ESS Allegro Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM) Free Driver Download

ESS Allegro Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM) Free Driver Download for Windows 2000
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Supported Models

Allegro Driver
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ESS Technology, Inc.

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2000

File Name (1.6 MB)

Versions (2001-03-27) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

*** DON'T RUN SETUP.EXE!!!! **********

This file contains the extracted files from Compaq SofPaq 17311,

which is the Windows 2000 driver for the ESS Allegro on-board

sound chip in Presario 7470 and many others.

The self executing SofPaq did not seem to install the drivers even

though installation and reboot went as expected. I copied

these files while SofPaq executed, before it automatically erased them.

After that, I just went into System Devices and updated the driver,

pointing to this directory.

I suspect you really only need a1.inf & ES198X.sys, but since all

the files were in the directory when I updated my driver, I figured

better safe than sorry.

Sound works great now, hope it works for you too.

Good Luck,


Uploaded By

Steve Messick (DG Member) on 4-Jan-2002

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