Download Realtek HD Audio Codec Driver 2.80 for Windows Vista/7/8/10. Windows 2000, XP: Step 1. Before installing the Realtek High Definition Audio Driver, Press the [Cancel] button if Windows detect the Multimedia Audio device. Windows 7, Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8, Windows 8 64 bit, Windows NT. Description: This package provides the driver for the Realtek High-Definition (HD) Audio in supported notebook models that are running a supported operating system.
• You will need to have cookies enabled, check the accept box, click Next, and click on the High Definition Audio Codecs (Software) link before it will take you to the actual Realtek HD audio driver download page. • You can download a ZIP version or the EXE version of the driver. • When the driver installation is complete, you will need to set your audio settings again in the Realtek HD Audio Manager in the Control Panel (Classic View). • Some OEM computers will have a custom version of the Realtek HD Audio Manager with the OEM manufacturer's name included instead.
For example it may be named ' Acer [Realtek] HD Audio Manager' instead for the OEM Acer. Computer Type: PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number: Dell Optiplex 7040 @3. My Book Essential Windows 10 Driver. 40GB OS: Windows 10 x64 v1703 CPU: 6th Generation Intel i7-6700 Memory: 1 x 8GB DDR4 2133MHz Graphics Card: Onboard Intel HD Graphics 530 Sound Card: Onboard Realtek Monitor(s) Displays: Samsung 32UNJ6300 Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080 Keyboard: Logitech MK710 Mouse: Logitech M705 Hard Drives: 500GB SSD >450MB Recovery >100MB EFI >128GB Windows C: >160GB Personal Data F: >188GB Media GB G: Internet Speed: 50Mbps Browser: Chrome - typically Antivirus: Norton Security. I have noticed that the INF file (applicable to my motherboard audio codec) in the 8023 driver package has this comment written at the top:; X-Fi MB3 Hardware ID locking X-Fi obviously refers to Creative hardware but what's Hardware ID locking all about? I realise the official recommendation for this problem would be to only install drivers supplied by the motherboard maker but this is the first time I've had compatibility issues with a new Realtek driver. I'd love to get to the bottom of these recent driver changes. Anyone with any insight or ideas?I found 7 INFs commented with Hardware ID Locking including (not the complete list).
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