CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

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The CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 75 reviews, and has been downloaded 8,122 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.1 MB.

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Supported Models

ARTIS j-738s1

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2002-06-13) via .inf

Additional Notes

On board CMI 8738 Sound driver for

BX2100/UltraBX2100/993AS/993AS-L/993BS/994AS/994AS-L and 738S1 Sound card

Uploaded By

colin (DG Member) on 20-May-2002

Most Helpful Reviews

5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
graeme bromley
Tested on Windows XP
26 Dec 2006

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"very simple to install"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
18 Nov 2007

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"Very good ! excellent job ! ^_^"
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How to Update CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Device Drivers

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
drv/cmaudio.sys 379.2 KB 12 Jun 2002
drv/Mixer.exe 1.5 MB 12 Jun 2002
drv/CMNprop.dll 32.8 KB 29 Mar 2002
drv/CRLDS3D.DLL 766.0 KB 20 Oct 2000
drv/CMUninst.exe 135.2 KB 26 Apr 2002
drv/cmaudio.ini 19.5 KB 27 Jun 2002
drv/CMAUDIO.INF 63.0 KB 13 Jun 2002
drv/ 47.1 KB 17 Jun 2002
drv/cmijack.ini 33.9 KB 16 Jul 2002
drv/audio3d.dll 712.7 KB 23 Nov 2001
drv/CMUninst.dat 135.2 KB 26 Apr 2002
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