ESS ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Driver Download (Official)

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The ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) 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. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 29 reviews, and has been downloaded 1,970 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows 7 and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 54.2 KB.

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Supported Models

ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969)

ESS ES1946_1938 PCI AudioDrive (WDM)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 95

File Name

Versions (2002-02-22) via .inf

Additional Notes

ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969)

ESS PCI Audio Chip

Uploaded By

Vinod (DG Staff Member) on 22-May-2004

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How to Update ES1938/ES1946 (ES1969) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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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

To install your new driver on Windows:

  1. Right-click the Start button.

  2. Click "Device Manager">

  3. Find your device in the list.

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

  5. Follow the steps on screen.

Restart your computer when done.

This keeps your computer working at its best.

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.

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
es1969.sys 96.9 KB 22 Feb 2002
ES1969.inf 62.6 KB 22 Feb 2002 18.8 KB 12 Apr 2002
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