You're talking release-drivers.
That was corrected in the August 2006 driver.
That's the whole problem: People splash mud onto Creative when it rolls out bugs, but nobody takes back their negative remarks when the bugs are fixed. That's why Creative bundled an Auto-Update application that updates drivers. Most people disable this, use old drivers, meet with bugs and piss and moan about the whole thing. ---> indicating bias.
Most people use this "complicated drivers, buggy" as a lame excuse for not spending on X-Fi. Those who own it call it the best piece of audio equipment the PC has ever seen. The positives about X-Fi outweigh the negatives by a loooong way.
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