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  1. Robert McClelland

    Robert McClelland I'm An Uncle for 2nd time Staff Member

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    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.
     
  2. Rogacz

    Rogacz Porcupine Floyd

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    X-Fi CMSS®-3D feature is not available in Windows Vista 64-bit.

    Are you kidding me Creative?
     
  3. Rogacz

    Rogacz Porcupine Floyd

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    X-Fi CMSS®-3D feature is not available in Windows Vista 64-bit.

    Are you kidding me Creative?
     
  4. Krank

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    I had to roll-back from these drivers after they started to distort some sounds, but not others. Download Statusbar completed downloads and Ventrilo sounds were both distorted. Things like iTunes and Pandora were not. I'm thinking a wave vs. mp3/aac issue. ::shrugs::
     
  5. Robert McClelland

    Robert McClelland I'm An Uncle for 2nd time Staff Member

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    Don't worry I be leasing new set of drivers soon :) I have working 64bit drivers woot! that fix some that stuff.
    Anyway maybe tomorrow for drivers right now we habe ugly weather comming my way soon. have tornado watch now to 10pm tonight.
     

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