ESS Sound / Audio Drivers Download

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Free ESS Drivers Download

After you upgrade your computer to Windows 10, if your ESS Sound / Audio Drivers are not working, you can fix the problem by updating the drivers. It is possible that your Sound / Audio driver is not compatible with the newer version of Windows.

How to Update Device Drivers

There are two ways to update drivers.

Option 1 (Recommended): Update drivers automatically - Novice computer users can update drivers using trusted software in just a few mouse clicks. Automatic driver updates are fast, efficient and elimate all the guesswork. Your old drivers can even be backed up and restored in case any problems occur.

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Option 2: Update drivers manually - Find the correct driver for your Sound / Audio and operating system, then install it by following the step by step instructions below. You’ll need some computer skills to use this method.

Option 1: Update drivers automatically

The Driver Update Utility for ESS devices is intelligent software which automatically recognizes your computer’s operating system and Sound / Audio model and finds the most up-to-date drivers for it. There is no risk of installing the wrong driver. The Driver Update Utility downloads and installs your drivers quickly and easily.

You can scan for driver updates automatically with the FREE version of the Driver Update Utility for ESS, and complete all necessary driver updates using the premium version.

Tech Tip: The Driver Update Utility for ESS will back up your current drivers for you. If you encounter any problems while updating your drivers, you can use this feature to restore your previous drivers and configuration settings.

  1. Download the Driver Update Utility for ESS.

  2. Double-click on the program to run it. It will then scan your computer and identify any problem drivers. You will see a results page similar to the one below:
    ESS Sound / Audio Driver Update Utility

  3. Click the Update Driver button next to your driver. The correct version will be downloaded and installed automatically. Or, you can click the Update Drivers button at the bottom to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out-of-date on your system.

Option 2: Update drivers manually

To find the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, choose from our list of most popular ESS Sound / Audio downloads or search our driver archive for the driver that fits your specific Sound / Audio model and your PC’s operating system.

Find ESS Sound / Audio Device Drivers by Model Name or Number

If you cannot find the right driver for your device, you can request the driver. We will find it for you. Or, try the automatic option instead.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble finding the right driver update, use the ESS Sound / Audio Driver Update Utility. It is software which finds, downloads and istalls the correct driver for you - automatically.

After downloading your driver update, you will need to install it. Driver updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow. Visit our Driver Support Page to watch helpful step-by-step videos on how to install drivers based on their file extension.

How to Install Drivers

After you have found the right driver, follow these simple instructions to install it.

  1. Power off your device.
  2. Disconnect the device from your computer.
  3. Reconnect the device and power it on.
  4. Double click the driver download to extract it.
  5. If a language option is given, select your language.
  6. Follow the directions on the installation program screen.
  7. Reboot your computer.

Driver Updates for Popular ESS Sound / Audio Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
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ESS Sound / Audio Driver Update Utility
dfsetup.exe269 KB189,691 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro2 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
es1968_xp_vist... ver.zip270.6 KB4,918 Free Download >>
ES1980 Maestro-3 Driver
ES1980_Me1136_... 643.zip1.9 MB2,528 Free Download >>
ESS SOLO-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
ESS_SOLO_1_ES1938S.zip2.3 MB40,141 Free Download >>
Es1938s DriverEs1941 DriverEs1946 DriverSolo-1 Driver
Es1938s_Ess_Solo_1.zip6.2 MB17,878 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro2E MPU-401 Compatible (WDM) Driver
M2E_XP2080_sign584363.zip2.2 MB11,169 Free Download >>
ES1988 Allegro DriverES1989 Allegro/ ES1930 Driver
ES1988_2K1167_... 437.zip1.7 MB7,637 Free Download >>
ESS ES1688 AudioDrive Driver
ess1868f.zip755.8 KB7,331 Free Download >>
Solo 1 (ES1938/ES1946) Driver
SC1938_v13_3038.zip611.2 KB13,656 Free Download >>
ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ES1938_1946_XP... 162.zip54.2 KB38,618 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
A1VXD_7130_Sign_29739.zip6.7 MB17,498 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver
ES1938_1946_XP... 162.zip54.2 KB1,514 Free Download >>
ES1989 Allegro/ ES1930 Driver
ES1989_SE1136.zip1.9 MB7,883 Free Download >>
ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ESS_1969.zip48.9 KB19,944 Free Download >>
ES1869 Plug and Play AudioDrive Driver
sound1869f.ZIP656.1 KB8,587 Free Download >>
ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
3038.zip610.9 KB42,561 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver
1164.zip1.7 MB2,465 Free Download >>
ES1968 Maestro-2 Driver
4110293.zip7.1 MB3,924 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro PCI Audio (WDM) Driver
essallero.zip15.1 MB6,683 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver
ES1938_1946_Me3047.zip2.1 MB1,553 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro-3 Device Manager Driver
audio_modem.zip7.8 MB3,204 Free Download >>
ES1878 DriverVersion 1204 Driver
1878_v1204.zip665.8 KB573 Free Download >>
ESS ES488 AudioDrive Driver
ES1688_Driver_... ed_.zip621.4 KB1,477 Free Download >>
ESS 1688 Driver
1688w31.zip889.7 KB353 Free Download >>
ES1887 AudioDrive Driver
es1869.zip86.8 KB653 Free Download >>
ES1968 Maestro-2 Driver
WDM_2016.zip208.4 KB1,840 Free Download >>
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