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Dolby Digital Live (DDL) on Asus Rampage II Gene (Creative X-Fi Extreme)

Dolby Digital Live (DDL) on Asus Rampage II Gene (Creative X-Fi Extreme)

I have an Asus Rampage II Gene motherboard which has X-Fi extreme built in. I can get it to work with Windows 7 ok using the Creative drivers, however when I try and install the DDL/DTS add on pack from Creative I get the error message:

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"The only work around that I could use for this was to go back to basics and use the analog outputs aswell as the optical out on my motherboard and connect them both to my av receiver.

I then used a program called vista audio changer which will automatically switch between sound outputs for you when it sees specific processes running. The program also works in windows 7, I haven't tried it in XP.

Vista Audio changer

(please note: these screenshots aren't of my setup)

So I setup the app to monitor for hl2.exe and change to 'speakers' whenever I play team fortress 2, and when I am finished it automatically switches back to the optical output. You can also change outputs manually via a system tray icon:"