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Legacy VIA AC 97 (WDM) Free Driver Download

Also Supports:

Unknown

Manufactured By:

Legacy

File Name:

ac97via.sys

(35.2 KB)
Audio Drivers, Sound Card Drivers
Legacy VIA AC 97 (WDM) Free Driver Download for Windows XP
 
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Models
Manufacturers
Legacy
Supported Operating Systems
Windows XP
Link to Page
Uploader Notes
I'm using it now on XP!
Uploaded By
tom (DG Member) on 1/24/2003

Most Helpful Reviews
5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Ruben Rodriguez
Tested on Windows 98
 

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14 Mar 2006
 
"PCTel modems are winmodems. The install program (setup.exe) doesn't work, so you have to rely on Windows being able to detect the modem. If the modem was previously installed and there's an irq conflict, you can't resolve it unless you know which irq the modem was previously using. You then have to change the other device's irq. The modem can't be rec

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Tester

 

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14 Oct 2003
 
"ok heres what i did. down load this file and copy it to your c /windows/system32/drivers folder. There will be another file with the same name ac97via.sys just rename it to oldac97via.sys and put this one in to replace it... then go to device manager... right click my computer or system under control panel. uninstall the ac97 sound controller under so

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Leonat

 

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28 Aug 2003
 
"The driver offered here is just a system file. You can't install a driver with that file, but... you can get it here www.viaarena.com or the direct link to the driver for VIA AC'97 Legacy Audio Driver (WDM) downloads.viaarena.com/drivers/audio/ComboAudio_A1u370b.zip If you have Win XP, you'll get the message that the driver isn't signed at Micr

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Jorge

 

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17 Oct 2003
 
"hI...iREAD YOUR INSTRUCTIONS AND COMMENTS....BUT I HAVE A PROBLEM AND MAYBE YOU CAN HELP. wHEN SEARCHING FOR AC95VIA IN MY MACHINE FOUND THE FILE IN WINDOWS/DRIVER CACHE/I386/DRIVER THIS IS A 74 MG FILE WHICH I CAN OPEN BUT NOT MODIFY, CANT PASTE YOUR FILE NOR CHANGE THE NAME OF SAME NAME FILE INSIDE. pLEASE ADVICE. iT SEEMS YOU´RE REALLY INTO THIS.

 
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Carlos Gonzalez
Tested on Windows XP
 

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3 Sep 2005
 
"After filling out page after page of quesionairres and giving out my e-mail address, I was finally able to start downloading the driver I thought I needed. It turns out this system file does nothing to install an actual sound driver. WHAT A BIG WASTE OF MY TIME. I should have gone straight to Dell to download a "hassle-free" driver that WORKS

 
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