Genius Crystal PnP Audio System CODEC (Needs Reboot) Driver Download

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Supported Models

Genius SoundMaker 3DJ chip CX4238B-XQ crystal ISA Driver

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Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

GeniusSoundMaker3DJchipcrystalISAcsW95.exe (506.0 KB)

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Uploader Notes

Genius SoundMaker 3DJ chip crystal ISA CHIP CX4238B-XQ3

FCC ID FSUG7014.But must run whit any ISA whit this crystal chip.

Remember to kick out the lines that the driver append to config.sys and autoexec.bat(it is needed to some olds DOS games).

Uploaded By

Lucas (DG Member) on 29-Sep-2000

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Readme.TXT 3.2 KB 22 Jun 1998
SETUP.EXE 79.9 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDINIT.EXE 98.2 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDMIDI.DRV 10.0 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDPCPLE.DLL 37.9 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWD3DSND.EXE 206.8 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDAUDIO.INF 28.7 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDFM.DRV 21.8 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDAUDIX.VXD 91.2 KB 7 Apr 1998
CWDJOY.VXD 10.1 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDMIX.EXE 239.3 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDAUDIO.DRV 173.5 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDAUDIO.BIN 8.7 KB 1 Apr 1998
CWDAUDIO.INI 774 bytes 1 Apr 1998
CWDMIDI.VXD 14.5 KB 1 Apr 1998

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