ESS ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) Driver Download (Official)

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The ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) is a disk drive controller manufactured by ESS. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 64 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 2 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 232.6 KB.

ESS ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) Automatic Driver Update Utility
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Supported Models

ES688 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1688 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1688 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1788 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1868 Control Interface (WDM)

ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)




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 12-Sep-2003

How to Update ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) 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 ESS ES688 AudioDrive (WDM) 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 ESS Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After you get your new driver, you need to put it on your computer. On Windows, there's a tool called Device Manager that helps with this. It shows you all the parts of your computer and the drivers they use. To finish setting up the new driver, you'll probably need to turn your computer off and on again.

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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
es198x.sys 154.8 KB 8 Jun 2000
maestro.sys 48.5 KB 8 Jun 2000
wdma_ess.inf 27.1 KB 8 Jun 2000
essm2e.sys 121.7 KB 8 Jun 2000
wdma_es3.inf 36.6 KB 8 Jun 2000
ess.sys 64.2 KB 8 Jun 2000
solo.sys 63.3 KB 8 Jun 2000
wdma_es2.inf 21.0 KB 8 Jun 2000
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