README.TXT Driver File Contents (Audio_Intel_5.10.00.3590_XPX86.zip)

                Avance Logic AC'97 Sound System Software    ver:A2.46
                        Installation and Setup


Driver & Application Installation/Removal Procedure For Avance AC'97 Codec:
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<<< For Win98/Win2000/WinME (WDM driver) >>>

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Setup Driver/Application at first time:
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Step 1. Before installing the Avance AC'97 Drivers & Applications, Press the
        [Cancel] button if Windows detect the PCI Multimedia Audio device. 
          
Step 2. Insert the "Avance AC'97 Drivers & Applications" CD into the CD-ROM 
        drive and run the setup.exe program to finish the installation. 

Step 3. Click on [Next/OK/Go] to continue the procedure. 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.  

        The system will reload the drivers and do some adjustments in the INF
        file if so required.

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Update Driver/Application:
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Step 1. Follow Step 2,3,4 described in [Setup at first time] above to complete
        the procedure.

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Remove Driver/Application:
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Step 1. Go to Start\Settings\Control Panel.

Step 2. Select [Add/Remove Programs] icon.

Step 3. Select "Avance AC'97 Drivers and Applications" and press [Change/Remove]
        button.

Step 4. Click on [Next/OK/Go] to finish the uninstallation.        

Step 5. At the end of the procedure, select to restart the system and press
        [Finish] to complete the uninstallation.


<<< For WinNT 4.0 (NT4 driver) >>>

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Setup Driver/Application at first time:
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    Ignore Step 1, and follow the same procedure in Win98.

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Update Driver/Application:
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    The same procedure in Win98.
    
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Remove Driver/Application:
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    The same procedure in Win98.

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Silent Installation:
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Run "Setup -s -f2<path\LogFile>"
i.e. setup -s -f2c:\mylog.log 


Note: AVRack only works fine under WinNT 4.0 after installing
      Service Pick 3 or later.


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Version Informations:
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WDM driver for WinXP                 : 5.10.00.3590
WDM driver for Win98SE/WinMe/Win2000 : 5.10.00.3570
VXD driver for Win95/Win98Gold       : 4.5.0.3009
VXD Software wavetable driver        : 3.1.0.0
NT4 driver for Windows NT4           : 4.3.0.3018
NT4 software wavetable driver        : 4.3.0.2001

AvRack for Win98/Me/2000             : 2001.7.1.0
AvRack for Win95/NT4                 : 2001.7.1.1

Avance Sound Effect Manager          : 4.1
Avance Sound Effect Manager for NT4  : 2.3

Driver/Application Setup Program     : 4.62

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History:
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A2.46 - (compare to A2.43)
1.  Add customized options.
2.  Mute volume when volume slider was adjusted to the bottom.
3.  The drivers in this package has passed logo for ALC201
    (Win98SE/WinMe/Win2000/WinNT4).
   
A2.43 - (compare to A2.42)
1.  Add SPDIF Mute control and SPDIF SRC On/Off control.
2.  Modify 3D depth control behavior.
    When the slider was adjusted to the bottom,
    the 3D depth will be turned off.
3.  Sound Effect Control Panel now installed by setup program.
    It will not be installed with INF file.
4.  AvRack support CD track auto-load function.
5.  The drivers in this package has passed logo for ALC201.

A2.42 - (compare to A2.40)
1.  Add Mic2 select control
2.  Improve MR card compatibility
3.  Change volume default settings
4.  The drivers in this package has passed logo for ALC201.

A2.40 - (compare to A2.30)

1.  Enable ALC201 3.3V function (INF optional)
2.  Auto Power down DAC/ADC (INF optional)
3.  Avoid scandisk problem on some machines
4.  Fix HCT system test for VIA 686 (ACPI / Stress Device I/O)
5.  Change version number to 5.10.00.xxxx for WinXP versioning requirement
6.  Save/Restore recording mux setting
7.  Improve compatibility with PCTel MR card
8.  Fix hang problem while burn-in PowerDVD on some machines.
9.  Fix IBM ViaVoice Mixer problem.
10. Add MIC 20dB Boost control on recording MIC source line
11. Add Subsystem IDs

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How To Update Drivers Manually

After your driver has been downloaded, follow these simple steps to install it.

  • Expand the archive file (if the download file is in zip or rar format).

  • If the expanded file has an .exe extension, double click it and follow the installation instructions.

  • Otherwise, open Device Manager by right-clicking the Start menu and selecting Device Manager.

  • Find the device and model you want to update in the device list.

  • Double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  • From the Properties dialog box, select the Driver tab.

  • Click the Update Driver button, then follow the instructions.

Very important: You must reboot your system to ensure that any driver updates have taken effect.

For more help, visit our Driver Support section for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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