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problem with my X-FI extermemusic

post #1 of 7
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ive notice that my mic is not working. and i had this in a xp build and just transfer it to my new rig and i have sound but when i go in to teamspeak the light is not working. what could be some fixes. also i have the lastest drivers that came out this month by creative
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post #2 of 7
Try switching back to the original drivers that came with the card. To be honest, I recommend downloading the latest drivers only if there's a problem that needs to be fixed.

I really hope this helps!
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Originally Posted by 5CheeseLasagna View Post
Try switching back to the original drivers that came with the card. To be honest, I recommend downloading the latest drivers only if there's a problem that needs to be fixed.

I really hope this helps!
sadly, i dont know where it is and its only for xp. i didnt get it when vista was out
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post #4 of 7
Then maybe it's Vista's fault. I'm not trying to be funny. I have seen a lot of people on here say that they reject Vista and use WinXP instead for gaming for various reasons. This could be one of them. Some dual-boot, some throw Vista out altogether. Either way, I've read a lot of comments how people just don't like Vista for some reason, and find XP to be superior as of right now.

Try downloading the older driver (5 Nov 07) on the Downloads page at Creative. The one I linked to is just the Vista 64-bit drivers only for the XtremeMusic. I hope it works. If not, then it looks like the next step would be to contact them. That's just their Contact Support page, which gives you a couple of options. One of them is that you get free e-mail support for the duration of the warranty.

Good luck bro. I hope this works out for you somehow, at least!
post #5 of 7
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also, could this be possible that the port of the mic is busted?
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post #6 of 7
Definitely a possibility. A couple of things you can try to find exactly where the problem is:

1) Make sure the input line isn't turned down in the sound mixer
2) Is it a software problem? Use several different apps with your mic (sound recorder, games, etc.)
3) Try a different microphone

If none of those fix the problem, then it's definitely a problem with your card. At that point, the above recommendations come into play. Try different drivers. I am using the ones that came on the CD with my XtremeMusic and they work fine with Vista.
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post #7 of 7
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none of the apps work. ive tried
  • battlefield 2
  • counter-strike source
  • call of duty 4
  • teamspeak
  • windows

soo i think it is the mic port
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