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Windows 7: Speaker Configurations change randomly in Windows 7

20 Sep 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

I have exactly same problem and I must admit, it's VERY annoying! I believe the problem is creative's fault as their driver support is so bad.
All respect towards creative is nowadays sub zero or below.

But about the problem, any idea what causes it?
My speakers r Logitech Z-5500 and the card is X-FI Elite Pro
@ Win7x64

Did you have the problem from the beginning? I'm remembering that there was a time when I didn't have this with win7, so maybe it's a conflict with windows 7 + X-FI and a mystery program.

Have you tried full formating?

I've tried: Disabling X-Fi features like CMSS-3D, Crystalizer, EAX etc., re-installing the drivers, re-configuring windows' audio settings and nothing seems to help...

Only way to avoid the speaker change is to select 2.1 speakers instead of 5.1, but that's not a real solution...

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05 Oct 2011   #12

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
Same problem here

Hello all,

I thought no one else had this exact problem that I did but looks like someone does. However, I have an X-Meriduan 7.1 2G and not a creative card. Additionally, I had the problem after a fresh re-install.

With that said, this looks like an issue with win 7 and not necessarily a specific companies drivers.

It has been a while since anyone posted to this thread, but I was wondering if anyone had any success in solving this issue?

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