ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver Download (Official)

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The Maestro2E PCIDrive (WDM) is an audio device manufactured by ESS. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This update - "M2E_SE2046_sign_31156.ZIP" - has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 21 reviews, and has been downloaded 3,181 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.0 MB.

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Supported Models

ess maestro 2e

ESS Maestro2E MPU-401 Compatible (WDM)

ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (WDM)

ESS Maestro2E Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM)



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions (2000-06-16) via .inf

Uploaded By

John Byrd (DG Member) on 23-Dec-2002

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How to Update ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (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 ESS Maestro2E PCI AudioDrive (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 ESS Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Installing your newly downloaded driver is a straightforward process. Windows provides a dedicated tool called Device Manager for this purpose. Follow these steps to update your driver:

  1. Access the Quick Access menu by right-clicking the Start button.

  2. From the menu options, choose "Device Manager".

  3. Within Device Manager, identify the device requiring the driver update.

  4. Open the context menu for the device by right-clicking its name.

  5. Select "Update driver" and proceed through the guided installation.

To complete the process, reboot your computer. This ensures the new driver is fully integrated into your system.

Regular driver updates contribute to optimal system performance and hardware compatibility.

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
layout.bin 441 bytes 4 Dec 2000
MUART.SYS 18.3 KB 16 Jun 2000
Setup.ini 531 bytes 4 Dec 2000
ESSetup.exe 127.5 KB 4 Dec 2000
SBEMUL.SYS 36.1 KB 23 Jul 1999
ikernel.ex_ 256.3 KB 4 Dec 2000
WDMA_ES2.INF 21.7 KB 17 Jul 2000
MAESTRO.CAT 18.0 KB 7 Aug 2000 1.6 MB 4 Dec 2000 512 bytes 4 Dec 2000
MAESTRO.SYS 144.9 KB 27 Jun 2000
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