Not a big update, but I feel a needed one. Just fixed a little glitch with the mute button not updating status when the system is muted via another method ie. using the systems control panel, or system volume control, or any other applications that allow you to mute the system's main volume.
I recommend you all update to this version. Enjoy.
The Creative X-Fi Sidebar Mode Changer Gadget is finally available for download. The first public release version is v188.8.131.52. Thanks to all the beta testers that helped make sure this will work on different computers apart from the only one Ive had available to me to develop this.
A really special thank you to Mystified from the Microsoft Developer Network. Hes help and input, have made this gadget a neat well structured gadget from an internal point of view.
With the extensive help of Mystified from the Microsoft Developer Network, the entire code has been re-written in the gadget. Alot of optimization's done, and better methods used.
Also, ive managed to clean out the gadget folder from any Creative exe's, and even managed to pack the script exe's that make the mode changed down into one executable. AT the same time, I managed to solve an issue that ive had since the start regarding paths, and variables of paths due to different computers and or ... Continue reading...
Just tested the gadget on windows 8 x86 customer review edition, and it seems to work even better than in windows 7 for some strange reason. To clarify... during a windows 7 installation of the gadget, it seems that you need to restart the Sidebar to see the gadget for the first time, but only the first time. I haven't been able to figure out why it does that yet. However, during a windows 8 installation of the gadget, it seems to start up right away after installation. Im pleased about that ... Continue reading...
Ok... so... I think its finnihsed... now I havent been able to test this on more computers others that my own, so Im a little reluctant to put this available for download just yet... I need the help of some of you guys, more willing to help me test this on your computers. If youre willing to help me beta test the Gadget, please send me an email via the form found here http://the-x-fi-gadget.yolasite.com/contact-us.php. Please tell me a few things about your computer in the request.
For all those X-Fi owners out there that have as much of an issue as I do of switching modes, between watching your movies, listening to your music, and playing your games... I am hoping that this is a light in the dark for you as much as it is for me.
A quick and easy way to change modes with one click of a button... right on your desktop right next to all your favorite windows sidebar gadgets.
Still in early stages, and somewhat slow progress since this is the first time ive ever made a sideb... Continue reading...