Creative Labs Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Application

This package provides the Intel Matrix Storage Manager Application and is supported on Studio Laptop 1440/1450/1458/1558/1747/Studio 1440, Studio XPS Desktop Studio XPS 435T/9000, Studio XPS Laptop 13/1340/16/1640 and Inspiron INSP1440/1750 that are running the following Windows Operating System: Windows 7.

Fixes & Enhancements

Fixes - Fixed Audio Control Panel issues in Win7 32-bit > After upgrade from Win Vista to Win 7, the EAX Effects and X-Fi Crystalizer of Audio Control Panel can't synchronize with Console Launcher > Change the display of them, or close and re-launch them, it will be displayed correctly > After upgrade from Win Vista to Win 7, the active preset and Effects Amount of EAX Effects cannot be changed in Audio Control Panel > Audio Control Panel issue in Windows 7 64bit, DF308058: SB X-Fi MB not present in Creative Audio Control Pane Enhancements - Not Applicable


Version XFMA-DLPT2-1-LB, A00



Release date

12 Jan 2010

Last Updated

05 Mar 2014


Available formats

File Format:Hard-Drive
File Name:R224473.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 3 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 7, 32-bit
Windows 7, 64-bit
Installation instructions
Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with Setup.exe File for R224473.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 R224473.EXE. 2. The Self-Extracting window appears and prompts you to extract or unzip to "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R224473". 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. 5. After completing the file extraction, if the Self-Extracto window is still open, close it. 6. Click the Start button and then click Run. 7. Type "C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R224473" in the Open textbox and then click OK. 8. Follow the on-screen installation instructions. Install only for Vista-to-Win7 upgrade. Apply AFTER Win7 upgrade.
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

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