ESS Actiontec 56K Modem Driver Download (Official)

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The Actiontec 56K Modem is a modem manufactured by ESS. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 3 reviews, and has been downloaded 57 times. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.1 MB.

3 Ratings

Supported Models

ESS Maestro PCI Audio (WDM)

Actiontec 56K Modem

ESS ES56CVM-PI Data Fax Voice Modem

ESS Maestro PCI オーディオ (WDM)

ESS Maestro PCI ­µ®Ä¥d (WDM)

ESS Maestro Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM)

ESS Maestro Sound Blaster Ý· (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

Versions (2001-06-26) via .inf (2001-05-24) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 12-Sep-2003

How to Update Actiontec 56K Modem Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Actiontec 56K Modem 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 Actiontec 56K Modem 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 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 23.3 KB 11 Jul 2001
layout.bin 441 bytes 18 Oct 2001
M3.inf 53.7 KB 26 Jun 2001
Setup.ini 395 bytes 18 Oct 2001 17.7 KB 11 Jul 2001
ESSetup.exe 127.5 KB 18 Oct 2001
esmdm_98.inf 5.8 KB 24 May 2001
es56cvmp.sys 626.3 KB 21 Jun 2001
ikernel.ex_ 339.6 KB 18 Oct 2001
remvwave.exe 32.8 KB 8 Jul 2001 1.2 MB 18 Oct 2001
mdmessa.inf 1.0 KB 24 May 2001
Localize/M3PO.inf 53.7 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3NL.inf 53.8 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3.inf 53.7 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3CS.inf 53.6 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3IT.inf 53.8 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3KO.inf 53.7 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3DK.inf 53.8 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3CT.inf 53.6 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3PB.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3SV.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3SP.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3NO.inf 53.8 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3FC.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3FR.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3JP.inf 53.6 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3GR.inf 53.8 KB 26 Jun 2001
Localize/M3SU.inf 53.9 KB 26 Jun 2001 512 bytes 18 Oct 2001
mdmess.inf 55.2 KB 24 May 2001
ES198X.sys 265.6 KB 13 Jun 2001
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