Friday, May 25, 2007

LOTRO and Vista X-FI sound fix

If anyone is having problems getting their X-Fi to give them 5.1 surround in LOTRO with Windows Vista, there is a pretty simple fix.

1. - Go here and download the Open Al 1.1 installer

2. - Install Open Al

3. - navigate to c:/windows/System32 and find the Openal32.dll file

4. - copy Openal32.dll

5. - navigate to your LOTRO folder

6. - rename the openal32.dll in that folder to openal32.bak

7. - paste the openal32.dll you copied from the system32 folder

That's it! Now you should be able to enjoy surround sound in LOTRO again!

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