PowerCore is not detected in Windows 7 or 8, how do I solve this?
If after the software installation you get this message when opening the control panel:
Please try the solutions below:
A) Uninstall + Re-install
1. Remove PowerCore Software using Windows Control Panel>Add / Remove Programs
2. Remove from \ Windows \ System32
3. Remove from \ Windows \ System32 \ drivers
4. Remove all of the included PowerCore plug-ins, which are usually found here:
Program Files \ Steinberg \ VstPlugIns \
5. Remove all previous installers.
EMPTY TRASH & REBOOT!
7. Install latest PowerCore Software - download here:
B) Select "LEGACY" driver for your FW controller card
Go to Device Manager
Right click on "FW controller" device
Select "Browse My Computer..."
Select "Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer"
Select from the list "1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller (Legacy)" (in some cases might be necessary to un-check "show compatible hardware")
SHUT DOWN COMPUTER
Check status via the PowerCore Control Panel>STATUS tab
C) Tips & Tricks
FW controller card
We highly recommend to use a separate / dedicated FW controller card.
We do not recommend any specific models, since manufacturers and specifications vary from country to country.
To get the best results get a Texas Instruments card or a VIA VT6306 based FireWire card.
PCI latency settings (if separate FW controller card is using a PCI slot)
Please follow the link below to see how to set up/ improve performance...
FW800-to-FW400 adapter (if required and in use)
If you are using a FW adapter or an adapter cable pls check functionality / or different cables/adapters.
We recommend a more robust FW800-to-FW400 adapter solution, such as this one http://www.sonnettech.com/product/fw_adapter.html
Optimize Win 7 for better audio performance
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