Matsonic C-Media PCI Audio Legacy Device Driver Download

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The C-Media PCI Audio Legacy Device is an audio device manufactured by Matsonic. 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 9,081 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 61 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 4.2 MB.

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Supported Models

ms7192s sound pro ht8338a

C-Media CM8338 Audio Driver (WDM)

C-Media Game port

C-Media MPU-401 Driver (WDM)

C-Media PCI Audio Legacy Device

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Device

CMI8338/C3DX PCI Audio Device.

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device




Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows 98

File Name

Versions (2000-09-26) via .inf

Additional Notes

I had to combine a winxp and win98 driver to finally get this to work - worked on win 2000, will probasbly work on xp & win98

good luck!

Uploaded By

mdc tech (DG Member) on 16-Jun-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
21 Oct 2006

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
"I was blur. Actually I want a Sound Pro driver, nor this one."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date 5.5 KB 15 Sep 1999
DLSTABLE.DAT 75.3 KB 19 Oct 1998
CMPMIX.EXE 1.1 MB 26 Apr 2000
CMSWMPU.VXD 14.5 KB 13 Apr 1999
CMAUDIO.VXD 219.3 KB 25 May 2000
SNDVOL32.CNT 392 bytes 11 Jul 1995
CMPCI95.DRV 55.4 KB 30 Jun 2000
CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.4 KB 10 Nov 1999
SMIDI32P.DLL 83.5 KB 30 Oct 1998
CMPCIFM.DRV 18.7 KB 28 Apr 1999
CMPCI032.INF 8.4 KB 25 Jan 2000
SETUP.EXE 155.6 KB 18 Jul 2000
8738NOTE.TXT 4.9 KB 14 Jul 2000
CMSMIDI.DRV 18.4 KB 13 Apr 1999
8338NOTE.TXT 7.2 KB 14 Jul 2000
SNDVOL32.EXE 54.8 KB 11 Jul 1995
CMPCI026.INF 8.2 KB 25 Jan 2000
C3D.DLL 387.1 KB 9 Apr 1999
DLSWAVE.DAT 3.1 MB 23 Jun 1998
SMIDIPCI.DLL 30.1 KB 7 Nov 1998
CMMPU.EXE 79.9 KB 28 Apr 1999
SETUP.INI 294 bytes 2 Feb 2000
CMPCI031.INF 8.3 KB 25 Jan 2000
MIXERDEF.INI 678 bytes 14 Jan 2000
Cm8338.inf 6.9 KB 29 Sep 2000
UINSTDRV.EXE 45.1 KB 14 Jul 2000
cmpci.sys 33.0 KB 26 Sep 2000

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