D00265-001-001_readme_em_us.txt Driver File Contents (Audio_Realtek_5.10.00.5740_XPx86_A.zip)

Information and Instructions about this download file

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File Description: Realtek AC'97 Audio Driver
Version: 5.10.00.5740
Operating System: Microsoft(r) Windows XP
Part Number: D00265-001-001
Date: 10/27/2004
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Table of Contents
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Overview
Identification
Installation
Removal 		
Troubleshooting
Reason for Update
Applicable Part Numbers
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Overview

This document describes the steps necessary to install the Realtek AC'97 audio driver.


Identification

To confirm that this is the correct audio update for your motherboard, perform the following steps.

If the computer is turned off:

1.  Turn on the computer.  On your keyboard, repeatedly press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.

2.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, on the Main tab, look for the BIOS version line.  The version needs to list BF86510A.  

If the computer is turned on and in Windows:

1.  From the Start menu, click Shut Down.  In the Shut Down Windows dialog box, select Restart, and then click Yes.

2.  As soon as the computer restarts, on your keyboard, repeatedly press the F2 key to enter the BIOS Setup Utility.

3.  In the BIOS Setup Utility, on the Main tab, look for the BIOS version line.  The version needs to list BF86510A.  


Installation

1.  Download the file to the desktop.

2.  On the desktop, double-click the D00265-001-001.exe file.  The needed files extract to the C:\Cabs\D00265-001-001 folder.

3.  From the Start menu, click Run.

4.  In the Run dialog box, type: C:\Cabs\D00265-001-001\Setup.exe.  Click OK.

5.  In the Realtek AC'97 Audio Setup dialog box, click Next

6.  The driver is installed.

7.  In the Realtek AC'97 Audio Setup dialog box, click Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and then click Finish.


Removal

1.  From the Start menu, point to Settings, and then click Control Panel.

2.  In Control Panel, double-click the Add or Remove Programs icon.

3.  In the Add or Remove Programs window, click Realtek AC'97 Audio, and then click Change/Remove.

4.  The driver is removed.

5.  In the Realtek AC'97 Audio Setup dialog box, click Yes, I want to restart my computer now, and then click Finish.


Troubleshooting

If you have difficulty installing the new driver, download the file again, and then perform the installation steps.


Reason for Update

This is the first release of the Hazelton motherboard audio driver. 


Applicable Part Numbers

eMachines systems:  

5025 - eMachines H3990

4655 - eMachines T3882
4656 - eMachines T3985
5016 - eMachines T3990
5291 - eMachines T3995
5275 - eMachines T3998
5017 - eMachines T4010
5452 - eMachines T3406
5644 - eMachines T3408
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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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