Windows 10: (Intel HD Audio) Device cannot be started (Code 10) on iMac Win 10 Pro

  1.    05 Jun 2016 #1

    (Intel HD Audio) Device cannot be started (Code 10) on iMac Win 10 Pro

    Hi all,

    i did a clean Win 10 Pro install on my iMac 21,5" Mid 2011 and on my Macbook Air (no Bootcamp, no Mac OSX) and on both Computers, i get no Sound from the (Intel?) High Definition Audio Controller "PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_1C20&SUBSYS_72708086&REV_05" with the Device-Manager saying "Das Gerät kann nicht gestartet werden. (Code 10)", while another (assuming) HDMI-High Definition Audio Controller "PCI\VEN_1002&DEV_AA90&SUBSYS_AA90106B&REV_00" installs without any Problem, but this is unusable for me, as it seems to be for Thunderbold AV-Output only.

    The same (Intel) Audio-Interface was working on Win 7 on both iMac and Macbook without any problem, and even now, after Reseting the SMC/EFI of my iMac, i get a loud Apple welcome-sound after switching on the Computer. So the Hardware is still ok. The Problem seems to be a Driver-Interoperability-Issue with Win 10.

    What a don't know, if the Intel HD Audio did work after the Upgrade-Install from Win 7 to Win 10 before the Clean Install. I assume it was working but i don't remeber for sure.

    All other Drivers of my iMac under Win 10 (incl. Apple drivers derived from the mos recent Bootcamp ZIP) seem to work, despite the integrated Intel HD Graphics "PCI\VEN_8086&DEV_0102&SUBSYS_20108086&REV_09"
    "Die Treiber für dieses Gerät wurden nicht installiert. (Code 28)" which i had to deactivate and exclude from Windows Driver Update, as it was reproducable forcing my iMac down to a BSOD. As i don't use the Thunderbold Graphics for external Displays, i don't need the Intel Graphics, while the AMD Graphics for the Build-In Display work fine.

    Can anybody help me with a hint how to continue to get the Intel HD Audio working again? I also tried the Realtek Driver, but it doesnt seem to work.

    Thanks & regards,
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