Question about Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi XtremeGamer Fatal1ty
I recently purchased a Dell system with Windows Vista. I immediately downgraded to XP SP2 with no issue except for my sound card. I cannot seem to find the correct drivers for my Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer sound card. The drivers on the CD won't run and neither will the non-beta drivers on creative's website. I installed the Beta Drivers, but can only hear sound out of my front 2 speakers and subwoofer, not my rear two speakers. I am sure that the wires are connected properly to the sound card. If it matters, I am running a Klipsch Promedia 4.1 setup which worked perfectly when I switched computers last week.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
What the hell are you talking about, the card isn't "vista only"
Posted on Dec 05, 2008
The X-fi gamer is not a vista only sound card. I have one and actually run into the same problem. How ever, and I know this isn't a real fix, I have had to hit ht e reset to default button several times (10 or more) after setting it to desired speaker settings before I was getting surround sound. It works Im not sure why, but the problem goes away until I set it back to headphones mode.
Posted on Apr 27, 2009
Check the stereo envelopment bar in Creative's 3D settings to make sure it is not set fully to 'front'.
Posted on Mar 13, 2008
Nice speakers i have 2.1 digita out port next to it is the fronts out u have it in ther just download reg xp gamers x fi from creative direct they have it all not from dell
Posted on Jan 27, 2008
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