call me daft but!!!!!!!

  marbles 21:22 22 Dec 04
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i have just installed a new sound card creative labs 24 bit, everything went fine and all works ok, BUT when i went to plug in my joystick there was no game port, am i missing somthing?

  Technotiger 21:26 22 Dec 04

Hi, if it is Audigy2 there should have been a separate games port connection and cable supplied.
Cheers.

  marbles 21:55 22 Dec 04

it was a 24 bit sound blaster live

  GaT7 22:38 22 Dec 04

Yes, there is no game port on this particular model. To confirm this click here

"Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit

On-Board Connectors

- Front Left/Right or Headphone Out
- Rear Left/Right/Surround Right
- Center/Sub/Surround Left
- Line In / Microphone In / Digital I/O*
- Aux Audio in"

I would suggest to return & get a refund (if you can) & purchase one with a game port. Do your research before buying click here&. HTH, G

  woodchip 22:41 22 Dec 04

Get a USB game pad

  Technotiger 22:53 22 Dec 04

Hi again, Crossbow7 has right idea - take card back and exchange for Audigy2 with game port connection. It is what I have, a very good card.
Or, as woodchip says, get a usb game pad or usb joystick. Cheers.

  Mikè 23:09 22 Dec 04

Or a usb joystick.

  Mikè 23:10 22 Dec 04

Must hit refresh more often.

  Starfox 23:25 22 Dec 04

If you're happy with the card other than lack of game port do as woodchip advises and get a usb gamepad or joystick,they are far more accurate and much easier to setup.

Also I think you may have problems with return or refund after having installed the card.

  marbles 23:03 23 Dec 04

thanks guys for your help, i never thought about the game port when i was buying it, im always in a rush. i get a usb joystick

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