ESS Drivers Download

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Free ESS Drivers Download

The best way to fix your PC to run at peak performance is to update your drivers. If your system is slow, unresponsive or crashes often, the problem may be with your drivers. Sometimes, after upgrading to a newer operating system such as Windows 10, problems can occur because your current driver may only work with an older version of Windows. To download and update your drivers manually, follow the instructions below.

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How to Update Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Tech Tip: Updating drivers manually requires some computer skills and patience. A faster and easier option is to use the Driver Update Utility for ESS to scan your system for free. The utility tells you which specific drivers are out-of-date for all of your devices.

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the latest driver, including Windows 10 drivers, you can choose from a list of most popular ESS downloads. Click the download button next to the matching model name. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If your driver is not listed and you know the model name or number of your ESS device, you can use it to search our driver archive for your ESS device model. Simply type the model name and/or number into the search box and click the Search button. You may see different versions in the results. Choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

If you don’t know the model name or number, you can start to narrow your search down by choosing which category of ESS device you have (such as Printer, Scanner, Video, Network, etc.). Start by selecting the correct category from our list of ESS Device Drivers by Category.

Find ESS Device Drivers by Model Name or Number

Need more help finding the right driver? You can request a driver and we will find it for you. We employ a team from around the world. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the Driver Update Utility for ESS. It is a software utility that will find the right driver for you - automatically.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After you download your new driver, then you have to install it. To install a driver in Windows, you will need to use a built-in utility called Device Manager. It allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 8.1 & Windows 10, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

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How to Install drivers using Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and 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.

If you are having trouble installing your driver, you should use the Driver Update Utility for ESS. It is a software utility that automatically finds, downloads and installs the right driver for your system. You can even backup your drivers before making any changes, and revert back in case there were any problems.

Try it now to safely update all of your drivers in just a few clicks. Once you download and run the utiliy, it will scan for out-of-date or missing drivers:
ESS Driver Update Utility Scanning

When the scan is complete, the driver update utility will display a results page showing which drivers are missing or out-of-date. You can update individual drivers, or all of the necessary drivers with one click.
ESS Driver Update Utility Results

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

These instructions will help you to manually update drivers for ESS hardware quickly & easily.

Driver Updates for Popular ESS Device Models

Model Rating Filename Size Total
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ESS Driver Update Utility
dfsetup.exe269 KB161,750 Free Download >>
ES1980 Maestro-3 Driver
ES1980_Me1136_... 643.zip1.9 MB2,575 Free Download >>
ESS SOLO-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
ESS_SOLO_1_ES1938S.zip2.3 MB40,190 Free Download >>
ESS Maestro2 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
es1968_xp_vist... ver.zip270.6 KB4,983 Free Download >>
Solo 1 (ES1938/ES1946) Driver
SC1938_v13_3038.zip611.2 KB13,693 Free Download >>
ESS ES1688 AudioDrive Driver
ess1868f.zip755.8 KB7,356 Free Download >>
Es1938s DriverEs1941 DriverEs1946 DriverSolo-1 Driver
Es1938s_Ess_Solo_1.zip6.2 MB17,907 Free Download >>
ES1980 Maestro-3 Driver
ES1980_XP1166_... 893.zip2.2 MB2,102 Free Download >>
ES1869 Plug and Play AudioDrive Driver
1317.zip655.9 KB8,251 Free Download >>
ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver
ES1938_1946_XP... 162.zip54.2 KB1,524 Free Download >>
ESS1938 Driver
WinXP.zip54.8 KB5,168 Free Download >>
ES1978 Maestro-2E Driver
M2E_XP2080_sign584363.zip2.2 MB3,635 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro PCI Audio (WDM) Driver
essallero.zip15.1 MB6,708 Free Download >>
ES1978 Maestro-2E Driver
M2E_Me2062_sign_37574.zip2.1 MB327 Free Download >>
Maestro-2 (ES1968) Driver
w9x278.exe6.4 MB4,433 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
r-1461-41-2.zip6.6 MB62,587 Free Download >>
ES1989 Allegro/ ES1930 Driver
ES1989_SE1136.zip1.9 MB7,892 Free Download >>
ES1988 Allegro DriverES1989 Allegro/ ES1930 Driver
ES1988_2K1167_... 437.zip1.7 MB7,658 Free Download >>
MAESTRO 3 PCI AUDIO (WDM} Driver
MAESTRO_3_PCI_... DM_.zip14.5 MB4,156 Free Download >>
ESS Allegro-1 PCI AudioDrive Driver
7100.zip6.6 MB3,493 Free Download >>
ES1938 Solo 1 Driver
Win31ES1938Solo1.zip181.1 KB669 Free Download >>
ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ess1938.zip120.5 KB8,066 Free Download >>
ESS1938S (On Board) PCI AudioDrive Driver
ESS-ES1938S-1M... 999.zip302.9 KB85,339 Free Download >>
ES488 AudioDrive Driver
1869_v1317.zip668.0 KB5,079 Free Download >>
ES1980 Maestro-3 Driver
M3VXD_7129_Sign_29829.zip6.7 MB472 Free Download >>
ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver
ESS_1969.zip48.9 KB19,950 Free Download >>
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