This update combines the features and fixes of two previous updates:

  • EAX 4.0 ADVANCED HD Driver Patch Update for Sound Blaster Audigy 2 and Audigy 2 ZS (released on 29 March 2004)
  • EAX 4.0 ADVANCED HD Driver Update for Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2/Audigy 2 ZS (released on 19 November 2003)

In addition, this update includes a new fix for your Creative Sound Blaster® Audigy® 2 or Audigy 2 ZS series audio card. Note that this fix is not critical so you can choose not to install this update.

New Fix

  • Resolves the system stall issue that is encountered when you disconnect the phone cable from your modem while establishing a dial-up Internet connection.

Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows XP SP1, Windows 2000 SP3, Windows Millennium Edition or Windows 98 Second Edition.
  • Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2 or Audigy 2 ZS series audio card (with or without previous drivers and updates installed).

Notes

  • You can install this update in place of the following updates:
    • EAX 4.0 ADVANCED HD Driver Update for Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2/Audigy 2 ZS (released on 19 Nov 2003)
    • EAX 4.0 ADVANCED HD Driver Patch Update for Sound Blaster Audigy 2 and Audigy 2 ZS (released on 29 Mar 2004)
  • This update is for all Audigy 2 and Audigy 2 ZS series audio cards, which include the Platinum, Platinum eX, Platinum Pro, Digital Audio and Gamer versions.
  • This update is not meant for original Audigy series audio cards.
  • This update is not meant for USB Audigy 2 NX or other external Sound Blaster audio products.
Alternative drivers to Creative Sound Blaster Audigy 2/Audigy 2 ZS: