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Re: Slow shutdown after installing latest X-Fi and 7900 GTX drivers.


Skybuck Flying

Flightless Bird
First however I am going to delete the ntune files to see what happens... if
they are in used I should get a lock/access violation...


Skybuck Flying

Flightless Bird
I think I have identified the problem.

The problem is indeed with the X-Fi soundblaster driver which I kinda
expected it to be...

Others have warned for laggy sound issue's with that driver... but I have
not seen shutdown
problems being mentioned... well it's probably real... or it was a lucky
shutdown... but I don't
think so it was lightning fast shutdown with the x-fi audio driver.

So now I will go back to my previous X-Fi soundblaster driver which was
probably this version:


Or either an even older one:


Me gonna try the 0008 one...

Good thing I kept these drivers... ;) :) Since I just cleaned my system a
bit... I think I did
delete something related to drivers... but maybe not...

NVidia also constantly changes installation folders and doesn't have a
custom installation folder
neither does creative... well at least with nvidia I knew which was the
older driver cause the files
stay there or something... at least the unpacked files or something...

With creative I am not sure...

So a little bit more experimentation to come. I am probably close to a

At least I can probably use the newer display drivers ;) :)