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Windows 7 doesn't recognize my Digidesign Mbox 2 audio driver....

Answers

  • Because you didn't install any drivers for it yet. That model does not have Windows 7 drivers, you have to install it in Vista compatibility mode http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itprohardware/thread/80cae5ee-dc98-4a2f-8284-a1ab826059b7
    MCSE, MCSA, MCDST [If this post helps to resolve your issue, please click the "Mark as Answer" or "Helpful" button at the top of this message. By marking a post as Answered, or Helpful you help others find the answer faster.]
    Thursday, January 21, 2010 3:57 AM
  • Hello,

    Try to install the driver via windows update:

    1.Click the Start Button, type Device Manager in the search bar and press Enter. Click Continue if necessary.
    2.Right click Digidesign Mbox 2 audio and click "Update Driver Software…"

    If windows update cannot find the driver, downloading and installing the driver from the following link and then install it with windows vista compatible mode.

    http://www.digidesign.com/index.cfm?langid=100&navid=54&itemid=23087

    1. Right-click the setup.exe (or install.exe) file to launch the driver installation program and choose Properties.
    2. Under the Compatibility tab, please check the "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" and choose Windows Vista.
    3. Click OK to save the settings.
    4. Right click  setup.exe and choose run as administrator. After installing, restart the computer.


    Thomas77
    Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:26 AM

All replies

  • Because you didn't install any drivers for it yet. That model does not have Windows 7 drivers, you have to install it in Vista compatibility mode http://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/en/w7itprohardware/thread/80cae5ee-dc98-4a2f-8284-a1ab826059b7
    MCSE, MCSA, MCDST [If this post helps to resolve your issue, please click the "Mark as Answer" or "Helpful" button at the top of this message. By marking a post as Answered, or Helpful you help others find the answer faster.]
    Thursday, January 21, 2010 3:57 AM
  • Hello,

    Try to install the driver via windows update:

    1.Click the Start Button, type Device Manager in the search bar and press Enter. Click Continue if necessary.
    2.Right click Digidesign Mbox 2 audio and click "Update Driver Software…"

    If windows update cannot find the driver, downloading and installing the driver from the following link and then install it with windows vista compatible mode.

    http://www.digidesign.com/index.cfm?langid=100&navid=54&itemid=23087

    1. Right-click the setup.exe (or install.exe) file to launch the driver installation program and choose Properties.
    2. Under the Compatibility tab, please check the "Run this program in compatibility mode for:" and choose Windows Vista.
    3. Click OK to save the settings.
    4. Right click  setup.exe and choose run as administrator. After installing, restart the computer.


    Thomas77
    Thursday, January 21, 2010 9:26 AM