CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Driver Download

C-Media Drivers

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 - "13549_01.exe" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 6 reviews, and has been downloaded 174 times. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.1 MB.

CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Automatic Driver Update Utility
6 Ratings

Supported Models

Q-tec 13549 - 555S 5.1

CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device



Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name


1.0 (1-Jul-2004) (2002-01-29) via .inf

Additional Notes

Q-tec 13549 - 555S 5.1 Sound Card with C-Media chipset. For Windows XP.

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Member) on 15-Dec-2006

How to Update CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 CMedia CMI8738/C3DX PCI Audio Device 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 CMedia 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 CMedia website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

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
CMAUDIO.INF 57.1 KB 31 Jan 2002
CMNprop.dll 32.8 KB 12 Nov 2001
CMUninst.dat 135.2 KB 21 Jan 2002
CMUninst.exe 135.2 KB 11 Jan 2002
CRLDS3D.DLL 766.0 KB 20 Oct 2000
Mixer.exe 1.2 MB 28 Jan 2002
audio3d.dll 712.7 KB 23 Nov 2001 43.6 KB 4 Feb 2002
cmaudio.ini 15.7 KB 8 Feb 2002
cmaudio.sys 370.4 KB 29 Jan 2002
readme inf.txt 7.6 KB 26 Feb 2002
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