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post #11 of 20
Maybe these will make it so my sound card doesn't glitch on a daily basis.
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What, do they think no one uses Audigy cards anymore or something?

Thank you daniel_k.

Creative completely halted their driver support for older cards, thus forcing people to fork out money for new(er) cards w/ flourishing driver support. But not me. Not falling for that trick. My card does just fine now, with the modded drivers.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 12/17/08 at 11:05am
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Why isn't it on creative's site?
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Like someone else had asked, should we do a clean install of drivers/apps or could we just overwrite them?
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Works good. Been using the beta of this driver for a wee while now though.
I'm just hoping it fixes my audio problem.

Now and then, randomly whether editing music, playing games or watching a movie, there will be a huge "crack" and suddenly all the audio comes out of the wrong speaker. For example the center will come out the rear left, the front right will come out the front left. All sorts of rubbish. I've yet to have this happen so far so fingers crossed!
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post #16 of 20
Yeah...I've given up on creative drivers. I use the Daniel_k ones until I decide to upgrade. And you can bet it won't be another Creative card.
post #17 of 20
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Originally Posted by Penicilyn View Post
Yeah...I've given up on creative drivers. I use the Daniel_k ones until I decide to upgrade. And you can bet it won't be another Creative card.
Recommending Asus Xonar. X-Fi for me has been pretty worthless anyways. No real audio amazement, EAX however is extremely impressive.
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post #18 of 20
You must be kidding, after almost 2 years since the Vista launch they enable what was already supported by daniel_k from the very beginning. Better late than never eh?
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* Dolby® Digital and DTS® decode re-established for sound cards that included decoding in their Windows XP drivers
[...]
To be honest now, Creative makes decent cards, the drivers are the ones that :turd: As a proof take a 20$ Audigy24bit, slap some modded drivers and have EAX up to 5.0 in software, it's a mod as good as the one that changed an ATI 9800SE into a 9800XT back in the days.
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Works good. Been using the beta of this driver for a wee while now though.
I'm just hoping it fixes my audio problem.

Now and then, randomly whether editing music, playing games or watching a movie, there will be a huge "crack" and suddenly all the audio comes out of the wrong speaker. For example the center will come out the rear left, the front right will come out the front left. All sorts of rubbish. I've yet to have this happen so far so fingers crossed!
Yeah I used to get this while playing games.. So annoying. The sound would not revert until the computer was rebooted.

It has not happened since i've upgraded the drivers so hopefully they fixed it
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Most of these things had been fixed about 2 months ago with the youp-pax modded driver.... Just because its official means nothing.
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