ESS Drivers

The WDM MODEM ENUMERATOR is a modem manufactured by ESS. If you cannot connect to the network, or have slow transfer speeds or intermittent disconnection problems, you may need to update your modem driver or firmware. This update - "AUDIO.ZIP" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 12 reviews, and has been downloaded 155 times. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.5 MB.

12 Ratings

Supported Models

ESS Allegro PCI Audio (WDM)

ESS Allegro Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM)

ESS Allegro Sound Blaster Ý· (WDM)

ESS Allegro Sound Blaster ¬Û®e (WDM)

ESS ES56CVM-PI Data Fax Voice Modem

ESS Voice Modem Wave Device




Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name


4.43.036 (2000-10-31) via .inf (2000-08-01) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 9-Sep-2003

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
MDMESSA.INF 974 bytes 31 Oct 2000
layout.bin 441 bytes 5 Oct 2000
Setup.ini 534 bytes 5 Oct 2000
MDMESS.INF 23.9 KB 31 Oct 2000
ALLEM3M.CAT 11.1 KB 6 Nov 2000
ESSD.EXE 140.3 KB 31 May 2000
ALLEM3.CAT 16.4 KB 6 Nov 2000
ESSetup.exe 127.5 KB 5 Oct 2000
ESMDM_98.INF 3.8 KB 31 Oct 2000
es56cvmp.sys 574.0 KB 31 Oct 2000
ikernel.ex_ 256.3 KB 5 Oct 2000
DLNCH.EXE 124.9 KB 25 May 2000 1.6 MB 5 Oct 2000
Localize/A1SV.INF 51.6 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1SU.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1GR.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1PB.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1SP.INF 51.6 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1NO.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1IT.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1CS.INF 51.3 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1FC.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1KO.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1PO.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1NL.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1CT.INF 51.3 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1JP.INF 51.3 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1FR.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000
Localize/A1DK.INF 51.5 KB 25 Oct 2000 512 bytes 5 Oct 2000
A1.INF 51.4 KB 25 Oct 2000
ES198X.sys 227.9 KB 20 Oct 2000

How to Update ESS WDM MODEM ENUMERATOR Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ESS WDM MODEM ENUMERATOR 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 WDM MODEM ENUMERATOR 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

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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