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post #31 of 60
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;12706485 
The Console Launcher (it's software) provides the Graphic Equalizer.

Have you been talking about a physical equalizer all this time (meaning, one that is a separate piece of hardware)?

Which X-Fi model did you buy? Did you install the driver and software that it comes with?

I am talking ab out software.

the software would not install. it is a mess.
post #32 of 60
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I am talking ab out software.

the software would not install. it is a mess.
What happened exactly? I mean start with step 1 and walk me through everything you did.
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post #33 of 60
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the card installed perfect.

i purchased the toolbox that includes an equalizer(from Creative.com)

when I tried to install with the activation key it would not activate.
i tried so many times the activation key is no good.
post #34 of 60
Activation key? I've never heard of this. Friggin' Creative.. what on earth are they doing?

I have the X-Fi XtremeGamer, and I didn't have to deal with any sort of Activation key. The installation was extremely simple: I just disabled the onboard audio (I actually never had it enabled, but I'm just saying this for good measure), put the card in, booted into Windows, installed the software/driver pack, rebooted, and then adjusted everything as I like.

But again: which card did you buy? Can you link me?
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post #35 of 60
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ok. I am nervous about going into the BIOS.
I will think about it.

thanks

what sound card would you advise? I would want it to have all the software included, including an equalizer.
You don't HAVE to do what he says about uninstalling the onboard sound drivers and disabling on board audio in the BIOS, but it's recommended because A LOT of sound cards can be frustrating to get working right, especially Creative sound cards.

What motherboard do you have? I will look up the manual online and maybe put together which pages you should look at. The BIOS is nothing to fear, in fact for many of us overclockers the BIOS is our best friend! The BIOS is kinda like that sweet girl that you take for granted even though without her you would be nothing.

ninja edit: oh wow I joined this thread late.
Edited by cuad - 3/12/11 at 1:29pm
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post #36 of 60
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You don't HAVE to do what he says about uninstalling the onboard sound drivers and disabling on board audio in the BIOS, but it's recommended because A LOT of sound cards can be frustrating to get working right, especially Creative sound cards.
But we've already established this. :/

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What motherboard do you have? I will look up the manual online and maybe put together which pages you should look at. The BIOS is nothing to fear, in fact for many of us overclockers the BIOS is our best friend! The BIOS is kinda like that sweet girl that you take for granted even though without her you would be nothing.
I already have the manual, and I already posted detailed instructions on how to disable the onboard audio (Post #24).
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read my edit, jerk.
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post #38 of 60
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Activation key? I've never heard of this. Friggin' Creative.. what on earth are they doing?

I have the X-Fi XtremeGamer, and I didn't have to deal with any sort of Activation key. The installation was extremely simple: I just disabled the onboard audio (I actually never had it enabled, but I'm just saying this for good measure), put the card in, booted into Windows, installed the software/driver pack, rebooted, and then adjusted everything as I like.

But again: which card did you buy? Can you link me?
the software that came with the card did not require an activation key, just the toolbox that i bought.

Model: SB0790
post #39 of 60
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read my edit, jerk.
Next time read a thread before posting, especially when you're making the 35th post in the thread (always check the size of the scrollbar).

I wouldn't have said this just now if you hadn't called me a jerk. I mean, if you had said, "Oh damn, my bad. But I edited it after you posted anyway.", then I would have said "It's all good; I understand".

So no; I'm not a jerk. But it does get old when I spend all this time and energy on my posts only to have other people reply with the same things I said earlier. However, I've never had someone call me a jerk for replying like that. So who's the jerk here?

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the software that came with the card did not require an activation key, just the toolbox that i bought.

Model: SB0790
Oh, that's the Xtreme Audio. I don't know about that card; it's just a re-branded Audigy due to having a modified Audigy chip that works with their "X-Fi" driver technology. This becomes evident when downloading the latest driver from Creative due to the list of supported sound cards. The same is true for me: the Xtreme Audio isn't one of the supported cards for the driver I have to use.

Anyway, search for the "Console Launcher". This is where the Graphic Equalizer is found.
Edited by TwoCables - 3/12/11 at 1:53pm
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post #40 of 60
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Originally Posted by cuad View Post
You don't HAVE to do what he says about uninstalling the onboard sound drivers and disabling on board audio in the BIOS, but it's recommended because A LOT of sound cards can be frustrating to get working right, especially Creative sound cards.

What motherboard do you have? I will look up the manual online and maybe put together which pages you should look at. The BIOS is nothing to fear, in fact for many of us overclockers the BIOS is our best friend! The BIOS is kinda like that sweet girl that you take for granted even though without her you would be nothing.

ninja edit: oh wow I joined this thread late.
I did not go into the BIOS. I just removed the drivers and disabled from the device manager.
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