Creative's New Beta Drivers for X-FI ; 4GB issue fixed


Jul 6, 2005

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Creative said:
This download is a beta driver providing Microsoft® Windows® XP support for Creative Sound Blaster® X-Fi™ series of audio devices. For more details, read the rest of this web release note.

Take note of the following:
  • THIS IS AN UNSUPPORTED BETA DRIVER. There is no technical support for this driver.
  • We recommend that only experienced users install this driver. Do not install this driver on a system used to perform critical tasks.
  • Users who are looking for stable drivers should wait for the final release. When this happens, user should install the latest Sound Blaster X-Fi series XP driver available.
This download supports the following audio devices only:
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeMusic
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Platinum
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Fatal1ty®
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Elite Pro
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi
  • Resolves the issue for systems with 4 GB of RAM.
  • Resolves the Digital I/O detection issue when restarting your computer.
Known Issues:
  • Before installing this driver, close the Creative MediaSource Go! application on your desktop and restart your computer. (After you have installed this driver, you may manually launch the MediaSource Go! application from the Start menu)
  • When adjusting the master volume in any of the Mode Console, there is no sound output in the rear speakers. (Use the Microsoft Volume Control panel to adjust the master volume)
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2), Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) 2005 or Window XP MCE 2004
  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio devices listed above