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CTASIO error popup message on startup of powersdr v2.7.2 when VAC enabled

kc8zul
kc8zul Member
edited March 2017 in SmartSDR for Windows
Error message box at startup CTASIO. PowerSDR v2.7.2, when I enable a VAC with standard defaults I get this message on startup the error box says "there are no creative audio products ...". The VAC works and I get audio routed to the PC's audio out. I am running Vista with all the updates. Clicking ok in the error block allows proper operation but it doesn't happen on other systems and it is a pain in the ****.

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  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2017
    Windows only allows one ASIO audio driver to be loaded at one time. Looks like at one time you had a Creative Audio sound card with an ASIO diver loaded and now it is complaining. This happens if the CA was not fully unloaded. Try this: Go to C:windowssystem32 Look for ctasio.dll rename it to ctasio.dll.old Restart windows

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