > Resource Conflict PCI in Slot 2 > Bus 00 Device OE Func. 01 > > Plus I can't seem to get my pc to see my Creative sound card. 'Play > Center can't find the necessary hardware or drivers'. Usually it finds > that first. > > Any ideas how to deal with these problems? Thanks. For a web-based membership management utility and information on list policies, please see http://nibec.com/24hoursupport/ To unsubscribe, send a blank email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with "unsubscribe" (without quotes) in the subject.