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X-Fi Titanium HD Defective?

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After restarting or turning off my computer 2-3 times i get this error Ctxfihlp.exe failed or won't start. and so Creative console luncher won't start and no sound. And at first it was okay, but now its starting to get annoying because i have to uninstall my drivers then restart then install drivers from sound and have to set my settings again.

I have disabled and uninstalled drivers for onboard sound from windows and Bios.
And I tried moving to different PCI-e slots.


Can anyone help or point me to the right direction?
Thank you
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post #2 of 6
Try uninstalling the drivers, then boot into safe mode, use driver cleaner to remove all traces of creative install.
Are you using titanium drivers instead of titanium HD?
And of course www.malwarebytes.org
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post #3 of 6
I think I saw that before with my card. It's not a card issue, just drivers that need to be reinstalled.
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i have been using the modded PAX drivers from Robert McClelland with out a problem.

http://dl.technewshw.com/driver/PAX/...0HD%20V2.25.7z

http://www.hardwareheaven.com/pax-do...st-thread.html
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I been using my X-Fi Titanium HD for almost 4 months, I havent ran into that problem yet,Tho I havent ran into it on any X-FI Chipset cards. But yea reinstall the drivers, you can also make a restore point either before or after the drivers reinstall if it works.

so you can go back to it if it acts up again.
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post #6 of 6
I ran into this issue once, when I had my X-Fi XtremeMusic. Just clean out your drivers, and install drivers in Safe mode so windows doesn't try and install drivers for you.
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