Microsoft ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM) Driver Download

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The ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM) is a disk drive controller manufactured by Microsoft. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This version of "" has been downloaded 97 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 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 261.9 KB.

Microsoft ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM) Automatic Driver Update Utility
5 Ratings

Supported Models

ES688 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1688 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1688 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1788 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive (WDM)

ES1869 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 ES1788 AudioDrive (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES1788 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 Microsoft ES1788 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 Microsoft 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 Microsoft website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading your new driver, it's time to install it. For Windows users, the built-in Device Manager is your go-to tool for managing system devices and drivers. Here's how to use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button to open the Quick Access menu.

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the list of options.

  3. In the Device Manager window, locate the device that needs updating.

  4. Right-click on the device name and choose "Update driver" from the context menu.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is properly integrated and functional.

This simple process helps keep your system running smoothly and maintains compatibility with your hardware components.

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
wdmaudio.inf 9.6 KB 11 May 1998
es488.vxd 21.6 KB 11 May 1998 5.4 KB 11 May 1998
es1488.vxd 21.6 KB 11 May 1998
esfm.drv 20.3 KB 11 May 1998
es1488.drv 46.8 KB 11 May 1998
es1788.vxd 32.9 KB 11 May 1998
wdma_ess.inf 19.5 KB 11 May 1998
es688.drv 47.0 KB 11 May 1998
essfm.drv 17.9 KB 11 May 1998
es1688.drv 56.2 KB 11 May 1998
essmport.drv 9.9 KB 11 May 1998
es1688.vxd 32.4 KB 11 May 1998
es488.drv 37.0 KB 11 May 1998
ess.sys 59.8 KB 11 May 1998
es1788.drv 57.5 KB 11 May 1998
essmpu.drv 9.8 KB 11 May 1998
es688.vxd 27.3 KB 11 May 1998
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