CMedia C-Media MPU-401 Driver (WDM) Driver Download

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The C-Media MPU-401 Driver (WDM) is an audio device manufactured by C-Media. 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 "CMI8330_XP.zip" 34,342 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 119 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 28.1 KB.

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Supported Models

CMI8330/8338/8737

C-Media CM8330 Audio Driver (WDM)

C-Media CM8338 Audio Driver (WDM)

C-Media CM8738 Audio Driver (WDM)

C-Media Game port

C-Media MPU-401 Driver (WDM)

CM8330 SB16 Driver (WDM)

Manufacturers

CMedia

Microsoft

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions

5.12.01.0417 (2000-01-11) via .inf

Additional Notes

Full installation instructions included.

Be sure to read the installation instructions BEFORE attempting to install these drivers.

Uploaded By

Bob McDonald (DG Member) on 22-Jan-2002

Most Helpful Reviews

 
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Peter J

11 Sep 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Well done Bob.

Excellent instructions.

Your method of installing the game port is spot on.

Thanks."

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Fik
Tested on Windows XP
26 Sep 2007
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Needed to instal together with CMPCI.SYS, but now works fine. soundchip HT1869V+ integrated on mainboard with chipset BXcel PC100 HT1543. Thanx guys"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
edno
Tested on Windows XP
10 Jul 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"this driver is very good"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Jarede

11 Oct 2006
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"its a good drier... you must follow the instructions"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Martin
Tested on Windows XP
2 May 2006
 

Installation: 2 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility: 2 out of 5
 
"I put more driver model CMIxxxx in 1 file and wondows XP and windows find"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
cm8330sb.sys 21.4 KB 25 Feb 2000
cm8330.sys 23.4 KB 25 Feb 2000
CMEDIA.INF 11.5 KB 23 Feb 2000
InstalXP.txt 7.3 KB 22 Jan 2002

How to Update C-Media MPU-401 Driver (WDM) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

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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.

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