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Realtek audio AC 97 5.1 on Windows 7: Terrible subwoofer quality

I have a media center PC with on-board Realtek AC97 Audio. I have been using Windows XP for a couple of years with great audio quality. I just upgraded this PC with Windows 7 and installed the latest ...
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Realtek ALC1150: Drivers and 5.1 audio configurations

I just bought an Asus Z87-Pro motherboard with Realtek ALC 1150 HD audio onboard. Since nVidia nForce4 chipset drivers I didn't found any valid audio driver that allows me to manage 5.1 sound sources. ...
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Bluetooth radio device is not available

I reinstalled my Windows 7 operating system, and have since been unable to detect my Logitech m555b bluetooth mouse. Here is some info about my system: I have have a working connection with a ...
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I can play “test” sounds, but no other audio works

I'm running Windows XP, and last night my PC was infected by a frustrating virus (one of those viruses that won't let you open virus checkers, etc). I finally killed it 2 hours later, but it involved ...
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How to stop System Interrupts from eating up CPU

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N x64 on my Toshiba Satellite L505D-S5965 and there is a processes in Task Manager that is eating up my CPU. It's called System Interrupts and it takes up 1%-29% of CPU Power ...
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How to separate volume level for front and rear panels and yet keep single sound device?

I have realtek HD Audio, and I'm pretty satisfied with its settings — my main speakers are connected to the rear panel and whenever I turn headphones in on the front panel, the former go silent and I ...
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Realtek PCI network card not functioning on Linux

I have two Realtek Ethernet devices on my Linux (CentOS) machine. The onboard interface is detected but the other one is not. In the below lspci output first one is working. [root@compute ~]# lspci | ...
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Eth0 missing on Linux 3.18.8 with onboard Realtek card

Ethernet is completely gone on a Laptop with Linux Mint Cinnamon 64 and Kernel 3.18.8. I have installed the realtek driver from their website, but that is not solving the issue. ifconfig -a only ...
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My internet speed wont run at 1.0 Gbps on my Realtek PCIe Family Controller

I have an asus Gigabit Router and a gigabit NIC (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) witch is running at 100Mbps rather than 1000Mbps (1.0 Gbps). When I use an old laptop on the same Ethernet ...
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Plugging in headphones does not mute speakers

My speakers are working even when I plug in my headphone to the front jacks. So I hear sounds from both headphones and speakers. This is quite annoying. How could I fix this? What could cause this ...
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Windows 8 . Headphones detected but no sound

I have a big problem with sound on my computer. I have Realtek High definition Audio sound and it is not working ok. Here is the situation: On device manager I can see (under Audio inputs and outputs) ...
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Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller issue

As of today I've ran into this problem on my desktop in which I cant access the internet, it allows me to go on steam and be online but it doesn't fully load the profile pictures and such when im in ...
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Find the Realtek ALC number of my audio card?

I'm on windows, don't really wanna get into Linux but will if I have to. I need to find the ALC number of my audio card in my laptop. It's for finding a driver for my OSx86, and I need to know the ALC ...
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How to up TX-Power in Windows 8.1

I have Windows 8.1 Pro N with a Realtek RTL8187SE 802.11b/g Internal Driver and I saw this page and I wondered if this was possible in Windows 8.1. If this isn't possible, is there any other way?
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How to stop windows from auto-switch to external mic in combo-jack - windows 7 - Acer Aspire 5750

I have an internal mic, and a mic in my headphones which uses one and the same jack for both headphones and mic (combo jack). When I plug in the headphones, windows automatically switches to also use ...
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Sony Vaio: Windows 7 BSOD after installing sound drivers

I have a Sony Laptop with Windows 7 installed. There is no sound working on it at the moment. I've tried to install Realtek HD drivers. After they install, laptop reboots and I get BSOD and a message ...
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Can not get 5.1 sound over S/PDIF to my Onkyo anymore

I was reading for days now to find a solution for my problem but i didnt found one. I set up my computer new and installed windows 7 64bit again. Before that everything went fine. But right now I am ...
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opening socket to google hangs on SYN_SENT

I have 2 computers now: downloader (asus at4nm10t-i) with debian and desktop (asus sabertooth 990fx) with gentoo in the same network under NAT even with the same ethernet card: RTL8111E. driver r8169 ...
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Optimal setting for advanced parameters for Realtek PCI-e GBE family network card

superusers. I am trying to get the best possible setting for my Realtek PCI-e GBE family controller network card so that when it will be literally minimal or zero lag when playing online game. ...
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Link to download Windows 8.1 Microsoft Native High Definition Audio Device?

I recently purchased a laptop with RealTek Audio Drivers. However, I'm experiencing a static noise/hiss sound whenever the sound card is enabled. I read here that to resolve the problem, simply ...
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New motherboard, audio device detected, but no sound heard

I had a PC with an old motherboard and CPU (ASUS A7V8X + Intel Core2Duo). Some days ago I decided to upgrade Motherboard, CPU and RAM. I bought an ASUS H61M-K and an Intel core i3-3220, with a ...
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How to get headphones and speakers working at the same time?

I have a Gigabyte P55-UD3 motherboard which comes with a Realtek sound card and audio header for the front panel. My headset is permanently connected to the front panel (mic in, headphones in) and I ...
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Enabling Surround sound on a Realtek ALC892 via SPDIF, on Windows 7

I have a problem with my ALC892, on an ASRock mainboard (ASRock 890FX Deluxe4). I get only stereo sounds if I use SPDIF connection, in general. My amp shows that is getting surround sound only when I ...
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Find Windows 7 driver for Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express

We have a desktop computer here which has Ubuntu installed. We want to install Windows 7 on an identical computer, but now have no network connection. Windows doesn't recognize the network card. On ...
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My internet speed wont run at 1.0 Gbps on my Realtek PCIe Family Controller its stays at 100mbps

I have an asus Gigabit Router and a gigabit NIC (Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller) witch is running at 100Mbps rather than 1000Mbps (1.0 Gbps). When I use an old laptop on the same Ethernet ...
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“Missing” Realtek 8111E adapter on Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4-B3

I have had my newly built PC for about 1½ month. Main spec GA-P57A-UD4-B3 Intel i2600K 16GB Kingston DDR3 GTX560Ti Intel 320 40GB SSD 1TB Western Digital Corsair Power Supply 600W CX At first I ...
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ASUS SPDIF no sound

I have been trying alot to get the digital sound working from my HTPC but without luck. The setup is as following: HTPC with ASUS H87M-PRO motherboard which has a SPDIF output using the Realtek ...
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restricting registry write permissions not preventing manual changes from reverting to defaults at boot Win8.1

It might help understanding what I'm trying to do in order to contextualize my question, so here goes. I'm trying to hack the realtek sound jacks on my mobo to have the front audio stream routed out ...
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Internet slow down after 2-5 minutes Win7 x64 Realtek PCIe FE 8167

I am at my wits end here. I have been fighting this issue for about a few months now with no end in sight. I purchased a new HP Pavilion 17-e180nr with a Realtek PCIe FE 8167 NIC that came with ...
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How to use headphones with mic on a computer that has separate inputs

I have Bose Q15 headphones that have a microphone. When I plug them in my iPhone or in my Macbook the mic works fine. My PC has separate inputs for audio and mic. I purchased a Startech MUYHSFmm mm ...
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MSI P67A-GD65 B3 + Realtek ALC892 not working in windows XP

I had sound working right after I installed Windows XP at one point. I am not sure if it was "high def" or not, because i only had a simple set of headphones plugged in. Apparently some update or ...
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Is it possible to switch between earphones and built-in monitor speakers?

When I plug my earphones into the front panel of my CPU, I get sounds from my earphones. When I unplug it, it goes to the default built-in speakers of the monitor. Is it possible to set through a ...
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How can I tell what audio chip is in my laptop?

Trying to get an audio driver for my Dell Inspiron 6000 for Win7. I've tried the Sigmatel STAC 97 driver from the Dell website, running setup in XP compatibility mode as suggested, and tried a ...
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How to put RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter in monitor mode using iwconfig?

I w as testing the security of my wifi network following this guide and I am using "RTL8191SU 802.11n WLAN Adapter" in my debian pc for this purpose. iwconfig lists : lo no wireless ...
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Asus UX31E Windows 8.1 64 bit Card Reader Issue

Card Reader (Realtech) of my zenbook does not work properly. I've installed windows 7 64 bit's driver published by Asus for my device : not working Realtek's own driver from its website (for win 8 ...
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Stopping laptop speakers from playing alongside headphones

I recently bought a new Acer Aspire V 13. Having problems listening to headphones because the inbuilt laptop speakers keep playing when I plug in headphones, and I want to be quiet. I have Realtek HD ...
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Realtek HD Audio ignores mic input

I'm servicing a fresh install of Windows XP (yes, really!) with an on-board Realtek ALC888 HD Audio chipset. The trouble is that I get no sound input from the mic. The mic is connected to the front ...
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Virtual Router not working

I have tried installing Virtual Router in my laptop having Realtek RTL8188CE 802.11b/g/n WiFi Adapter. But it shows Error: group or resource is not in the correct state to perform the requested ...
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Outputting sound via speaker and headphones simultaneously

Setup I have an Asus Z87-K and am using the on-board audio. It uses the RealTek drivers. I downloaded the latest I believe. Question I used to be able to connect both my speakers and headphones and ...
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Mic boost on Realtek AC'97

I have a problem with my microphone boost. I've watched some videos about that on YouTube, but I don't have same Audio Manager as they, even if I installed many drivers (some AC'97 and some HD). ...
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Send audio to all outputs with individual level control

I have some head phones hooked up to the front jack and some speakers hooked to the rear. In the Realtek Audio Manager I disabled front panel jack detection so I get sound out of both. However I would ...
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Windows 8 won't output stereo sound

I have two sets of stereo speakers. Speakers on my desk and a pair of headphones. The speakers are connected to a port on the back and the headphones are connected to a USB port on the front. ...
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Realtek HD Audio manger doesn't detect microphone

For some reason, a couple weeks ago, realtek stopped giving me the "Microphone" option when I plug in an audio device. This is what it shows when I plug a microphone in: It doesn't show a ...
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Terrible noises from subwoofer of ACER Aspire 6930 with Realtek sound chip

After approximately 5-15 min of listening to music my subwoofer begins to make terrible noises. He's just "coughing". That began after 6 months I had this computer. Now I found out, that I can ...
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Audio Line Out works in Linux but not Windows

I recently purchased an ASUS N53SM-SX138V and have been having some issues with the Realtek audio chip on Windows, yet it works fine on Linux (Lubuntu). The issue I'm having is that when I plug in ...
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Listen an audio file in a Skype conversation

In a Skype conversation I'd like that the other person could hear an audio file (with enough quality to be understood). I have a Real Player file (.ram) and I want to play it, pause it , forward it ...
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Dual Speaker audio output using realtek

Last night, I was trying to use my woofer as my speaker, but it does not quite do the same thing as a normal speaker can, its full of bass. So, I thought of tweaking Realtek, and saw a setting in ...
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Windows not detecting any audio device

Yesterday there was heavy rain and lightning where I live.. due to that there was a short in power supply. I lost my 500gb harddisk and all the data in it. Today I bought a new hard disk and ...
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Realtek Audio Drivers broken (no audio configuration possible) after updating

I updated my Realtek Audio drivers to version 2.73, hoping that it would fix the audio stuttering that starts to appear after ~16 hours runtime. That plan backfired and now i'm stuck with no audio ...
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Dolby Home Theater Error Message

Every time I start up my computer, I get this error message: The current Dolby audio driver is 7.2.8000.17 and the software application expects driver version 7.2.700.7. Please install a valid ...