CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

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Supported Models

CMI 8738 Driver

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver

Manufacturers

CMedia

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP

File Name

CMI8738WinXP.zip (3.3 MB)

Versions

55.12.01.0644 (2002-03-28) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

I have tested this driver and it works great with winXP, it has both a setup and for those who are more advanced it comes with unbundled inf's.

Uploaded By

Micha (DG Member) on 19-Nov-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

 
13 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Dave *******, TN
Tested on Windows XP
14 Feb 2008
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"This Driver Extracted easily and installed easy, and works Fine w Win XP. No need for the extra 20 mb of the bigger download, this 3.13 mb Download works just fine ! !"
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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful:
gregg
Tested on Windows XP
7 Aug 2008
(5 days after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"the driver worked well with the windows xp sp2 installed in my pc.

i recommend this driver"

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7 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
John
Tested on Windows XP
15 May 2008
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Driver from here worked well as the CD with drivers I received with the Sound Card did not. Driverguide came to the rescue once more, thanks"
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
clements
Tested on Windows XP
9 Feb 2009
(4 months after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"it works great! Thanks!"
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Furqan Ali Sandhu
Tested on Windows XP
8 Sep 2008
(23 hours after download)
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this is very incrdeable"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
setup.ini 477 bytes 9 Apr 2003
cmaudio.dat 23.0 KB 3 Apr 2003
W2KSetup.dat 1.3 MB 3 Apr 2003
cmaudio.sys 377.4 KB 18 Nov 2002
AUDIO3D.DLL 712.7 KB 23 Nov 2001
cmiainfo.sys 3.4 KB 24 Jun 2002
CRLDS3D.DLL 766.0 KB 20 Oct 2000
MESetup.dat 1.3 MB 3 Apr 2003
CMNPROP.DLL 32.8 KB 9 Oct 2002
Setup.exe 864.3 KB 24 Mar 2003
CMUNINST.EXE 139.3 KB 11 Jul 2002
cmijack.dat 39.3 KB 28 Mar 2003
MIXER.EXE 1.9 MB 20 Mar 2003
CMAUDIO.INF 64.4 KB 3 Apr 2003
CMAUDIO.CAT 50.8 KB 8 Apr 2003
cmijack.ini 39.3 KB 11 Apr 2003
CMUNINST.DAT 135.2 KB 11 Jul 2002

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

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 Driver Update Utility for CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the CMedia website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • 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.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

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.

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