PC Chips CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

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The CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device is an audio device manufactured by PC Chips. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This version of "8738xpv630a.zip" has been downloaded 31,857 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 171 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.7 MB.

171 Ratings (see all reviews)
31,857 Downloads

Supported Models

CMI8738 - M748MR

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device

Manufacturers

PC Chips

CMedia

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions

4.1.12.2002 (19-Oct-2002)
5.12.01.0630 (2001-11-30) via .inf

Additional Notes

I found this driver in the PC-CHIPS web site if anyone is interested. Look it up for further help. It works.

Uploaded By

Salvador Muro (DG Member) on 19-Oct-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

 
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Jesus
Tested on Windows XP
21 Jan 2007
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"recomiendo este driver ya que funciona bien y es facil y rapido de instalar y quiero agradecer a esta pagina y a los que la hicieron."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Isidro Perez
Tested on Windows XP
3 Nov 2008
(6 months after download)
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Useful and easy to download"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Rifqy
Tested on Windows XP
23 Apr 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"I try to install with O/S winxp on my PC PII/300MHz Mobo PCChip lm748lmrt,

But poor in sound end, What wrong ?"

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Chris
Tested on Windows 2000 Professional
16 Nov 2006
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"This one worked right away without any tweaking."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Fernando Villafuerte
Tested on Windows XP
16 Oct 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Creanme funciona, aunque haya que resetear la mquina dos veces y, adems de correr el programa de forma manual, se deba correrlo al mismo tiempo de forma automtica. Es decir, deben hacer correr el programa de setup y, al mismo tiempo irse el menu del sistema, administrar hardware, instalar nuevo hardware, responder que ya est conectado, despus pedirle la opcin 2 y bus
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
WinXP/setup.ini 428 bytes 11 Aug 2001
WinXP/W2KSetup.dat 925.7 KB 19 Nov 2001
WinXP/cmaudio.sys 280.8 KB 30 Oct 2001
WinXP/Mixer.exe 1.2 MB 22 Oct 2001
WinXP/CMNprop.dll 28.7 KB 16 Oct 2001
WinXP/CRLDS3D.DLL 766.0 KB 20 Oct 2000
WinXP/CMUninst.exe 122.9 KB 22 Oct 2001
WinXP/MESetup.dat 933.9 KB 19 Nov 2001
WinXP/Setup.exe 491.5 KB 16 Nov 2001
WinXP/CMprop.dll 28.7 KB 17 Jan 2001
WinXP/CMAUDIO.INF 63.2 KB 30 Nov 2001
WinXP/cmaudio.cat 36.5 KB 4 Dec 2001
WinXP/audio3d.dll 794.6 KB 11 Jan 2001
WinXP/CMUninst.dat 122.9 KB 22 Oct 2001

How to Update CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

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  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

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