Creative on the Defensive Over X-Fi/Audigy Drivers Fiasco

After Creative took down a third party for fixing their broken Vista Audigy and X-Fi drivers, a huge public outcry resulted. Since then, Creative has hurriedly deleted their initial post and replaced it with a defensive note. You can still see the original post in this archive.

Anyway, Daniel K has responded in a Wired interview. I don’t know if it’s real, since it was posted on April Fool’s day, but it looks real. The update is that Creative has relented and allowed him to release the modified X-Fi and Audigy drivers minus some bits which allowed the drivers to be used on any sound card. As a result, he has posted the drivers to http://hosted.filefront.com/braziliantech/

Filed in News, Outraged, Software.

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2 Responses to Creative on the Defensive Over X-Fi/Audigy Drivers Fiasco

  1. […] Update: see the latest news on this, as well as the URL where you can get the modded drivers in Creative on the Defensive. […]

  2. […] K (of the Creative Driver Fiasco Fame) Says GoodBye Daniel K, who fixed the buggy Creative drivers for Audigy and X-Fi when Creative refused, has bowed out of the Creative forum. Or at least I think that’s what […]

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