Driver Details

Dell Patches And Fixes (Desktop), A00

This patch file will resolve a Bass Cancellation issue when the Dell/Altec-Lansing ADA885 speakers are connected to the Creative Labs Audigy® sound card.


  • Version A00, A00


Supported Operating Systems
  • MS Windows 98
  • MS Windows ME
  • MS Windows 2000
  • MS Windows XP

Applies to

Patches And Fixes (Desktop);


Release date
15 Jan 2002
Last Updated
03 Nov 2011


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.

Available formats

File Format:Rel-Notes-Text
File Name:ABassFix.exe
Download Type:HTTP
File Size: 172KB
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Important Information

The Creative Labs Audigy® sound card was not installed in your Dell system
and is NOT supported by Dell in any way.
This file is NOT supported by Dell in any way.

Fixes & Enhancements

Resolves Bass Cancellation

Installation instructions

To install the ADA885/Audigy Bass Cancellation patch:
1) Download and save this file to a known location on your hard drive.
2) After saving, navigate to that location and run the program: ABassFix.exe
3) A WinZip window will open; click "UnZip".
4) The files were extracted to C:\BassFix; click "OK"; click "Close".
5) Navigate to the folder C:\BassFix and run the program: ADA885-Audigy.exe
6) Click "Yes" to install the Speaker Patch.
7) When complete, the system will need to be restarted before the patch is applied; click "OK" or "Cancel" (to restart later)

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