Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version


  1. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       4 Weeks Ago #2581

    Hello again!

    After a few months I thought I would give patch 1803 another chance to see if they've fixed my Realtek Virtual Surround issue.

    My current problem is the following:

    I've downloaded the realtek driver 6.0.1.8475 from the first post and when I try to set my connected device to a headphone the Realtek HD Audio audio manager does not save my change and gives me the following error: "This device type is not supported!"

    I'm using a HyperX Cloud headset connected to the motherboard directly and in older drivers I can select headphone without any issues.
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  2. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       4 Weeks Ago #2582

    I can't comprehend the fact that an intel SST driver that doesn't work with the majority of the Realtek HD Audio Codecs has been stickied on the first post.
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  3.    4 Weeks Ago #2583

    I downloaded driver version 6.0.1.8475, but it didn't seem to solve my problem with the audio playing at a higher volume than my settings. It seems to be the same exact problem people were having in the link below, but this is a pretty old topic so I don't understand why it would still be happening to me, even with the latest Realtek driver:
    Audio louder than usual until volume is changed - Windows 10 Forums

    I also can't get Realtek Audio Control, because it says it can't install it whenever I try to do it. Is there another way I could install/download it?
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  4. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       4 Weeks Ago #2584

    That's because this driver is meant for certain Realtek Onboard Audio that can be found on intel motherboards featuring "SST" or Smart Sound Technology. The driver you should be looking for is 6.0.1.8470.
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  5.    4 Weeks Ago #2585

    akenar said: View Post
    I downloaded driver version 6.0.1.8475, but it didn't seem to solve my problem with the audio playing at a higher volume than my settings. It seems to be the same exact problem people were having in the link below, but this is a pretty old topic so I don't understand why it would still be happening to me, even with the latest Realtek driver:
    Audio louder than usual until volume is changed - Windows 10 Forums

    I also can't get Realtek Audio Control, because it says it can't install it whenever I try to do it. Is there another way I could install/download it?
    You mean the Realtek HD Audio Manager? You should be able to get it with this base driver from Realtek's website:
    Realtek
    I'm presuming you have a 64-bit system? So you'd choose the second option in bold blue, by clicking on Global to the right. See if you get the Audio Control/Manager back. If you do, keep that and you can now update via Device Manager to the latest version that works best for your system.
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  6.    4 Weeks Ago #2586

    6.0.1.8485 is even better.
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  7. Posts : 10
    Windows 10 Professional x64
       4 Weeks Ago #2587

    khanmein said: View Post
    6.0.1.8485 is even better.
    How do you determine that driver version A is better than driver version B? Just curious.

    Do you compare stuff like CPU overhead, or do they produce subjectively better sound?
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  8.    4 Weeks Ago #2588

    Hey guys im having trouble installing the lastest audio update via the cab. I've tried both methods via context menu and command prompt, first one shows error 2 can't find the specified file. 2nd method shows error 87 No packages were found that require processing. Any ideas how to solve this ? Thanks.
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  9.    4 Weeks Ago #2589

    unglapungla said: View Post
    Hey guys im having trouble installing the lastest audio update via the cab. I've tried both methods via context menu and command prompt, first one shows error 2 can't find the specified file. 2nd method shows error 87 No packages were found that require processing. Any ideas how to solve this ? Thanks.
    It's been asked a million times, and it's on the first page of this thread:
    Install CAB file in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
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  10.    4 Weeks Ago #2590

    asturias7 said: View Post
    It's been asked a million times, and it's on the first page of this thread:
    Install CAB file in Windows 10 | Windows 10 Tutorials
    I've tried the method the listed method, it says the best drivers for your device are already installed...
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