VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) Driver Download

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The AC'97 Enhanced Controller (WDM) is an audio device manufactured by VIA. This driver fixes problems with no sound or static or distorted sound, and can unlock advanced features of your audio device. This driver - "WINXP.zip" - has been downloaded 509 times and is rated 5 out of 5 stars based on 13 reviews. It has been installed successfully by our users on PCs running Windows XP. The total disk space used for this update is 29.8 KB.

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VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) Automatic Driver Update Utility
13 Ratings
509 Downloads

Supported Models

VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM)

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, Windows 3.1

File Name

Versions

5.12.01.3513 (2001-09-06) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 5-May-2005

How to Update VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) 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 VIA AC'97 Enhanced Audio Controller (WDM) 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 VIA Driver Update Utility. 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

Installing your newly downloaded driver is a straightforward process. Windows provides a dedicated tool called Device Manager for this purpose. Follow these steps to update your driver:

  1. Access the Quick Access menu by right-clicking the Start button.

  2. From the menu options, choose "Device Manager".

  3. Within Device Manager, identify the device requiring the driver update.

  4. Open the context menu for the device by right-clicking its name.

  5. Select "Update driver" and proceed through the guided installation.

To complete the process, reboot your computer. This ensures the new driver is fully integrated into your system.

Regular driver updates contribute to optimal system performance and hardware compatibility.

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.

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
VIAUDIO.SYS 42.9 KB 10 Sep 2001
viaudio.cat 8.2 KB 28 Sep 2001
Viaudio.inf 21.7 KB 10 Sep 2001
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