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Creative X-Fi Series Drives for Windows Vista Beta 2

madmatt

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Finally!

http://ccftp.creative.com/manualdn/Drivers/AVP/9567/0xF237209A/SBXF_PCDVTBETA_L3_2_10_0000.exe

This download is a beta driver providing Microsoft® Windows® Vista 32-bit and 64-bit Beta 2 Build 5384 and Build 5456 support for Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi®. It is not fully tested and provides limited functionality.
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 for critical tasks.
  • This download supports Windows Vista 32-bit and 64-bit Beta 2 Build 5384 and Build 5456, and may not work on other Vista builds.
Current release features:
  • X-Fi Crystalizer™
  • AC-3/DTS decoding (only in Windows Vista 32-bit)
  • MIDI Playback
  • EAX Effect
  • Smart Volume Management
  • Headphone detection
  • PCM stereo output through optical out
Known issues:
  • When switching modes, a duplicate entry of the "X-Fi Crystalizer" tab in Audio Console appears. To resolve this issue, close and open Audio Console.
  • To configure your speakers, you can use only "Audio Devices and Sound Themes" in Control Panel.
    Note: 6.1 speaker mode is not available in this download.
  • Disabling and enabling your audio card in Device Manager causes an error message to appear and stops audio output. To resolve this, restart your computer.
  • Waking your computer from sleep mode stops audio output. To resolve this, restart your computer.
  • X-Fi CMSS®-3D features are not available in this download.
  • Recording features are not available in this download.
  • To allow PCM stereo output through optical out, select the Enable Digital I/O check box in "Audio Devices and Sound Themes" in Control Panel.
Requirements:
  • Windows Vista 32-bit or 64-bit Beta 2 (Build 5384 or Build 5456)
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio card
Notes:
  • To install the driver, do the following:
    1. Download the EXE file into your local hard disk.
    2. Double-click the downloaded file.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • For more information on Microsoft Windows Vista, see www.microsoft.com/windowsvista/
  • For Windows Vista 64-bit users, read the Readme.txt in this download before installing the driver.
http://us.creative.com/support/down...=&driverlang=1033&OS=27&drivertype=0&x=36&y=9
 
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kcnychief

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New Driver out today - Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series Vista Driver 2.13.0001

Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi series Vista Driver 2.13.0001
This download is a driver providing Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ 64-bit and Windows Vista 32-bit 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 for critical tasks.
  • This driver is for installation with official release versions of Windows Vista only.
This download supports the following audio devices only:
  • 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 Elite Pro
Current release features:
  • X-Fi Crystalizer™
  • X-Fi CMSS®-3D
  • MIDI Playback
  • EAX® Effects
  • PCM stereo output through optical out
  • Line-in connectivity
  • Recording capabilities.
Known issues:
  • This driver does not support the following:
    • Decoding of Dolby® Digital and DTS™ signals
    • DVD-Audio
    • DirectSound®-based EAX games
    • 6.1 speaker mode.
    SPDIF passthrough is supported on Vista 32-bit only.
  • Applications from the original Sound Blaster X-Fi CD will not work with this download.
Requirements:
  • Windows Vista 64-bit or Windows Vista 32-bit
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio devices listed above.
Notes:
  • Do not install this driver for Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio.
  • To install the driver, do the following:
    1. Download the SBXF_PCDVTBETA_US_2_13_0001.exe file into your local hard disk.
    2. Double-click the downloaded file.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  • To uninstall the driver, do the following:
    1. Click Start -> All Programs -> Control Panel.
    2. Double-click the Device Manager icon.
    3. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers option.
    4. Right-click the Creative SB X-Fi option, and select Uninstall.
      The Confirm Device Uninstall dialog box appears.
    5. Select the Delete the driver software for this device option.
      Note: This check box must be selected to avoid reinstallation issues.
    6. Click the OK button.
    7. Restart your computer.
    To reinstall the driver, do the following:
    1. Double-click the downloaded file.
    2. When the message You must restart your computer to apply these changes appears, click the Restart Later button.
    3. Follow the instructions on the screen.
http://us.creative.com/support/down...=&driverlang=1033&OS=27&drivertype=0&x=36&y=9 (same link as above)
 

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