CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Documentation Download

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Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows ME

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Pras (DG Member) on 27-Jun-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
CMI873~1/README.TXT 865 bytes 3 Sep 1999
CMI873~1/WINME/CMAUDIO.VXD 219.3 KB 25 May 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/CMPCI95.DRV 55.4 KB 30 Jun 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/CMMPUPCI.DRV 9.4 KB 10 Nov 1999
CMI873~1/WINME/CMPCIFM.DRV 18.7 KB 28 Apr 1999
CMI873~1/WINME/CMPCI032.INF 8.4 KB 25 Jan 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/8738NOTE.TXT 4.9 KB 14 Jul 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/8338NOTE.TXT 7.2 KB 14 Jul 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/CMPCI026.INF 8.2 KB 25 Jan 2000
CMI873~1/WINME/C3D.DLL 387.1 KB 9 Apr 1999
CMI873~1/WINME/CMMPU.EXE 79.9 KB 28 Apr 1999
CMI873~1/WINME/CMPCI031.INF 8.3 KB 25 Jan 2000
CMI873~1/RELEASE.TXT 10.2 KB 21 Oct 1999

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