CMedia CMI8338/C3DX PCI Driver Download

C-Media Drivers

The CMI8338/C3DX PCI is an audio device manufactured by C-Media. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This driver - "" - has been downloaded 2,519 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 22 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 17.4 MB.

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NOT A DRIVER! This is the Audio Rack program directly from C-Media's website. Runs with Win9x/SE/ME.......

Unzip (winzip) and enjoy!!!

Uploaded By

Dave Buckman (DG Member) on 4-Dec-2003

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 900 bytes 9 May 2000 1.6 MB 9 May 2000
directX/DXTXTRA.EXE 925.9 KB 29 Sep 1998
directX/DXMEDIA.EXE 4.7 MB 29 Sep 1998
directX/dxsetup.exe 6.3 MB 25 Oct 1999
setup.lid 149 bytes 9 May 2000
_ISDel.exe 27.6 KB 27 Oct 1998
Setup.exe 73.7 KB 12 Jan 1999
setupdir/0010/_Setup.dll 35.8 KB 8 Oct 1998
setupdir/000a/_Setup.dll 35.8 KB 19 Oct 1998
setupdir/0404/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 8 Oct 1998
setupdir/0011/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 22 Jan 1999
setupdir/0009/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 29 Sep 1998
setupdir/0804/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 8 Oct 1998
setupdir/0012/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 22 Jan 1999
setupdir/040c/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 8 Oct 1998
setupdir/0007/_Setup.dll 35.3 KB 8 Oct 1998
setupdir/0816/_Setup.dll 35.3 KB 8 Oct 1998
DATA.TAG 110 bytes 9 May 2000
os.dat 450 bytes 27 Jul 1998
setup.ins 62.3 KB 9 May 2000 3.6 MB 9 May 2000
SETUP.INI 174 bytes 9 May 2000
_inst32i.ex_ 296.7 KB 23 Feb 1999 4.8 KB 9 May 2000
lang.dat 23.5 KB 12 Jan 1999

How to Update CMI8338/C3DX PCI Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

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

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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