Information and Instructions about this download file ======================= File Description: Realtek Audio Driver Version: 22.214.171.12418 Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows Vista(r) 32-bit/64-bit Part Number: D20427-001-001 Date: 05/07/2008 ======================= Table of Contents ======================= Overview Identification Installation Removal Troubleshooting Reason for Update Applicable Part Numbers ======================= Overview This document describes the steps necessary to install the Windows Vista Realtek Audio Driver for the computer models listed in the Applicable Part Numbers section below. Identification If you have a computer listed in the Applicable Part Numbers section and are running Windows Vista, install this driver. Installation After you have downloaded and double-clicked the file (D20427-001-001.exe), files self-extract and copy into the C:\Cabs\D20427-001-001 folder on the hard drive. 1. From the Start menu, in the Start Search field, type: C:\Cabs\D20427-001-001\Setup.exe, and then press ENTER. 2. In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue. 3. Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the installation. Removal 1. From the Start menu, click Control Panel. 2. In Control Panel, click Uninstall a Program. 3. In the Programs and Features window, select the Realtek audio driver, and then click Uninstall/Change. 4. In the User Account Control dialog box, click Continue. 5. Follow all onscreen instructions to complete the removal. Troubleshooting If you have difficulty during or after the driver installation, follow the removal procedure, and then re-install the drivers. Reason for Update This is the initial release of the Windows Vista driver. Applicable Part Numbers FX542S - 2906064R FX542X - 2906065R FX542XG - 2906067R FX542XT - 2906066RDownload Driver Pack
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.
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