Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio driver for Windows XP (32-bit) and (64-bit) - ThinkStation S10 (type 6423, 6483) / D10 (type 6427, 6493)
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Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio driver
480.97 MB 22 Jul 2008
Installation instructions for Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio driver
2.39 KB 22 Jul 2008
This package installs the Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit) and (64-bit) device driver for the onboard Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio that comes preinstalled in your computer.

This update requires approximately 1027MB of space on your hard drive.
Additional information
Supported systems

This package has been approved for use with the following systems:

  • ThinkStation S10 (type 6423, 6483)
  • ThinkStation D10 (type 6427, 6493)
Downloading the package
  1. Click the file link to download the file from the Web page.
  2. When prompted, select a drive and directory in which to save the downloaded file.

Extracting the package
  1. Click Start, then click Search, then click Files and Folders.
  2. Type q5aud03ws17.exe in the search field, then click Find Now. This will locate the file you just downloaded.
  3. Double-click the q5aud03ws17.exe icon. You may see a dialog stating "A program needs your permission to continue". If you see this dialog, click Continue.
  4. Click Next. Read the license agreement.
  5. Click I accept the terms in the license agreement.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Ensure that "Save files in folder" is set to C:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERS\AUDIO\q5aud03ws17.
  8. Click Next. The necessary files will be extracted to your hard drive.
  9. Click Finish.

Installing the package
  1. Click Start, then click Run.
  2. Type C:\SWTOOLS\DRIVERS\AUDIO\q5aud03ws17\setup.exe, then click OK.
  3. Follow the onscreen prompts to complete the installation. Shutdown and restart your system when the installation is complete.
Previous driver versions
FileVersionRelease dateDescription
q5aud02ws17.exe6.0.01.128120 Jan 2008Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio driver for Windows XP (32-bit) and (64-bit)
q5aud02ws17.txt6.0.01.128120 Jan 2008Installation instructions for Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi audio driver


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