Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 Audio Controller Driver Download

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Supported Models

82801DB DBM/DA AC97 Driver

Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 Audio Controller Driver

Manufacturers

Intel

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

82801DB_DBM_DA_AC97.zip (60.7 KB)

Versions

5.1.3552.1 (2002-04-11) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

User friendly ZIP format. This was used to update HP Pavillion 505n integrated audio. Intel site was absolutely useless. Probably works on other OS, I only needed this for XP home.

Uploaded By

wakemaker (DG Member) on 13-Aug-2004

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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful:
Paul Christensen
Tested on Windows 7
31 Jan 2014
(7 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"No problems at all with this one!"
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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful:
Sekope Tukunga
Tested on Windows XP x64
5 Aug 2013
(1 hour after download)
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I'm not quite sure if the download was a problem with my laptop"
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17 of 19 people found the following review helpful:
Alex
Tested on Windows XP
12 May 2009
(1 month after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"it works very good!!!"
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33 of 38 people found the following review helpful:
Charles
Tested on Windows XP
29 Apr 2009
(34 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Excllent/ Worked like a charm!"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Franck
Tested on Windows 2000
30 Sep 2011
 

Installation:  out of 5
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"Installs works 100%100"
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duong cong tao
Tested on Windows XP
17 Jan 2016
(2 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 3 out of 5
 
"good job, thanks so much"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ac97ich4_and_more/ac97ich4.sys 107.8 KB 13 Aug 2004
ac97ich4_and_more/oem34.inf 19.9 KB 13 Aug 2004

How to Update Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 Audio Controller Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 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 Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 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 Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 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 Intel 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

  • 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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