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post #41 of 60
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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?


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.
I was not able to find the Console Launcher
post #42 of 60
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Originally Posted by RonR399 View Post
I did not go into the BIOS. I just removed the drivers and disabled from the device manager.
Then the onboard audio may have been reinstalled by Windows since the hardware is still enabled in the BIOS.

Can you still disable it in the BIOS? It may do a ton of good. I mean, this could be the reason why things are not working as you expected.

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I was not able to find the Console Launcher
I remember that you said the software would not install at all, and that it's a mess. What happened when you tried to install it? I mean, the only way to get the Console Launcher is to install everything because then the Console Launcher gets installed right along with it - or at least it should. I've seen Xtreme Audio owners with the Console Launcher.
Edited by TwoCables - 3/12/11 at 2:32pm
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post #43 of 60
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Then the onboard audio may have been reinstalled by Windows since the hardware is still enabled in the BIOS.

Can you still disable it in the BIOS? It may do a ton of good. I mean, this could be the reason why things are not working as you expected.


I remember that you said the software would not install at all, and that it's a mess. What happened when you tried to install it? I mean, the only way to get the Console Launcher is to install everything because then the Console Launcher gets installed right along with it - or at least it should. I've seen Xtreme Audio owners with the Console Launcher.
I will have to wait for another activation code before trying again and that may be a few days, no phone support @ creative.

it finally did seem to install but I kept having issues with the activation key.

remember, this was software SEPARATE from the card software.

the card is working fine.
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I will have to wait for another activation code before trying again and that may be a few days, no phone support @ creative.

it finally did seem to install but I kept having issues with the activation key.

remember, this was software SEPARATE from the card software.

the card is working fine.
I'm not talking about the software that requires an activation code, but rather the stuff that came with the card. Is there a CD that came with the card? It contains both the driver as well as all the software I've been talking about which includes the Console Launcher. That software should install and it should work.

If not, then we will get all of it from Creative's site. All of this stuff is free and it's nothing like that thing you purchased that requires an activation key. In fact, I don't know anything about what you purchased.
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post #45 of 60
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I'm not talking about the software that requires an activation code, but rather the stuff that came with the card. Is there a CD that came with the card? It contains both the driver as well as all the software I've been talking about which includes the Console Launcher. That software should install and it should work.

If not, then we will get all of it from Creative's site. All of this stuff is free and it's nothing like that thing you purchased that requires an activation key. In fact, I don't know anything about what you purchased.
I used the cd that came with the card. I will check to see if there
is anything else on the cd.
post #46 of 60
I didn't think to say this before: the Console Launcher is always found in the programs menu on the Start Menu. It should be Creative > Creative Console Launcher.
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post #47 of 60
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I didn't think to say this before: the Console Launcher is always found in the programs menu on the Start Menu. It should be Creative > Creative Console Launcher.
I looked there, it is not on the list.
post #48 of 60
I have 2 questions left:
  1. So when you said that the software would not install and that it's a mess, you were talking about this "toolbox"?
  2. Did you disable the onboard audio in the BIOS yet?

Once it is disabled, attempt to install absolutely everything that's on the CD that came with the sound card.

Failing that (and only failing that), let's get it from Creative's site:

Creative Console Launcher: http://ccftp.creative.com/manualdn/A...LB_2_40_09.exe
Edited by TwoCables - 3/12/11 at 6:03pm
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post #49 of 60
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
I have 2 questions left:
  1. So when you said that the software would not install and that it's a mess, you were talking about this "toolbox"?
  2. Did you disable the onboard audio in the BIOS yet?

Once it is disabled, attempt to install absolutely everything that's on the CD that came with the sound card.

Failing that (and only failing that), let's get it from Creative's site:

Creative Console Launcher: http://ccftp.creative.com/manualdn/A...LB_2_40_09.exe
1. yes, the toolbox

2. no, not yet
post #50 of 60
Disabling the onboard audio may solve this problem. I mean, I'm not guaranteeing it or anything, but it's certainly a variable that needs to be removed.
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