Information and Instructions about this download file ======================= File Description: SigmaTel Audio Driver Version: 5.10.4618 Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows(r) XP Part Number: SigmaTel4618 Date: 09/08/2005 ======================= Table of Contents ======================= Overview Identification Installation Removal Troubleshooting Reason for Update Applicable Part Numbers ======================= Overview This document describes the steps necessary to install the SigmaTel audio driver for the Gateway Big Lake, Cortez, or Putton Bay motherboards. Identification To confirm that this is the correct chipset driver for your desktop computer, follow these steps: If the computer is turned off: 1. Turn on the computer. On your keyboard, repeatedly press the F1 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility. 2. In the BIOS Setup Utility, on the Main tab, look for the BIOS version line. The version needs to be PB94510J.15A.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx (where x = variable characters, identifying the version of BIOS currently loaded). The BIOS prefix PB94510J (Big Lake) is constant and specifically identifies the correct motherboard. 3. If the BIOS prefix is PB94510J, this is the correct driver for your computer. Press the F10 key to exit the BIOS Setup Utility. If the computer is turned on and in Windows: 1. From the Start menu, click Shut Down. In the Shut Down Windows dialog box, select Restart, and then click Yes. 2. As soon as the computer restarts, on your keyboard, repeatedly press the F1 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility. 3. In the BIOS Setup Utility, on the Main tab, look for the BIOS version line. The version needs to list PB94510J.xxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx.xxxx (where x = variable characters, identifying the version of BIOS currently loaded). The BIOS prefix PB94510J (Big Lake) is constant and specifically identifies the correct motherboard. 4. If the BIOS prefix is PB94510J, this is the correct driver for your motherboard. Press the F10 key to exit the BIOS Setup Utility. Installation 1. Download the file to the desktop. 2. On the desktop, double-click the SigmaTel4618.exe file. The needed files extract to the C:\Cabs\SigmaTel4618 folder. 3. From the Start menu, click Run. 4. In the Run dialog box, type: C:\Cabs\SigmaTel4618\Setup.exe. Click OK. 5. In the License Agreement dialog box, click I accept the terms in this license agreement, and then click Next. 6. In the Installing SigmaTel Audio Driver & Applications Setup dialog box, click Next. 7. If this is a fresh installation of Windows, a Restarting Windows dialog box displays. Click Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and then click OK. If not, or after restarting the computer, continue with step 7. 8. After the installation is complete, in the Installing SigmaTel Audio Driver & Applications Setup dialog box, click Finish. Removal 1. From the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel. 2. In Control Panel, click the Add or Remove Programs icon. 3. In the Add or Remove Programs window, click SigmaTel Audio Driver, and then click Remove. 4. In the SigmaTel Audio Driver Setup dialog box, click Next. 5. The dialog box prompts Do you want to completely remove the selected applications? Click OK. 6. In the SigmaTel Audio Driver Setup dialog box, click Finish. Troubleshooting If you have difficulty installing the new driver, download the file again, and then perform the installation steps. Reason for Update This is the latest release of the driver. Applicable Part Numbers Big Lake Motherboard: 103938, 2522337, 2522338, 2522339, 2522340, 2522341, 2522342, 2522343, 2522344, WMEOEMD945GBIG1 Cortez Motherboard: 104572, WMEOEMD945GCZG1 Putton Bay Motherboard: WMEOEMD945GPBG1 Computer Models: E-4500 Series: 1008486 - E-4500D Computer R0 1008489 - E-4500D SB Computer R0 1008521 - E-4500S SB Desktop Computer 1008522 - E-4500S Desktop Computer E-6500 Series: 1008487 - Gateway E-6500D Computer R0 1008488 - Gateway E-6500D SB Computer R0 DX300 Series: 1008555 - Gateway DX300X Desktop Computer 1008556 - Gateway DX300MC Desktop Computer 1008558 - Gateway DX300S Desktop Computer FX400 Series: 1008485 - Gateway FX400MC Media Center Desktop Computer 1008490 - Gateway FX400X Desktop Computer 1008493 - Gateway FX400S Desktop Computer 1008494 - Gateway FX400XL Desktop Computer S5000 Series: 1008577 - Gateway S5200D Computer 1008579 - Gateway S5600D Computer 1008578 - Gateway S5200S Computer 800GH Series: 5091 - Gateway 836GH Media Center Computer 800GM Series: 5062 - Gateway 836GM Media Center Computer 5023 - Gateway 840GM Media Center Computer 700GB Series: 5277 - Gateway 710GB 700JP Series: 5351 - Gateway 711JP 5123 - Gateway 714JP GT Series: 5430 - Gateway GT3020M Desktop Computer 5394 - Gateway GT5012 Media Center Computer 5401 - Gateway GT5012H Desktop Computer 5395 - Gateway GT5014 Media Center Computer 5402 - Gateway GT5014H Media Center Computer 5427 - Gateway GT5016E Media Center Computer 5428 - Gateway GT5016H Media Center Computer 5454 - Gateway GT5018E Media Center Computer 5485 - Gateway GT5020J Desktop Computer 5487 - Gateway GT5022J Desktop Computer GX Series: 5488 - Gateway GX7010J Media Center Computer 5429 - Gateway GX7022E Media Center ComputerDownload Driver Pack
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.
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