ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver Download

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The ES1946_1938 PCIDrive (WDM) is an audio device manufactured by ESS. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 5,198 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 25 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 54.8 KB.

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Supported Models


ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-02-22) via .inf

Additional Notes

For Dial Up Users

Uploaded By

Gary W. Hamby Jr. (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

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How to Update ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ESS ES1946_1938 PCI 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 ES1946_1938 PCI 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

  1. Open a tool called Device Manager.

  2. Use Device Manager to put the new driver on your computer.

  3. Turn your computer off.

  4. Turn your computer back on.

Now your new driver is ready!

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
WinXP/es1969.sys 96.9 KB 22 Feb 2002
WinXP/ES1969.inf 62.6 KB 22 Feb 2002
WinXP/ 18.8 KB 12 Apr 2002
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