VIA Gameport Joystick Driver Download

VIA Drivers

The Gameport Joystick is a game controller manufactured by VIA. If your game doesn't run smoothly, crashes or glitches or there is a lag time with your controller, try updating the driver. This version of "audio.zip" is rated (4 out of 5 stars) based on 498 downloads and 8 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 2.8 MB.

8 Ratings
498 Downloads

Supported Models

VIA Sound System

VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM)

VIA Gameport Joystick

VIA MIDI External Port

VIA PCI Audio controller

VIA internal FM Synthesis

Manufacturers

VIA

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

5.12.01.3120 (2000-11-30) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 10-Sep-2003

How to Update VIA Gameport Joystick Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the VIA Gameport Joystick 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 VIA Gameport Joystick 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 VIA 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 VIA 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
WIN98SE/VIAUDIO.SYS 41.2 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN98SE/VIAUDIO.INF 22.3 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN98SE/VIAUDIO.CAT 31.6 KB 28 Dec 2000
_SYS1.CAB 175.5 KB 5 Jan 2001
NOTES.TXT 2.1 KB 5 Jan 2001
SETUP.LID 49 bytes 5 Jan 2001
LINUX/CALDERA/2.2/68AUDI~2.GZ 67.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/CALDERA/2.2/68AUDI~1.GZ 67.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDFLAG/1.0/68AUDI~2.GZ 68.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDFLAG/1.0/68AUDI~1.GZ 68.7 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.1/68AUDI~2.GZ 68.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.1/68AUDI~1.GZ 68.7 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.2LP/68AUDI~1.GZ 68.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.2/68AUDI~2.GZ 68.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.2/68AUDI~1.GZ 69.0 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.0/68AUDI~2.GZ 137.8 KB 10 Dec 2000
LINUX/REDHAT/6.0/68AUDI~1.GZ 78.7 KB 10 Dec 2000
SETUP.INS 84.4 KB 5 Jan 2001
WINNT40/VIAUDIO.SYS 151.1 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT40/VIAMIDI.DLL 17.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT40/VIAUDIO.DLL 96.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT40/OEMSETUP.INF 283 bytes 10 Dec 2000
WIN2000/VIAUDIO.SYS 41.2 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN2000/VIAUDIO.INF 22.3 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN2000/VIAUDIO.CAT 31.6 KB 28 Dec 2000
_ISDEL.EXE 27.6 KB 5 Jan 2001
WIN9X/VIAUDIO.INF 8.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN9X/VIAFM.DRV 21.2 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN9X/VIAMIDI.DRV 9.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN9X/VIAUDIO.VXD 144.8 KB 10 Dec 2000
WIN9X/VIAWAVE.DRV 62.0 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS.DAT 450 bytes 5 Jan 2001
SETUP.EXE 73.7 KB 5 Jan 2001
DESCRI~1.TXT 59 bytes 5 Jan 2001
DATA1.CAB 469 bytes 5 Jan 2001
WINME/VIAUDIO.SYS 41.2 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINME/VIAUDIO.INF 22.3 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINME/VIAUDIO.CAT 31.6 KB 28 Dec 2000
DATA.TAG 139 bytes 5 Jan 2001
OS2/VIAUDD.SYS 47.0 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/README.TXT 1.2 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/GENIN.DLL 168.9 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/CARDINFO.DLL 17.3 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/AUDFILES.SCR 3.0 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/GENINMRI.DLL 3.6 KB 10 Dec 2000
OS2/CONTROL.SCR 3.0 KB 10 Dec 2000
LAYOUT.BIN 628 bytes 5 Jan 2001
LANG.DAT 23.7 KB 5 Jan 2001
DOS/VIAUDIO.COM 516 bytes 10 Dec 2000
DOS/INSTALL.EXE 159.7 KB 10 Dec 2000
DOS/DOS4GW.EXE 265.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
SETUP.INI 107 bytes 5 Jan 2001
_SETUP.DLL 34.8 KB 5 Jan 2001
WDM.BAT 16 bytes 5 Jan 2001
VIAUDIO.INI 62 bytes 5 Jan 2001
_USER1.CAB 160.7 KB 5 Jan 2001
WINNT351/VIAUDIO.SYS 62.7 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT351/README.TXT 1.3 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT351/VIAUDIO.DLL 104.4 KB 10 Dec 2000
WINNT351/OEMSETUP.INF 217 bytes 10 Dec 2000
VIAUDIO.REV 11 bytes 5 Jan 2001
_INST32I.EX_ 296.7 KB 5 Jan 2001
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