ForteMedia FM801 PCI Joystick Driver Download

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The FM801 PCI Joystick is a type of mouse manufactured by ForteMedia. Updating this driver fixes tracking problems, intermittent or no connectivity and can unlock some advanced features of your type of mouse. This version of "Forte_A801_98.ZIP" is rated (1 out of 5 stars) based on 516 downloads and 5 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 887.3 KB.

5 Ratings

Supported Models

FM801 Legacy Joystick

FM801 Legacy Audio

FM801 PCI Joystick



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 11-Sep-2003

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
_SYS1.CAB 203.8 KB 23 Sep 1998
Q3DCTL.GID 8.6 KB 29 Jul 1998
SETUP.LID 49 bytes 23 Sep 1998
QA3DLOAD.DLL 31.7 KB 17 Jun 1998
FM801.INF 10.5 KB 29 Oct 1998
QA3D.DLL 69.6 KB 17 Jun 1998
Q3D_USER.DOC 26.6 KB 21 Oct 1998
SETUP.INS 60.0 KB 23 Sep 1998
DOS801.EXE 4.5 KB 8 Sep 1998
A3D.DLL 69.6 KB 17 Jun 1998
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 23 Sep 1998
README.TXT 5.8 KB 21 Oct 1998
SND801.DRV 101.9 KB 8 Oct 1998
FM801.IN_ 9.6 KB 29 Oct 1998
FMEDIA.CPL 19.3 KB 3 Oct 1998
OS.DAT 417 bytes 23 Sep 1998
FMJOYD.VXD 5.8 KB 25 Sep 1998
SETUP.EXE 59.9 KB 23 Sep 1998
DATA1.CAB 2.8 KB 23 Sep 1998
CFG801.EXE 17.3 KB 9 Oct 1998
QHOOK.VXD 5.1 KB 17 Jun 1998
EZAUDIO.S 24 bytes 1 Oct 1998
SND801.VXD 126.6 KB 9 Oct 1998
DATA.TAG 132 bytes 23 Sep 1998
LAYOUT.BIN 353 bytes 23 Sep 1998
EZAUDIO.EXE 292.4 KB 16 Oct 1998
LANG.DAT 4.6 KB 23 Sep 1998
FMEDIA.INI 576 bytes 29 Jul 1998
Q3DCTL.EXE 127.0 KB 16 Sep 1998
FTDLL16.DLL 32.3 KB 3 Oct 1998
FTDLL32.DLL 22.5 KB 1 Sep 1998
SOUNDCFG.INI 806 bytes 25 Sep 1998
FMDEL.EXE 23.6 KB 23 Sep 1998
SETUP.INI 482 bytes 3 Oct 1998
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Sep 1998
_USER1.CAB 44.8 KB 23 Sep 1998
_INST32I.EX_ 290.6 KB 23 Sep 1998

How to Update FM801 PCI Joystick Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the FM801 PCI Joystick driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter ForteMedia FM801 PCI Joystick into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the ForteMedia Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the ForteMedia website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which 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 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, 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

How to Install a driver from 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.

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

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