This post is just a "heads-up" for anyone who is looking to upgrade this ESS modem driver (see title of this post for exact modem) to run with XP HE.
I recently had to upgrade an ESS Modem driver so that my ESS modem would run with XP HE. I had previously had W98SE on a machine that I installed XP HE on. The modem is an ESS ES56CVH-PI Data Fax Voice Modem. The modem ran fine with 98SE on the machine, but when I installed XP, it wasn't even listed in Device Manager. And the XP CD Driver Library DID NOT have a driver for this particular modem.
I ultimately found the upgrade, XP compatible, driver for this modem at both the ESS web site and also the DriverGuide.com web site. The file is named M2EM_XP_2188h029.ZIP
One thing you need to bear in mind if you want to use this driver - EXPAND THE ZIP FILE AND THEN USE THE SETUP.EXE FILE (DOUBLE CLICK IT) - IT CAN'T BE INSTALLED USING THE .INF FILE METHOD FOR "ADD MODEM" OR "NEW HARDWARE".
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