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Description Operating System Version Size Date Readme Download
driver and control panel Windows XP
Windows Vista 32-bit
1.10 1.677 KB 2008-06-23 readme.pdf GIGAPORT_HD-v1_10.zip

GIGAPORT HD driver installation

This driver can be used under Windows XP or with 32-bit Versions of Windows Vista. The following text first explains the installation under Windows XP, followed by installation under Windows Vista 32-bit, each in a different section. Please only check the corresponding section for your operating system.

Installation under Windows XP

Disconnect GIGAPORT HD before you install the driver if it has been connected already. Then launch setup.exe from the unzipped downloaded driver. You will now see a dialog as shown on the left picture below. Click Next. You can define the target directory for the installation now. Confirm it with Next.

The installer now informs you that the driver installation will start as shown on the left picture below. Confirm this with Next. During the following process you will see a dialog box once or several times that informs you that the driver software has not passed Windows Logo testing. Please be assured that our drivers have been tested in various different ways and are OK to be used. Confirm any such dialog with Continue Anyway.

You will now be prompted to connect the hardware on the next dialog that is shown below on the left. Plug in GIGAPORT HD. Do not click Next yet. During the driver installation, Windows might again prompt you to confirm the Windows Logo testing dialog once or several times with Continue Anway before the driver installation is finalized.

You can now finally click Next on the ESI GIGAPORT HD Audio Driver Setup dialog. The installation is now finished. To confirm this, please check if the ESI icon is displayed in the taskbar notification area as shown below. Sometimes a reboot is required.

If yes, the driver installation has been completed successfully.

Installation under Windows Vista

Disconnect GIGAPORT HD before you install the driver if it has been connected already. Then launch setup.exe from the unzipped downloaded driver. When launching the installation, Windows Vista might prompt a security message. Make sure to allow the installation. You will then see a dialog as shown on the left picture below. Click Next. You can define the target directory for the installation now. Confirm it with Next.

The installer now informs you that the driver installation will start as shown on the left picture below. Confirm this with Next. During the following process you will see a Windows Security dialog box once or several times that asks you for confirmation to install the driver software. Confirm any such dialog with Install.

You will now be prompted to connect the hardware on the next dialog that is shown below. Plug in GIGAPORT HD. Do not click Next yet. Instead, wait a few seconds for the automatic device driver installation. You can monitor this in the task notification area where Windows Vista informs that the driver is installed via a bubble message box.

You can now finally click Next on the ESI GIGAPORT HD Audio Driver Setup dialog. The installation is now finished. To confirm this, please check if the ESI icon is displayed in the taskbar notification area as shown below. Sometimes a reboot is required.

If yes, the driver installation has been completed successfully.