ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Driver Download

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The Solo-1 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 version of "" is rated (1 out of 5 stars) based on 93 downloads and 10 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 610.9 KB.

10 Ratings

Supported Models

ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM)



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


4.10.3038.0 (1999-10-07) 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
os.dat 417 bytes 23 Sep 1999
_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 23 Sep 1999
_SETUP.DLL 11.3 KB 23 Sep 1999 205.1 KB 23 Sep 1999 44.3 KB 23 Sep 1999
DATA.TAG 97 bytes 23 Sep 1999 2.2 KB 23 Sep 1999
ESSOLO.INI 16 bytes 25 Sep 1999
lang.dat 4.6 KB 23 Sep 1999
layout.bin 353 bytes 23 Sep 1999
_INST32I.EX_ 317.1 KB 23 Sep 1999
SETUP.EXE 59.9 KB 23 Sep 1999
SETUP.INI 63 bytes 23 Sep 1999
setup.ins 65.4 KB 23 Sep 1999
setup.lid 47 bytes 23 Sep 1999
SOLO.SYS 69.7 KB 7 Oct 1999
SOLO1.INF 54.6 KB 17 Oct 1999

How to Update ESS Solo-1 PCI AudioDrive (WDM) Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the ESS Solo-1 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 Solo-1 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

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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