Installation of MAYA44 under Windows Vista & 7 (up to v1.11)
This covers the installation of the Windows Vista and Windows 7 driver of MAYA44
up to version 1.11. The driver works with both 32-bit and 64-bit systems. If
you have installed a previous driver already, you need to remove it first -
this is described below in the uninstallation section.
Then you can proceed with driver installation,
which is also shown as a video. A description
of the installation with later drivers (starting from version 1.17) can be found
Make sure that you have downloaded and unzipped the driver
file. Install the MAYA44 hardware in your computer or if you have previously
uninstalled an older driver, reboot your system. When booting the system, Windows
will detect the hardware as a new device and a Found New Hardware dialog
will appear automatically.
Note: if the hardware is already installed in your PC but you did not install
a driver, please find the entry for an unkwon Multimedia Audio Controller
in Control Panel > System > Device Manager. Right
click on that and select the driver update option.
Make sure to click on Locate and install driver software (recommended).
The following dialog will appear after some time:
Click on I don't have the disc. Show me other options. to continue.
Please note that it might take some time until the next dialog appears:
Proceed by clicking on Browse my computer for driver software (advanced).
The following dialog will be shown:
Click on Browse... and then select the folder that contains the unzipped
driver. Click OK and then Next. The driver installation will now
start. After some time, you will be prompted to confirm a Windows
Security message. Make sure to click Install to continue.
The driver installation will now be completed until the following dialog appears:
Congratulations - you can now use MAYA44 in your system. The control panel
will appear after a few seconds in the task notification area of the taskbar.
The following video shows the installation of our PCI/PCIe driver (using the
MAYA44 XTe as example) under Windows 7; the process is the same under Windows
To uninstall the driver, you can use an utility that is included with the driver.
Make sure you have unzipped the driver file. Open Windows
Explorer and find the correct driver folder. If you are using Windows Vista
32-bit, go to the win32 folder and launch UnInstall_32 by double
clicking on it. If you are using Windows Vista 64-bit, go to the x64
folder and launch Uninstall_64 by double clicking on it. When launching
the uninstaller, Windows Vista might prompt a security message. Make sure to
allow the uninstallation.The following dialog will appear:
Click on Uninstall. After a few seconds, this dialog confirms the procedure:
Note that in some cases, Windows will ask you if the uninstaller worked, confirm
this with This program installed correctly. To re-install the updated
driver (as described above), you need to reboot the system.