Post Date (this page): December 12, 2007
Author: Lyberty

WARNING:
Creative Technology (Sound Blaster / Audigy, et al.; ex Singapore) drivers
are NOT Windows Quality [WHQL] certified*!

* apparently...

ctoss2k.sys intall

= Driver Install Attempt =

Problem Description:

  1. Tried to use the [Creative Software AutoUpdate system]            .
  2. Selected [Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE and Audigy Value Driver 01.04.0061 and Creative Basic Audio Suite (55.41 MB) (20 Apr 06) ] for download/install.

At the end of the install process, immediately resulted in a system crash!

 

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run> C:\WINDOWS\system32\dumprep.exe 0 -KG

C:\DOCUME~1\luser\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER5de1.dir00\Mini121207-01.dmp
C:\DOCUME~1\luser\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER5de1.dir00\sysdata.xml

> Download these files as a single ZIP file

 

Error Signature ----------------------------------------------------------

BCCode: 100000d1    BCP1: B932FE80    BCP2:00000008 
BCP3: 00000008      BCP4: B932FE80    OSVer: 5_1_2600  
SP : 2_0            Product : 256_1

Manifest ------------------------------------------------------------

Server=watson.microsoft.com
UI LCID=1033
Flags=1696082
Brand=WINDOWS
TitleName=Microsoft Windows
DigPidRegPath=HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\DigitalProductId
ErrorText=A log of this error has been created.
HeaderText=The system has recovered from a serious error.
Stage2URL=
Stage2URL=/dw/bluetwo.asp?BCCode=100000d1&BCP1=B932FE80&BCP2=00000008&BCP3=00000008&BCP4=B932FE80&OSVer=5_1_2600&SP=2_0&Product=256_1
DataFiles=C:\DOCUME~1\luser\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER5de1.dir00\Mini121207-01.dmp|C:\DOCUME~1\luser\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER5de1.dir00\sysdata.xml
ErrorSubPath=blue
DirectoryDelete=C:\DOCUME~1\luser\LOCALS~1\Temp\WER5de1.dir0

After Reboot ------------------------------------------------------

(in Computer Management > Device Manager )

Windows cannot load the device driver for this hardware.
The driver may be corrupted or missing. (Code 39)

Driver: 5.12.1.608
Driver Date: 03 / 20 / 2006


Install Options ----------------------------------------------------

d:\xp\audio\drivers\wdm\win2k_xp\I386
» ctoss2k.sys

After manual install / registration -----------------------------------

        (ID'd as Sound Blaster Audigy, DR release 1.4.61; why they need 5 different version ID #'s for every fricking release package in this industry is beyond me... )

Driver File Data per Windows (Device Manager) :

(summary) Version 2005-07 {July} (1-0512)
Driver Provider: CREATIVE
Driver Date:                     07/08/2005
Driver Version: 5.12.1.512 [5.12 build 1, 512]
Digital Signer: Microsoft Windows Hardware Compatibility Publisher

Location: PCI Slot 2 ( PCI bus 2 , device 9 , function 0 )

Driver File Data per [ C:\WINDOWS\system32\drivers\ctoss2k.sys ] :

(summary) Version 2005-12 {December} (1-1164)
Creation/Modification Date: 12/08/2005

File Version: 5.12.01.1164-2.08.0370 [5.12 build 1,1164 ]
Product Name: "Creative Audio Product"
Product Version: 2.08.00.004 [ 2.8 v 0.4]

See also -----------------------------------------------------------

P17.sys ['WDM (Windows Driver Model) Audio' Miniport, version 5.12.1.0608]
 : ( also P17.dll , p17.inf )  
ctsfm2k.sys ['SoundFont Manager (WDM)', version 5.12.1.1164]
  (matches ctoss2k.sys ['Creative OS Services Driver (WDM)', version 5.12.1.1164] )
pfmodnt.sys ['PCI/ISA Device Info. Service', version 3.0.0.11]
     

 

p17.sys           Drivers\wdm\Win2k_xp\I386   1163264   17 Mar 2006  04:10:00PM  English    0x54044F5F      5.12.1.608   5.12.01.0608
CTSFM2K.SYS       Drivers\wdm\Win2k_xp\I386    142336   08 Dec 2005  11:54:44AM  English    0x88A80D87      5.12.1.1164  5.12.01.1164-2.08.0370
CTOSS2K.SYS       Drivers\wdm\Win2k_xp\I386    114688   08 Dec 2005  11:54:52AM  English    0xA99B2052      5.12.1.1164  5.12.01.1164-2.08.0370

 

 

 

 

 

Microsoft UAA Bus Driver for High Definition Audio:
...... UNKNOWN DEVICE: 3F15F633-7518-40BD-B64C-6257474ABE11