Re: Vista Audio
> If you are talking about the software that comes with Creative sound cards,
> as opposed to just the drivers themselves, all I can say is: lotsa luck.
> I experienced similar problems with Audigy 1 and 2 cards under XP, the
> drivers work but only some of the Creative software for controlling sound
> card functions work.
> Often the Creative self test software would fail to identify that a Creative
> card was installed in the system, one of my all time favorite bugs. Device
> manager identifies the cards properly and says they are working properly
> because the basic drivers work, which is all Device Manager sees.
> Creative was of no help, denied the problem existed, said that the behavior
> seen under the self test was either normal or could not happen, and asserts
> there was nothing wrong with the sound cards at all because the basic
> drivers worked. I tried these cards in AMD and Intel systems with a variety
> of chip sets and only once got one Audigy 2 card to work properly with all
> the supplied software.
> I have two Audigy cards sitting in my drawer right now.
> Whatever the limits of motherboard based sound at least it works like its
> supposed to.
> Remember your experience every time you read a positive review of Creative
> sound cards and think about whether the same might apply to positive reviews
> of other software and hardware products, particularly Vista.
Release notes for Creative's Audigy cards have stated that bundled
software is not functional in Vista, but hinted that it may be at some
future date. Don't stay awake nights waiting...