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JamLab Windows XP* Installation Instructions
Do not connect the JamLab to your computer yet! The driver installer should be run first!
1. Download the latest JamLab driver from the M-Audio driver download page and save it to your Desktop.
If this is the first time you've installed the JamLab on your computer, please skip the uninstallation instructions and go to step 3 of this guide.
If an M-Audio JamLab driver is currently installed on your system, it will need to be removed before a new driver can be installed. In this case, launching the installer file should bring you to the screen shown below. Click "Next".
2. Once "Uninstall Complete" is displayed, click "Finish".
3. Double-click the downloaded driver installation file (again), and the following window will open:
4. Click "Next". The License Agreement window will appear (see below):
5. Once you've reviewed the licensing agreement, click the radio button next to "I accept the terms of the license agreement", then click "Next" to continue and "Install" in the window that opens after this.
6. At various points in this installation process, you may be notified that the driver being installed has not passed Windows Logo Testing. Always click “Continue Anyway” to proceed with the installation.
7. The installer will inform you that the JamLab was installed successfully. Click "Finish".
8. Connect the JamLab to an available USB port on your computer.
9. Shortly after connecting the JamLab to your computer, another "Windows Logo Testing" message will be displayed (see step 6 of this guide). Click "Continue Anyway". Your computer will finish up the installation automatically and the JamLab should be ready to use.
10. Connect the output of your JamLab to your speakers, mixer, or other amplification device so you can hear the output of the device.
11. Once you have completed the installation procedure above, a small "M-Audio" icon will be visible in your system tray. Right-click this icon to open the JamLab control panel.
The JamLab control panel can also be accessed from the Windows Control Panel when Classic View is enabled:
If the Control Panel is in Category View, click Switch to Classic View on the left-hand side.
12. If you have completed both the software and hardware installation properly, it will open without problems and will indicate that "Applied settings will be copied to the device immediately"; and the JamLab is ready to serve as an Audio Interface for your computer and recording software.
13. In the rare even that the control panel shows "Applied settings will be copied to the device when you connect one to the computer", this may be due to a more complex system resource conflict. In these situations, we recommend that you contact M-Audio Support for further assistance.
The JamLab Quick Start Guide neglects to mention that in order to hear yourself play, you must have software (such as GT Player Express that's included free with the JamLab) open to route the JamLab's input through to its output. Refer to page 5 of the JamLab User Guide for detailed instructions on configuring and getting started with GT Player Express.
* Home and Professional Edition only. Windows Media Center Edition is not currently supported.