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Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live! 512V, v. 1.0, A01
This file has a routine that allows a specially modified file to be loaded into the SB-Live! driver software. This action will shift the phase relationship of the front and rear channels and may help eliminate bass loss.
Release Date 8/15/2000
Importance: Optional
Version: 1.0,A01

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Description: This file contains a compressed (or zipped) set of files. Download the file to a folder on your hard drive, and then run (double-click) it to unzip the set of files. Follow the instructions to complete the installation.
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File Size: 1MB

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This file has a routine that allows a specially modified file to be loaded into the SB-Live! driver software. This action will shift the phase relationship of the front and rear channels and may help eliminate bass loss.

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.

Important Information

Download this file to a known location on your hard drive. After the download has completed, “navigate” to this same location and run the file: BassFix.exe A “WinZip” Self-Extractor window will open. The “Unzip to folder” line will read: “C:\Program Files \Creative”. Click Unzip; a message box indicating 3 files were extracted will appear, click OK; then click Close within the “WinZip” window Three new files, DriverEx.exe, DriverEx.ini, and Readme.doc, were added to the directory: C:\Program Files\Creative Important: Print the Readme.doc file for driver installation instructions.


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Operating Systems
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Applies to

  • Sound Blaster Live! 512V

Installation instructions


Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for Bassfix.EXE Download 1.Click Download Now, to download the file. 2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk (Windows XP users, click Save) and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file name icon appears on your desktop. Install 1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled Bassfix.EXE. The Self-Extractor window appears. 2.Click OK or Continue. The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R20590. 3.Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R20590 files were extracted. 4.Click OK. Follow the on-screen installation instructions in the window. HTML Pop-Up With Install Now Button 1.The Dell Software Installation Documentation window appears. 2.Click the Install Now button. A File Download window appears. 3.Click Run this program from its current location and click OK. The Security Warning window appears. 4.Click Yes. The InstallShield Wizard window appears. 5.Follow the on-screen instructions.


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