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

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

82801 BA/BAM AC'97 Audio Controller Driver

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

Manufacturers

Intel

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP, Windows 2000

File Name

ac97.zip (5.2 KB)

Versions

5.00.2160.12.30.0017 (2000-03-24) via .inf

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Uploaded By

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

Most Helpful Reviews

 
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful:
Tom Davis
Tested on Windows XP
23 Apr 2007
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Shows in Device Mgr as loaded but not started. Either missing a file or this program no good"
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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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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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