NEW Realtek HD Audio Drivers Ready for Download

Problems with your Realtek HD audio device? That's not really surprising. When you upgrade or downgrade your Windows® system, when you plug or unplug devices on your computer, or when your PC gets infected with spyware or a virus... there's a big chance your Realtek audio drivers get damaged in the process.

And even if your Realtek audio device drivers are not corrupt, it's recommended to update Realtek audio drivers to their LATEST versions so you don't lose out on product features and upgrades your PC manufacturer has specifically released via their drivers.

To find the latest matching Realtek HD audio driver downloads for your sound device, use award-winning DriverFinder.

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2. Click Run (if you're using Internet Explorer).
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4. Double-click dfsetup.exe to install.
5. Click Start Scan in DriverFinder to check for new drivers.
6. Register for the full feature version.
7. Download and install the latest Realtek audio drivers recommended!

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Old Drivers = Sound Problems

  • "No Audio Output Device
    Installed" Errors
  • Low Volume Audio Playback
  • No Sound on YouTube or Other
  • No Recording Device
  • Sound Quality is Bad
  • Windows Media Player Errors
  • Video But No Audio


New Drivers = Great Sound

  • Hear Crystal-Clear Audio
  • Speakers and Microphone Work
  • No More Audio Device Errors
  • Perfect Surround Sound Quality
  • Best Audio Performance in Games
  • DVD/CD Playing with Full Sound
  • Eliminates Audio Error Messages
  • Maximum Sound Volume Support
  • All Features of Your Sound
    Card Supported
  • HDMI Audio to TV Working


A PC with no audio definitely sucks. It’s just one of those things that need to be fixed right away because without sound, it seems that your PC is not complete.

There are various reasons as to why there is ‘no audio’ coming from your PC and here are a few of them.

  • Your audio settings are accidentally set to ‘low’ or ‘mute’.
  • Your computer is using the wrong audio device.
  • Your missing an audio driver †.
  • The installed audio driver † is outdated, damaged or corrupt.
  • The installed audio driver † does not match your system. (Mismatched drivers can be something like having a Realtek audio driver when your sound card is from SoundMAX, or having a Windows XP audio driver when your operating system is Windows 7.)

† An audio driver is a piece of software that enables your audio devices (e.g., speakers, microphone, headset, etc.) to communicate with your computer.

Based on the most common ‘no sound’ causes indicated on the previous tab, here are some of the most common ‘no audio’ fixes.

  • Check your audio settings (Windows XP and lower). Access the Windows Control Panel and then click Sound and Audio Devices. Under Device volume, ensure that the Mute option is clear or unchecked. Also, check that the volume icon slider is not set to Low. Ideally, this should be at the middle or closer to High on the slider.
    Volume Mixer
  • Check your audio settings (Windows Vista & 7). Click the speaker icon on the tray and click Open Volume Mixer. Ensure that none of the options presented are on Mute. Slide the arrow higher until you achieve your preferred Volume settings.
  • Check that your computer is using the RIGHT audio device (Windows XP and lower). Access the Windows Control Panel and then click Sound and Audio Devices. Select the Audio tab. Under Sound playback, ensure that the correct audio device output is selected. Click Advanced under Sound playback and check that your speaker setup is configured properly for the speakers that you have. Click OK.
  • Check that your computer is using the RIGHT audio device (Windows Vista/7). ). Click the speaker icon on the tray and click Sounds. Select your sound device and then click Configure. Perform the suggested audio tests.
    Speaker Setup
  • Update your audio driver to the latest version. (See next tab for instructions.)

Option 1. Manually find, download and install audio drivers.

  • From the Windows Start menu, click Run.
  • Type dxdiag, and then click OK.
  • Select the Sound tab.
  • In the Device section, write down the name of the installed audio device. In the Drivers section, write down the manufacturer of the device.
  • Click Exit.
  • Go to the hardware manufacturer’s site (e.g., Realtek, SONY, SoundMAX, etc.) to locate new drivers for your PC’s brand and model.
  • Download the required audio driver.
  • Un-pack or un-zip the new audio driver.
  • Manually install the sound driver. ††

† The steps outlined above are for Windows XP, for other OS versions, pls. visit Microsoft’s website.
†† Need help unzipping or extracting driver files? Use the free tool called 7-Zip!

Option 2. Auto-update, download and install audio drivers.

  • Download DriverFinder and run the free driver scan.
  • Check the recommended new audio drivers for your PC.
  • Register for the full version and then click Download to download the new sound driver.
  • After downloading, click Install or Open to install the new audio driver on your PC.
  1. Download and install drivers using DriverFinder:
  2. How to troubleshoot general sound issues.
  3. Microsoft KB888111 on installing the Universal Audio Architecture (UAA) High Definition Audio class driver for XP.

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