Cypress Semiconductor ESS ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation Driver Download

Download the latest version of the ESS ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation driver for your computer's operating system. This version of "" has been downloaded 147 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 5 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 147.4 KB.

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Supported Models

CMD PCI-0646 Bus Master PCI to IDE Controller

CMD PCI-0643 Bus Master PCI to IDE Controller

ESS ES1688 AudioDrive (Latitude LM/LXi)

ESS ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation

ESS ES1688 Plug and Play AudioDrive (Latitude LM/LXi)

ESS ES1888 AudioDrive (Latitude XPi)

ESS ES1888 Plug and Play AudioDrive (Latitude XPi)


Cypress Semiconductor

CMD Technology


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 16-Sep-2003

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
CMDIDE.DLL 16.5 KB 4 Dec 1995
README.TX 213 bytes 2 May 1996
ES1888.VXD 31.4 KB 1 Dec 1995
CMDDMA1.INF 1.9 KB 7 Feb 1996
ES1688.VXD 33.4 KB 1 Dec 1995
ESSMPORT.DRV 10.8 KB 1 Dec 1995
ES1888.DRV 56.4 KB 1 Dec 1995
README.TXT 3.2 KB 19 Mar 1996
CSA64XX.MPD 34.8 KB 7 Feb 1996
ESSFM.DRV 18.8 KB 1 Dec 1995
ES1688.DRV 55.2 KB 13 Feb 1996
VERSION.TXT 17 bytes 22 Mar 1996
ESSMPU.DRV 9.8 KB 1 Dec 1995
OEMSETUP.INF 24.8 KB 8 Mar 1996
ESFM.DRV 21.0 KB 1 Dec 1995

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  2. Select the Driver tab.

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

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