readme.txt Driver File Contents (D00496-001-001.exe)

Information and Instructions about this download file

File Description: Audio Driver
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows(r) XP
Part Number: D00496-001-001
Date: 04/20/2006

Table of Contents
Reason for Update
Applicable Part/Model Numbers


This is the Windows XP audio driver for the computers listed in the Applicable Part Numbers section of this document. 


1.  The necessary files extract to the C:\Cabs folder and create a sub-folder using the name of the driver part number.  

2.  From the Start menu, click Run.  In the Run dialog box, type: C:\Cabs\D00496-001-001\Setup.exe.  Click OK.

3.  Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the installation.


1.  From the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2.  With Control Panel in Category View, double-click Performance and Maintenance  

3. In the Performance and Maintenance window, click System.

4.  In the System Properties window, click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.

5.  In Device Manager, click the plus sign (+) in front of the type of device you want to remove the drivers from, and then double-click the specific device to open the Properties dialog box.

6.  In the Properties dialog box, click the Driver tab, and then click Uninstall.

7.  In the Confirm Device Removal dialog box, click OK.


If you are having difficulty during or after the driver installation, download the file again, and then perform the installation steps for a second time.

Reason for Update 

This is the initial release of the driver.   

Applicable Part/Model Numbers    

WMESB0460 - Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Card

Computer Models:

1008695 - Gateway FX510S
1008696 - Gateway FX510X
1008697 - Gateway FX510XL
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How To Update Drivers Manually

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.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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