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In Windows Vista, Microsoft has decided to remove the Hardware Abstraction Layer (HAL) for DirectSound and DirectSound3D. The HAL is the software layer that in previous Windows operating systems enabled an audio accelerator such as the Sound Blaster X-Fi to provide DirectSound3D applications with hardware accelerated audio. This enabled soundcards to perform tasks such as sample-rate conversion, mixing, 3D spatialization using HRTFs, filtering, and effects processing. Without the HAL, DirectSound on Windows Vista will be rendered in software with no advanced functionality such as EAX.
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Are you in denial or something? I had a bad case of loser-denial myself....until the lacrosse team stuck a parking cone up my ***.

But seriously. Daniel_K, BY HIMSELF, got this stuff working fine in Vista. What don't you get about that?

You seem like a reasonable candidate for employment at Creative Labs. The major qualification will be making up reasons why Creative cannot get stuff working on Vista that my $5 integrated sound chip can.
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As it would as it doesn't use X-FI.
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Also EAX wouldn't work as it needs a feature Vista doesn't have.
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This is BS. As the lordikon said, Daniel_K got all of this to work correctly in Vista. Stop pulling an inquirer.
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This is BS. As the lordikon said, Daniel_K got all of this to work correctly in Vista. Stop pulling an inquirer.
So..Why didn't Daniel told Creative and how to fix it?

Not just lie and give no credit to Creative.
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Are you kidding me on this thread?
    
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One of the big features Creative didn't include in Vista drivers is Dolby Digital. It has nothing to do with EAX.
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Wolf, you're fired, from life. The cards work PERFECTLY with Daniel's drivers. I don't care what excuses Creative has for why they couldn't do it, the point is that it could be done, by one freaking kid, for free, and they pissed on him and the rest of the community. If I could fire Creative too, I would.
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yeah as of alchemy.
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