LATEST INFORMATION for 2.02 12/12/1996


--- automatic uninstall ---
- while in window's 95 execute (start menu/run...)
- a:\iwuninst.exe

If your machine crashes, then you have a bad copy of
c:\windows\system\viwd.vxd, and you will need to repeat the above steps
while in window's safe mode. You can start the machine in safe mode by
holding the shift key while booting.

- end of automatic uninstall

--- manual uninstall ---
- Manually edit your autoexec.bat and config.sys files. Remove the old
interwave directory from the path statement, and remove the old
INTERWAVE environment variable. Also remove any other TSRs such as
- From start menu, click Find - Files or Folders
- Click on the "Name & Location" tab
- in the "Named:" text field, type in *.inf
- in the "Look in:" field, type in c:\windows\inf
- Click the "Advanced" Tab
- in the "Containing Text:" field, type interwav
- Click "Find Now"
- All of the files which show up in the list below, drag them to the
recycle bin and answer yes when asked if you are sure you want to delete
the file(s).
- Close the dialog by clicking the X in the upper right corner.

- During any of the next steps if you are asked to reboot, say no.
- From the start menu click "settings" - click "control panel"
- double click on the "system" icon
- click the "device manager" tab.
- find the item "Sound, video and game controllers" and click on the [+]
until the list expands.
- for each one of the following:
"Gameport Joystick"
"InterWave CDROM"
"InterWave FM/SB Emulation"
"InterWave MPU-401 Emulation"
"InterWave Synth/Codec"
"InterWave External Device"
"InterWave 2nd External Device"
or any device with the word interwave in it.
- click remove - click Ok
- Continue until there are no InterWave "sound, video and game
controllers" left.
- close the system properties page by clicking on the "close" button.
- exit the control panel. It is okay to restart the machine if it asks you
to do so.
- If you are not asked to reboot, select "start - shut down..." and click
- end of manual uninstall


- When you boot windows (after the uninstall above) with the InterWave
device in the machine, the install will be mostly automatic. Make sure
that you use the right install for the card you have.

- Window's may prompt you to reboot prematurely if there is a PnP conflict.
Don't reboot. Instead, complete the install, and then fix the conflicts,
and then reboot. This way, you won't be forced to reboot after each
logical device, rather, you can fix the error after all of the devices
are installed. This will save you 30 minutes of agravation and multiple

- Choose Windows default driver for "Game Port/Joystick". You may be required to provide
the Windows 95 installation CD-ROM and/or floppy disk set at this time.

- At the end of installation, Windows 95 will prompt you to reboot your
system to activate all installed software.


The package includes one 1.44MB 3.5" HD diskettes.
Information and Configuration Files [ Default C:\iw]

- IW.INI Configuration file for sound device(DOS exclusive mode).
- WINMIXER.INI Configuration file for 16-bit window's mixer
- README.TXT This file.
- XXX.INF Windows 95 driver information file (XXX will be something else)

Windows Drivers [ Default C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM ]
- INTERWAV.DRV Combined WAVE, MIDI & Mixer driver. Win 95 only
- VIWD.VXD InterWave(tm) virtual device driver for Windows 95
- ETEKMOD.DRV Digital Music MCI driver (plays .MOD files) -- Not
in every release
- INTERWAV.CPL Control panel applet.
- INTERWAV.HLP Control panel applet help file.

DOS Drivers & Files [ Default C:\IW\APPS ]

- MIXER.EXE DOS Mixer application
- WINMIXER.EXE 16-bit Windows Mixer application
- EMM386.EXE New memory manager from Microsoft
- IWINIT.EXE Sound card initialization program
- BLASTER.EXE Utility to generate the BLASTER and GUS environment variables
- IWSBOS.BAT Batch file to set up SBOS for interwave.
- IWSTART.BAT Batch file to set up interwave.
- IWSBSDRV.EXE Sound Blaster emulation driver ( SBOS )
- IWSBSLDR.EXE Loader for Sound Blaster emulation driver
- PLAY.EXE Command line utility to play MIDI, WAVE & CD audio
- IWUNINST.EXE Uninstall program
- UNINST.INI configuration file for uninstall program

Country/Language Specific Files [ Default C:\IW\LANGUAGE\ENGLISH ]

- PATCH.MLS Patch loading library error file
- IWINIT.MLS IWINIT message file
- KERNEL.MLS Low level kernel message file
- SBOS.MLS SBOS emulation driver messages
- IWAPI.MLS API messages
- VIWD.MLS VIWD VxD messages


- The COMPAQ release has a serial EEPROM file called COMPAQ.ROM. This file
matches the contents of the EEPROM on your board. A replacement EEPROM
map is in the file COMPNEW.ROM. This newer map will pass the microsoft
PNP tests, and display the correct logical device names in the COMPAQ
setup program. The old one will display the MPU401 device twice.

- IWINIT.EXE may still need user intervention if IWINIT encounters a
broken system BIOS. The document IWINIT.DOC describes
how to finetune your IW.INI file if you are having problems.

5. Fixes since previous release
- Added WodSetVolume support.
- ETEKMOD.DRV now works on Windows 3.1.
- IWINIT.EXE now works as a .SYS driver
- effects don't disappear after playing a MIDI or MOD file.
- PnP SCHREECH sound no longer appears when re-installing hardware, or when
new USB devices are plugged in.

  Filename Size Readme O.S. Description
zip 27KB   Latest Firmware Update. Must be used for all drivers to work
zip 1069KB   Windows 3.1 drivers for InterWave SoundRage 32-bit/3D disk 1 of 2
zip 628KB   Windows 3.1 drivers for InterWave SoundRage 32-bit/3D disk 2 of 2
zip 671KB   Windows 95 drivers for InterWave SoundRage 32-bit/3D disk 1 of 2
zip 619KB   Windows 95 drivers for InterWave SoundRage 32-bit/3D disk 2 of 2
zip 809KB ultra32.htm InterWave Ultra Sound 32 Pro drivers