Windows 10: Creative Soundblaster Z control panel issue

  1.    15 Feb 2018 #1

    Creative Soundblaster Z control panel issue


    hello,

    Soundblaster Z control panel lost most of the features after Windows update to 17101.rs4. I've tried to reinstal whole driver pack (SBZ_CD_L13_1_01_10) without succes. Any clues?

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       15 Feb 2018 #2

    Uninstall and delete the driver for both SB Z devices, restart, then try to install the old one.
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  3.    16 Feb 2018 #3

    i've tried as i mentioned, doesn't work
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  4.    16 Feb 2018 #4

    Did you uninstall the SB software then RESTART THE PC, and then install? If you don't restart and try to install the same problem can still be there.
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  5.    16 Feb 2018 #5

    yes. Uninstall >> Restart >> Install >> Restart
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  6.    16 Feb 2018 #6

    Here is the downloads from Creative for Win10. Have you downloaded the latest (or available) drivers?
    Creative Worldwide Support
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  7.    16 Feb 2018 #7

    fireberd said: View Post
    Here is the downloads from Creative for Win10. Have you downloaded the latest (or available) drivers?
    Creative Worldwide Support
    of course SBZ_CD_L13_1_01_10 are the newests one, 25.01.2017
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  •    16 Feb 2018 #8

    i had a while and rolled back to Win 17093.rs and Creative Control panel works flawless
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  •    16 Feb 2018 #9

    17093.rs is the Windows insider advanced version. The advanced versions "can" cause devices to work or not work correctly. I have the latest insider version but I'm using Realtek audio and its working without problems (as is my recording studio software).

    There is a feedback hub to report problems/issues. I would report this to the Microsoft insiders.

    I have the Insider but its dual boot with my Win 10 "Production" system. They are on separate SSD's. If you have a dual boot, does the SoundBlaster install OK on the regular (not Insider) version?
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