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So I keep seeing other people posting screenshots of all sorts of nifty control panels with options I, for some reason, don't seem to have.
Maybe it's just my crappy card?
Does the Fatal1ty have all sorts of options I'm just not allowed as far as control goes? I don't even get an adjustment for bass and treble with the Creative drivers or control panel I have.
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What's going on?
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post #2 of 12
The software you've seen is called the Creative Console Launcher, and it should have come with the driver/software package for the X-Fi Xtreme Audio.

However, here's a link to a download for the Console Launcher itself:

http://ccftp.creative.com/manualdn/Applications/AVP/10155/0xB3F7BC78/CSL_PCAPP_LB_2_40_09.exe
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Thanks a lot. Funny Creative didn't see fit to include that with the downloads I tried.
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Use daniel_k's driver, that solved all my problem with Creative's driver.
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i use the new driver,then i install the daniel k support pack
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Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549;11769734 
Use daniel_k's driver, that solved all my problem with Creative's driver.
But the problem is that the Console Launcher is missing. It's not like the driver isn't working properly or something.
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post #8 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by TwoCables;11769745 
But the problem is that the Console Launcher is missing. It's not like the driver isn't working properly or something.

My Console wouldn't even pop up with Creative's driver. I'm pretty sure daniel_k's driver will alleviate that problem.
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post #9 of 12
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Yeah, I dl'd the driver, but for some reason the console never showed up. Just the audio control panel and all the bloatware like the media organizer and wavestudio.
The link you gave me worked though.
I have no idea what happened.
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post #10 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by FearSC549;11770333 
My Console wouldn't even pop up with Creative's driver. I'm pretty sure daniel_k's driver will alleviate that problem.
That's why I provided the direct-download link to the Console Launcher. It was the best solution because that's what he was asking for. I mean, compare the two options:
  • Tell him to use (and perhaps hunt down all on his own) Daniel_K's driver that supports the Xtreme Audio
  • Just provide a direct link to the Console Launcher which is what he came here for

For starters, I was not interested in trying to find the Daniel_K driver package that supports the Xtreme Audio. Additionally, I didn't want to force him to have to download that, then uninstall his current stuff (which is more than one thing to uninstall in the Windows control panel), and then sit through an installation of Daniel_K's driver/software package thereby taking a chance on it not working, or perhaps being worse than what he's using now, or some other stupid thing. On top of that, if problems did occur as a result of me making him replace all of his current Creative stuff with Daniel_K's, then I would have to sit here and provide support for that. Plus, he would end up being dissatisfied with my service because after all, he came to OCN for just one simple thing: the Console Launcher.

Therefore, I decided it was best to provide the service that he came here to receive.

Sometimes the best solutions are the simplest ones.
Quote:
Originally Posted by Nixuz;11772308 
Yeah, I dl'd the driver, but for some reason the console never showed up. Just the audio control panel and all the bloatware like the media organizer and wavestudio.
The link you gave me worked though.
I have no idea what happened.
You're welcome! I'm very glad it worked! I just wish that I could explain why you didn't get all that good stuff. However, the driver below claims to have the Console Launcher inside of it (but this is just for the future because it sounds like everything is working just fine right now):

http://ccftp.creative.com/manualdn/Drivers/AVP/10963/0xF7C73FBB/XFXA_PCDRV_LB_1_04_0090.exe

It's version 1.04.0090, released on July 2nd of 2009.

More information:
Quote:
File Name : XFXA_PCDRV_LB_1_04_0090.exe
This download is a driver providing Microsoft® Windows® 7 and Windows Vista® support for Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ Xtreme Audio. It installs Creative Audio Console to control your audio device's settings. For more details, read the rest of this web release note.

Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit, Windows 7 32-bit, Windows Vista 64-bit with Service Pack 1 (SP1) or Windows Vista 32-bit with SP1
  • PCI Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio
Notes:
  • This driver is only for the Creative Sound Blaster audio device listed above.
    DO NOT install this driver for other Sound Blaster audio devices.
  • To install this driver
    1. Download the file onto your local hard disk.
    2. Close all other Windows applications.
    3. Double-click the downloaded file.
    4. Follow the instructions on the screen.


If you need any help with the Console Launcher, then ask in this thread. wink.gif
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