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Our main support OS are: Windows 7, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 7 32 bit, Windows 10, Windows 10 64 bit, Windows 10 32 bit, and Windows 8.

Sound Blaster Driver Download

Windows Compatibility for Sound Blaster driver

Sound Blaster Driver Details:

Sound Blaster File Name:

Sound Blaster Driver Version: 196u0

Sound Blaster ZIP Size: 124.kb

Manufacturer: Sound

Sound Blaster was fully scanned at: 4/22/2018
Scan Status: driver download scanOK

Sound Blaster now has a special edition for these Windows versions: Windows 7, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 7 32 bit, Windows 10, Windows 10 64 bit,, Windows 10 32 bit, Windows 8, Windows Vista Enterprise (Microsoft Windows NT 6.0.6000.0) 64bit, Windows XP Home Edition, for home desktops and laptops 32bit, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (Microsoft Windows NT) 32bit, Windows Vista Home Basic 32bit, Windows XP Starter Edition 64bit, Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit, Windows 10 Education 32bit, Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit, Windows 10 Mobile 64bit, Windows 7 Starter 32bit, Windows 7 Professional 64bit, Windows Vista Home Premium 32bit,

Sound Blaster Download Stats:

Driver Uploaded: 4/12/2018

Direct Downloads: 447
Most Recent Download: 4/26/2018
Managed Downloads: 5546
Most Recent Download: 4/25/2018
Download Mirrors: 2
Current Delay: 27 Seconds
Driver License: Free

Direct Download Success Stats:

Reports Issued By 336/447 Users

Success Reported By 89/336 Users

Driver Download Score73/100

Driver Installation Score60/100

Overall preformance Score75/100

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Sound Blaster 6 Thumbs Down6Thumbs
Sound Blaster driver direct download was reported as adequate by a large percentage of our reporters, so it should be good to download and install.

Installation Manager Success Stats:

Reports Issued By 4772/5546 Users

Success Reported By 3908/4772 Users

Driver Download Score99/100

Driver Installation Score89/100

Overall preformance Score95/100

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Sound Blaster 291 Thumbs Down291Thumbs
Sound Blaster driver installation manager was reported as very satisfying by a large percentage of our reporters, so it is recommended to download and install.


1. Direct Download

Select your OS and press "Download".

This option requires basic OS understanding.
Select Your Operating System, download zipped files, and then proceed to
manually install them.
Recommended if Sound Blaster is the only driver on your PC you wish to update.


2. Driver Installation Manager

This option requires no OS understanding.
Automatically scans your PC for the specific required version of Sound Blaster + all other outdated drivers, and installs them all at once.

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Sound Blaster may sometimes be at fault for other drivers ceasing to function

These are the driver scans of 2 of our recent wiki members*

*Scans were performed on computers suffering from Sound Blaster disfunctions.

Scan performed on 4/26/2017, Computer: Sony VPCF13DGX - Windows 7 64 bit

Outdated or Corrupted drivers:6/22

Device/DriverStatusStatus DescriptionUpdated By Scanner
Intel(R) A57 Express Chipset LPC Interface Controller - 3B0CUp To Date and Functioning
Mice And Touchpads
ELECOM HID mouseOutdated
Microsoft Logitech First/Pilot Mouse+ (USB)Up To Date and Functioning
A4Tech Compatible USB Port MouseOutdated
Usb Devices
Intel(R) USB 2.0-hubUp To Date and Functioning
Intel Xeon(R) processor E3-1200 v2/3rd Gen Core processor PCI Express Root Port - 0151Up To Date and Functioning
Sound Cards And Media Devices
Logitech Webcam C170Up To Date and Functioning
Intel(R) Intel(R) Display AudioCorrupted By Sound Blaster
C-Media Multimedia Audio ControllerCorrupted By Sound Blaster
Network Cards
Qualcomm Atheros Atheros AR8152/8158 PCI-E Fast Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)Up To Date and Functioning
Microsoft Keyboard Device FilterUp To Date and Functioning
Hard Disk Controller
NVIDIA NVIDIA MCP51 Serial ATA ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Lucent Lucent Win ModemUp To Date and Functioning
ULi Intel(R) 82801DB/DBM USB 2.0 forbedret vertskontroller - 24CDUp To Date and Functioning
ENE ENE CB-1410/851 Cardbus ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Intel Port racine express PCI Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM PCI -2662Outdated
Cameras, Webcams And Scanners
Canon CanoScan 3200/3200FUp To Date and Functioning
Video Cards
NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce GT 630MUp To Date and Functioning
Input Devices
Lenovo ThinkPad USB Travel Mouse (HID)Up To Date and Functioning
Port Devices
LG LGE Bluetooth TransPort (COM5)Up To Date and Functioning
Sony Digital Flat Panel (1024x768)Outdated
Mobile Phones And Portable Devices
Acer NOKIAUp To Date and Functioning

Scan performed on 4/25/2018, Computer: Dell Studio 1557 - Windows 7 32 bit

Outdated or Corrupted drivers:7/22

Device/DriverStatusStatus DescriptionUpdated By Scanner
Microsoft Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM SMBus Controller - 2443Outdated
Mice And Touchpads
Synaptics Souris compatible PS/2Outdated
Synaptics PS/2 Compatible MouseOutdated
Elo TouchSystems USB Human Interface DeviceOutdated
Usb Devices
Microsoft IEEE 1284.4 compatible printerUp To Date and Functioning
Logitech Logitech USB Camera (HD Webcam C270)Up To Date and Functioning
Sound Cards And Media Devices
Motorola Motorola SM56 Speakerphone ModemOutdated
Creative Creative SB Audigy 4 (WDM)Up To Date and Functioning
AnalogDevices SoundMAX Integrated Digital HD AudioOutdated
Network Cards
Qualcomm Atheros Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network AdapterUp To Date and Functioning
Microsoft HID KeyboardUp To Date and Functioning
Hard Disk Controller
Microsoft SiS PCI IDE ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
NEC Generic CardBus ControllerCorrupted By Sound Blaster
Panasonic MATSHITA DVD-RAM UJ-830SaUp To Date and Functioning
Texas Instruments Texas Instruments PCI-4520 CardBus ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Unibrain Texas Instruments 1394 OHCI Compliant Host ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Cameras, Webcams And Scanners
Canon Canon MG5300 seriesUp To Date and Functioning
Video Cards
NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200Up To Date and Functioning
Input Devices
Wacom Virtual Keyboard InterfaceUp To Date and Functioning
Port Devices
PROLiNK PROLiNK UI AT Interface (COM7)Up To Date and Functioning
Sony Digital Flat Panel (1024x768)Up To Date and Functioning
Mobile Phones And Portable Devices
Acer NOKIAUp To Date and Functioning
Driver ModelOSOriginal Upload DateLast ModificationDriver FileFile SizeCompatible Computer ModelsAvailabilty To Instalation Manager
Sound Blaster 4271.17For Windows 7 32 bit11/28/201412/28/2016all_drivers-4271.17.exe57kbHP KP266AA-ABZ, Compaq DD376A-ABX 6660. FI110, HP H9-1156eg, NEC PC-MJ25XRZWDSBG, and more.
Sound Blaster O21.1427For Windows 7 64 bit11/4/201412/28/2016all_drivers-o21.1427.exe43kbABook Z410, Lenovo 1S16800336100W2, Sony VPCEC1A4E, Hercules EC-900, and more.
Sound Blaster 63634For Windows 712/11/201412/28/2016eoube-63634.exe113kbKOBIAN KOB746, HP HDX9300, Sony VGN-FE17SP, IBM 2373WZW, Packard Bell Imedia S3250, Epson Endeavor NT350, Sony VGNZ798Y/X, HP PW706AA-ABM W5010LA, HP HP Envy 13 Notebook PC, Sony SVE15135CVB, Buympc MPC365, and more.
Sound Blaster 422.11.17For Windows 108/28/201412/29/2016all_drivers-422.11.17.exe182kbODM V10IL, Packard Bell PBIPGX, Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet, Dell L550cx, NEC PC-MJ30VEZE1, M&A MADB43LD, IBM 6221PGG, HP P6570jp, and more.
Sound Blaster 322.11.16For Windows 10 64 bit11/10/201412/28/2016all_drivers-322.11.16.exe59kbFujitsu PRIMERGY RX200 S8, Shuttle Shuttle System, Compaq FR604AA-ABF SR5529FR, Samsung 900X3F, IBM 8114W19, Lenovo ThinkPad L430, NEC PC-VY21MED5HJW6, LG R560-U.ABLGL, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E530, Sony VGN-NS240D, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.11.1840For Windows 7 32 bit1/24/201512/30/2016ql-1.11.1840.exe177kbHP XY310ES, Compaq KY775AA-AB1 CQ3010KL, MSI MS-7183, Lenovo 6463WSS, Sony VGN-UX90PS, Toshiba SP4320, LG X110-L.A7B1A2, AT TRILINE PROFI 61, Dell WN09, Sony PCG-GR214EP, NEC MS-6303, HP Pavilion G70-250CA, and more.
Sound Blaster 23808For Windows 7 64 bit10/25/201412/29/2016ixcqcnb-23808.exe202kbLenovo 7484W76, IBM Eserver xSeries 235 -[86716BG, Toshiba Satellite C850-B124, Compaq DQ119A-ABZ S5400IT IT340, ASUS CS6110, HP P7-1012, Toshiba SATELLITE C850-A798, HP PJ425AA-ABN, NEC PC-VJ24LLNVHT8B, Gateway NV59C, Sony SVE14112ENB, and more.
Sound Blaster 2.121.178For Windows 710/23/201412/29/2016all_drivers-2.121.178.exe111kbVIA VT8367-8233/5, HP DX2250 MT SRP KMAT, Packard Bell IMEDIA MCE 8010, HP HP Compaq nx6115, Lenovo ThinkPad Twist S230u, Lenovo 6463WSS, HP GS275AA-ABU, Packard Bell ISTART 1379, LG R470-K.AR40KN, HP PS225AA-ABE, Aquarius Aquarius Std, Pro, Elt, and more.
Sound Blaster 80396For Windows 108/31/201412/28/2016all_drivers-80396.exe190kbPanasonic CF-28PTJGZDM, HP HP Compaq 8710p, Toshiba SP4320, Sony PCG-FX33S_BP, Seneca Pro86308, and more.
Sound Blaster A1.122.199For Windows 10 64 bit10/19/201412/28/2016all_drivers-a1.122.199.exe114kbLenovo 20B70034SG, LG LM60-15166L, Medion P7618, ASUS P5K-VM/S, ECS 332, and more.
Sound Blaster 31.198For Windows 811/17/201412/28/2016all_drivers-31.198.exe171kbAcer Veriton S680G, Sony VPCEH40EBW, Sony VPCEC1A4E, HP ProLiant WS460c Gen8 WS Blade, HP Pavilion ze5300, NEC PC-MA30YMZEB, Sony VGN-SR28_Q, Packard Bell OneTwo M3450, Toshiba Dynabook R731/36EBK, HP PS378AA-ABN, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.10623For Windows 7 32 bit10/26/201412/30/2016all_drivers-1.10623.exe149kbAcer NC-V5-531-10076G50MASS, HP FR515AA-AB9 m9470pt, HP HPE-310t, NEC PC-LL700GD, HP EP187AA-UUZ, and more.
Sound Blaster 2.11.1893For Windows 7 64 bit2/10/201512/28/2016all_drivers-2.11.1893.exe170kbSony VGC-RM75UD, HP Compaq Presario Notebook PC, LG LM50-34GB, Toshiba SATELLITE L775-15N, HP VN470AA-UUZ m9837ch, IBM Eserver xSeries 235 -[86716BG, LG S1-M223A8, Sony VPCCW25FL, Supermicro SYS-5017C-MF, NEC PC-LS450JS6W, Gateway IMV, Toshiba Satellite C660-M21U, and more.

Please Note: There are particular operating systems known to have problems with Sound Blaster:
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows XP Professional
  • Windows 10 Pro Education
  • Windows 10 Mobile
  • Windows 10 Education
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows XP Starter Edition
If you encounter problems with the direct download for these operating systems, please consult the driver download manager for the specific Sound Blaster model.
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