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Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer XP SP2 drivers

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.

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Re: Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer XP SP2 drivers

What the hell are you talking about, the card isn't "vista only"

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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.

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Check the stereo envelopment bar in Creative's 3D settings to make sure it is not set fully to 'front'.

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Re: Creative X-Fi Xtreme Gamer XP SP2 drivers

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

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