Crystal Semiconductor CS 4236 Driver Download

Crystal Semiconductor Drivers

The CS 4236 is an audio device manufactured by Crystal Semiconductor. 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 "" 647 times with an aggregate rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 19 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 53.8 KB.

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Supported Models

CS 4236

Crystal WDM Audio Codec

Crystal WDM Audio Control Registers

Crystal WDM MPU-401 Compatible


Crystal Semiconductor


Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name


5.1.2535.0 (1-Jul-2001)
5.1.2535.0 (2001-07-01) via .inf

Uploaded By

Brian Evans (DG Member) on 24-Sep-2006

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
cwbase.sys 3.1 KB 17 Aug 2001
cwbaudio.bin 8.2 KB 21 Jul 2001
cwbmidi.sys 3.1 KB 17 Aug 2001
cwbwdm.sys 72.8 KB 17 Aug 2001
wdma_csc.PNF 41.7 KB 6 May 2004
wdma_csc.inf 22.3 KB 3 Sep 2002

How to Update CS 4236 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CS 4236 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 Crystal Semiconductor CS 4236 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 Crystal Semiconductor 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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