Category: Sound and Multimedia
Manufacturer: Avance Logic Inc.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 30 MB
Operating System: Windows 95, Windows 3.1
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.10.00.2000 / 04/24/2005
The ALS100+ Logical Device 0 Wave Audio Device is utilized in conjunction with the ALS100 sound card manufactured by Avance Logic Inc. This driver version contains 3 sets of VxD and drivers for both Windows 3.1 and Windows 95. These drivers include the MPU401 driver Almpu401.drv, the OPL3 driver Alopl.drv and the Sound System driver Alsndsys.drv for the Windows 95 and Windows 3.1 operating system platforms. On the other hand, the VxDs include the Almpu401.vxd, Alopl.vxd and the Alsndsys.vxd for the Windows 95 operating system platform, and the Almpu401.386, Alopl.386 and the Alsndsys.386 for the Windows 3.1 operating system platform. The MPU401, OPL3 and the Sound System drivers are all completely binary compatible with the Windows 3.1 and Windows 95 operating systems. However, the VxDs have various binaries for both of the said operating systems such that VxDs for Windows 95 have the file extension .vxd, while the VxDs for the Windows 3.1 have the numerical file extension .386.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
This driver version for the ALS100+ Logical Device 0 Wave Audio Device also contains the file Alconfig.exe. This file is a DOS program designed for helping users in changing the DMA, IRQ and IO resource for the onboard devices of the Avance sound system and for testing the modified settings via playing the test files Fmtest.mid, Stest16.wav and the Stest8.wav. Once users have modified the settings, these will be saved in the file Als.ini which will also be used by the included Alsinit.exe file for initializing the sound card device. The ALSRACK used by the ALS100+ Logical Device 0 Wave Audio Device contains a CD panel, WAVE panel, MIDI panel and a panel for MIXER control. Users can just click the mouse button on the MIXER control, CD, WAVE or MIDI panel if they want a particular panel to disappear. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ALS100+ Logical Device 0 Wave Audio Device errors before installing any driver updates.