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PreSonus sound card causing boot delay/no boot

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    Windows 8 Professional x64

    PreSonus sound card causing boot delay/no boot


    I recently installed a 44VSL Audiobox from PreSonus. I'm running Windows 8, with an ASRock 970 Extreme3 motherboard that has Conexant HD audio. When I have both audio devices plugged in, the computer won't boot up. The machine powers on, but it gets stuck with a dark screen. If I unplug the AudioBox, the computer will then boot up. Can anyone help me be able to use them both without having to do this? Thanks!

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    I have a recording studio (Sonar X3 and a Roland Studio-Capture).

    Can you tell where its stopping? e.g. is it loading the BIOS, after the BIOS loads and then Windows starts?

    It may have something to do with the power on the USB port?? If you are plugged into a front USB port, try a rear port. Or vice versa. This has a separate power supply, but can it also be bus powered from the USB? If so, that could be the problem.

    I haven't seen any reports of this type of problem on recording forums.
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PreSonus sound card causing boot delay/no boot
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