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So i bought this card in question http://fi.creative.com/p/sound-blaster/sound-blaster-audigy-fx

It comes with a software CD labeled as "SBX Pro studio", but alas this being the modern times i don't have a CD drive available that i can hook up to my computer.

I tried to look for it online, but couldn't find any download for it (i might also be blind, so if anyone has a link then please post it here).

So what i was wondering is if anyone has this CD and is willing to upload it for me please? Would be VERY much appreciated.

Thank you in advance.
post #2 of 11
Great work Creative, you release a new soundcard but don't release the drivers.

Looks like the only option is to get someone to share the CD/files.
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Use bundled CD
But at least judging from the 8.1 update schedule... They should release the .exe version by the end of the year rolleyes.gif
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End of Dec 2013*
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Yeah, thoughts so. That's kind of a horrible overlook by them. Still hoping someone can share!

Sent them an email explaining why they should offer a download as well.
post #4 of 11
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Got a reply from their customer support:

"With regards to your enquiry, we regret to inform you that at the present time the driver of our Sound Blaster Audigy Fx (SB1570) is not uploaded on our download site. You need to use the bundled CD to install this soundcard."

So they are unwilling/unable/too lazy to provide a digital download altogether right now? I sent another email asking if they could provide the disk contents in .zip or .rar form, i could even provide proof of payment even tho it's under the same email.

In conclusion, no download available yet from them, still looking.
post #5 of 11
Cant you just jump on a friends machine and make a usb/cd real quick? This isnt that uncommon anymore im afraid and Creative is probably the worst offender. There are plenty of enthusiast sites with forums where you should be able to find what you need. I always used customized drivers for their products, heck I cant remember the guys name now but I believe they are still around.
   
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Hmm, i have no idea, i don't really use forums except for information gathering (like i've browsed this site for years, yet i just registered an account since i couldn't find the answer anywhere).
I could pop up to a friends place, but problem being i'm a nerd with not that many friends, most living too far away for me to do it comfortably.

Got any idea of any other forums i could ask in? I really have no clue.
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Hmm, i have no idea, i don't really use forums except for information gathering (like i've browsed this site for years, yet i just registered an account since i couldn't find the answer anywhere).
I could pop up to a friends place, but problem being i'm a nerd with not that many friends, most living too far away for me to do it comfortably.

Got any idea of any other forums i could ask in? I really have no clue.

These guys were really helpful to me when i was trying to dig up some drivers. http://forums.creative.com/forum.php
   
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These guys were really helpful to me when i was trying to dig up some drivers. http://forums.creative.com/forum.php

Contacted the admins for rights to post, we'll see what happens. Thanks
post #9 of 11
Creative is just worried (and rightly so) that someone will take these new drivers, and make them work with some old cards (audigy 4 comes to mind, probably audigy 2 zs with rx drivers...). They are all about making some ca$$$h smile.gif
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I have that CD.


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