Realtek AC97 Audio Driver Download

RealTek Drivers

The AC97 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 "wdm_a343.exe" is rated (4 out of 5 stars) based on 112 downloads and 9 reviews. It is compatible with PCs running Windows XP, among other operating systems. The total disk space used for this update is 5.1 MB.

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Supported Models

Realtek AC'97 Audio

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

Realtek AC97 Audio

Realtek AC97 Audio for VIA (R) Audio Controller



Supported Operating Systems

Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 2000, Windows NT4, Windows NT3.51, Windows ME, Windows 98SE, Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows 3.1

File Name

Versions (2003-04-24) via .inf

Uploaded By

DriverGuide (DG Staff Member) on 9-Sep-2003

How to Update Realtek AC97 Audio Device Drivers

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Realtek 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 Realtek 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 RealTek 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 RealTek website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

  1. Open a tool called Device Manager.

  2. Use Device Manager to put the new driver on your computer.

  3. Turn your computer off.

  4. Turn your computer back on.

Now your new driver is ready!

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
wdm/layout.bin 422 bytes 10 Apr 2003
wdm/ALCUPD.EXE 208.9 KB 4 Apr 2003
wdm/Setup.ini 2.1 KB 3 Apr 2002
wdm/README.TXT 11.3 KB 5 May 2003
wdm/ALCXDEV.EXE 31.3 KB 6 Dec 2002
wdm/wdm/alcxwdm.sys 730.1 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/crlds3d.dll 766.0 KB 21 Nov 2002
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm8.inf 21.1 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/ALSndMgr.cpl 6.8 MB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/alsndmgr.wav 141.0 KB 5 Feb 2002
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm7.inf 20.4 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm1.inf 50.2 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm6.inf 26.1 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm5.inf 20.6 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm0.inf 42.8 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm10.inf 34.7 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm.inf 23.5 KB 6 May 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm3.inf 21.3 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm2.inf 45.9 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/ 204.8 KB 2 May 2003
wdm/wdm/SoundMan.exe 54.8 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm11.inf 21.2 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/Alcxwdm4.inf 28.7 KB 24 Apr 2003
wdm/wdm/audio3d.dll 720.9 KB 27 Aug 2002
wdm/ALCCHKID.EXE 110.6 KB 6 Dec 2002
wdm/Setup.exe 139.3 KB 10 Jan 2000
wdm/ikernel.ex_ 258.5 KB 31 Dec 1999
wdm/ALCRMV9X.EXE 127.0 KB 6 Dec 2002
wdm/SetCDfmt.exe 23.6 KB 3 Dec 2001
wdm/ 905.6 KB 10 Apr 2003
wdm/ALCRMV.EXE 135.2 KB 8 Apr 2003
wdm/ 512 bytes 10 Apr 2003
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