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.

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

Driver Updates for Popular ESS Sound / Audio Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
ESS Sound / Audio Driver Update Utility
DriverEasy_Setup.exe5.2 MB216,405 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro PCI Audio (WDM) Driver
ESS_Allegro_PC... ver.zip2.7 MB76,992 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ESS_Maestro2E_... ver.zip5.1 MB97,706 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro2 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
es1968_xp_vist... ver.zip270.6 KB5,893 Free Download >>
ES1869 Plug and Play AudioDrive Driver
ES1869Fxp.zip660.4 KB11,261 Free Download >>
ESS ES488 AudioDrive Driver
ES1688_Driver_... ed_.zip621.4 KB1,563 Free Download >>
ES1980 Maestro-3 Driver
ES1980_XP1166_... 893.zip2.2 MB2,227 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver
ES1938_1946_XP... 162.zip54.2 KB1,610 Free Download >>
ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
es1938-46win2k.zip1.6 MB5,142 Free Download >>
ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ES1938_1946_XP... 162.zip54.2 KB38,874 Free Download >>
ES1938S Driver
ess1938.exe851.5 KB2,062 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) DriverVersion 1.17 Driver
1938_OS2_117.zip70.5 KB500 Free Download >>
ESS SOLO-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
esssolo.exe224.4 KB3,492 Free Download >>
ES1988 Allegro DriverES1989 Allegro/ ES1930 Driver
ES1988_XP1167_... 437.zip1.7 MB13,954 Free Download >>
ES1989 Allegro/ES1930 DriverVersion 2.00 Driver
198x_OS2_v200E2.ZIP72.7 KB453 Free Download >>
ES1688 AudioDrive Driver
1688_v1087.zip652.7 KB2,089 Free Download >>
Riptide PCI Audio Legacy Resources Driver
HP_4450_Factor... n98.zip9.1 MB17,070 Free Download >>
MAESTRO_3_PCI_... DM_.zip14.5 MB4,294 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro-1 Device Manager Driver
Ess1989s.zip6.1 MB15,885 Free Download >>
ess1938 Driver
essolo-1.exe1.4 MB1,989 Free Download >>
ES9006 DriverES9008 DriverES9012 DriverES9018 Drivern/aSetup_Sabre_GU... 2.1.exe4.1 MB50 Free Download >>
ES1868 Control Interface Driver
16-Bit_Plug___... 868.zip1.0 MB612 Free Download >>
ESS SOLO-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
151502.zip1.7 MB1,557 Free Download >>
ES1948 Driver n/aES1948PCI.arj8.7 MB337 Free Download >>
ES1968 Driver
ES1968PCI.arj8.5 MB515 Free Download >>
ES488 Driver688 Driver888 Driver1488 Driver1688 Driver1788 Driver1888 Driver1868/78 Driver
Ess_AudioDrive.exe1.1 MB20,915 Free Download >>
ES688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation Driver
Ess688.zip484.4 KB1,899 Free Download >>
ES1978 Maestro-2E Driver
M2E_XP2080_sign584363.zip2.2 MB3,859 Free Download >>

More ESS Sound / Audio Downloads

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.

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 Results

  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.

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.
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