ESS ES1869 Control Interface Driver Download

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The ES1869 Control Interface is a game controller manufactured by ESS. If your game doesn't run smoothly, crashes or glitches or there is a lag time with your controller, try updating the driver. This version of "" is rated (4 out of 5 stars) based on 79 downloads and 9 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 658.6 KB.

9 Ratings

Supported Models

Gameport Joystick

ES1869 Control Interface

ES1869 Plug and Play AudioDrive



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

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 26-Nov-2003

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
layout.bin 353 bytes 16 Oct 1998
ESSJOY.DRV 7.8 KB 8 May 1997 205.1 KB 16 Oct 1998
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 16 Oct 1998
setup.lid 47 bytes 16 Oct 1998
SETUP.EXE 59.9 KB 16 Oct 1998
DATA.TAG 121 bytes 16 Oct 1998
ESSMPU.DRV 10.4 KB 29 Apr 1999
os.dat 417 bytes 16 Oct 1998
setup.ins 58.1 KB 16 Oct 1998 2.2 KB 16 Oct 1998
SETUP.INI 88 bytes 16 Oct 1998
ESSJOY.VXD 25.7 KB 8 May 1997
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 16 Oct 1998
ESSJOY.INF 1.6 KB 8 May 1997
ES1869.VXD 36.0 KB 3 Aug 1998 44.3 KB 16 Oct 1998
lang.dat 4.6 KB 16 Oct 1998
OEMSETUP.INF 56.2 KB 3 Aug 1998
ESFM.DRV 21.0 KB 29 Apr 1999
_INST32I.EX_ 317.1 KB 16 Oct 1998
ES1869.DRV 77.4 KB 3 Aug 1998

How to Update ES1869 Control Interface Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES1869 Control Interface 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 ES1869 Control Interface 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

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.

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.

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