ECS RealTek Codec Sound Driver Driver Download (Official)

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The RealTek Codec Sound Driver is an audio device manufactured by ECS Elitegroup. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This update - "" - has an average rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on 9 reviews, and has been downloaded 552 times. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 4.3 MB.

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Supported Models

RealTek Codec Sound Driver

Avance AC'97 Audio

Avance AC'97 Audio for Intel(R) Audio Controller

Avance AC'97 Audio for SiS(R) Audio Controller

Avance AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller

Avance AC'97 Audio for VIA686/8231 Audio Controller

Avance AC'97 Audio for VIA8233 Audio Controller



Avance Logic

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name


(2001-03-17) via .inf (2002-10-04) via .inf

Additional Notes

Avance Logic AC'97 Sound System Software

WDM driver for Win98SE/Me/2000/XP :

VXD driver for Win95/Win98Gold :

NT4 driver for Windows NT4 :

Uploaded By

Kodeeswaran (DG Staff Member) on 27-Apr-2004

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
wdm/alcxwdm.sys 947.3 KB 4 Oct 2002
wdm/ALSndMgr.cpl 1.4 MB 4 Oct 2002
wdm/alsndmgr.wav 141.0 KB 5 Feb 2002
wdm/Alcxwdm1.inf 64.9 KB 4 Oct 2002
wdm/Alcxwdm0.inf 64.8 KB 4 Oct 2002
wdm/ 168.3 KB 10 Oct 2002
wdm/SoundMan.exe 47.1 KB 27 Sep 2002
Win95/ALCX95.DRV 142.0 KB 14 May 2002
Win95/ALSWWT16.DLL 86.9 KB 26 Nov 1999
Win95/SWWTAC97.TON 3.1 MB 10 Nov 1999
Win95/ALSWWT.DRV 14.9 KB 26 Nov 1999
Win95/SWWTAC97.DAT 247.2 KB 10 Nov 1999
Win95/VALCX95.INF 6.0 KB 8 Feb 2002
Win95/VALCX95.VXD 97.4 KB 14 May 2002
Win95/ALCX95.INI 1.1 KB 18 Jun 2001

How to Update RealTek Codec Sound Driver Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the RealTek Codec Sound Driver driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter ECS RealTek Codec Sound Driver into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the ECS Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the ECS website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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