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File Description: Gateway Audio Driver Version:
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows(r) XP 
Part Number: 9528287
Date: 08/03/2004

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Troubleshooting Reason for Update 
Applicable Part Numbers 


This document describes the steps necessary to install the SoundMax audio driver for Gateway M320 or 4000 Series notebook computers in Windows XP.


If you have a Gateway M320 or 4000 Series notebook computer and are running Windows XP, install this driver.


After you have downloaded and double-clicked the file (9528287.exe), files self-extract and copy into the C:\Cabs\9528287 folder on the hard drive.

1.  From the Start menu, click Run. 

2.  In the Run dialog box, type: C:\Cabs\9528287\Setup.exe.  Click OK.

3.  In the Welcome dialog box, click Next.

4.  In the Start Copying Files dialog box, click Next.

5.  Files copy.

6.  Click Finish to restart the computer. 


1.  From the Start menu, click Control Panel. 

2.  In Control Panel, click Add or Remove Programs.

3.  In the Add or Remove Programs window, select SoundMax, and then click Change/Remove.

4.  In the SoundMax install dialog box, Select Remove All, and then click Next.

5.  In the Restart dialog box, click Finish.


If you are having difficulty during or after the driver installation, follow the removal procedure, and then re-install the drivers.  If the touchpad stops working after removing the driver, restart the computer.

Reason for Update

This is the initial driver.

Applicable Part Numbers

Gateway M320 Notebook: 	3400091, 3400092, 3400095, 3400335, 3400336, 3501936, 3501937, 3501941, 3501942, 3501987, 2900604, 2900605, 5900606, 2900606, 2900607, 2900609, 2900612, 2900654, 2900677, 2900726, 2900727, 2900749, 2900750

Gateway 4000 Series Notebook:

Gateway 4010JP: 4145
Gateway 4012GZ: 4170
Gateway 4014GB: 4164
Gateway 4016JP: 4202
Gateway 4023JP: 4780
Gateway 4024GZ: 4385
Gateway 4024JP: 5109
Gateway 4025GZ: 4670
Gateway 4026GZ: 4652
Gateway 4027JP: 4761
Gateway 4028GZ: 4650
Gateway 4028JP: 5110
Gateway 4030GZ: 4996
Gateway 4046MX: 5222
Gateway 4520GZ: 3727
Gateway 4525GZ: 3728
Gateway 4526MX: 4143
Gateway 4528MX: 4142
Gateway 4529MX: 4721
Gateway 4530GH: 4159
Gateway 4530GZ: 4095
Gateway 4532GB: 4169
Gateway 4534JP: 4203
Gateway 4535GZ: 4096
Gateway 4536GZ: 4201
Gateway 4536MX: 4722
Gateway 4538GZ: 102742
Gateway 4540GZ: 4356
Gateway 4541BZ: 2900726
Gateway 4542GP: 4820
Gateway 4543BZ: 2900727
Gateway 4546JP: 4771
Gateway 4547MX: 5115
Gateway 4548JP: 5111
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After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

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