Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version


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       1 Week Ago #2051

    alkaufmann said: View Post
    If you are going to provide a link at least provide one that works and does not want you install a bunch of useless other stuff.
    I DO NOT post links with spam, viruses, etc. If you don't want to download it, don't.
    I simply uploaded a version that was passed on to me by a tech.
    If you have spyware, etc on your PC, that's your problem.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2052

    has anyone ever determined what exactly causes the change in name between realtek high definition audio, and realtek audio?

    i download drivers from here whenever they are updated. sometimes they show under device manager under one name, sometimes under the other....is there an actual difference in performance and if so how do I determine which im getting before actually installing the driver?
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       1 Week Ago #2053

    billneftleberg said: View Post
    has anyone ever determined what exactly causes the change in name between realtek high definition audio, and realtek audio?

    i download drivers from here whenever they are updated. sometimes they show under device manager under one name, sometimes under the other....is there an actual difference in performance and if so how do I determine which im getting before actually installing the driver?
    There's a name change?
    Whenever I download a .cab file and then extract its contents to a folder in order to update my driver via Device Manager, I always name it “Realtek HD Audio v6.0.1.80xx”... I always thought that Realtek HD Audio is/was Realtek HD Audio.
    Please explain further. Thanks.
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  4.    1 Week Ago #2054

    asturias7 said: View Post
    There's a name change?
    Whenever I download a .cab file and then extract its contents to a folder in order to update my driver via Device Manager, I always name it “Realtek HD Audio v6.0.1.80xx”... I always thought that Realtek HD Audio is/was Realtek HD Audio.
    Please explain further. Thanks.
    under sound and audio controllers under device manager, sometimes it switches from "realtek high definition audio" to "realtek audio".I never know beforehand which it will show up as....there is no appreciable sound difference as far as I can tell, but the naming under device manager definitely does change from time to time......i just dont know why

    when i install a cab file i dont rename anything, I just extract it to an empty desktop folder and point device manager to that folder to install. so the name change comes directly from realtek.
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       1 Week Ago #2055

    billneftleberg said: View Post
    under sound and audio controllers under device manager, sometimes it switches from "realtek high definition audio" to "realtek audio".I never know beforehand which it will show up as....there is no appreciable sound difference as far as I can tell, but the naming under device manager definitely does change from time to time......i just dont know why

    when i install a cab file i dont rename anything, I just extract it to an empty desktop folder and point device manager to that folder to install. so the name change comes directly from realtek.
    I don't know what to say...
    I always see the same thing...
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  6.    1 Week Ago #2056

    asturias7 said: View Post
    I don't know what to say...
    I always see the same thing...
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    heres mine:
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    but other times when update i'll see what yours says with a second line fir my monitors nvidia high definition audio output
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       1 Week Ago #2057

    billneftleberg said: View Post
    heres mine:
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    but other times when update i'll see what yours says with a second line fir my monitors nvidia high definition audio output
    Is that NVIDIA HD Audio factory. meaning it came installed on your PC when you bought it?
    It seems strange to me that it changes name after certain updates.
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  8.    1 Week Ago #2058

    Last time when I uninstalled drivers, windows installed "HD Audio" drivers. After updating drivers to official 0008-64bit_Win7_Win8_Win81_Win10_R281 it is shown as "Realtek High definition Audio".
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       1 Week Ago #2059

    Odd. Name only comes from one place I can determine. Right from the device description.

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  10.    1 Week Ago #2060

    f14tomcat said: View Post
    Odd. Name only comes from one place I can determine. Right from the device description.

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    And that comes from .INF file probably.
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