Windows 10: Change audio driver

Discus and support Change audio driver in Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware to solve the problem; I want to change my audio driver from IDT High Definition Audio CODEC to Realtek High Definition Audio Driver or any other because it doesn't perform... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Drivers and Hardware' started by FaizanakaZakuta, Sep 6, 2018.

  1. FaizanakaZakuta Win User

    Change audio driver


    I want to change my audio driver from IDT High Definition Audio CODEC to Realtek High Definition Audio Driver or any other because it doesn't perform good. It's audio manager SRS Audio is so wierd to use and it's equalizer sucks. No bass! neither in speakers, neither in headphones. Now, how to change driver? My laptop is HP Folio 9470m Elitebook with Windows 10 x64

    :)
     
    FaizanakaZakuta, Sep 6, 2018
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  2. Deepika Gowda Win User

    Dolby Audio driver

    Hi Joseph,

    Thank you for posting in Microsoft Community and being a part of Windows 10.

    Do let us know the following to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the complete error message of this issue?
    • When are you facing this issue with the drivers?
    • Have you installed all the latest drivers from the manufacturer's website for current operating system?

    I suggest you to uninstall the existing Audio drivers, download the latest drivers for your device and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Uninstall the Audio driver.

    Steps:

    • Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, click on Device Manager.
    • Expand Audio inputs and outputs, right click on the driver and click on
      Uninstall.

    Step 2: I suggest you to manually install the latest audio drivers and check.

    Download the latest drivers from: Lenovo Support for g500

    Select the driver and operating system to download.

    Refer to the article by Andre Da Costa to install the latest driver:

    How to: Install and Update drivers in Windows 10


    Hope it helps. Get back to us with the required information and updated status of this issue for further assistance.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Sep 6, 2018
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  3. Jayce Win User
    The Ultimate Realtek HD Audio Driver Mod for Windows 10

    Everyone that post ids, need just do these steps and you will be good. I kinda tired of keep on uploading the inf. file

    1.Go Open up device manager
    2. Go under sound,video, and game controllers
    3. Find Realtek High Definition Audio
    4. Right click and hit update driver
    5. Browse my computer for driver software
    6. Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer
    7. Click Have Disk and hit browse
    8. Click on the Realtek HD Audio mod folder and look for win64
    9. Click on the HDXRT4 and click ok,
    10. Click Next and Yes
    additional if you want dts audio and others, install it now before next step.
    After it is done, restart the PC

    You should be good then and also make sure before doing these steps that you have driver enforcement disabled.
     
    Jayce, Sep 6, 2018
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  4. Deepika Gowda Win User

    Change audio driver

    Audio breaks down after updating the audio drivers on Windows 10

    Hello Thomas,

    As you are facing issues with accessing the audio sounds after updating the audio driver, we will help you with this issue.

    Provide us additional information to assist you better with this issue:

    • What is the make and model of your device?
    • Is this issue confined to accessing sounds from any specific video on your device?

    This issue might have occurred due audio driver issues. Let us try the below troubleshooting steps and check if it helps.

    Step 1: Rollback the audio drivers to previous version as the issue persists after updating the driver and check if it helps.

    Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, click on
    Device Manager, expand the audio driver, right click on the driver, select
    Properties. Under Drivers tab click on
    Rollback Driver
    (If enabled)

    Step 2: Fix the driver issues.

    Press Windows + X keys from the keyboard, click on
    Device Manager and on Scan for hardware changes.

    Step 3: I suggest you to refer to the Microsoft help article about sound issues and check if it helps.

    Fix sound problems

    Hope it helps. Update us if you are still facing issues with accessing the audio, we will be happy to help you.

    Thank you.
     
    Deepika Gowda, Sep 6, 2018
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