The software drivers (Drivers) on this Site are provided by ESS Technology
as a service to its customers, and single copies may be downloaded subject
to the provisions below. By downloading any Drivers from this Site, you
agree to these Terms, unless the Drivers are accompanied by a separate download
agreement, in which case the terms of that agreement shall control your
rights to use the Drivers. If you do not agree to these terms, do not download
any Drivers from this Site. Please be aware that the use of these Drivers
in any particular system or product may or may not actually work. Because
ESS Technology does not supply the end-user product, ESS Technology cannot
be responsible for the performance of the Driver software in any system.
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and treaty provisions. Any unauthorized use of any Drivers downloaded from
this Site may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. The Drivers
may not be copied, reproduced, modified, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted,
or distributed in any way, without ESS Technology's prior written permission.
You may download one copy of the object code version of the Drivers found
on this Site to a single computer solely for your personal, noncommercial
internal use, unless specifically licensed to do otherwise by ESS Technology
in writing, or as allowed by any license terms that accompany or are provided
with the individual Drivers. This is a license, not a transfer of title,
and is subject to the following restrictions: you may not: (a) modify the
Drivers or use them for any commercial purpose, or any public display, performance,
sale, or rental; (b) decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the Drivers
except and only to the extent permitted by applicable law or unless specifically
licensed to do otherwise by ESS Technology in writing, or as allowed by
any license terms that accompany or are provided with individual Drivers;
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and (d) transfer the Drivers to any other person or entity. You agree to
prevent any unauthorized copying of the Drivers. ESS Technology may terminate
this license with respect to one or more Drivers at any time if you are
in breach of these Terms with respect to the applicable Drivers. Upon termination,
you will immediately destroy the Drivers, and certify to ESS Technology
that you have done so.
ESS Technology manufactures only the audio or modem chip(s) used by the
manufacturer of your sound or modem card. You should always use the latest
driver from that manufacturer. ESS Technology provides the generic drivers
at this site just in case you are unable to contact the manufacturer of
your specific board. Although these drivers should work in all implementations,
ESS Technology cannot guarantee their operability with any specific card.
If you need help in determining your cardís manufacturer, please read our
setup utility for ISA AudioDrive and ES1938/ES1946
Note: Windows installation CD has built-in support for this audio device.
ESS did not and will not release separate ISA audio WDM driver for this device.
Windows Me users may try VXD audio driver for Windows 95/98/98SE. See FAQ
for installation information.
ESS ISA (& PCI) AudioDrive Driver from Windows installation CD are grouped
here if needed:
||1. Please contact your board manufacturer for the correct
||2. WinXP - Windows XP should have built-in support.
||3. Since NT4.0 is not Plug and Play operation system,
our generic driver may not work on custom hardware. Please contact your
board manufacturer for the correct driver.
PCI Audio/Modem Combo Device (Identification
||Please refer to FAQ for Modem
Driver installation method.