Realtek HD Audio Codec Driver 2.72 for Windows 2000/XP

November 8, 2013
WDM_R272.exe
31.1 MB
Windows 2000/XP
3,948
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Install Instructions:

  • Setup Driver for the first time
    • Windows 2000, XP:
      • Step 1. Before installing the Realtek High Definition Audio Driver, Press the [Cancel] button if Windows detect the Multimedia Audio device.
      • Step 2. Run the setup.exe program to start the installation.
      • Step 3. Click on [Next] to continue the procedure. If the screen resolution is lower than 1024*768,press [Yes] to continue the installation. If the Windows popup "Digital Signature Not Found" message, press [Yes] to continue the installation.
      • Step 4. Finally, select to restart the system and press [Finish] to complete the installation.
    • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8:
      • Step 1. Run the setup.exe program to start the installation.
      • Step 2. Click on [Next] to continue the procedure. If the screen resolution is lower than 1024*768,press [Yes] to continue the installation. If the Windows popup "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software" message, press "Install this driver software anyway" to continue the installation.
      • Step 3. Finally, select to restart the system and press [Finish] to complete the installation.

Updating Driver:

  • Windows 2000, XP
    • Step 1. Follow Step 2,3,4 described in [Setup at first time] above to complete the procedure.
  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8:
    • Step 1. Run setup.exe, it will remove the original driver in your system.
    • Step 2. Click "Next" to remove the original audio driver in your system.
    • Step 3. Once after the original driver removed , reboot the computer.
    • Step 4. It will install audio driver automatically after computer restarted.

Removing Driver:

  • Windows 2000 , XP
    • Step 1. Go to Start\Settings\Control Panel.
    • Step 2. Select [Add or Remove Programs] icon.
    • Step 3. Select "Realtek High Definition Audio Driver" and press [Remove] button.
    • Step 4. Click on [Yes] to finish the uninstallation.
    • Step 5. At the end of the procedure, select to restart the system and press [Finish] to complete the uninstallation.
  • Windows Vista, Windows 7:
    • Step 1. Go to Start\Settings\Control Panel.
    • Step 2. Select [Programs] icon.
    • Step 3. Select [Programs and Features] icon.
    • Step 4. Select "Realtek High Definition Audio Driver" and press [uninstall] button.
    • Step 5. Click on [Yes] to finish the uninstallation.
    • Step 6. At the end of the procedure, select to restart the system and press [Finish] to complete the uninstallation.
  • Windows 8:
    • Step 1. Go to Apps.
    • Step 2. Select "Control Panel" in "Windows System"
    • Step 3. Select [Programs and Features] icon.
    • Step 4. Select "Realtek High Definition Audio Driver" and press [uninstall] button.
    • Step 5. Click on [Yes] to finish the uninstallation.
    • Step 6. At the end of the procedure, select to restart the system and press [Finish] to complete the uninstallation.

Supported Products:

  • 2-Channel
    • ALC260
    • ALC262
    • ALC268
    • ALC269
    • ALC272
    • ALC231
  • 6-Channel
    • ALC662
    • ALC663
    • ALC665
  • 8-Channel
    • ALC861
    • ALC880 Series
    • ALC882
    • ALC883
    • ALC888T
    • ALC861-VD-GR
    • ALC888
    • ALC885
    • ALC888S
    • ALC888S-VC
    • ALC889
    • ALC892
    • ALC888S-VD
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