System manufacturers and motherboard vendors customize audio hardware and software and therefore, to ensure optimal sound quality and compatibility, we strongly recommend you to obtain the system-validated and certified audio drivers directly from your system manufacturer or motherboard manufacturer. If you use audio drivers provided on this website and you experience a difficulty, we recommend that you uninstall them and instead use the latest drivers supplied by your motherboard or system manufacturer. This driver supports DOS sound for VT82C686A/VT82C686B/VT8231 only.

Supported OS:

  • Windows 98
  • Windows 98SE
  • Windows 95
  • Windows XP 32-bit
  • Windows XP 64-Bit
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows ME
  • Windows NT
  • Windows Vista 32-Bit
  • Windows Vista 64-Bit
  • Windows Server 2003 x64

Supported Products:

  • VIA AC97 codec incorporated into VT82C686A South Bridge (VT82C686A)
  • VIA AC97 codec incorporated into VT82C686B South Bridge (VT82C686B)
  • VIA AC97 codecs incorporated into VT8233, VT8233A, VT8233C, VT8235 and VT8237 South Bridges (VT1612A VT8233/A/C VT8233/VT8233A/VT8233B/VT8235/VT8237 VT8235 VT8235CE VT8237)
  • VIA Six-TRAC (VT1616 Codec)
  • VIA Vinyl Eight-TRAC (VT1617 Codec)
  • VIA AC97 codec incorporated into VT8231 South Bridge (VT8231)
  • VIA VT1612A audio codec (VT1612A)

Special note: VIA advises that where possible, users should install onboard sound drivers provided by their motherboard manufacturer in preference to the audio drivers below.

Previous Versions (click to download):

VIA Vinyl Stylus Audio Driver 580c