ESS ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem Driver Download (Official)

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The ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem is a modem manufactured by ESS. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. This version of "" has been downloaded 313 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 7 reviews. Our users report success installing this driver update on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.6 MB.

7 Ratings

Supported Models

ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem

Actiontec 56K Modem

ESS ES56CVM-PI Data Fax Voice Modem

ESS Maestro3 PCI Audio (WDM)

ESS Maestro3 Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM)

Version 92



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-01-18) via .inf (2002-01-17) via .inf

Additional Notes

ESS PCI Audio/Modem Combo

Maestro3.comm ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem

Windows XP (WDM)

Uploaded By

Vinod (DG Staff Member) on 28-May-2004

How to Update ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem 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 ES1980 Maestro-3 Audio + ES56CVM-PI Modem 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 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 16.6 KB 31 Jan 2002
layout.bin 435 bytes 29 Jan 2002
M3.inf 170.7 KB 17 Jan 2002
Setup.ini 1.4 KB 29 Jan 2002
unncpy.exe 188.5 KB 29 Jan 2002 17.0 KB 31 Jan 2002
mdmm3com.inf 64.0 KB 22 Jan 2002
essspk.exe 163.8 KB 17 Jan 2002
es56cvmp.sys 677.2 KB 18 Jan 2002
Setup.exe 54.8 KB 29 Jan 2002
ikernel.ex_ 340.9 KB 29 Jan 2002
remvwave.exe 32.8 KB 8 Jul 2001 1.7 MB 29 Jan 2002 512 bytes 29 Jan 2002
ES198X.sys 189.6 KB 15 Jan 2002
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