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P16x.dll File Description:

The p16x.dll file has a file description of 'P16X AudioControlX Module'. It is a key component for PC Sound Blaster, a sound card made by the Creative Technology Limited.

The Sound Blaster family of sound cards was for a long time the de facto standard for sounds on the IBM PC compatible system platform way before a high demand for PC audio transpired, and before the backward-compatibility became less of a feature.

The Creative Technology Limited is the the company that created the module p16x.dll. It is a manufacturer of computer multimedia products that is based in Singapore. This company is most famous for their Sound Blaster line of audio cards and their line of portable multimedia players. They also manufacture CD-ROM and DVD players and controller cards, gaming sound systems, web cameras, optical mice and keyboards, and Prodikeys, a computer keyboard-musical keyboard combination.

The p16x.dll module is a part of P16X.sys driver, a driver requirement for the Creative Sound Blaster Live! sound card to run in one's operating system. Sound Blaster Live! is a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) add-on board for Personal Computers (PCs). Creative Sound Blaster Live! has higher audio quality than previous Sound Blasters as it digitally processes the sound at every stage, and because of its greater chip integration that reduces the analog signal losses of older and larger sound cards.

The p16x.dll module provides Sound Blaster Live! 64 audio channel playback with independent sample rates; 24-bit Analog-to-Digital conversion of analog inputs at 96kHz sample rate. It also allows users to select environmental audio extensions (EAX) advanced high definition music presets and pre-configurable digital signal processing (DSP) modes simulating different acoustic environments.

Author: Creative Technology Ltd.
Author URL:
Part of: PC Sound Blaster driver
Memory Usage: Medium
Associated Applications:
Background DLL: No
Uses Network: No
Hardware Related: Yes
Common Path: C:/ windows/ system32
DLL Version:


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A typical and frequent explanation for P16x.dll errors is damage in the Windows program registry - repairs are essential to avoid more harm in other applications and/or system devices. Risks include system device failure, blue screen errors and fatal software crashes.

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