VIA DirectSound AC97 Audio Driver Download

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VIA DirectSound AC97 Audio Driver Download
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Supported Models

DirectSound AC97 Audio Driver

ACPI Driver

VIA AC'97 Audio Controller (WDM) Driver

VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) Driver

Manufacturers

VIA

Supported Operating Systems

Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 2003 (64 bit), Windows XP, Windows XP (64 bit), Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

DirectSound_AC97_Audio__ACPI.zip (4.1 MB)

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Uploader Notes

This is straight from the manufacturer's website. I would provide the URL, but it's ASP and requires user input. http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p_spec.asp?model=VIA_PLE_133_5a&class=mb is for the motherboard that I'm searching for, but the driver should work with all MSI "VIA" 686 chipsets, I would assume. The website claims that the driver is for "all Windows".

The board I'm using is an MS-6368 VER:5 from MSI, in an AOpen-branded case.

Uploaded By

CJ (DG Member) on 3-May-2005

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Slezz
Tested on Windows XP
7 Nov 2010
(5 months after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Very good, must download. It will work well."
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
viasound75_and_more/6368v61.zip 247.9 KB 3 May 2005
viasound75_and_more/6368v61.zip/6368v5x.txt 443 bytes 26 Nov 2003
viasound75_and_more/6368v61.zip/AWFL826B.EXE 42.1 KB 25 Sep 2003
viasound75_and_more/6368v61.zip/How to flash the BIOS.doc 35.3 KB 28 Jan 2002
viasound75_and_more/6368v61.zip/W6368VMS.610 262.1 KB 11 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip 3.9 MB 3 May 2005
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/DOS/DOS4GW.EXE 265.4 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/DOS/INSTALL.EXE 159.7 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/DOS/VIAUDIO.COM 439 bytes 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/WINNT40/OEMSETUP.INF 283 bytes 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/WINNT40/VIAMIDI.DLL 17.4 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/WINNT40/VIAUDIO.DLL 96.4 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/68/WINNT40/VIAUDIO.SYS 154.6 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHCENTER.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHFL.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHFR.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHLFE.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHSL.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/CHSR.WAV 235.1 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINAPP/SPKCFG.EXE 57.3 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINNT40/OEMSETUP.INF 221 bytes 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINNT40/VIAUDIO.DLL 96.4 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/74/WINNT40/VIAUDIO.SYS 146.8 KB 16 Sep 2002
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/DATA.TAG 136 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/SETUP.INI 97 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/Setup.exe 73.7 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/VIAUDIO.REV 35 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/A3d.dll 720.9 KB 16 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/VIAUDOEM.INF 65.1 KB 19 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/crlds3d.dll 766.0 KB 16 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/viacomp.inf 23.6 KB 16 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/viaudios.cat 68.2 KB 24 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/viaudios.inf 25.0 KB 16 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/WDM/viaudios.sys 369.9 KB 16 Jun 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_ISDel.exe 27.6 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_Setup.dll 34.8 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_inst32i.ex_ 296.7 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_sys1.cab 175.5 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_sys1.cab/English_Intel_32_Files/IsUninst.exe 306.7 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_sys1.cab/English_Intel_32_Files/_isres.dll 129.5 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_sys1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/Ctl3d32.dll 27.1 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_sys1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/Corecomp.ini 28.3 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab 1.2 MB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/English_String_Tables/VALUE.SHL 1.0 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/Di.exe 5.3 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/InstNT4.dll 28.7 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/UnAUDIO.dll 32.8 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/UnAudioAP.exe 24.6 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/UnaudioNT.dll 32.8 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/UpdateA.dll 32.8 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/V16audio.dll 18.1 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/V32AUDIO.DLL 36.9 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/V32app.exe 24.6 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_Intel_32_Files/Viasetup.dll 208.9 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/5Point1.WAV 476.3 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6c.wav 562.2 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6l.wav 562.2 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6lfe.wav 562.2 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6r.wav 562.2 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6sl.wav 737.3 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/6sr.wav 774.2 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/AudioDeck.exe 581.6 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/VSP.VXD 6.7 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/VSP.sys 3.4 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/_user1.cab/Language_Independent_OS_Independent_Files/panel.dll 32.8 KB 2 Jun 2015
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/data1.cab 469 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/lang.dat 23.7 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/layout.bin 590 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/os.dat 450 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/setup.ins 102.6 KB 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/setup.lid 49 bytes 8 Jul 2003
viasound75_and_more/viasound75.zip/viasound75/viaudio.INI 228 bytes 8 Jul 2003

How to Update DirectSound AC97 Audio Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the DirectSound AC97 Audio 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 DirectSound AC97 Audio 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 DirectSound AC97 Audio. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the VIA 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.

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