ESS ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive Driver Download

ESS Drivers

The ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive is a removable drive manufactured by ESS. This version of "" has been downloaded 34 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 5 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 191.0 KB.

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Supported Models

ES1869 Control Interface

ES1869 Plug and Play AudioDrive

ES1879 Control Interface

ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 23-Jan-2005

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
RUN1869.EXE 63.4 KB 18 Apr 1997
WIN9X/ES1688.VXD 25.2 KB 7 Sep 1999
WIN9X/ESSFM.DRV 17.9 KB 7 Sep 1999
WIN9X/ES1688.DRV 50.1 KB 7 Sep 1999
WIN9X/ESSMPU.DRV 8.2 KB 7 Sep 1999
WIN9X/ESSDC.EXE 48.2 KB 14 Jan 1997
WIN9X/ES1869.VXD 36.0 KB 14 Jul 1998
WIN9X/OEMSETUP.INF 51.9 KB 14 Jul 1998
WIN9X/ESFM.DRV 21.0 KB 14 Jul 1998
WIN9X/ES1869.DRV 77.2 KB 14 Jul 1998
SETUP.PIF 967 bytes 16 Sep 1999
SETUP.EXE 40.3 KB 18 Apr 1997

How to Update ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive 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 ESS ES1879 Plug and Play AudioDrive 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 ESS Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

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 11, 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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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