Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic - Enhanced MP3 playback, realistic headphone surround and the fastest gaming performance This download is a beta driver providing Microsoft® Windows Vista® and Windows® XP support for Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ series of audio devices. For more details, read the rest of this web release note. Take note of the following: THIS IS AN UNSUPPORTED BETA DRIVER. There is no technical support for this driver. We recommend that only experienced users install this driver. Do not install this driver on a system used to perform critical tasks. Users who are looking for stable drivers should wait for the final release. When this happens, user should install the latest Sound Blaster X-Fi series driver available. This download supports the following audio devices only: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty® Professional Series Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum Fatal1ty Champion Series Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Added Features: To find out if your audio device supports the following features in Windows XP, click here. For systems using Windows Vista Dolby® Digital and DTS® driver decode re-established for sound cards that included decoding in their Windows XP drivers (Not applicable for products that included a 3rd party software DVD player license in the package). DVD-Audio playback re-established for sound cards that included the application in their Windows XP software suite (For Windows Vista 32-bit only). Requires the latest Creative MediaSource DVD-Audio Player Beta software. Click here to download. Fixes: Resolves issues of intermittent and random application/system crash when playing games or running applications that use EAX®, DirectSound®, OpenAL and/or ASIO features. Resolves issue of volume mapping leading to very soft volume level in systems using Windows Vista with Service Pack 1. Resolves issue with distortion and noise occuring in systems with 4 GB of RAM or greater. Known Issues: X-Fi CMSS®-3D feature is not available in Windows Vista 64-bit. Requirements: Windows Vista 64-bit, Windows Vista 32-bit, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) 2005 or Window XP MCE 2004 Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio devices listed above Notes: Do not install this driver for Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio. To install this driver Download the file onto your local hard disk. Double-click the downloaded file. Follow the instructions on the screen. I look into the new drivers as well I let you know how this set is. later on.