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Can't install driver for Realtek Realtek ALC660/861.

Q: Can't install driver for Realtek Realtek ALC660/861.

I installed Windows 8 Enterprise today for testing purposes, I did it for my father too, and I was happy seeing, how well it works. So I did the same on my PC too, but I have one serious problem. I can't install the audio driver at all!

When I try to install it starts installing it, it copies the files of the control panel, and at the end I got error 0xE0000247.

I was "googleing" this error message, and everything I found was related to Windows XP SP3 or other Windows versions, so it wasn't helpful.
So here is the list I tried:

-run the installer in compatibility mode (the driver itself is marked as Windows 8 x64 compatible, but I gave it a try).

-try to install the driver via device manager, it didn't work, once my PC restarted. I must note, there are TWO High Definition Audio device in device manager, I guess, one of them is the videocard's HDMI driver. I installed ATI driver, -I expected, one of them will change, but both of them are still the same.

-I removed the drivers, reset computer, drivers installed back automatically.

-Removed the drivers, reset PC, start the installer. No error this time! But nothing happened. It was looking like a successful installation (compatibility mode was disabled on the installer), I could choose restart now or restart later, so it was looking good. But on taskbar, the speaker icon had that white cross in red circle mark. (I removed the two drivers, so that was because of that, but if the driver was really installed, it should change). Anyway, I restarted the PC, I got back those two cursed generic audio drivers.

-I tried to install older driver, same result.

Well, I'm very disappointed because of that. I don't use my HD 2600 videocard's HDMI, so I don't know, if that works or not. Where the playback devices are, I can choose HDMI for playback, but it is not important as I use analog jack connector for my headphones.

About my mainboard, it is a Foxconn 945G7???? (According to AIDA64, it is Foxconn 945G7AD/945G7MC/945GC7MC/945GZ7MC/945P7AD/945P7MC/945PL7MC Series - so one of them)

Do you need any other information? Any ideas?
I hope, no one asked about this problem already, I was using the search feature, but I didn't find it, sorry, if I was wrong about that.

Preferred Solution: Can't install driver for Realtek Realtek ALC660/861.

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A: Can't install driver for Realtek Realtek ALC660/861.

Win XP drivers are not compatible with Vista/Win7/Win8. Some audio functions are handled differently in later Windows versions and the reason XP drivers will not work, or work properly.

If you can't find a driver that will work with that Foxconn motherboard you will have to install a separate PCI (or PCIeX1) sound card that is compatible.

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I have tried to install the latest realtek driver R 2.71 and the installation went smooth. But after that my speakers sound was crackling. My hardware id is HDAUDIO\FUNC_01&VEN_10EC&DEV_0660&SUBSYS_10430000. Can you provide a solution to this problem or another driver? My OS is Windows 8 32-bit.

A:Realtek ALC660 driver

If it was not crackling before the update, you should roll back the drivers.

In many cases updates are not better for people that are not having issues already..

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I accidentally uninstalled realtek audio driver, and I'm now trying to reinstall it, however, I'm getting errors. 
My desktop is Inspiron 3650, and i tried to install Realtek High definition audio driver from 

Below is the installation log

[OS] : 10.0 -Build : 14393 -Service Pack : 0 -x64 system : 1 -MCE system : 0 -Server system : 0 -System Language ID : 0x0411 -User Language ID : 0x0409[Default Path] : -tcRtkTempDir : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06 -tcISSetupLocation : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06
Collecting inventory ...Checking driver version ... [Realtek Audio Driver for DELL MUP Package] MUP Package Version :
C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RealtekHDAudio\WIN64\RTKVHD64.sys [Realtek HD Audio Driver] Installed version : Package version :
Executing update ... [2017-10-24 0:36:43.15] Run Setup Command : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RealtekHDAudio\Setup.exe /z[-rpC:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RHDSetup.log]
-------- Realtek Installer response : C:\ProgramData\Dell\drivers\Audio_Driver_956D8_WN32_6.0.1.7908_A06\RHDSetup.log --------[ResponseResult]ResultCode=-1[Install Progress] Confirm Realtek Driver Check Operation System Version OS Information [WINMAJOR Number] = 10 OS Information [WINMAJOR String] = 10.0 OS Information [SYSINFO.nWinMajor... Read more

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I installed the Realtek HD audio driver from the ASUS download site (P8Z68-V Pro MB) and all was well until I installed an MSI 560TI video card and let it install the Nvidia HD Audio drivers. The problem I have been chasing ever since was the Realtek HD Audio Manager popping up after the system exited extended sleep state (overnight). After much trial and tribulation and several Google Searches I concluded that the Realtek/ASUS HD Audio driver was conflicting with the Nvidia driver(s).

I did what suggested on one of the sites and that was to delete the Realtek HD Audio drivers and just let W7 install the default Microsoft drivers. Problem gone! Now I am curious, what did I give up and if I install the latest Realtek driver for W7 64-bit (v267) from the Realtek site will the Nvidia conflict return?

A:ASUS/Realtek, Latest Realtek versus default W7 Audio driver

Generally the Microsoft installed HD Audio Codec does not have all the features the motherboard vendor's sound drivers do. In most cases the actual driver is preferred and should be installed instead of the generic HD Audio Code drivers.

The NVIDIA driver is for the Video and the build in audio for HDMI audio. It should not be interferring with the PC's sound and in this case Realtek. I would uninstall the Microsoft drivers and reinstall the RealTek and see if you still have the problem. Generally a driver causes problems when exiting from sleep mode. Actually on "extended" sleep mode of overnight its really better to just shut down the system and then reboot in the morning. If you want it to be operational when you wake up, the BIOS should have an option for auto power on at whatever time you set.

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Hy I downloaded realtek AC'97 audio driver from their webpage. when I try to install it, windows displays a safety warning about the publisher cannot be verified, I hit install it anyways, but it keep giving me the same warning..I did it for 10 min and nothing happened. finally I pressed don't install and it quit the program.

any idea on how to overrule this warning?


A:can't install realtek driver

Log in as administrator and try it there.

Note that the first account you create in XP is the real admin, but that is not true of Vista. Check the tutorials here for the hidden Vista administrator account. Log in there, and install the driver.

Let us know the results.

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I am trying to install the newest Realtek driver but It just wont work. It starts off well enough but then it just stops and goes blank. I cant recall this ever being an issue for me in the past. What do you think the problem is?


A:Can't install Realtek driver

I can't even install the previous driver that I know worked. What's going on?

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i have ALC883 audio chipset

i recently installed the R1.97 realtek driver just released, and although all sound seems to work properly i noticed that the auto popup when device is plugged in doesnt work and my front sound jack didnt work, and man O man what a hassle to uninstall and revert back to previous R1.95 version, although when i uninstall a driver i UNINSTALL it (safe mode -> driver sweeper bla bla bla), eventually had to do a system restore

just thought id warn all de peeps.

opiuz out.

A:Realtek HD driver R1.97 !!DONT INSTALL!!

Well, guess what?

No problems here.

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I Hope someone can help me with this.
Previously, I had the Realtek HD Audio Driver package installed along with Nvidia on my win xp system. Worked like a charm. Could go into NVIDIA Control panel and there I had the options "Realtek" for playing sound through my computer, or Panasonic (Nvidia HDMI connection to my TV. Now I have windows 8 God help me! "Talk about "If it ain't broke don't fix it!"

In the Nvidia Control Panel Audio Setup, now the only two options offered in the sound setup window are:
DVI: "No audio capable display available" (Greyed out! )
HDMI: Panasonic TV
It also shows sound readings for Panasonic (TV), Speakers, Earphones and Microphone. But if I try to switch from TV to Speakers (computer) it either doesn't make the switch and I lose the tv sound and end up with no sound reading in any category. I eventually get the tv sound back by repeating the setup process several times. I am hoping that installing the Realtek driver will make switching as simple as it was and that maybe not having it installed is the problem.

Here is the problem: Win 8 32 Bit keeps interrupting my attempts to install it with error message: Install Realtek HD Audio Failure Error code"-0001. Can't find any info on that one related to win 8 although one does support win 8, searching Bing and Google. But I did find mentions of "the Microsoft UAA driver" being the cause of HD audio software installation problems. If ... Read more

A:Can't Install Realtek HD Audio Driver

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So I was playing Cod 4, had plenty of problems getting it to work, one of the problems was that I had to have the Mic plugged in to open the game, seriously the biggest wtf I've had.

But now I got another fresh problem. The game kept on crashing, I checked out what the problem was, and sure as hell, it was the sound card driver.

So I used some guide, uninstalled the driver I had, and downloaded the newest Realtek driver, that's supposed to support W7, although when I try to install the driver er get..

"Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software", no matter how often I press "Install this driver software anyway" it keeps on poping up!!

How can I bypass this problem, or solve it?

A:Unable to install Realtek driver.

You can try installing it in safe mode, or in compatibility mode.

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Previously I was using Win 7 Ultimate. I have Intel 915 gav board. I was not able to hear sound from front panel jack with Intel board original Audio Driver hence I installed Realtek AC 97 drivers and I was succeed in hearing sound from front jack with headphones. There are no updates available for Intel 915 gav drivers. Yesterday I installed win7 home premium. I installed Realtek AC 97 driver for win 7. I got the message that software has been successfully installed but it is not showing in device manager under sounds tab neither I am able to hear sound from front jack after connecting headphones. I device manager, it is showing the driver as Realtek High Definition Audio and it not showing as Ac 97 audio as it was showing in xp and win7 ultimate. Pl guide me. My PC configuration- P4 3.0, 2gb ram, 160 gb hdd, win 7 home premium, intel 915gav board.

A:Can not install Realtek AC'97 Hi Definition Driver

That is an old motherboard and Vista/Windows 7 are not supported by Intel (no drivers). Thus you are at the mercy of trying to find something that will work. Vista drivers will work with Windows 7, but XP drivers will not.

Try updating the drivers from the Device Manager and see if Windows comes up with anything.

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Hi,I accidently bent a capacitor on my X-Fi sound card while I was replacing my motherboard since the chipset messed up, and there's no sound coming out of my speakers, yet the sound card is still detected. Anyways, I'd like to use my new motherboard's integrated sound card, however the driver won't install. I get the error code "-5009 : 0x80040707". I used to have the same Realtek sound card on my older motherboard, but I uninstalled the driver for it once I got my X-Fi. I'm guessing the uninstallation wasn't completely successful, perhaps there are still some Realtek driver files that's causing a conflict with installing the driver. I tried installing the Realtek driver from the motherboard CD and from Realtek's website, but they both get the same error code.Is there any way I could fix this without reinstalling Windows XP?UPDATE:Ugh, I just found out that the Realtek soundcard drivers most likely don't have anything to do with this error.I'm getting it in "FEARCOMBAT" as well. Can a moderator please move this thread to the proper section?

A:Realtek Ac'97 Driver Install Error

Is the onboard sound enabled in BIOS ?

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Windows 7 reject/unable to install realtek ac'97 for VIA audio driver. How to solve this problem?

A:can not install realtek ac'97 for VIA audio driver

Try running it in vista sp1 compatibility mode

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I'm running Windows 7 and my sound isn't working, so I googled the problem and saw I should install the HD Audio/AC'97 drivers. When I run the installer windows security asks if I want to stop installing or install them anyway. I click install anyway but that pop up keeps coming back after I click it.
I'm not sure what to do.
Any help?

A:Realtek AC'97 Driver install problem

That may not be your sound card. Go to Start and type in devmgmt.msc in the search box and hit enter. In the Device Manager under Sound,Video, and game controllers. You should see a yellow mark next to AC97 device and maybe another sound device. Right click them both individually and uninstall them. Now right click any device and choose Scan for Hardware Changes. This should find your Sound Card. Right Click and choose Update Driver, Choose No, not at this time. Install from a list. Choose Don't Search. It should show the driver your missing. If not, then you must download the driver from the support page for your computer manufacturer's Support web site. (Ie Dell, HP etc)

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Hi everyone,

I have a trouble with my friend PC. I installed him Windows 7, but I can't put Realtek High Definition driver. Tried all kind of drivers from the official site, but no result. On the Device manager there are jus High Definision driver, but not Realtek. In Program files there is a Realtek installed program, but nothing works. There is no Realtek Sound Manager too.
Please, give me advice how to resolve the problem.


A:Realtek sound driver doesn't install

We can only talk in generalties without knowing what the PC is and hardware.

The HD Audio Codec is the generic Windows installed basic functi9on sound driver. The sound should work (be able to hear) with this.

Where did the RealTek come from in the Programs Files? Is this an upgrade from Vista? (if it was XP you would need to do a complete new install). If this was from Vista the PC vendor's Vista sound drivers will work.

If the RealTek is from what you attempted to install, the PC vendor's drivers are the preferred. Non vendor drivers (even drivers from the RealTek site) may not work or work correctly.

But, more info is needed to even make an "educated' guess and try to help you.

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Installation of Audio_Realtek_6.0.1.5404_Vistax64Vistax86_A (HD Audio Driver) ends with "install realtek hd audio driver failure" and no ****ing error number.

DxDiag.txt attatched, I believe it contains more than I want you to know about me...

Note: Speakers will work sporadically, this has been ongoing for months

A:install realtek hd audio driver failure

Please perform the following, so that we can get the exact specs of your computer. This will better assist us in helping you more.Publish a Snapshot using SpeccyThe below is for those who cannot get onlinePlease take caution when attaching a text file to your post if you cannot copy/paste the link to your post, you will need to edit it to make sure that your Windows Key is not present.

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Hi guys, im in a serious trouble here and i need help from you guys. My computer is working fine , but just recently , i've download the latest realtek driver,R228, from the realtek official website. During the installation , the program requires me to uninstall the current audio driver , which they did it automatically for me when i click the ok button. After they had uninstall my current driver , i reboot , following all the instructions given , and now im not able to install the realtek audio driver. I recieve "Install realtek hd audio driver failure error code : 0x00000057".

I did search for solutions for days, but all the solutions doesn't apply to me. I've tried the famous solution , which is to disable and uninstall the UAA driver, but the problem is, i don't even have the UAA driver in my device manager. Im using Window Vista business 32 bit. My motherboard is biostar g31-m7 te.

I've uninstall all the realtek drivers , and do a driver cleaning with a driver sweeper program. I've even disable the on-board audio in the bios setting.

Any idea how can i solve this problem? Really need help. Thanks alot in advance.

A:Install realtek hd audio driver failure

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I am trying to get the built in soundcard on my 650i Ultra to work. The device is enabled properly, but the Realtek drivers are failing to install, always giving me

Realtek HD Audio Driver Install Failure!!

I've done Memtest, tried removing previous sound drivers, used a driver cleaning tool, all to no avail.

A:Realtek HD Audio Driver Install Failure!!

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My computer configuration

Intel D945GCNL Essential Destop Board
Intel 106 GHZ Duel core Processor
1Gb Dynet Ram
200 Gb Seagate HDD
Geforce 7300EL PCI Graphics CArd

OS : windows Xp professional

when i am installing the driver cd the audo driver is not getting installed

error message "Install Realtek HD Audio Driver failed!"

not able to update the driver, when i click update driver nothing doing.

Not able to uninstall the Realtek HD Audio Driver

I tried by update the bios but not solved

Please help me to solve this issue.


A:Install Realtek HD Audio Driver failed!

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I have a Toshiba Satellite A205-S5804 and I am having a hard time installing a driver for a Realtek RTL8187B_WLAN_Adapter. I currently reinstalled windows xp on my computer and forgot how I installed all the drivers before. But I did have the driver working before with windows xp.

What I've tried to far..

Downloading the driver from the realtek website and running the setup.exe... That Failed

I've tried navigating to the update driver in device manager and searching for the .inf file.. That Failed, it says nothing there has information about the hardware.

Google has offered little help and now Im stuck and have no idea what to try next. If someone who is good with installing drivers can please explain what I need to do then I would be grateful.

A:Realtek wireless driver wont install

Hi Bradlays, welcome to TSF..

did you get any discs with your computer? If yes, have you tried any of the drivers on them?

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Hello, I wanted to reinstall Realtek Audio Driver for my system and when I attempt to do it or fresh install it, it says "No driver was supported in this driver package",  I suspect Windows 10 Anniversary Update since it wasn't happening before. Stock Windows Update driver installs/runs fine however, HP Support Assistant will keep on bugging you to download/install this 290 MB of gigantic driver over and over. Exact filename for the driver: Realtek High-Definition (HD) Audio Driver - sp72319 

A:Realtek Driver won't install on Windows 10 anniversary updat...

Hi @Ilgaz,Thanks for becoming a member of the HP Support Forums. I understand you are having an issue with video drivers and Windows 10 anniversary update. I will be glad to help you. Microsoft and HP know there are some issues with the Windows update.  HP is trying to work with Microsoft to solve the issues. Please look at the Microsoft documents for Windows 10 Anniversary Update problems and solutions. Please keep me informed of how things went. If you require further assistance, let me know and I will gladly do all I can to help you.Please let me know if this resolves the issue by marking this post as "Accept as Solution".To simply say thanks, click the Thumbs up below!  Thanks.

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I dont know but for some reason this message keeps popping up and no matter which one i press it repoops.. with first one it repops after few secs but with second one it repops after 30-40 secs. And driver wont install at all. Please help its really annoying..


A:Solved: Cant install Realtek AC97 Audio Driver

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Model: Toshiba Satellite P50-C-179. In Toshiba driver's page, the version for Realtek Wireless LAN Driver is 10.1.505.2015

If I open TOSHIBA Service Station, I have a Realtek Wireless LAN Driver update (2023.17.731.2015) I click to instal it. It completes extraction, ask for permission, I click "Yes", but nothing more happens. If I enter again in Service Station, update appears again.

Someone knows how to solve this problem?

I wait for your help. Thank you very much.

A:Satellite P50-C-179 - Cannot install Realtek Wireless LAN Driver update

Same here...

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Every time I try to install Realtek Wireless LAN Driver 2023.17.731.2015 using Toshiba Service Station, the extraction completes and the permissions prompt pop-up, I click yes but nothing happens. No other window appears, the driver does not disappear from the list of software updates in Service Station. It's just like nothing happens.

Any idea why this is happening?

I'm using a Toshiba Satellite C55-C PSKWSV with a Windows 10 64 bit OS.

A:Satellite C55-C PSKWSV - Not able to install Realtek Wireless LAN Driver

Hi my Satellite C50-B is doing the same.

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Tecra S11 nVidia vs RealTek sound driver - which one do I install?

I've installed nVidia and realtek sound driver also. I've got BSOD when I plug in 3.5mm jack headphone. When I want to listen music with my Bluetooth stereo headset I also got BSOD.

I reinstalled nvidia and realtek sound drivers. My Tecra S11 is very slow since I installed latest nvidia video driver from nvidia website.

Windows 7 very very slow since then. Firefox start up time sometimes 20-30sec

A:Tecra S11 - nVidia or RealTek sound driver. Which one do I install?

Can you please post exact model name and model number?
You can find it on Toshiba sticker placed at the bottom side of your notebook.

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plz help me as my sound driver realtek is not getting installed.
my laptop is lenovo and my OS is MS windows XP professional

A:I'm unable to install Realtek sound driver on Lenovo laptop

Are you running XP SP2 or SP3?
> If you're still SP2 you may be missing a Windows driver you needed for High Definition (HD) audio that comes in SP3. It's required by the Realtek HD driver will work

If SP3, see if Windows can find and install the right driver for you. Open Device Manager. Do you see your sound card? (Probably listed with a yellow icon) right click it, select Update Driver and let Windows search for the right driver

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Greetings, guys i want ask something, last night i install realtek sound driver, after that my windows when try restart or shutdown become slower, always appear that service still running Forced Shutdown or cancel background ... if can give me some advice or solution, Thanks ...

A:Windows reboot slow after install realtek sound driver

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

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Hello, I am not able to get any sound out of my speakers since installing the newest driver for my Geforce GTX960. I tried going into Device Manager, uninstalling every audio driver under "sound, video & game controllers" including the Asus Xonar from my soundcard, the Realtek drivers, and the ones installed by Nvidia with the GPU driver, then rebooting, having M$ install the automatic one, still no luck. Any help is appreciated. I attached a screen of my playback devices tab to show what's going on. Thank you.

A:No sound from speakers/ Asus Xonar /Realtek after GPU driver install

well in that screenshot you have 2 devices selected.. do you use the Optical outs to a receiver on your setup?? IF not disable the Optical one and make sure your device was listed in Device manager..

I know with my sound blaster you boot up after installing the soundcard then Windows finds devices some generic like High Defintion device then you can install the drivers..

Also make sure your speakers are not on mute in the config there..

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Hi all,
as above - have just done a clean install of Windows 10 and can't install the Realtek Audio ALC3263 Driver from the dell driver download page.
The executable goes through the uninstall process, reboots, apparently installs some files, reboots, gives error: c:\windows\system32\intel_coinst.dll cannot be found, then keeps trying to install on a constant loop after rebooting again.
Appreciate any help.

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My motherboard is ASUS P8P67-M Pro. The manufacturer doesn't mention any drivers for Windows 10 x64 on their website as you can see here: https://www.asus.com/Motherboards/P8P67M_PRO/HelpDesk_Download/ I tried to use Windows 8.1 x64 drivers, Windows 8 x64 drivers and Windows 7 x64 drivers. None of them worked. I even tried to download drivers directly from Realtek website, it didn't work as well. I am pretty sure the drivers should be fine and work, but I think there is a problem with my operating system. I remember in the past I tried to install printer drivers and I had issues as well (while it worked fine on another PC, only this PC had issues installing the driver) and I also have problem installing the new feature update (Windows 1703), it always ends up with an error, so I can't update to this version as well.
I don't know what to do and I was thinking about re-installing windows, but it is very time consuming for me and I prefer a short solution to resolve this.
Is there any chance someone has any idea how to resolve this problem?
Thank you

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It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.


A:Difference between Realtek HD Audio Manager & Realtek HD Audio Driver

Quote: Originally Posted by Swiftkidd

It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore Stereo Mix as each time I was told to update audio drivers I would update HD Audio Manager so what is the difference between these two Realtek ?

I installed Realtek HD Audio Driver R2.72 last night and it restored Stereo Mix which now enables me to record system sound whilst using screen recorders.


Realtek HD Audio Manager is a software driver used on Windows computers. It handles recording and playback of audio programs. It is required for many audio programs to operate.

While Realtek HD Audio Drivers is a tool that allows you to listen to audio in HD on your PC.

Stereo Mix is used to transfer audio that the PC is playing to recording software such as Audacity, so that you can record what you?re hearing.

When one upgrade their OS like in your case from XP to Win7 with the same motherboard and sound card it is always advised & recommended to download the latest soundcard driver, because the only thing that had changed was the operating system.

The advice is not to go to windows for it, but to go to the motherboard manufacturer, because it would be specialised for the system rather than ... Read more

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Hi Techspot, I want ask something, last night I install realtek sound driver, after that my windows when try restart or shutdown become slower, always appear that service still running Forced Shutdown or cancel background ... should I ignore it ? kinda annoying , but if can I want solved it, if have any advice or solution please help me ,Thanks ...


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I can't install my audio driver after upgrading to Windows 7 Ultimate x64! I run a Lenovo Y550, my drivers can be found here. When it starts installing, an error pops up and says:Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure !![Error Code : -0001] Any help will be real apreciated.

A:Install Realtek HD Audio Driver Failure !! [Error Code : -0001]

try "run as admin"any error code like 0x000005g4?

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Issue can't install recommended  latest driver for Audio Realtek  Ver, A04
When pointing to driver location   getting generic message   >>  " Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date "
" Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date "
The only option left is to close the window and driver stays still at  showing at:
Driver Provider: Microsoft
Driver Date: 10/29/2015
Driver Version: 10.0.10586.0
Digital Signer: Microsoft Windows

Please help on this greatly appreciated 
possibly due driver digital signature maybe if so what would be ways to do a work around.

Thank you

" Windows has determined the driver software for your device is up to date "

A:Unable to install latest Realtek Audio driver Ver, A04 on Dell XPS 15 9550

Look in Device Manager under the Sound, Video, Game Controllers section for the Realtek High Definition Audio device and see what it says there as far as the driver info. This is where the real driver info is located. Do not look under the Audio Inputs and Outputs section.

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Help. I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 64bit (on my HP Vista 32 machine). Life is grand! My problems started when I tried to listen to the microphone input through my speakers. The front microphone inputs did not work so I downlaed the Realtek HD Audio Drivers (recently updated) from the realtek site. The inputs now work and I can record from the microphone through the Sound Recorder app in Accessories but can not hear the microphone through the speakers while I am recording. After searching the web I noticed a lot of chatter about setting things up in the Realtek HD Audio Manager. This app does not show up in my control panel. Does anyone know where I can get it (if I really need it). The Realtek site only has the driver download (not the manager). Am I missing something, am I confused, or both?

A:Realtek HD Audio Manager and Realtek Audio Driver

Quote: Originally Posted by NTexan

Help. I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 64bit (on my HP Vista 32 machine). Life is grand! My problems started when I tried to listen to the microphone input through my speakers. The front microphone inputs did not work so I downlaed the Realtek HD Audio Drivers (recently updated) from the realtek site. The inputs now work and I can record from the microphone through the Sound Recorder app in Accessories but can not hear the microphone through the speakers while I am recording. After searching the web I noticed a lot of chatter about setting things up in the Realtek HD Audio Manager. This app does not show up in my control panel. Does anyone know where I can get it (if I really need it). The Realtek site only has the driver download (not the manager). Am I missing something, am I confused, or both?

Welcome to SF!
Realtek HD Control Panel is in the Windows notification area. See image below. I hope I helped!


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Hello all, I just got Windows 8.1 Pro as a gift from a friend and installed it just a few hours ago, and I noticed that I am having audio problems.

Basically put, it's sort of random when this happens, but it seems to happen when sounds play rapidly, as letting a audio que play it's part will play with no popping nosies, here is an example of me showing this by using the sound that plays when you change audio:
Vocaroo | Voice message

The first 10 seconds are me playing the sound slow, with no popping. Then the sound starts popping when I change volume rapidly.

I also checked DPC Latency Checker and everything is running smoothly:
imgur: the simple image sharer

I have all the latest drivers installed, and this happens with with no drivers. I just can't seem to figure out what the issue is here.

EDIT: I forgot to mention that I've tried disabling drivers, removing the USB Keyboard and Mouse, as well as setting the audio to CD Quality.

Thanks in Advance to the person who could help me with this.

A:Windows Realtek Audio Popping Problems (Realtek ALC662)

What type of speaker system are you using ? Monitor with HDMI, check video card settings ? Could be conflicting driver, possibly Video card. Also mattering to speakers used, check for loose connections, something could be disturbing speakers.

Lots of reasons for popping and stuttering. Integrated card or PCI Slot Card?

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Realtek realtek rtl8188cu wireless lan 802.11n usb 2.0 network adapter problem.

My Spec ... Running Windows 7 64 bit

I connect to my wireless network through my laptop which has a wireless card installed and I get 15meg on a speedtest.

I have just bought realtek rtl8188cu wireless lan 802.11n usb 2.0 network adapter to use on my Desktop running Windows 7 64 bit. I installed the drivers using the cd that came with the product.

The problem I am getting is I can only reach 2 meg download speed using the realtek rtl8188cu wireless lan 802.11n usb 2.0 network adapter.
Being the N serials I should be seeing the same speeds as my laptop.

Any ideas of what I should be changing or is this product faulty?

I downloaded the latest drivers but still the same problem.

I have now found another problem if I put the realtek rtl8188cu wireless lan 802.11n usb 2.0 network adapter in my desktop and connect to my home wireless network and then do a speedtest on my laptop the speed has come down from 15meg to 2 meg this little device is doing something to my wireless network.


A:Realtek realtek rtl8188cu wireless lan 802.11n usb 2.0 network adapter problem.

Please attach a screen shot of the Networks page of the Xirrus Wi-Fi Inspector.

When you try that adapter on the laptop how does it behave?

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I've been trying to figure out my problem for months and months now. I even contacted Realtek but have no luck getting a reply back.

The sound and all works perfect. It's just when I try to record sound from the sound card from my computer for MSN voice clips. It doesn't detect any sound? - I have tried everything from settings to updating drivers. Updating drivers just cause my recording to not have "Stereo Mix" anymore. Also when I'm mastering a song or something it sometimes get a popping sound. I'm still wondering to this day what is the problem? Did Realtek make a crappy onboard card which can't function perfectly on the 64bit system and now avoiding it?

Anyone know what is the go?

A:Gigabyte EX58-UD3R (Realtek ALC888) - What is wrong with Realtek?

Bumpity bump!

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Recently upgraded a Dell Inspiron 3847 to an SSD and did a clean-install of Windows 7 Home-Premium x64 using Dell media. Post install, I cannot get the audio working. Device manager shows ...
Bluetooth Audio DriverHigh Definition Audio Device (yellow exclamation point)Realtek High Definition AudioI have tried the following to fix:
1. Uninstalling and deleting the driver then re-downloading using Dell Detect 2. Installing the RealTek R282 driver from the RealTek site3. Windows Update does not find the driver if it is uninstalled4. Right click on entry in device manager and letting Windows find it5. Installing it manually from the Dell siteAny help is greatly appreciated and thanks in advance.

A:No Audio Post Clean Install. Realtek Audio Driver Installed but High Definition Audio Driver fails every time?

same principle as mentioned here: en.community.dell.com/.../20027104

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was having issues with the sound drivers on my P.C.. I use a dual boot Windows 98 SE (C:\ drive)/ XP Pro (D:\drive) ,system.
Have had loads of virus issues poping up every now and then ,though have several softwares installed for A.V,Anti-Spyware ,host guards ,active monitors ,anti key loggers ,key stroke scramblers, etc... on my system,and the resident as well as online scanners give me a clean chit ,however do have viruses /keyloggers activity poping up every now and then,and a bunch of registry errors ,every time i reboot.
Some i have a feeling it is a infected driver behind all this. In 98SE(C:) ,my network adapters don't work (so cannot update my software/A.V. programs) other then that alls well.However in Windows XP my sound doesn't work ,had got an blue screen (system crashed thereafter ) :

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Download updates for Windows ? WDM driver for Realtek AC'97 (ALCXWDM.SYS)

This problem was caused by Windows ? WDM driver for Realtek AC'97 (ALCXWDM.SYS). Windows ? WDM driver for Realtek AC'97 (ALCXWDM.SYS) was created by Realtek Semiconductor Corp..
So expecting a virus , made the mistake of i shift deleting the drivers after running a search ,before uploading and verifying whether/which one was infected (by the way two versions were found ALCXWDM.SYS in D: and alcxwdm.sys in C:)
Followed the solution steps, made sure the new driver was compatible in both 98/Xp environments ,and that i had un-installed... Read more

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Recently upgraded my PC to Vista Home Premium...and a Gigabyte Motherboard. The drivers included RealrekAC97 Audio, which worked OK.
My problems started when I installed a Microsoft LifeCam VX-3000. This has a built in microphone but nil movement when going through the installation procedure.
I removed the web cam driver then TRIED to removeAc97...but no joy. Get a message to the effect that it cannot be removed and error code 5001?
Furthermore the sound icon on the task bar has disapeared...what do I need to do to overcome my problems?
Live in the Uk and just found your web site.
Apologies if this is the incorrect procedure, but need some help URGENTLY!!
At this moment....got NO sound!!
Thanks in advance

A:Realtek AC'97 Driver

This is the meaning of the code:

5001 The operation cannot be completed because other resources are dependent on this resource.Click to expand...

These drivers are related to an motherboard integrated device. If you install a PCI sound card -- you can disable the device at the onboard level.

Otherwise there should be no reason to try to remove it.

If you have no sound -- I would try either reinstalling the drivers for the device -- or doing a "system restore" to a date prior to the problem or both.

Get the drivers for it from the motherboard vendor's site for the motherboard model.

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Realtek R2.16 X-Fi mod driver - techPowerUp! Forums

Driver works on ALL Realtek HDA Codecs.

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Laptop is only about 1-1/2 yr old and so many problems. The main one is that now it won't connect to wi-fi most of the time. It was sporadic for a few months, so I had my ISP out to change the external modem/router and it worked lovely for about a month. Now, it's latest parlour trick is to just give up the ghost in the middle of anything I'm doing and not come back til I reboot the laptop. Sometimes that isn't even helpful so I got the little Chrome HP wifi fixer whatsit, (sorry, I am clearly NOT technically minded, am I?) and run it when the wi-fi goes out. It works a treat 98% of the time with the remaining 2% of the time no fault of its own...finally it gives me the message I suspected and that was I need a new driver/update. And a link! How simple! No, because I only got that message down to the fact that it couldn't get me onto wi-fi so the link obviously would not work. Now I've been looking for the driver download and/or patch but I get a lot of old information...some as far back as 2014. I would just like a link to the proper Realtek RTL8188EE 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi Adapter update if someone could help me with that? I did find a download centre but it didn't exactly look like HP sanctioned territory so I didn't download. Many thanks for any help. 

A:Realtek Driver

Hi: Here is the link to the very latest HP driver for the model wlan card you have. Whether or not it will resolve your dilemma, unfortunately that I do not know. 2023.40.801.2016 Rev.A (13 Sep 2016) ftp://ftp.hp.com/pub/softpaq/sp77501-78000/sp77548.exe

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well a old realtek driver 2009 v make a comp bsod/ i was playing music and after the 5th song it froze and bsod only from time to time,maybe 1 or 2 time a month

A:realtek driver

Download the most recent software\driver from Realtek

Uninstall the "old" software\driver,restart.

Install the new software\driver,restart.

Finish with these steps and post back with results.

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I doubt this is a first thread about Realtek AC 97 driver problem when trying to apply it to Windows 7.
A day ago i've installed windows 7 and everything works really fine, expect sound ofcourse. Firstly i used windows updates to download right drivers (never trusted me self too much) and it did download realtek ac 97 thingies, BUT after installation it didn't work - no sound anyway.
So i started to surf in all mighty google and i found many posts in many different forums about people who can't make their computers with Windows 7 atleast to beep.
Well i don't really know what to do, my hand are bound, but i hope that i will find the right answer here.
Some things about my computer (please don't laugh to death):
OS-windows 7 home premium
1gb of ram
Nvidia geforce fx 5500 <--- ancient thing indeed
32 bit OS
and processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00 GHz

Oh and about sound card... well i checked some papper on my computer and it was said that sound card is integrated (sorry no idea what it is)

Well, waiting for offers what to do and sorry if i did any mistakes

p.s. I'm absolutely sure that i need simple realtek AC 97 codec or something like that, but not HD for sure. Anyway windows 7 doesn't support latest codecs from realtek.com

And about sound card which is integrated - i'm sure it's fine because tested it on windows xp two hours ago... (had to reinstall windows >.< )

A:Realtek AC 97 Driver :)

Jultas, welcome to the forums.

If it is the Realtek AC'97 that you need you an get it directly from Realtek,


Might be a good idea to grab something like this,

Speccy - System Information - Free Download

and double check the motherboard specs to see if that is the one you need.

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Hey guys, I just had to reformat to install WinXP on my friends HP a6123w which originally came with Vista.. Right now im in the middle of trying to find the driver for the Network card as it's the most important. Anyone happen to have a link for this? Or can provide assistance in finding one?

A:Realtek RTL8201CL/CP Driver

this seems to be a tough one. any reference to this network controller refers to specific mainboard drivers. realtek do not offer a separate driver.

lucky it's a desktop, you can always buy a PCI NIC for a tenner

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I did not get an update via Windows Updates, so better to download it manually.

Last Updated: February 25th 2016


Driver Date: 07-Jan-16

(32-bit and 64-bit Windows)

Download: Realtek LAN Driver

Download: 32bit.zip & 64bit.zip

A:Latest Realtek LAN Driver

I had to update to these. My Ethernet connection stopped working when I woke up. I though there was something wrong with my internet but everything else connected fine.

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