CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

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CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download
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Supported Models

CMI8738/C3DX Driver

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver

Manufacturers

CMedia

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

CMI8738_WDM_0643.zip (2.7 MB)

Versions

5.12.01.0643 (2002-11-27) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

XP 2000 ME 98SE Drivers and Software version 5.12.1.643 (0643) 11/27/02 -- never officialy released.

Uploaded By

lqdFROST (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

Most Helpful Reviews

 
21 of 22 people found the following review helpful:
fox
Tested on Windows XP
7 Nov 2008
(14 minutes after download)
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"exactly what i wanted it's the really good driver that lets u choose if its a pci card or embedded in mobo, used it heaps over the years on various usrs hardware

i really liked these cards"

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16 of 17 people found the following review helpful:
hongphuong
Tested on Windows XP
17 Jun 2008
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"it i need, thank you"
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28 of 30 people found the following review helpful:
loyd
Tested on Windows XP
28 Jan 2010
(1 week after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"sound was very clear"
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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Boss4q
Tested on Windows XP
21 Dec 2009
(2 weeks after download)
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"worked well on my pc - Thanks"
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20 of 22 people found the following review helpful:
Joao Fabio
Tested on Windows XP
4 Aug 2009
(1 year after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Muito Bom.. funciona com perfeição e não se acha em qualquer lugar.. Muito Obrigado"
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Carlo Meson
Tested on Windows XP
7 May 2015
(25 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"i've been familiar with DriverGuide's resources since late '97, when i had to set-up my own lab to prepare for MCSE certification consisting of different operating systems to be able to exchange files including a Mac. In spanish, we call that: 'Bueno, Bonito y Barato'. It makes no justice to translate it and give it the same weight. However, here goes a try: 'Good, Pretty
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
CMI8738_WDM_0643/setup.ini 514 bytes 31 Mar 2003
CMI8738_WDM_0643/cmaudio.dat 22.3 KB 16 Dec 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/cmaudio.sys 377.4 KB 18 Nov 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/AUDIO3D.DLL 712.7 KB 23 Nov 2001
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CRLDS3D.DLL 766.0 KB 20 Oct 2000
CMI8738_WDM_0643/README.txt 3.1 KB 31 Mar 2003
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CMNPROP.DLL 32.8 KB 9 Oct 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/Setup.exe 1.3 MB 21 Aug 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CMUNINST.EXE 139.3 KB 11 Jul 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/cmijack.dat 39.3 KB 16 Dec 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/cmaudio.ini 20.3 KB 16 Jul 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/MIXER.EXE 1.8 MB 15 Oct 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CMAUDIO.INF 64.1 KB 16 Dec 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CMAUDIO.CAT 49.5 KB 20 Dec 2002
CMI8738_WDM_0643/CMUNINST.DAT 135.2 KB 11 Jul 2002

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