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

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Supported Models

alc658 Driver

Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver

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

Realtek AC97 Audio Driver

Realtek AC97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller Driver

Manufacturers

RealTek

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95

File Name

snd_realtek_ac97_3_1_.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp.zip (11.2 MB)

Versions

5.10.00.5770 (2004-12-22) via .inf

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Uploader Notes

Used for HP Pavilion w5080

Uploaded By

Sebastiaan (DG Member) on 3-Jun-2005

Most Helpful Reviews

 
9 of 10 people found the following review helpful:
surgio98
Tested on Windows XP
8 Dec 2008
(44 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"I used this driver for the HP Pavilion D4100e onboar sound. The computer comes with an audio card but I took it out and popped it in my other pc. There was a piece of plastic blocking the onboard sound ports and HP obviously doesn't support it that would just be too easy. So after a brief search I used this. Works lovely. Found out that the motherboard for my model is the
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6 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Hernando
Tested on Windows ME
1 Nov 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Gracias por este driver, me funciono bien.

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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Javier Vargas Meza

8 May 2007
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Sinceramente yo creo que es excelente!!!"
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Doug *******
Tested on Windows 98SE
23 Sep 2006
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"Mobo: ASUS P4GV-LA HP/Compaq name Govii-GL6. Mobo Bought on Ebay with no drivers. This is the Audio driver. Thank you."
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Juan Carlos de Chile
Tested on Windows XP
23 Aug 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Works fine in a Compaq SR1428OM...!!!"
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Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/alcupd.exe 208.9 KB 5 Nov 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/layout.bin 422 bytes 18 Nov 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/GETDXVER.EXE 40.4 KB 8 Aug 2003
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/Setup.ini 2.2 KB 29 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/SetupEx.ini 136 bytes 5 Nov 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/alcrmv9x.exe 127.0 KB 21 Nov 2003
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/README.TXT 20.6 KB 29 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/ALCXDEV.EXE 31.4 KB 4 Nov 2003
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/ChCfg.exe 41.0 KB 27 Oct 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/Setup.exe 139.3 KB 10 Jan 2000
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/ikernel.ex_ 344.9 KB 5 Sep 2001
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/SetCDfmt.exe 23.6 KB 3 Dec 2001
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/data1.cab 863.5 KB 18 Nov 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/alcrmv.exe 139.3 KB 1 Sep 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/data2.cab 512 bytes 18 Nov 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/alcchkid.exe 110.6 KB 21 Nov 2003
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm24.inf 28.9 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm13.inf 44.4 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm17.inf 24.7 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm15.inf 28.0 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm16.inf 28.1 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm8.inf 29.9 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/ALSNDMGR.WAV 141.0 KB 5 Feb 2002
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/ALSndMgr.cpl 17.6 MB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm23.inf 27.8 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm7.inf 23.3 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/RTLCPL.EXE 9.5 MB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm1.inf 61.1 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm6.inf 30.5 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm5.inf 25.0 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm9.inf 29.6 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm19.inf 24.5 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm20.inf 27.8 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm22.inf 35.1 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm0.inf 61.8 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/RtlCPAPI.dll 156.7 KB 7 Sep 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm10.inf 38.6 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm18.inf 22.6 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm12.inf 39.9 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm.inf 26.3 KB 29 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm3.inf 26.8 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm2.inf 62.6 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm.cat 513.8 KB 28 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm21.inf 24.7 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/ALCXWDM.SYS 2.3 MB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/SoundMan.exe 77.8 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm11.inf 25.4 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm4.inf 48.0 KB 22 Dec 2004
snd_realtek_ac97_3.68_w98-wme-w2k-wxp/WDM/Alcxwdm14.inf 28.4 KB 22 Dec 2004

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