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Hmm... I suppose it could be relative. Haha. I just think we are making this a bigger deal than it needs to be, especially going as far as smashing your own sound card over it? I mean come on now...
    
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AND!!!!! OCN is still responsive!!!

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holy crap guys we get the point already stop posting.
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AND!!!!! OCN is still responsive!!!

Cheers to Admin and ther gang for doing a good performance tuning job!
Sorry to be off topic, but you should dual boot with 64bit Vista, I have personally jumped from 32 to 64 and the performance is epic. Just give it a try and let your quad fly free as a bird!
    
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From what I read, they have not threatened legal action. Besides, intentions do not make the law. I am not defending creative here, I am just saying that there is more than one issue. It is one thing to blame them for lack of support (whether intentional or not) and quite another to attack them for protecting their interests and property.
I'm whipped They are different issues, but quite tied together, at least on moral terms. They sold something and decided not to offer support. Some guy continued where they left off, what is their problem? The problem imho is of prestige: they were beaten in their own court by a teenager. In a multinational like this you can't find a tougher slap on the face for a director than to be shown by a no-one that your software development team is bettered by a kid - live and transparently on the web. Afterwards the user's reaction is just frustration...
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Sorry to be off topic, but you should dual boot with 64bit Vista, I have personally jumped from 32 to 64 and the performance is epic. Just give it a try and let your quad fly free as a bird!
Not really. 99% of your applications are written in 32-bit, meaning equal or less performance, not more.
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I'm whipped They are different issues, but quite tied together, at least on moral terms. They sold something and decided not to offer support. Some guy continued where they left off, what is their problem? The problem imho is of prestige: they were beaten in their own court by a teenager. In a multinational like this you can't find a tougher slap on the face for a director than to be shown by a no-one that your software development team is bettered by a kid - live and transparently on the web. Afterwards the user's reaction is just frustration...

I think, as is almost always the case, it is money. They don't want someone offering support that they do not which would stop those owners from buying newer items. Very rarely is saving face why a corp. would do anything like this. I also think that it has gotten much, much more press than they (creative) intended. As the letter states, it wasn't a problem until he started accepting donations for it.
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Look at the repbacks coming in on this thread (toward bottom of this page) even still. This thread may be slowing down on OCN, but this thing is spreading like crazy elsewhere.
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I think, as is almost always the case, it is money. They don't want someone offering support that they do not which would stop those owners from buying newer items. Very rarely is saving face why a corp. would do anything like this. I also think that it has gotten much, much more press than they (creative) intended. As the letter states, it wasn't a problem until he started accepting donations for it.
Incorrect. Donations was not the real issue Creative had. It was "misuse of our IP", which is ridiculous because all he was doing was giving us what we were promised on the box, and lied to on Creative's site.
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Look at the repbacks coming in on this thread (toward bottom of this page) even still. This thread may be slowing down on OCN, but this thing is spreading like crazy elsewhere.
Over 150! Maybe some of the guest would like to join and post, that'd be great.... get some fresh opinions and viewpoints
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