Questions tagged [realtek-hd-audio]

A package of audio drivers which comes pre-installed on many laptops and desktops.

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Can I increase the volume over 100 on Windows 10 like in Ubuntu

As far as I know, Windows 10 doesn't have this feature and I've checked Loudness Equalization, but it's still too low, and the audio drivers are up to date. Are there any open-source software ...
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AudioWizard not working properly

I have just installed Realtek Audio Driver 6.0.1.8564 x64 version and AudioWizard on Windows 10. But none of the controls in AudioWizard, except Balance, seem to have any effect on my audio on my ...
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Microphone has very nice sound but echos some desktop audio without effects, and with effects on quality drops by a lot

I have a pretty decent mic and would like to use it to its full extent (part of the Logitech g332 headset) but there is some playback of my desktop audio through it. Whenever I enable noise ...
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There's no sound on Windows 10 after plugged in a 3.5mm jack for the second time. How can I fix it?

I have a 2.1 sound system, that doesn't have a headphone output, which I use for listening to music and headphones that I use for gaming. I often switched between the two and until recently, it worked....
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How do I enable line-in over digital audio?

I have an ASUS ROG STRIX Z390-E GAMING motherboard, and I'm sending the digital audio out (S/PDIF) to a Schiit Modi 3 DAC. Audio from the local machine works just fine. I'm trying to have the audio ...
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Stop automated installation of Realtek driver

I am trying to switch from the Realtek Audio driver to the High Definition Audio driver. The former keeps giving me problems when I plug in earphones, while the latter is always fine. I've done this ...
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Which Realtek High Definition Audio Driver to download for Windows 10?

I have a Lenovo laptop (32 bit Windows 10) and for some reason the Realtek HD Audio Manager is missing. I have been trying to find the right Realtek High Definition Audio Driver to download, but so ...
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Dell Precision Laptop Windows 10 Audio changes randomly when headset/earphone plugged in and tapped/touched by hand

I am using a Dell Precision 7530 and every time I plug in an earphone or headset via the 3.5mm jack the audio settings change randomly when the side of the laptop is tapped or touched by hand. This ...
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Headphones no longer play sound after unplugging and re-plugging back in

I have a Turtle Beach Atlas One headset. I recently unplugged the headset to use on another device and when I plugged it back into my computer, no sound is being played out of it. When I open Sound ...
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Bad audio quality on external speakers but on headphones is normal quality

Hi I bought a headphones 7.1 and installed a drivers to it . It works perfectly but after I want to use my external speakers it sounds like chipmunks, and it is has low volume. I know this is only ...
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How do I make my Realtek HD Audio Manager switch the audio to my headphones?

This program has way too many settings. I just wanna plug in my headphones & it automatically switches them to it.
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How to clear audio endpoint supported formats?

When using the official Realtek drivers, I can't output 24/88 over optical out. I get a "format not supported" error even though the format is supported and listed in the dropdown of both the Realtek ...
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Realtek audio manager not opening no matter what I do

A couple of days ago, I installed Realtek drivers to fix an issue with my sound. Ssince then I've noticed that my microphone has been really quiet, but there's no Realtek audio manager where I can ...
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Windows 10 not detecting/using headphones correctly

I've had this strange issue on my laptop whenever I use Windows 10 (When I use Linux I'd have a different issue when I plugged headphones in, they would be correctly detected but there was some minor ...
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“Prr”/Crackling/Popping subtle noise when playing any kind of audio only on windows

I recently bought a Lenovo Legion Y530-15ICH Type 81GT and everything seemed to works fine until recently when i noticed that everytime the speakers were playing anything (music or video) every now ...
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Realtek Audio: Bass Increases as Volume Decreases

I have two ways to change the volume of an application on my Windows laptop: Change system volume (Native OS controls) Change application volume (YouTube video) When I change my system volume, the ...
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Headset and loudspeakers share the same playback device

I can only see that my Loud Speaker Realtek High Definition Audio is enabled in the control panel -> Audio, when I have my headset plugged into the computer (laptop, windows 10). This is despite the ...
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Disable audio clipping protection Windows 10

I'm currently on Windows 10 1903 , on a HP Pavillion 15 Laptop. After updating to 1903 I noticed that the audio has some form of clipping protection or compression.. Where when listening to bass ...
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Trying to switch my headphone jack settings in Windows 10

I don't know if this is a Windows setting or not, but here goes: I have an Acer Aspire E5-757G laptop. Previously, when I put something into the headphone jack, it would bring up a dialog box asking ...
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Windows 10 audio is too loud

I have read similar problems many times previously, but never found the solution posted anywhere. starting position The day before I had problems with my working Windows 10 1903 installation, namely ...
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How to get sound through headphones or external monitor by default (XPS-13)

When I plug my Dell XPS-13 into an external monitor via DisplayPort, I want the sound to come through the monitor, not the internal speakers. When I plug a headset into the XPS-13 (whether or not it'...
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Motherboard won't recognize jack headset

Today, my pc froze with an audio freeze and I had to hard restart it. Since then, it seems that it won't detect any audio device plugged into a jack port. I tryed with 3 differents functional device. ...
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How can I re-enable having audio on 2 jack after the latest win10 1903 august update?

Before the update I somehow managed to have sound on 2 jack, the front and the rear, at the same time. It was reset after the update, and I can't find the driver panel. Any idea?
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Treat line in as audio input in Windows 8.1

I am trying to connect my guitar amp to my line-in jack, so that I can record to my computer. I have an Acer Aspire V5-573, running Windows 8.1. I have installed the Realtek Audio Drivers / Audio ...
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Windows 10 - Headphone audio bad with Microsoft drivers, Realtek audio manager won't work

I bought some pioneer headset and the sound was very low quality, check at another pc with specific drivers and it sounded better, so I installed Realtek's latest drivers instead of Microsoft's one, ...
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Front panel has no “headphone detect” wire; is there another option?

I'm in the process of building a new PC. The motherboard is an MSI Tomahawk B450. Its front panel audio connector has three pins related to headphones; they're labelled "Head Phone R", "Head Phone L", ...
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Changing device volume completely disables it

I am having an issue on my pc (is a new computer) when I change the "Device" Speakers volume in volume mixer - speakers. Changing any of the other sliders for other programs is no problem, but once I ...
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Windows 10 Audio Issues

After the last 2 windows updates i am having issue with my audio jack on my laptop. Currently my audio jack is not detecting any devices. When i plug in my headphones nothing happens as in it does not ...
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Use speakers while headset is plugged in

I want to use my laptop's built-in speakers while my headset is plugged in (because I need to use my headset's microphone). My laptop doesn't separate my headset from my laptop speakers when it is ...
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Realtek High Definition Audio Speakers sounds scratchy when Windows has been running for a few days

If Windows has been running for a while, then my Realtek High Definition Audio output sounds scratchy and annoying. Rebooting helps, but I don't want to reboot every few days. I've tried disabling the ...
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Built-in microphone stops working when headphones are plugged in [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo T470 laptop with a combined microphone/headphone jack. It is running Windows 7 with Realtek HD Audio 6.0.1.8142. Whenever I plug headphones into to my laptop's audio jack, my laptop's ...
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Realtek HD Audio, Using Both Internal Mic And Headset Mic

So my issue is that my Sager laptop came preinstalled with Realtek High Definition Audio manager. This manager is the problem, as it won't allow me differentiate between the headset microphone and the ...
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Realtek HD Audio Manager notification titles change to Microsoft.Explorer.Notification.{80FC1ED3-0B71-3750-F939}

On my main laptop (Windows 10), I have Realtek HD Audio Manger (from factory). Sometimes, when it gives me a notification saying I have plugged/unplugged a device from the audio jack, it sometimes ...
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Realtek HD Audio Drivers disappeared

Suddenly my Realtek HD Audio Driver disappeared. I am sure I had it and some days ago I realized that I don't have realtek anymore. Should I download realtek drivers again? How do I know which ...
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How do I disable audio jack detection In Windows 10 without using Realtek HD Audio Manager?

I have a headphone jack with a broken sensor. The headphones are normally supposed to turn on when they're plugged in. Because the jack is broken, however, my computer only detects that my headphones ...
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After plugging in headphones/microphone set, desktop speaker no longer plays sound? WINDOWS 10

After plugging in headphones/microphone set, my desktop speaker no longer plays sound? WINDOWS 10 So sound then plays from headphone only - How can I get the sound from both headphone and desktop ...
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How do I turn on the Volume system icon without uninstalling my audio driver?

I have the Realtek HD Audio Manager installed (it came as part of the "Realtek High Definition Audio Driver") on my Windows 10 system, and this means that it replaces the default Windows volume ...
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Realtek HD audio broken?

I came here because my Realtek audio won't allow me to use my headphones and my speakers. I have two audio devices, my speakers and my headphones. My USB dongle for my headphones broke and I had to ...
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Realtek HD Audio Mananger not detecting USB headset

I have a plantronics USB headset I purchased a couple of weeks ago. However when I open Realtek HD Audio Manager, the headset (and microphone) does not show up; my speakers do though but they're not ...
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Disabling Realtek audio notification on Windows 10

I have HP's Bang & Olufsen stuff factory installed. This appears to be built on top of Realtek HD Audio manager, yet the sound manager is still B&O. I want to disable the realtek notification ...
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Realtek HD Audio low and bad quality sound after Windows 10 upgrade

I am using Sony Vaio laptop. Yesterday I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10. After upgrading, the sound quality of Realtek HD Audio has become very bad and extremely low. There is no bass and ...
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Muting Realtek internal microphone doesn't work

I have a rather strange issue: Muting the microphone doesn't actually mute it. In the Microphone Settings panel I see it as being muted (graphically), my keyboard button that mutes it also lights ...
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Realtek HD Audio Manager doesn't detect microphone

For some reason, a couple weeks ago, Realtek HD Audio Manager 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 ...
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Why can't I use my internal microphone at the same time as my headphones?

I have a Samsung Series 7 NP700-Z5A, which has a dual-purpose mic/headphone jack. In both Ubuntu 12.04 and Windows 7, whenever I plug in my headphones the internal mic goes completely dead. When the ...
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Terminating 'ravcpl64.exe' causes sound to become disabled

On my computer, which is a netbook, there is a process related to Realtek HD Audio called ravcpl64.exe. When I terminate that process, the sound is completely turned off. However, Realtek HD Audio is ...
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Realtek HD Audio, low bass quality

My sound device card is a Realtek HD Audio. I got the latest drivers from Realtek's official website - I'm using Windows 7. The problem is that when I listen to the music on my headphones (...
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Sound stops working after changing default device in Realtek HD Audio Manager

I was messing around in my audio manager EQing and clicked Set as default device. Then all of a sudden my sound stopped working. I can see the song playing and everything but nothing comes out the ...
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How do I get Realtek HD Audio 5.1 working on Windows 7?

I have problem with Realtek 5.1 driver for Windows 7 x64. I've installed newest drivers for Realtek HD Audio, but 5.1 still doesn't work, the only thing that works is front stereo. However, when I ...
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How to work around Realtek HD Audio Manager's “Default device” setting?

I've got my headphones plugged into the back panel of my motherboard, and SPDIF audio out. Realtek HD Audio Manager will only let me to select 1 Default Device - that means every time I need to swap ...