Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Application

This package provides the Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Application and is supported on Studio Laptop 1536/1435/1737/1555, Studio XPS Laptop 16 1640/13 1340, Studio XPS Desktop 435MT and Inspiron 1545/1318 that are running the following Windows Operating System: Vista.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Addressed "Supported device not found" error for factory-installed Creative X-Fi MB Software Suite version A01 Enhancements - Not Applicable


Version Feb'09 RTS Patch, webpostA00



Release date

10 Mar 2009

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 4 MB
Format 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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Supported Operating Systems
Windows Vista, 32-bit
Windows Vista, 64-bit
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for CREATIVE-LABS_SOUND-BLASTER-_A00_R213242.exe Download 1. Click Download File, to download the file. 2. When the File Download window appears, click Save (Windows XP users will click Save) this program to disk 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 icon appears on your desktop. Install 1. Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled CREATIVE-LABS_SOUND-BLASTER-_A00_R213242.exe. 2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R213242". Write down this path so the executable (I.e. Setup.exe) file can be found later. 3. The Self-Extractor window appears. 4. Click OK._x000D_ 5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self Extractor window is still open, close it 6. Click the Start button and then click Run. 7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R213242" in the Open text box and then click OK. 8. Follow the on screen installation instruction.
Warning: Do not turn off your computer or disconnect from your power source while updating the BIOS or you may harm your computer. During the update, your computer will restart and you will briefly see a black screen.

This driver has been tested by both the independent software vendor (ISV) and Dell on the operating systems, graphics cards, and application supported by your device to ensure maximum compatibility and performance. Details

Dell recommends applying this update during your next scheduled update cycle. The update contains feature enhancements or changes that will help keep your system software current and compatible with other system modules (firmware, BIOS, drivers and software).