Crystal Semiconductor CS461X Driver Download

Crystal Semiconductor Drivers

The CS461X is an audio device manufactured by Crystal Semiconductor. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. Visitors have downloaded this file "" 578 times with an aggregate rating of 2 out of 5 stars based on 8 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 1.4 MB.

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Supported Models


Crystal Audio Codec

Crystal Audio Codec Game Device

CrystalWave Synthesizer


Crystal Semiconductor

Supported Operating Systems

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

File Name

Additional Notes

The files in this zip file were taken from a HP restore disk. It should work on all HP machines containing the Intel 810/820 chipset and having Crystal (CS461x) chipsets.

Unzip to a temp folder, find SETUP.EXE and launch it to start the installation.

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Staff Member) on 16-May-2005

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Crystal Sound_1999/PV4010C.TXT 3.0 KB 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/CWAW95R3.DRV 17.2 KB 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/CWAENUM.VXD 7.9 KB 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/CWALANG.DAT 17.7 KB 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/CWAW95R0.VXD 118.0 KB 24 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/PV4010.CAT 3 bytes 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/CWADOS.VXD 15.9 KB 19 Aug 1999
Crystal Sound_1999/Cwaaudio.inf 12.4 KB 28 Aug 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/SETUP.EXE 30.6 KB 28 Sep 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.CAB/cwcwtsmp.dat 1.6 MB 10 Jul 1997
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.CAB/cssynthx.vxd 57.0 KB 1 Sep 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.CAB/cssynthe.exe 57.3 KB 1 Sep 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.CAB/cssynthl.dll 32.8 KB 1 Sep 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.CAB/cssynth.drv 11.8 KB 1 Sep 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/Cssynth/cssynthe.exe 57.3 KB 11 Oct 1999
Crystal Crystalwave Synthesizer_2066/CSSYNTH.INF 2.9 KB 30 Sep 1999

How to Update CS461X Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CS461X 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 Crystal Semiconductor CS461X 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 Crystal Semiconductor 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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