I have an old Hercules Gamesurround Muse XL sound card with the latest drivers that I could find for it. All the directX sound tests came back fine with 9.0c and the syscheck that came with SWBF2 tells me my sound card passed, but when I go to play the game with HARDWARE sound enabled, it crashes back to the desktop. If I turn off the sound effects completely, the game runs awesome. I've messed with /audiosamplerates /audiomixbuffer and a few others to no avail. Oh, and my soundcard really doesn't have any freakin options to dink around with either, I've searched all through my audio options on the control panel and wherever else I thought audio options might be.
I apologize if this subject was posted elsewhere on this forum, I looked around a little and didn't see my exact problem. If anybody has any clue about what may be happening and maybe a possible cure, I'd be very appreciative.