ESS ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem Driver Download

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The ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem is a modem manufactured by ESS. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. This driver - "ESS_2838.exe" - has been downloaded 962 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 16 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 794.7 KB.

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Supported Models



ESS ES56H-PI Data Fax Modem

ESS ES56H-PI Data Fax Modem WIN2K

ESS ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem

ESS Modem Device Manager

Wave Device for Voice Modem




Supported Operating Systems

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

File Name

Versions (2000-02-23) via .inf
4.43.022 (1999-11-24) via .inf

Additional Notes

Sorry all, the first file I uploaded didn't save properly, this one works properly, tested it 10 times.

Uploaded By

Kyle McIsaac (DG Member) on 3-Jul-2005

Ratings & Reviews

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Win9x/Readme.txt 1.6 KB 10 Nov 1999
Win9x/vmodctl.dll 4.1 KB 17 Dec 1996
Win9x/uninst.exe 107.0 KB 25 Aug 1999
Win9x/esmdmgr.vxd 15.7 KB 11 Nov 1999
Win9x/esmdmh.vxd 691.4 KB 10 Nov 1999
Win9x/esuart.vxd 8.9 KB 23 Jul 1998
Win9x/DISKID 176 bytes 4 Jan 2000
Win9x/mdmessa.inf 1.1 KB 10 Nov 1999
Win9x/mdmess.inf 15.2 KB 10 Nov 1999
Win9x/serwave.vxd 14.2 KB 11 May 1998
Win9x/mdmessp.inf 1.7 KB 10 Nov 1999
WinNT4/MDMESS.INF 12.6 KB 1 Dec 1999
WinNT4/ES56HPI.SYS 477.7 KB 24 Nov 1999
WinNT4/readme.txt 1.2 KB 23 Sep 1999
WinNT4/Setup.exe 32.3 KB 23 Sep 1999
WinNT4/REMVESS.EXE 41.0 KB 24 Nov 1999
WinNT4/DISKID 172 bytes 22 Feb 2000
WinMe/Readme.txt 253 bytes 24 Nov 2000
Win2000/es56hpi.sys 546.9 KB 25 Feb 2000
Win2000/DISKID 185 bytes 25 Apr 2000
Win2000/mdmess.inf 15.1 KB 11 Apr 2000
Win2000/ 4 bytes 23 Feb 2000

How to Update ESS ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ESS ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem 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 ES56STH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem 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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