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Where's the post? Did no one bother to quote it?
its still there at Creative forums but the link doesn't work. its there though.
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In case you missed creative's response
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We have read the strong feedback about Creative's forum post regarding driver development by Daniel_k and other outside parties. Creative's message posted on our behalf by our Company spokesperson tried to address our concern about the improper distribution of certain software which is the property of other companies. However, we did not make it as clear as we would have liked that we do support driver development by independent third parties. The huge task of developing driver updates to accommodate the many changes in the Vista operating system and the extensive testing required, including the lengthy Vista certification requirements for audio, makes it very difficult for Creative to develop updates for all past products. Outside developers have been very helpful to Creative and our customers by developing updates for many of our Sound Blaster products, and we do support and appreciate these efforts. This however does not extend to the unauthorized distribution of other companies' property. We hope to work out a mutually agreeable method for working with Daniel_k in supporting his efforts in driver development. Going forward, we are committed to doing a better job of working more closely with third parties to support their development for our products and our customers.
source: http://forums.creative.com/creativel...read.id=121513

so they do support driver development by 3rd parties, but they don't allow them to distribute it...

nice half-ass support
post #43 of 47
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However, we did not make it as clear as we would have liked that we do support driver development by independent third parties. The huge task of developing driver updates to accommodate the many changes in the Vista operating system and the extensive testing required, including the lengthy Vista certification requirements for audio, makes it very difficult for Creative to develop updates for all past products.
BS

1) How come NVIDIA and ATI can get WHQL certification for their drivers every month or so?
2) Since when was X-fi a past product?
3) Why was there code that purposely degraded performance in Vista?
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The entire thread, including subsequently deleted posts, is @ http://creative.edited.us
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Well looks like my next card wont be a creative one.. regardless if it looks like their apologizing they should have looked further than their already bulging pocketbook.
    
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post #47 of 47
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Originally Posted by Fusion Racing View Post
i find it funny how people are still complaining about creative even though they have said they will try to take some steps in the right direction in order to fix the problem over vista drivers...

also, i don't see the point in complaining about a deleted thread... you won't bring it back, all you are likely to do is just end up getting more threads deleted, and possibly end up with infractions.

good to know that creative want to fix the problem, it just seems that too many people overreacted way too much, and probably now wouldn't care about creative products, even if they came with $100k in cash. a bit of a shame, but at least they responded to the public, unlike some who's response would be to completely ignore the public, and do nothing to rectify the problem.
The way i saw it was that the voice of people are finally being heard on such matter. Its been too long that they have done anything to rectify the driver issue with Vista, but now that our voices have been heard, we are "overreacting". I'm not sure if you ever heard the term "vote with your wallet", im sure that every company you buy products from loves you and cares for you....but its not the reality now, is it? This should be an example of the power of voice against these sleazy monopolistic corporations. Its time to prove that we aren't just a bunch of small fish in a big pond. I say cheers to what has happened and i hope that this kind of outcry can be done to other companies who have taken advantage of the mis-informed.
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