Windows 10: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version [archive]

  1.    07 Oct 2015 #321

    Hi,

    I apologize if this is the wrong place to post, but after reading the last 10 pages of this thread I think you guys may be able to directly answer my question:

    Why does DTS 5.1 surround sound not work with windows 10?
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    I am forced to use only 2 channels. I even tried downloading the latest audio driver for my motherboard from the ASUS website and nothing changed.
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  2.    08 Oct 2015 #322

    Updates is trying to give me the latest Realtek Audio drivers, but I dont want it. Already have soundcard (SBZ). Disabled onboard audio in the bios and all audio devices other than my SBZ in device manager, yet still getting the realtek driver update. Anyway to stop it?
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  3.    08 Oct 2015 #323

    blued said: View Post
    Updates is trying to give me the latest Realtek Audio drivers, but I dont want it. Already have soundcard (SBZ). Disabled onboard audio in the bios and all audio devices other than my SBZ in device manager, yet still getting the realtek driver update. Anyway to stop it?
    Are you sure it's for audio, most MBs with Realtek sound have also network chip of same make ?
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  4. Posts : 91
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       08 Oct 2015 #324

    I have updated every driver posted in this thread and I see no improvement in quality of sound, the GUI or anything. MSI's latest driver is 6.0.1.7599.
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  5.    08 Oct 2015 #325

    CountMike said: View Post
    Are you sure it's for audio, most MBs with Realtek sound have also network chip of same make ?
    Yep, its for audio. Initially my onboard audio was enabled in bios, so was understandable to get the audio driver in update. After disabling it in bios, the update prompt stopped for a day or so but reappeared again today. I wonder if it left some script or instruction to continue offering the update after initial detection of the realtek audio device.
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  6. Posts : 13
    Windows 10 Pro x64
       08 Oct 2015 #326

    Ocman76 said: View Post
    Why does DTS 5.1 surround sound not work with windows 10?
    It's a Windows problem, Microsoft is testing the fix internally to release to Insider users. So, you can wait it to be fixed soon.

    You can accompany better on these forums:

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/insider/forum/insider_wintp-insider_devices/realtek-audio-on-10041-no-dts-interactive/999099d4-d66e-4a88-be6a-fcfbbd073f3d?page=14


    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/i...eplies&page=22

    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/w...=1439202351209
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  7. Posts : 3,338
    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1709
       08 Oct 2015 #327

    It's getting a bit unreal now.
    Realtek today released yet another new WHQL driver, version 7628.

    ftp://ftp3.realtek.com.tw/Realtek/Ge..._Win7_WHQL.zip

    username : spcust
    password : hwwk758z
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  8. Posts : 164
    Windows 7 Home Premium x64
       08 Oct 2015 #328

    And there's a v7628 WHQL from Microsoft Update Catalog as well (4 entries of 7628 from there)
    there's also a v7632 from MS Update Catalog but Microsoft goofed up on that one as the download link that reveals the 20784743.cab file download actually contains v7606 instead (do NOT link to 7632 Brink or you will be very sorry! Just link to v7628 instead as Microsoft got the v7628 packages correct but NOT the one for v7632 which MS packaged the 'wrong' version of the driver files)

    and here are the v7628 links for 32bit & 64bit non-IE users.
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  9. Posts : 3,338
    Wndows 10 x64 Home version 1709
       08 Oct 2015 #329

    As Almighty1 posted earlier in this thread.

    I really wish Realtek would include a changelog for all these releases.
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  10. Posts : 1,031
    Windows XP/7/8/8.1/10, Linux, Android, FreeBSD Unix
       08 Oct 2015 #330

    blued said: View Post
    Updates is trying to give me the latest Realtek Audio drivers, but I dont want it. Already have soundcard (SBZ). Disabled onboard audio in the bios and all audio devices other than my SBZ in device manager, yet still getting the realtek driver update. Anyway to stop it?
    I had that problem after doing the last Windows Cumulative update when I tried to update the drivers. I tried running the setup.exe from the latest downloaded drivers, it reboots except the installer never came back after reboot because Windows is updating the driver on it's own back to the July 2015 drivers. What I had to do that worked was right click start menu -> Program and Features and then uninstalled Realtek Audio drivers, do not reboot and then ran the setup.exe from the downloaded drivers and then reboot and it worked. Then I installed 7625 running setup.exe which uninstalled, reboot and the installer came up like normal.
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