Turtle Beach Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) Driver Download

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The Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) is an audio device manufactured by Turtle Beach. 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 "MSXPAureal.cab" 12,958 times with an aggregate rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 93 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 535.5 KB.

Turtle Beach Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) Automatic Driver Update Utility
93 Ratings (see all reviews)

Supported Models

Aureal- based cards

Aureal Vortex 8810 Audio (WDM)

Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM)

Aureal Vortex 8830 Audio (WDM)


Turtle Beach



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Additional Notes

Updated driver for all Aureal based sound card (8810,8820,8830) e.g. Montego I/II, in file cabinet format. Extract to a folder and files will be visible

Uploaded By

DeeJay (DG Member) on 20-Jun-2002

Most Helpful Reviews

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

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"hey thank you,i have been looking for this driver and thank you ,it works good in a dell pentium 3,windows xp."
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tested on Windows XP
19 Nov 2008
(1 hour after download)

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
"This driver worked perfect with the turtle beach 8820b0 chip.

Excellent download keep up the good work."

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Skipper NL
Tested on Windows 7
18 Jan 2015
(10 minutes after download)

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
"installed shortly, not been proven"
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How to Update Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) 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 Turtle Beach Aureal Vortex 8820 Audio (WDM) 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 Turtle Beach Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the Turtle Beach website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various hardware components.

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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
aureal.CDF 463 bytes 9 Oct 2001
wdma_aur.inf 87.1 KB 9 Oct 2001
ADM8820.sys 508.0 KB 5 Oct 2001
a3dapi.dll 462.8 KB 24 May 2001
ADM8830.sys 702.1 KB 5 Oct 2001
aureal.CAT 8.8 KB 26 Oct 2001
a3d.dll 98.3 KB 24 May 2001
ADM8810.sys 539.8 KB 5 Oct 2001
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