Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version


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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17692
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       1 Week Ago #2471

    sunberg said: View Post
    6.0.1.8459 is available in MUC.
    Thank you. First post updated.
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  2.    1 Week Ago #2472

    Hey guys, any advice on how to roll back to an old version? I want to try the popular 8447 version, and I downloaded the
    "Windows 10 version 1803 and Later Servicing Drivers" 138,4 MB one from here Microsoft Update Catalog
    Tried to install with usual procedure, but it says "best drivers for your device are already installed". Also uninstalling the latest version, and try to install 8447 one, gives me same message.
    Maybe it's the wrong link? I have Win10 x64 version 1803, but I can see multiple downloads for 1803 version
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  3.    1 Week Ago #2473

    Siegfriedm said: View Post
    Hey guys, any advice on how to roll back to an old version? I want to try the popular 8447 version, and I downloaded the
    "Windows 10 version 1803 and Later Servicing Drivers" 138,4 MB one from here Microsoft Update Catalog
    Tried to install with usual procedure, but it says "best drivers for your device are already installed". Also uninstalling the latest version, and try to install 8447 one, gives me same message.
    Maybe it's the wrong link? I have Win10 x64 version 1803, but I can see multiple downloads for 1803 version
    It's real easy to roll back to a previous driver:
    Roll Back Driver to Previous Version in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials


    For 8447, try the 127.0 MB option:
    http://download.windowsupdate.com/c/...a0f307df67.cab
    Last edited by Brink; 1 Week Ago at 14:49. Reason: updated link for the same
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  4.    1 Week Ago #2474

    asturias7 said: View Post
    It's real easy to roll back to a previous driver:
    Roll Back Driver to Previous Version in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials


    For 8447, try the 127.0 MB option:
    http://download.windowsupdate.com/c/...a0f307df67.cab
    Yes, thanks. I know the roll back feature of Windows, but it restores a very old and generic release.
    I meant an actual "real" roll back to driver 8447. Windows keep not allow me to install 8447, even if I choose 127 MB option.
    It keep saying "best drivers for your device are already installed"
    No problems to install 8454 and 8459. Odd
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       1 Week Ago #2475

    Siegfriedm said: View Post
    Yes, thanks. I know the roll back feature of Windows, but it restores a very old and generic release.
    I meant an actual "real" roll back to driver 8447. Windows keep not allow me to install 8447, even if I choose 127 MB option.
    It keep saying "best drivers for your device are already installed"
    No problems to install 8454 and 8459. Odd
    You need to delete the Realtek drivers from the driverstore.

    To do that follow these steps:

    1. To take a list of all drivers and find the driver you want to change. From the list make a note of the oemxx.inf filenames of the installed Realtek drivers. You might have two drivers: The current driver and the one you can rollback to. They both exist in the driverstore.
    From an elevated command prompt run the command:
    Code:
    pnputil /enum-drivers

    2. Backup the installed Realtek drivers, where XX=the driver numbers of the Realtek drivers from step 1.
    First, create a folder for each of the installed Realtek drivers, (if you have more than one, the current and the one to rollback to) found in step 1.
    Run the command for each of the drivers in the driverstore. (run it once or twice, depending on the number of drivers you currently have)
    Code:
    pnputil /export-driver oemXX.inf <Realtek Backup folder>
    example: If the current driver is oem12.inf and the backup folder you created is in your desktop the folder RTLBackup1, the command should be:
    pnputil /export-driver oem12.inf %userprofile\Desktop\RTLBackup1

    3. Remove the drivers, where XX=the driver numbers of the Realtek drivers from step 1 (run it once or twice depending on the number of drivers you currently have)
    Code:
    pnputil /delete-driver oemXX.inf /force

    4. Go to Device Manager, find the Realtek Audio device and install the driver you want, by selecting Update driver and selecting to get the driver from your PC, in the folder where you have unpacked the cab file from Microsoft Update Catalog.


    5. When done, and everything is according to what you want, you can delete the driver backup folders you created in step 2

    EDIT: Alternatively as @DooGie suggested you can use DriverStore Explorer [RAPR], a free third party application to do the same thing, in a GUI.
    Last edited by ddelo; 1 Week Ago at 06:31.
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  6.    1 Week Ago #2476

    @ddelo Thank you. Very helpful
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  7. Posts : 410
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       1 Week Ago #2477

    Siegfriedm said: View Post
    @ddelo Thank you. Very helpful
    You're very welcome!
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  •    1 Week Ago #2478

    khanmein said: View Post
    .8459 not too shabby.
    Yep!!! It's even the best ever for me.
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 107686.1003
       1 Week Ago #2479

    Ok, so I have had a set of Klipsch surround speaker with the pod controller hooked up before and they all worked.
    Sadly the pod went bad and the cost wasn't worth it.
    I've got several sets of speakers from previous computers "I never get rid of some stuff" and I've tried and tried to get the sound out of at least the front and rears with many audio programs. They never work.
    I can reassign the jacks in a variety of ways, I can get sound from all speakers in the windows test, but not from any other software.

    I had the 6.0.1.8454 and am updating to the .8459, but this will be the 3rd or 4th driver update in the past week or so.
    If this doesn't work, any ideas as to why the sound test works, but no players do? WMP, iTunes, VLC, even in a youtube video, only sound from front set.

    They are all logitech the current front set has it's own sub, I've tried every possible way to connect them, front jacks, rear jacks, and always the same result.

    I saw a really nice pair of Altec Lansing surrounds recently at $58 for 250W, but I won't spend the time and effort if I cant get these simple ones to work as they should.
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  • Posts : 5
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit 107686.1003
       1 Week Ago #2480

    One other item to mention, when I try to download the realtek audio control program from the microsoft store, it give me an error Code: 0x803FB005
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