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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: 2/18/2017
Scan Status: driver download scanOK

Sound Blaster special revision for: Windows XP Media Center Edition 2003 64 bit, Windows XP 64-bit Edition 32 bit, Windows XP Professional N 32 bit, Windows XP Tablet PC Edition 32 bit, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 64 bit, Windows XP Professional 64 bit, Windows 8 Pro 32 bit, Windows XP Starter Edition 64 bit, Windows 8 Enterprise 64 bit, Windows Vista Enterprise (Microsoft Windows NT 6.0.6000.0) 32 bit, Windows XP Home Edition, for home desktops and laptops 64 bit, Windows XP Media Center Edition 32 bit

Sound Blaster Download Stats:

Driver Uploaded: 2/11/2017

Direct Downloads: 402
Most Recent Download: 2/21/2017
Managed Downloads: 4961
Most Recent Download: 2/21/2017
Download Mirrors: 2
Current Delay: 14 Seconds
Driver License: Free

Direct Download Success Stats:

Reports Issued By 400/402 Users

Success Reported By 119/400 Users

Driver Download Score73/100

Driver Installation Score60/100

Overall preformance Score75/100

Sound Blaster 63 Thumbs Up63Thumbs
Sound Blaster 16 Thumbs Down16Thumbs
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 4479/4961 Users

Success Reported By 3791/4479 Users

Driver Download Score99/100

Driver Installation Score89/100

Overall preformance Score95/100

Sound Blaster 3515 Thumbs Up3515Thumbs
Sound Blaster 315 Thumbs Down315Thumbs
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

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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 2/23/2017, Computer: HP GP G62-A20SY NB

Outdated or Corrupted drivers:6/22

Device/DriverStatusStatus DescriptionUpdated By Scanner
Intel(R) ICH8 4-Port Serieller ATA-Speichercontroller - 2820Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Mice And Touchpads
Logicool Logicool HID-compliant Optical Tilt Wheel MouseCorrupted By Sound Blaster
Wacom Wacom MouseUp To Date and Functioning
Usb Devices
Samsung SAMSUNG USB Composite Device V2Up To Date and Functioning
Datacolor Datacolor Spyder3Up To Date and Functioning
Sound Cards And Media Devices
NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce GT 555MCorrupted By Sound Blaster
China USB2.0 Video CaptureUp To Date and Functioning
Network Cards
ALWIL Software avast! Firewall NDIS Filter MiniportUp To Date and Functioning
Microsoft HID KeyboardUp To Date and Functioning
Hard Disk Controller
VIA Standard Dual Channel PCI IDE ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Intel Intel(r) AIM External TV Encoder Driver 5Up To Date and Functioning
Microsoft HID-compliant deviceUp To Date and Functioning
Microsoft Texas Instruments PCI-8x12/7x12/6x12 CardBus ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Intel Intel(r) AIM External Flat Panel Driver 0Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Intel Port racine express PCI Intel(R) 82801FB/FBM PCI -2662Up To Date and Functioning
Datel Design & Development DSi AR HW ProgUp To Date and Functioning
Cameras, Webcams And Scanners
Sonix USB Video DeviceUp To Date and Functioning
Video Cards
ATI RADEON X300 SeriesUp To Date and Functioning
Input Devices
Wacom Virtual Keyboard InterfaceUp To Date and Functioning
Port Devices
D-Link USB Single PortCorrupted By Sound Blaster
Sony Digital Flat Panel (1024x768)Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Mobile Phones And Portable Devices
Acer NOKIAUp To Date and Functioning

Scan performed on 2/23/2017, Computer: Compaq PG058AA-ABG SR1178A AN430

Outdated or Corrupted drivers:8/16

Device/DriverStatusStatus DescriptionUpdated By Scanner
Apple Intel(R) 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset Family USB Universal Host Controller - 3B36Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Mice And Touchpads
Microsoft Microsoft USB Compact Optical Mouse (IntelliPoint)Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Usb Devices
Logitech Logitech USB Camera (HD Webcam C310)Up To Date and Functioning
Microsoft Intel(r) 82801BA/BAM USB Universal Host Controller - 2444Up To Date and Functioning
Sound Cards And Media Devices
NVIDIA NVIDIA High Definition AudioUp To Date and Functioning
Network Cards
Qualcomm Atheros Atheros AR9002WB-1NG Wireless Network AdapterUp To Date and Functioning
Microsoft Keyboard Device FilterOutdated
Hard Disk Controller
Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SATA AHCI ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Point Grey Research Texas Instruments OHCI-kompatibel IEEE 1394-vertskontrollerCorrupted By Sound Blaster
Microsoft Texas Instruments PCI-7x20/6x20 CardBus ControllerUp To Date and Functioning
Cameras, Webcams And Scanners
Canon CanoScan LiDE 110Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Video Cards
NVIDIA NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440Corrupted By Sound Blaster
Input Devices
GENERIC USB Human Interface DeviceUp To Date and Functioning
Port Devices
PROLiNK PROLiNK Diagnostics Device (COM8)Up To Date and Functioning
Sony Digital Flat Panel (1024x768)Outdated
Mobile Phones And Portable Devices
Acer NOKIAOutdated
Driver ModelOriginal Upload DateLast ModificationDriver FileFile SizeCompatible Computer ModelsAvailabilty To Instalation Manager
Sound Blaster 4271.1711/28/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-4271.17.exe57kbHP KP266AA-ABZ, Compaq DD376A-ABX 6660. FI110, HP H9-1156eg, NEC PC-MJ25XRZWDSBG, Compaq DT203A-ABF S6400FR FR410, Systemax Si X58 Game, HP HP Pavilion dv9660 Notebook PC, Lenovo ThinkPad T430, Packard Bell EasyNote_BG47-V-054FR, Panasonic CF-19RHRAXPF, and more.
Sound Blaster O21.142711/4/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-o21.1427.exe43kbABook Z410, Lenovo 1S16800336100W2, Sony VPCEC1A4E, Hercules EC-900, IBM IBM eServer x3105 -[434722G, Compaq EG217AA-ABG SR1699AN AN540, HP KJ381AA-A2L m9260f, Dell Inspiron N4050, ASUS F6Ve, NEC PC-VJ22ERNCHTLB, and more.
Sound Blaster 6363412/11/201412/28/2016eoube-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, HP DT172A-ABZ, Partner D525, SAMSUN 400B4Z/S01TH, ASUS BA5190, Lenovo 3000 J200p Desktop, Dell Inspiron 3531, and more.
Sound Blaster 422.11.178/28/201412/29/2016sound_blaster-422.11.17.exe182kbODM V10IL, Packard Bell PBIPGX, Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet, Dell L550cx, NEC PC-MJ30VEZE1, M&A MADB43LD, IBM 6221PGG, HP P6570jp, NEC PC-LL550RG1TB, Sony VPCF135FG, IBM 2668VMY, Sony VGN-NW24MG, Sony VGC-JS50_S, Panasonic CF-53JJCZY1M, and more.
Sound Blaster 322.11.1611/10/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-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, Samsung SX60P, Packard Bell EASYNOTE PB62S00106, Fujitsu FMVNA1CE, Sony VGC-JS15G_S, Sony VGN-SR190P, HP FR378AA-ABH, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.11.18401/24/201512/30/2016ql-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, Stone NOTCHA-101, Compaq Presario 7110US 470016-083, ASUS CS6110, Sony VGN-AW25GJ_H, HP HP Pavilion TS 10 Notebook PC, HP NC896AAR-ABA a6863w, and more.
Sound Blaster 2380810/25/201412/29/2016ixcqcnb-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, Olidata OLIDATA, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 13, HP PAVILION ZV6000, Dell Latitude 13, Panasonic CF-W8GWEYZNT, HP ProLiant DL360 G3, and more.
Sound Blaster 2.121.17810/23/201412/29/2016sound_blaster-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, Sony VGN-FW26T_B, Acer Veriton M688G, Toshiba SATELLITE NB10t-A-103, IBM 2662MQG, Sony VGN-CS2, HP GQ524AA-ABE, and more.
Sound Blaster 803968/31/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-80396.exe190kbPanasonic CF-28PTJGZDM, HP HP Compaq 8710p, Toshiba SP4320, Sony PCG-FX33S_BP, Seneca Pro86308, HP Presario V2000, Dell Vostro 1550, HP DW167A-ABF a425.f, HP VN465AA-UUW HPE-010sc, HP PS255AA-ABF t890.f, HP DX2400, and more.
Sound Blaster A1.122.19910/19/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-a1.122.199.exe114kbLenovo 20B70034SG, LG LM60-15166L, Medion P7618, ASUS P5K-VM/S, ECS 332, Lenovo ThinkPad X220 Tablet, HP Pavilion dv9000, Packard Bell IMEDIA D3013, Seneca PRO102698, HP KX621AA-ABT, Viglen GENIE D850EMV2, and more.
Sound Blaster 31.19811/17/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-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, Sony VGN-TZ47FN, HP HP Compaq nc6400, HP HP EliteBook 8460p, HP EZ090AA-ACP, HP 220-1100t, Creative AIO1900 Series, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.1062310/26/201412/30/2016sound_blaster-1.10623.exe149kbAcer NC-V5-531-10076G50MASS, HP FR515AA-AB9 m9470pt, HP HPE-310t, NEC PC-LL700GD, HP EP187AA-UUZ, MSI GT60 2OJWS, HP GG698AA-ABH, HP PX581AA-ABE, Packard Bell Ixtreme M6639, Sony VGN-FJ68SP_W, Haier H53, and more.
Sound Blaster 2.11.18932/10/201512/28/2016sound_blaster-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, IBM 8123Q2B, Panasonic CF-W8GWEZFN2, Packard Bell IXTREME I7202, Gateway FX6800-05, Packard Bell EasyNote_GN45, Toshiba PORTEGE M750, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.1296312/11/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-1.12963.exe136kbSony VGN-TZ27LN_B, Fujitsu D3161-B1, IBM 8427CDU, HP HP Compaq dx2390 Microtowe, HP Compaq nx9040, Sony VGC-RT150DY, HP 610-1130uk, Buympc MPC Compute, Sony VPCEB33FG, IBM 682466A, HP KZ692AA-ABU, Lenovo 20ARA024KR, HP RJ116AA-UUW, Gateway NV59C, NEC PC-LM530WH6B, Panasonic FZ-G1AABJB1M, and more.
Sound Blaster U802.12.191/7/201512/30/2016sound_blaster-u802.12.19.exe87kbSony VGN-A290, IBM 1871WNV, MSW GmbH & Co. KG Intel DP55WB, Toshiba SATELLITE C855-1TE, Dell PowerEdge C8220, Fujitsu FMVXD4VR2Z, Compal HGL30C, WIPRO WSG37425W7-0012, LG R410-L.A2BME8, Gateway P-6312 HSN, and more.
Sound Blaster U1.179612/16/201412/30/2016atxorri-u1.1796.exe29kbNEC PC-LL550HG1F, Compaq P8657J-ABA SR1000Z NA441, EMachines EL1200-06w, LG P430-K.AE12B, Fujitsu PRIMERGY RX200 S8, Datateknik EXPER, Sony SVE15136CNS, Lenovo 7373W5P, Lenovo 2007WVJ, Fujitsu ESPRIMO E5916, Panasonic CF-52JE203NW, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E531, Sony VPCEF22FX, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.10933/7/201512/29/2016wv-1.1093.exe98kbPanasonic CF-N10EYADR, Sony VGN-FJ77SP_W, Lenovo ThinkCentre M92, ACTION MONTANA W7HP, HP Compaq 516, Toshiba SATELLITE L850D-130, HP D7219A-ABA 555Y, Lenovo IdeaPad S9e, HP XY310ES, MIKROLOG S800SE-C6, NEC PC-VJ22ERNCHTLB, Sony VGN-FE21HR, HCL Infosystems GETZ-LD, NEC PC-VN570BS1YB, Lenovo ThinkPad Edge 15, HP HP EliteBook 6930p Notebook PC, Sony VGN-NS305D, Fujitsu FMVNFD40, and more.
Sound Blaster 21.12.1481/7/201512/27/2016sound_blaster-21.12.148.exe80kbIBM 23745U9, HP HP Pavilion dv6000, Gateway TC73, Packard Bell SPIRIT 3000, HP KJ415AA-AB4 m9290d, Acer AX12300-U1801A, HP EJ254AA-ABF w5269.f, Lenovo 7373WG6, HP HP Compaq dc5100 MT, Lenovo ThinkStation S30, Sony VGN-FW140AE, IBM 1832BG1, HP FR515AA-AB9 m9470pt, Compaq DT176A-ABE S5320ES ES340, HP FK558AAR-ABA a6604f, IBM 2389QU2, and more.
Sound Blaster 71.16981/2/201512/29/2016sound_blaster-71.1698.exe56kbHP 220-1100t, Lenovo 3000 S200 Desktop, National NI PXI-8106 Embedded Controlle, Intel OLFV, IBM System x3650 M3 -[7945AC1, RadiSys C2SBM, Lenovo IdeaPad S10-3s, Packard Bell ISTART F7125 AIO, Fujitsu FMVD94G041, Sony PCG-K35, HP PX617AA-ABF w5097.f, Packard Bell EASYNOTE PB62S00106, Sony VGN-NW305F, IBM 6221MFG, Biostar TForce 550, Toshiba Dynabook SS S8/210LNSN, Toshiba Dynabook R732/39GB, Toshiba Satellite C855-S5194, NEC PC-BL300TA6W, and more.
Sound Blaster 429801/29/201512/30/2016sound_blaster-42980.exe147kbLG S1-P655R1, NEC PC-VL750AS, IBM 682532U, Toshiba SATELLITE C660-1VR, LG R580-U.ARD5WT, HP HPE-350es, Packard Bell ISTART 1379, Sony VPCF1290X, HP PN133AA-ABU, MSI PR420, VVIKOO VI P67 PRO, HP HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook PC, HP 3600, MIKROLOG S800SE-C6, and more.
Sound Blaster 6371.12.112/23/201412/27/2016sound_blaster-6371.12.1.exe47kbToshiba SATELLITE L850-A902, Sony VGN-NS21SR_S, HP KA763AA-ABU, LG Z1-B821P1, WIPRO WIV37455-0252, AT TRILINE PROFI I80, Lenovo ThinkPad SL500c, Dell Vostro 1540, Leading Edge LECQ43SOHO, Anhoch Goliath XD810, Intel LC-92T10, MSI MS-7327, Lenovo 73952GL, HP D7222T-ABA A350E, Compaq PS430AA-ABG SR1380AN AN510, Intel SE7505VB2, Powerspec Ps7124, Lenovo Lenovo G470, Lenovo 8933W91, and more.
Sound Blaster 8230010/24/201412/29/2016sound_blaster-82300.exe81kbBuympc MPC365, HP DT172A-ABZ, Partner D525, SAMSUN 400B4Z/S01TH, ASUS BA5190, Lenovo 3000 J200p Desktop, Dell Inspiron 3531, Sony SVE14115FBB, Advent DT1404, HP Compaq Presario A900 KU048EA#ABENotebook PC, HP VS243AA-ABD HPE-010de, HP FK913AA-ABG s3660a, and more.
Sound Blaster 21.11.12812/29/201412/27/2016sound_blaster-21.11.128.exe144kbSony VGN-P25G_Q, Packard Bell PACKARD BELL F806, IBM IBM eServer x3105 -[434722G, IBM 8307KSU, LG E500-S.AP22R1, Lenovo ThinkCentre A70, HP HP Pavilion dv9000, Sony VGN-CR510D, Sony VPCZ1290S, Sony VPCY119FJ, Mecer X107, and more.
Sound Blaster F63991.111/2/201412/30/2016sound_blaster-f63991.1.exe130kbHP FR471AA-UUW a6655sc, Lenovo 3000 N100 Notebook, IBM 4838137, Mecer X107, Panasonic CF-S9JYKADP, Sony SVF15N1B4E, HP HP Pavilion dv6000, IBM ThinkPad T40, IBM 8187D2G, SAMSUN M2410, IBM 84822RU, Lenovo ThinkCentre M55p, IBM 682466A, LG R460-K.ABLGL, and more.
Sound Blaster 2022810/7/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-20228.exe107kbMSI MS-6711, NEC PC-MY21AESED983, TriGem LLUON-A1, PCSMART PTI1010, HP Pavilion G60-418CA, Gateway GM5632E, NEC PC-MY18XEZ77, Lenovo ThinkPad SL510, Sony VGN-FS38LP, NEC NEC POWERMATE X8520, HP Pavilion ze4400, and more.
Sound Blaster 1.1092911/6/201412/27/2016sound_blaster-1.10929.exe46kbASUS 1015BX, Lenovo H520, Lenovo ThinkCentre A52, IBM 1845BJ1, NEC PC-VN790FS, HP PN133AA-ABU, HP KE530AA-ABD a6212de, HP Pavilion dv4000, NEC PC-MJ30DLZCA, Toshiba Dynabook T350/34BCS, GIADA GIADA, HP GC359AV-ABA a6010e, Compaq FK583AA-A2L SR5633WM, Toshiba Dynabook Qosmio T851/D8EB, HP PS306AA-AB9, Sony VGN-NW120D, HP HP EliteBook 8440p, HP ES131AA-UUZ, Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet 2, and more.
Sound Blaster 21.12.19011/22/201412/28/2016sound_blaster-21.12.190.exe208kbDell OptiPlex GX1 500Mbr+, Gigabyte M1028, HP RJ116AA-UUW, Notebook MIM2300, LG LS50-A514ZL, Sony VGN-Z690TJ, YASHI TPower X58, HP FR561AA-ABF a6539.f, HP 100-5152, HP PS378AA-ABN, HP RC520AA-ABU, HP HP d530 SFF, Toshiba S A110-160, Alienware Aurora m9700, Sony VPCCW29FS, Fujitsu FPC03050DK, Compaq KY775AA-AB1 CQ3010KL, HP KT334AAR-ABA m8530f, and more.

Please Note: There are particular operating systems known to have problems with Sound Blaster:
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004
  • Windows Fundamentals for Legacy PCs
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 8 Enterprise
  • Windows 8 Pro
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005
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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