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post #11 of 30
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Originally Posted by busa
for all the speakers to work while listening to music...open the creative control panel and set the speakers to 5.1 then set cmss to stereo surround. When playing games set cmss to "cmss" or "cmss2".
Yeah that's basically what you do. Only there's no need to change it to cmss or cmss2 for games since games are 5.1 and don't use stereo upmixing.
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post #12 of 30
Thread Starter 
cant seem to do that

i dont have those options

keep in mind, im using windows vista x64, so i guess i would need x64 drivers for vista
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post #13 of 30
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Originally Posted by Sin100
Hey i have the X-530 logitech speakers and i ran into the same problem when i got them.

I fogot to install a piece of software called "SoundMAX" that was on a CD that came with my motherboard.

that will sort it
I have exactly the same problem, the x530 not working properly. The thing is I did everything as it's written in the manual, but it simply doesn't work. The best I could get is 2.1. I don't have ADI soundmax codec on my mobo, i have the realtek.
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post #14 of 30
Files for vista?

And make sure your set to 5.1 in your control panel > audio devices > Advance

EDIT: oh yea if your onboard or non onboard sound card doesn't support 5 1 then !
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post #15 of 30
i get a wierd problem with this speakers as well. i have onboard sound, movies, games works well but some of my mp3 files sounds wierd, the instrument is so loud but voice is so low? any idea why? cant i get these speakers to work normally like some jackass old speakers how all speakers work the same time instead of sorround? how i turn it off?
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post #16 of 30
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1. Im running Win Vista x64
2. My sound card is 5.1
3. I still cannot get full sound
4. I cannot go to audio properties and then advanced coz in vista they dont exist

help?
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post #17 of 30
sorry i've never been on vista yet, well the beta, but my bets is that because vista isnt complete and its just the trial i they might not support 5.1, i may be wrong though, i guess you will have to wait for software to activate it, software for vista x64!

EDIT: ok i've been looking at your cards drivers and non of them seem to be for vista , i am unsure if you need these drivers to activate/unlock 5.1, can anyone clarify?!
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post #18 of 30
I got 5.1 working on my copy of vista by installing the beta drivers from creative and then changing the speaker mode in the windows audio settings.
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post #19 of 30
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can u please post a link on where you found the drivers so too i can get 5.1
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post #20 of 30
Right here, yo

http://us.creative.com/support/downl...pe=0&x=33&y=12
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