ESS ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation Driver Download

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The ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation is a disk drive controller manufactured by ESS. This driver fixes problems with drive not found, slow or unreliable data transfer, intermittent connection or hardware conflicts. This version of "" has been downloaded 75 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 1.9 MB.

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Supported Models

ES488 AudioDrive

ES1488 AudioDrive

ES1688 AudioDrive

ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation

ES1688 Plug and Play AudioDrive

ES1788 AudioDrive

ES1788 AudioDrive DMA Emulation



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

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DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 3-Nov-2003

How to Update ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation 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 ES1688 AudioDrive DMA Emulation 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 the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various 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
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE 964.1 KB 22 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ES1868.DRV 74.5 KB 12 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ES1868.VXD 35.0 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESFM.DRV 21.0 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSDM.VXD 85.1 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSMPU.DRV 10.4 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSSWT.DAT 60.0 KB 5 Jun 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSSWT.DLS 1.1 MB 4 Jun 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSSWT.DRV 6.8 KB 10 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/ESSSWT.VXD 77.0 KB 12 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/1868SW~1.EXE/OEMSETUP.INF 47.6 KB 12 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ES1868.DRV 74.5 KB 12 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ES1868.VXD 35.0 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ESFM.DRV 21.0 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSDM.VXD 85.1 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSMPU.DRV 10.4 KB 8 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSSWT.DAT 60.0 KB 5 Jun 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSSWT.DLS 1.1 MB 4 Jun 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSSWT.DRV 6.8 KB 10 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/ESSSWT.VXD 77.0 KB 12 Jul 1997
WIN95SWT/OEMSETUP.INF 47.6 KB 12 Jul 1997
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