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ESS Maestro 3i (Audio Only), v., A14
ESS Maestro 3i Wdm Audio Driver setup-based install
Release Date 9/10/2002
Importance: Optional
Version:,A14 See Previous Versions

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Previous Versions, A13
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b></li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A13</li></ul>
4/26/2002 2:25:33 PM, A12
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b></li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A12</li></ul>
2/1/2002 10:53:26 AM, A11
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b></li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A11</li></ul>
1/8/2002 10:41:30 AM, A09
<ul><li><b>Vendor Version :</b></li><li><b>Dell Version :</b> A09</li></ul>
10/17/2001 12:50:45 PM


ESS Maestro 3i Wdm Audio Driver setup-based install

Level of Importance:Optional

Dell recommends the customer review specifics about the update to determine if it applies to your system. The update contains changes that impact only certain configurations, or provides new features that may/may not apply to your environment.


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Operating Systems
MS Windows XP

Applies to

  • Maestro 3i (Audio Only)

Fixes & Enhancements

- Delayed Audio after removing ext. speakers/headphones on RFR or RFD - Label for the Dock volume control changed from "Line-In 2" and "Microphone 2" to "Dock Line-In" and to "Dock Mic". - XP Rollback feature loads native ESS driver instead of previously installed driver. - Occasional skipping issue during playback wheb S/PDIF output enabled in WinDVD - Recording issue when recoring in Stereo

Installation instructions


Hard Drive Installation (via WinZip) with HTML Pop-Up Window for M3XUA14I.EXE Download 1.Click Download Now, to download the file. 2.When the File Download window appears, click Save this program to disk (Windows XP users, click Save) and click OK. The Save In: window appears. 3.From the Save In: field, click the down arrow then click to select Desktop and click Save. The file will download to your desktop. 4.If the Download Complete window appears, click Close. The file name icon appears on your desktop. Install 1.Double-click the new icon on the desktop labeled M3XUA14I.EXE. The Self-Extractor window appears. 2.Click OK or Continue. The Self-Extracting Driver Installation window appears and prompts to extract files to C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R46297. 3.Leave all of the default settings and click Unzip or OK. If the directory doesn't exist, you'll be prompted to create one. Click Yes. A Self Extractor window appears and indicates C:\DELL\DRIVERS\R46297 files were extracted. 4.Click OK. Follow the on-screen installation instructions in the window. HTML Pop-Up With Install Now Button 1.The Dell Software Installation Documentation window appears. 2.Click the Install Now button. A File Download window appears. 3.Click Run this program from its current location and click OK. The Security Warning window appears. 4.Click Yes. The InstallShield Wizard window appears. 5.Follow the on-screen instructions.


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