Creative Labs is causing a stir among open-source developers and Windows Vista users alike. Apparently there have been a lot of driver issues happening exclusively within Windows Vista with many Sound Blaster cards made by Creative Labs. In response to this, many Vista users have resorted to a user modified (hacked) version of Creative Labs’ set of Vista drivers, which enable and fix many flaws with the company sanctioned drivers.
The sound card manufacturers response to this act has caused an uproar, as it appears they do not want users to modify the drivers in such a way as to make them…what’s the word?….FUNCTIONAL!?
Responses from users have varied…
Here’s a great link if you would like to read more about all this in great detail.
Monday, March 31st, 2008