viaac97 Driver Reviews

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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
t
Tested on Windows XP
19 Jan 2009
(1 minute after download)
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"don't work in win xp"
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
novahack

31 Mar 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"------------------------------------- hmm...i just noticed something...this page lets people see your ip adress....not a good thing....people can easily be hacked off of this site, whoever runs this site might want to take that feature off ------------------------------------- True, but it's easy to get an ip to hack anyway. And there is no point in hacking one home-comput
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
ARTURO GODOY
Tested on Windows XP
26 Sep 2005
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"A VERY USEFULL DRIVER FOR INTEGRATED SOUND CHIPS"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Mark
Tested on Windows XP
7 Aug 2005
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"el audio se escuha estupendamente bien yo lo recomiendo en verdad!!!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
william
Tested on Windows XP
13 Jul 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"only a 2k file downloaded and did me no good"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Mike
Tested on Windows XP
7 Jul 2005
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Didn't get a driver in the download - just a 2KB widget called DRIVER with no file extension, which did nothing. Still need a sound driver for WinXP, supposedly VIA AC'97"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
JG Sis
Tested on Windows XP
8 Jun 2005
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Is not the right or complete driver for XP. I could'nt install it."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Davyd Ford
Tested on Windows XP
14 May 2005
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"There was no .INF file so I couldn't install it.

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
RAY FITZPATRICK

2 Dec 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"still trying but drivers guide has the lot"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
dj jimmy

6 May 2004
 

Installation: 3 out of 5
Stability: 3 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"not bad!! helps a lot!!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
ALEX

7 Mar 2004
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"drivers is not found!!!!!!!!!!!!!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
שדגשדג

23 Feb 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"בהזסב"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Muhammed

4 Feb 2004
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this driver is useful"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Chinbat

16 Dec 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I need "viaac97""
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
leo

15 Dec 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"don't work

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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Asylum

20 Nov 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I still have no SOUND... I just Reinstalled windows and I need Drivers 4 MSI mainboard..."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
buzz6pack

16 Nov 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Only driver I've found for my onboard ac97 codec that's stable !"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
jan

30 Oct 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"ok i just downloaded the sound dvr, what do i have to do to geta sound driver for my windows xp? VIA AC'97"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
elizabeth dimapilis

4 Oct 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"good day. my problem is that i just reformatted my pc and i dont have an installer of my sound card. pc was from DELL. no installer. i removed it and no manufacturers name.my pc said it is generic. pls. help me find the right driver. THANK YOU"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
andy

25 Mar 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this driver is latest 5.12 believe me i have been searching. My problem is still there the AC97 Audio controller is putting about a 20% load on my CPU when i dissable it there is no load on CPU. I am pulling my hair out, it worked fine before i upgraded to XP any help please thanks andy."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Randy Knight

16 Mar 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"It has stop working and i do not have a cd rom to restore it."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
TJ

13 Mar 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"hmm...i just noticed something...this page lets people see your ip adress....not a good thing....people can easily be hacked off of this site, whoever runs this site might want to take that feature off"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
TJ

13 Mar 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"lol...i have an onboard via ac97, and my windows xp recognized it, and installed the drivers when i installed windows xp. if you need drivers for xp, just register with microsoft, send them your hardware information, and install the driver off the update. )"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Collin

25 Feb 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"The sound.drv did not work in XP, and it didn't work by changing the extension to .inf. There is a driver that works at www.magic-pro.com.hk/driver/mb.htm scroll down to the VIA section and dowload the combo driver, it is an enhanced driver that works."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
John

23 Feb 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"XP doesn't seem to like the onboard Via sound. XP won't acknowledge the standard game port. Anyone have an idea please email me."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Mad

7 Feb 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Try viaarena.com -> drivers."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
www.CKM.ru

11 Jan 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Thanx! from www.ckm.ru"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
www.CKM.ru

11 Jan 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"=================================== Hey! Guys!! This is just a sound.drv file. But WinXP asks for .INF file to update!! And feel free to visit the Best russian BBS at www.CKM.ru ==================================="
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Lee B.

8 Jan 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This link will give you the full via ac97 drivers for all OS! www.asus.com/pub/asus/misc/audio/viawinx.zip"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
gio'

3 Jan 2003
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"how can I use this file DRV???"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
gaar

17 Dec 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"how does it work this (driver )"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
mike

14 Dec 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"drivers audio codecs can be found @ realtek.com known as ALC650 professional ac'97 audio codecs"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
.drv

28 Nov 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"mmm blx if you ask me"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
nuri

27 Nov 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"this drver does not work in win xp!please help me! (("
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
mustafa

7 Nov 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"thanks!!! I find me"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Nee

7 Nov 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This driver does not work I tried to change the ext. I need help it would be appreciated"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Fernando Higuera

5 Nov 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"thank to all.thank Fernando Higuera"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Andy Singletary

17 Oct 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This driver did not work as I got a message "no driver matching your hardware was found". Win XP says my current drivers are working but there is no sound."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Dan

29 Aug 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Driver is not a driver."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Debora Chantalle

13 Jun 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I'll be really happy if it works.Thanks to all of you guys...!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Kim Bassinger

21 May 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"This is a pathetic driver, that has just given me hassles non-stop... get a life!!!!Put something decent on here."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Primal

7 May 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I Love U !!! IT FINALLY WORKS I can't believe that a board can be released without the correct software!!!!"
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
David Thomas

23 Mar 2002
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Top Drawer K.v.d.Wal. Many thanks. Driver works perfectly for onboard AC97 on my GigabyteGA-7ZXE board in XP. Seucceeds in getting rid of scratchy noise in all .wav files. Just a quick note For manual installation, having downloaded the file, got to your command prompt and remane the file from sound.drv to sound.inf, and XP will pick it up. Thanx again."
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful:
Brad Oldham

26 Dec 2001
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"FINALLY! A driver that works with the AC97 integrated card in my A-BIT motherboard and Windows XP. I've been very ticked off about scratchy sound after extended computer use... but this patch seems to have resolved the problem. Thanks!"
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5 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
jeffin
Tested on Windows 2000 Professional
22 Sep 2006
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Its more good and helpful for all"
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Marco Antonio
Tested on Windows XP
16 Apr 2007
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"The archive has not a installer, only a file called driver.drv"
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
MIGUEL

5 Feb 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"No se descargo correctamente."
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
Ronaldo

31 Jan 2007
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"everthing all Right"
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
hjmac
Tested on Windows XP
12 Dec 2005
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"This is not a driver"
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5 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
daniel
Tested on Windows XP
28 Jan 2008
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"no tuve ningn problema y funciono perfectamente"
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Elmo
Tested on Windows XP
9 Mar 2009
(39 minutes after download)
 

Installation:  out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"Didn't work :(

But thanks Driversguide for at least giving me a chance !!!"

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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Pete
Tested on Windows XP
9 Nov 2008
(1 month after download)
 

Installation: 5 out of 5
Stability: 5 out of 5
Compatibility: 5 out of 5
 
"I have been downloading from Driversguide.com for years and lo-and-behold, I have never had any bad experiences from any driver I've downloaded...You guys Rock and Thanks from the bottom of my Heart...Pete"
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
lhndlr
Tested on Windows XP
30 Oct 2008
(6 minutes after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"it was okay , but it was not the one i needed..btw thanks."
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
Guillermo
Tested on Windows XP
21 Oct 2008
(2 weeks after download)
 

Installation: 4 out of 5
Stability: 4 out of 5
Compatibility: 4 out of 5
 
"Ok for XP, works fine."
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful:
john amriding
Tested on BeOS
2 Oct 2005
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability:  out of 5
Compatibility:  out of 5
 
"I was unable to download it even after installing power archiver."
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
Mariuxi
Tested on Windows XP
17 Oct 2007
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"No funcionan... aparecen errores..."
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4 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
PTJ
Tested on Windows XP
11 Jun 2007
 

Installation: 1 out of 5
Stability: 1 out of 5
Compatibility: 1 out of 5
 
"Very bad, no se descargo en s..."
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