Realtek AC 97 Audio Driver Outdated

By Ricky1
Jun 22, 2014
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  1. The current driver for my Realtek AC 97 Audio card in my computer is version dated 6/19/2003. I am experiencing some sound quality issues. Is it safe for me to replace the old driver with your Realtek AC 97 ALC650 Audio CODECs Driver A4.06 for Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003 (32/64 bits)? My computer is an emachines using the home edition (32 bits) of Windows XP.
  2. LookinAround

    LookinAround Ex Tech Spotter Posts: 8,398   +177

    Create a System Restore point first (always good to be safe)

    But, yea, should be fine to install A4.06

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