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

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The AC'97 for VIA (R) Controller is an audio device manufactured by RealTek. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This version of "Realtek_ALCXXX72.zip" has been downloaded 5,956 times with a user rating of 5 out of 5 stars, based on 74 reviews. Visitors have successfully installed this driver on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 14.2 MB.

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5,956 Downloads

Supported Models

AC 97

Realtek AC'97 Audio

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

Realtek AC97 Audio

Realtek AC97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller

Manufacturers

RealTek

Supported Operating Systems

Windows XP

File Name

Versions

ALC-72 (12-Dec-2001)
5.10.00.5750 (2004-11-17) via .inf

Additional Notes

Finally a Driver for XP digital accepted by Microsoft XP.

Driver for Motherboard with AC-97 Soundchip on board.

Uploaded By

G.v.d.Kamp (DG Member) on 3-Jan-2005

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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
Realtek_ALCXXX72/GETDXVER.EXE 40.4 KB 8 Aug 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ALCUPD.EXE 208.9 KB 5 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/Setup.ini 2.2 KB 23 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/SetupEx.ini 136 bytes 5 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/Oemsetup.inf 640 bytes 17 Oct 2002
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/Alswwtnt.sys 115.2 KB 4 Apr 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/ALSWWTNT.DAT 247.2 KB 22 Oct 1999
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/ALCXNT.SYS 209.7 KB 30 Aug 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/MMDRV.DLL 17.4 KB 30 Aug 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/Alswwtnt.dll 23.0 KB 4 Apr 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/SoundMan.exe 155.1 KB 21 Apr 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/ALCXNT.DLL 43.1 KB 30 Aug 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WinNT4/ALSWWTNT.TON 3.1 MB 22 Oct 1999
Realtek_ALCXXX72/README.TXT 18.8 KB 23 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ALCXDEV.EXE 31.4 KB 4 Nov 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ChCfg.exe 41.0 KB 27 Oct 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/DATA1.CAB 863.5 KB 18 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ALCCHKID.EXE 110.6 KB 21 Nov 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/IKERNEL.EX_ 344.9 KB 5 Sep 2001
Realtek_ALCXXX72/Setup.exe 139.3 KB 10 Jan 2000
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ALCRMV9X.EXE 127.0 KB 21 Nov 2003
Realtek_ALCXXX72/LAYOUT.BIN 422 bytes 18 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/SetCDfmt.exe 23.6 KB 3 Dec 2001
Realtek_ALCXXX72/DATA2.CAB 512 bytes 18 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/ALCRMV.EXE 139.3 KB 1 Sep 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm24.inf 28.0 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm13.inf 43.5 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm17.inf 24.4 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm15.inf 27.2 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm16.inf 27.3 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm8.inf 29.6 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/ALSNDMGR.WAV 141.0 KB 5 Feb 2002
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/ALSndMgr.cpl 16.2 MB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm23.inf 27.0 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm7.inf 23.1 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/RTLCPL.EXE 9.3 MB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm1.inf 60.9 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm6.inf 30.3 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm5.inf 24.6 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm9.inf 28.2 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm19.inf 24.2 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm20.inf 27.0 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm22.inf 34.3 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm0.inf 61.6 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/RtlCPAPI.dll 156.7 KB 7 Sep 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm10.inf 38.3 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm18.inf 22.4 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm12.inf 37.9 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm.inf 26.1 KB 23 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm3.inf 26.5 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm2.inf 62.4 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm.cat 496.6 KB 22 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm21.inf 24.4 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/ALCXWDM.SYS 2.3 MB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/SoundMan.exe 77.8 KB 15 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm11.inf 25.1 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm4.inf 47.6 KB 17 Nov 2004
Realtek_ALCXXX72/WDM/Alcxwdm14.inf 27.0 KB 17 Nov 2004

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

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  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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