HSP CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

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The CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device is an audio device manufactured by HSP. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This version of "Cmi8738.zip" is rated (5 out of 5 stars) based on 46,252 downloads and 275 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 3.0 MB.

HSP CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Automatic Driver Update Utility
275 Ratings (see all reviews)

Supported Models


C-Media PCI Audio Legacy Device

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device

DOS Mode MPU-401 Emulator




Supported Operating Systems

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

File Name


4.06.1096 (2001-07-25) via .inf

Additional Notes

werkt op 98se misschien ook andere.

Uploaded By

Frits Goudzwaard (DG Member) on 15-Oct-2003

Most Helpful Reviews

20 of 21 people found the following review helpful:
PC Doc
Tested on Windows XP
12 Apr 2007

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"This driver works great with Comapaq's Presario 2190US as well as other 2100 series laptops running windows XP I've worked on."
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
21 May 2007

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
"Just what I needed


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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
Doug Nelson
Tested on Windows XP
15 Jan 2007

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"Easy install, runs good in XP Pro."
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14 of 16 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows ME
28 Mar 2007

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"Different manufacturer (mine was HRTF AudioCom) works fine. Found by Chip ID = CMI8738."
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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
28 Dec 2006

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
"not working on xp"
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How to Update CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 HSP CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 HSP Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the HSP website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading your new driver, it's time to install it. For Windows users, the built-in Device Manager is your go-to tool for managing system devices and drivers. Here's how to use it:

  1. Right-click the Start button to open the Quick Access menu.

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the list of options.

  3. In the Device Manager window, locate the device that needs updating.

  4. Right-click on the device name and choose "Update driver" from the context menu.

  5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process.

Once the installation is complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is properly integrated and functional.

This simple process helps keep your system running smoothly and maintains compatibility with your 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
CMI8738/ASIO8738.DLL 61.4 KB 8 May 2000
CMI8738/C3D.DLL 786.4 KB 22 Jun 2000
CMI8738/CMAUDIO.VXD 282.2 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip 1.5 MB 15 Dec 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/ASIO8738.DLL 61.4 KB 8 May 2000
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/C3D.DLL 786.4 KB 22 Jun 2000
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMAUDIO.VXD 282.2 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.4 KB 15 Sep 2000
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMPCI95.DRV 59.1 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMSWMPU.VXD 14.5 KB 2 Jun 2000
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMSYNTH.DRV 19.5 KB 21 Jun 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMUninst.exe 122.9 KB 22 Oct 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/CMedia.dll 73.7 KB 28 Sep 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/MSJSTICK.DRV 2.4 KB 5 May 1999
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/Mixer.exe 1.1 MB 6 Aug 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/PARSEDLS.EXE 45.1 KB 1 Jun 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/Readme.txt 2.0 KB 17 Feb 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/SETAUDIO.COM 3.6 KB 26 May 1999
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/SNDVOL32.CNT 392 bytes 11 Jul 1995
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/SNDVOL32.EXE 54.8 KB 25 Jun 1999
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/Setup.exe 200.7 KB 22 Oct 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/VERSION.TXT 17.9 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/VJOYD.VXD 35.9 KB 5 May 1999
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/cmpci032.inf 22.3 KB 26 Sep 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/mixerdef.ini 4.2 KB 10 Apr 2001
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/msanalog.vxd 12.2 KB 3 Nov 2000
CMI8738/CMI8738_WIN9x_1096.zip/setup.ini 394 bytes 10 Apr 2001
CMI8738/CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.4 KB 15 Sep 2000
CMI8738/CMPCI95.DRV 59.1 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/CMSWMPU.VXD 14.5 KB 2 Jun 2000
CMI8738/CMSYNTH.DRV 19.5 KB 21 Jun 2001
CMI8738/CMUninst.exe 122.9 KB 22 Oct 2001
CMI8738/CMedia.dll 73.7 KB 28 Sep 2001
CMI8738/MSJSTICK.DRV 2.4 KB 5 May 1999
CMI8738/Mixer.exe 1.1 MB 6 Aug 2001
CMI8738/PARSEDLS.EXE 45.1 KB 1 Jun 2001
CMI8738/Readme.txt 2.0 KB 17 Feb 2001
CMI8738/SETAUDIO.COM 3.6 KB 26 May 1999
CMI8738/SNDVOL32.CNT 392 bytes 11 Jul 1995
CMI8738/SNDVOL32.EXE 54.8 KB 25 Jun 1999
CMI8738/Setup.exe 200.7 KB 22 Oct 2001
CMI8738/VERSION.TXT 17.9 KB 25 Jul 2001
CMI8738/VJOYD.VXD 35.9 KB 5 May 1999
CMI8738/cmpci032.inf 22.3 KB 26 Sep 2001
CMI8738/mixerdef.ini 4.2 KB 10 Apr 2001
CMI8738/msanalog.vxd 12.2 KB 3 Nov 2000
CMI8738/setup.ini 394 bytes 10 Apr 2001
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