Creative issues Windows 7 beta drivers

You want to know how much things have changed from Vista to Windows 7? Even Creative is getting on board the Windows 7 driver bandwagon months ahead of its official release. See this just-released Windows 7 Driver Availability Chart, which has beta drivers for the entire X-Fi product line and several Sound Blaster products, with many more updates promised before the end of this month.

That’s a far cry from the Vista timeframe, when drivers were unavailable for months after RTM.