Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: ESS Technology Inc
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 8.77 MB
Operating System: Windows XP
Latest Version / Release Date: 4.12.01.7137 / 2000
The ESS modem device manager allows the user to see and control the modem via the host computer. It does this by communicating the modem's functions and capabilities to the host computer thus enabling proper communication between the two. The modem device manager enables the user to handle any performance hitches that may concern the drivers, enabled or disabled devices, malfunctioning devices and technical properties. The use of the modem device manager saves the user time since it enables the device manager to stream line change in different operating systems. The ESS modem is software driven and mainly relies on PCtel chipsets. The ESS modem device-manager software stabilizes the device, this ensuring that there are less connection problems. With a stable modem, the use is able to access the internet from where he can download updated drivers for the same.
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
The ESS modem device manager is compatible with Linux, windows 2000 and windows ME. For Linux support, ESS attends to the creatix modem, ISA modems and PC-Tel drivers. For windows ME and windows 2000, support is offered for the modems with no controllers, which require specific drivers to operate in newer windows operating system. To check is a modem is supported by Microsoft; one can utilize the hardware compatibility list based on the World Wide Web. Downloading driver updates for the ESS website ensures that the user gets the latest updates, which offer performance corrections that, the manufacturer may have overlooked during product release. Apart from problems solved through the device manager, the user may also to check if product malfunctions are caused by outdated device drivers. The problems may even be from a faulty device or an attack on the computer registry by a malicious program. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and ESS Modem Device Manager errors before installing any driver updates.