Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Audio Controller - 2445 Driver Download

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The R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Controller - 2445 is an audio device manufactured by Intel. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This driver - "ac97.zip" - has been downloaded 289,940 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 1,264 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 5.2 KB.

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Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Audio Controller - 2445 Automatic Driver Update Utility
1,264 Ratings (see all reviews)
289,940 Downloads

Supported Models

82801 BA/BAM AC'97 Audio Controller

Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Audio Controller - 2445

Manufacturers

Intel

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

Versions

5.00.2160.12.30.0017 (2000-03-24) via .inf

Uploaded By

Alex H. (DG Member) on 16-Sep-2004

Most Helpful Reviews

 
50 of 56 people found the following review helpful:
Doscomando
Tested on Windows XP
8 Sep 2008
(1 year after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Works perfectly for the intel 82801 chipset"
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46 of 52 people found the following review helpful:
Muhammad Adeel Bhatti
Tested on Windows XP
24 May 2007
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"its a good drivr of "Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Audio Controller..." for build in sound card driver. work efficiently and properly

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15 of 17 people found the following review helpful:
Leandro
Tested on Windows 2000
5 Dec 2008
(12 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"works fine on Dell OptiPlex115 (82801BA/BAM)"
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12 of 14 people found the following review helpful:
Denis
Tested on Windows XP
5 Feb 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 2 out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Worked once when I installed it. Driver did not reinstalled itself after rebooting and any attempts at re-installing were not good."
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13 of 16 people found the following review helpful:
fazal
Tested on Windows XP
4 Apr 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"I want to use this driver but there is no driver on Intel site.Therefore I have used driveguide forum for this driver and my driver is Ba/Bam ac97"
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How to Update Intel(R) 82801BA/BAM AC '97 Audio Controller - 2445 Device Drivers

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Step 2 - Install Your Driver

  1. Open a tool called Device Manager.

  2. Use Device Manager to put the new driver on your computer.

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
ICH2AUD.inf 3.8 KB 14 Apr 2000
ich2aud.cat 6.4 KB 22 Jun 2000
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