PW4026R2.txt Driver File Contents (MS-6312Complete.zip)

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                          Release Notes for
                 Crystal SoundFusion Audio Driver Kit
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          (c) 2000 by Cirrus Logic, Inc. All rights reserved.


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Release name         PW4026R
Release date         07/27/2000
Driver style         WDM
Operating systems    Windows 98 SE
                     Windows ME
                     Windows 2000
Language             Multicountry
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PW = Windows98SE
PT = Windows 2000
PM = WindowsME

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Contents
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1. Hardware Requirements
2. Features
3. Fixes
4. Installing the Driver
5. Uninstalling the Driver
6. Known Incompatibilities and Limitations


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1. Hardware Requirements
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This audio driver is designed to work with the following AC97 audio
controllers:
		CS4299
		CS4201

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2. New Features
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 Release 2 has the signed .CAT file for the reference design submission with additional id's 
 Default slider settings have been changed.

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3. Fixes
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1. Fix for Banister and Via-based systems  
2. CD Audio Suspend/Resume
3. WaveDrv and Full Duplex WHQL tests fix

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4. Installing the Driver
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Before You Begin
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If you already have a WDM-style driver installed (whether you or the
operating system installed it), make sure you uninstall the driver
before installing a different one. For details, see "Uninstalling the
Driver."

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Installing the Driver in Windows 98 Second Edition
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After the computer restarts and you log in (if necessary), the Add New
Hardware wizard appears to help you find and install a driver for the
audio controller (labeled PCI Multimedia Audio Device).

To install the driver in Windows 98 SE, follow these steps:

1. Click Next.
   The next page appears asking you what you want to do.

2. Click "Search for the best driver for your device", and then click
Next.
   The next page appears asking you which locations should be searched.

3. Click the checkboxes so that only the "Specify a location" checkbox
is selected.

4. In the drop-down list box, type the pathname for the driver you want
to install (or use the Browse button), and then click Next.

5. If a page appears asking you what you want to install, click "The
updated driver", and then click Next.
   The next page appears indicating the location of the driver that
Windows is going to install.

7. Click Next.
   Windows copies the driver files to their appropriate folders on your
hard disk.

8. Click Finish.
   A series of windows appears telling you that Windows is installing
the driver.

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Installing the Driver in Windows Millennium Edition
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After the computer restarts and you log in (if necessary), the Add New
Hardware wizard appears to help you find and install a driver for the
audio controller (labeled PCI Multimedia Audio Device).

To install the driver in Windows ME, follow these steps:

1. Click "Specify the location of the driver (Advanced)", and then click
Next.

2. Click "Search for the best driver for your device". Click the
checkboxes so that only the "Specify a location" checkbox is selected.

3. In the drop-down list box, type the pathname for the driver you want
to install (or use the Browse button), and then click Next.
   The next page appears indicating the location of the driver that
Windows is going to install.

4. Click Next.
   Windows copies the driver files to their appropriate folders on your
hard disk.
   If the Digital Signature Notification dialog box appears instead, you
need to change the Digital Signature settings to allow you to install
unsigned drivers. To do this, click Advanced to display the Digital
Signature Advanced Settings dialog box. Click "Warn when installing
unsigned devices", and then click OK. Click Yes to indicate that you want
to continue the installation, and then click OK.

5. Click Finish.
   A series of windows appears telling you that Windows is installing
the driver.
   If the Digital Signature Notification dialog box appears, asking if
you want to install an unsigned driver, click Yes and then click OK.

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Installing the Driver in Windows 2000
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After the computer restarts and you log in as administrator, the Found
New Hardware wizard appears to help you find and install a driver for
the audio controller (labeled PCI Multimedia Audio Device).

To install the driver in Windows 2000, follow these steps:

1. Click Next.
   The next page appears asking you what you want to do.

2. Click "Search for a suitable driver for my device", and then click
Next.
   The next page appears asking you which locations should be searched.

3. Click the checkboxes so that only the "Specify a location" checkbox
is selected, and then click Next.
   A dialog box appears asking for the location of the driver.

4. In the drop-down list box, type the pathname for the driver you want
to install (or use the Browse button), and then click OK.
   The next page appears indicating the location of the driver that
Windows is going to install.

5. Click Next.
   If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, asking if you
want to continue the installation, click Yes.
   Windows copies the driver files to their appropriate folders on your
hard disk.

6. Click Finish.
   A series of windows appears telling you that Windows is installing
the driver.
   If the Digital Signature Not Found dialog box appears, asking if you
want to continue the installation, click Yes.


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5. Uninstalling the Driver
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To uninstall the driver, follow these steps:

1. From the folder that contains the most recent driver, double-click
Setup.
   The Crystal Audio Setup window appears.

2. Click Uninstall.
   After the driver is uninstalled, a window appears telling you that
you need to restart your computer.

3. Click Restart.
   Your computer restarts. To install a different driver, see
"Installing the Driver."


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6. Known Incompatibilities and Limitations
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Windows 98SE
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1. Error message when changing resources. (system issue - MS)
2. Recording mixer does not save setting on reboot.
3. Muted in MS-DOS - Working as Intended

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Windows ME
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1. Error message when changing resources. (system issue - MS)
2. Recording mixer does not save setting on reboot.

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Windows 2000
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1. Recording CD Audio results in poor playback.  Select Stereo as input
   option fixes audio quality.   Fix in next driver build.
2. Poor recording quality with VIA chipsets (only).  Fix in next driver build.


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