ESS LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) Driver Download

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The LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) is a CD / DVD reader manufactured by ESS. Problems such as drive is not found or is not recognized by Windows, or drive cannot read or write media can be solved when you update the driver. This version of "w2kdvd.exe" is rated (3 out of 5 stars) based on 188 downloads and 11 reviews. The uploader reports that this update will work successfully on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 3.3 MB.

ESS LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) Automatic Driver Update Utility
11 Ratings

Supported Models

ESS Maestro2 PCI AudioDrive (WDM)

ESS Maestro2 MPU-401 Compatible (WDM)

ESS Maestro2 Sound Blaster Compatible (WDM)

LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C)

LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220D)

LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS242)

Toshiba DVD decoder card



Cirrus Logic



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

Versions (1999-02-19) via .inf (2000-04-05) via .inf

Uploaded By

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

How to Update LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) 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 LuxSonor DVD decoder card (LS220C) 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.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the ESS website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

After downloading the new driver, proceed with installation. On Windows, use the built-in Device Manager utility to manage your system's devices and drivers. To access it:

  1. Right-click the Start button

  2. Select "Device Manager" from the menu

  3. Locate the device needing the update

  4. Right-click the device and choose "Update driver"

  5. Follow the on-screen prompts to install

Once complete, restart your computer to ensure the new driver is fully implemented and functioning properly.

This process helps maintain your system's performance and compatibility with various hardware components.

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
readme.txt 6.5 KB 5 May 2000
luxsonar/sbemul.sys 36.1 KB 23 Jul 1999
luxsonar/muart.sys 18.3 KB 6 Mar 2000
luxsonar/Dvd.inf 7.3 KB 23 Mar 2000
luxsonar/luxdvd.sys 396.4 KB 23 Mar 2000
ess/MUART.SYS 18.3 KB 2 Feb 2000
ess/ 7.5 KB 28 Feb 2000
ess/SETUP.EXE 127.5 KB 2 May 2000
ess/SBEMUL.SYS 36.1 KB 23 Jul 1999
ess/DATA1.CAB 1.1 MB 2 May 2000
ess/IKERNEL.EX_ 256.3 KB 2 May 2000
ess/WDMA_ES2.INF 16.6 KB 2 May 2000
ess/LAYOUT.BIN 441 bytes 2 May 2000
ess/DATA2.CAB 512 bytes 2 May 2000
ess/SETUP.INI 334 bytes 2 May 2000
ess/MAESTRO.SYS 60.5 KB 1 May 2000
Player/ 7.9 KB 12 Mar 1999
Player/SETUP.INS 64.9 KB 31 Jul 1996
Player/_ISDEL.EXE 8.2 KB 7 Sep 1995
Player/SETUP.EXE 44.6 KB 24 Jul 1996
Player/Dvd240.inf 4.3 KB 12 Mar 1999
Player/_SETUP.2 594.3 KB 22 Oct 1998
Player/_SETUP.LIB 188.2 KB 22 Oct 1998
Player/DISK1.ID 5 bytes 22 Oct 1998
Player/SETUP.INI 42 bytes 22 Oct 1998
Player/_SETUP.DLL 6.0 KB 29 Apr 1996
Player/_SETUP.1 424.3 KB 22 Oct 1998
Player/DISK2.ID 5 bytes 22 Oct 1998
Player/_INST32I.EX_ 316.8 KB 24 Jul 1996
Player/luxdvd.sys 394.7 KB 22 Oct 1998
Player/SETUP.PKG 233 bytes 22 Oct 1998
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