Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

  1.    02 Feb 2017 #2031

    Version 6.0.1.8045 has been released in the Microsoft Update Catalog

    Sound quality seems great so far.
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 16362
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       02 Feb 2017 #2032

    Thank you TeeJay. First post updated.
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    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       02 Feb 2017 #2033

    installed v6.0.1.8045 (cab file)
    working ok
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  4.    02 Feb 2017 #2034

    TeeJay3800 said: View Post
    Version 6.0.1.8045 has been released in the Microsoft Update Catalog

    Sound quality seems great so far.
    Thanks!
    Just installed, sounds very good on my system.
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  5.    03 Feb 2017 #2035

    Update problem


    I solved my issue as i said few pages back but...few days ago windows installed some updates during night and when i got back home sound was gone, so i had to reinstall the 2.79 driver again so that it can work again
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    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.608)
       03 Feb 2017 #2036

    Most probably the newer driver installed with Windows Update is not fully compatible with your card. Use the show/hide tool to hide the audio driver update and prevent it from installing automatically again. A new driver doesn't necessarily support all models. If the file becomes too large they could deliberately left out some older models to keep the file small. That explains why a newer driver doesn't always work for all audio cards.
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    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       03 Feb 2017 #2037

    spapakons said: View Post
    ... Use the show/hide tool to hide the audio driver update and prevent it from installing automatically again...
    Hello, could you detail how yo do this, I do not understand what you mean by "Use the show/hide tool"
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  8.    03 Feb 2017 #2038

    D4ni3l said: View Post
    Hello, could you detail how yo do this, I do not understand what you mean by "Use the show/hide tool"
    I believe he is referring to the tool provided here. Read this, you'll see the download further down:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/...-in-windows-10
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  9. Posts : 2,303
    Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 1706 (CU build 15063.608)
       04 Feb 2017 #2039

    Yes, exactly. I have seen a couple of old computers that have an onboard Realtek AC'97 (not HD) card and it is a known issue that latest driver causes a BSOD. The only way to make the card work in Windows 10 and avoid installing another card is to force-install some specific drivers (read respective thread). To avoid Windows Update reinstalling the problematic driver and causing a BSOD you must use the Show/Hide tool. As long as you hide a specific update and there is no newer update that replaces it, problem solved! I guarantee it!
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  10. Posts : 117
    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       04 Feb 2017 #2040

    ok, understood, thanks for the reply
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