Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Driver Download

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Supported Models

ALCxxxx / AC'97 Driver

Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver

Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Driver

Realtek AC97 Audio Driver

Realtek AC97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Driver

Manufacturers

RealTek

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98

File Name

WDM_A406.rar (14.6 MB)

Versions

A4.06 / 5.10.0.6300 (2-Oct-2008)

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Uploader Notes

Realtek AC'97 Driver A4.06

For Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003 Server/Windows XP x64

Version: A4.06 / 5.10.0.6300

File Date: 10/02/2008

File Size: 14,230 KB.

File Name: WDM_A406.rar

From Realtek:

Realtek AC'97 Drivers & Applications. The package includes: Driver/Application Setup Program; RtlRack for Win98/Me/2000/XP

and AvRack for Win95/NT4; Realtek Sound Effect Manager. DirectX 8 is required to enable advanced features.

Version A4.06 updates Realtek 3D engine and makes changes to special custom settings.

Unzip to a temp folder, then launch SETUP.EXE to start the installation.

Uploaded By

Jerry K (DG Member) on 8-Jul-2009

How to Update Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller 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 Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller 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 Driver Update Utility for Realtek AC'97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the RealTek 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 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

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  • 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.

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