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Windows 7: Realtek HD Audio Manager not in Control Panel

20 Jun 2011   #1
MultiCat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Realtek HD Audio Manager not in Control Panel

Hi everyone,

I've just installed the latest Realtek driver and the installation goes fine but Realtek HD Audio Manager won't appear in the Control Panel or the System Tray (however, when I go to customize the notification icons, Realtek HD Audio Manager appears as "Show icon and notifications").

I've tried reinstalling time and time again. Also, Device Manager shows 4 instances of "High Definition Audio Device" as well as Realtek High Definition Audio. I've tried uninstalling these and installing Realtek but Windows automatically installs them upon restart.

Anyone got any ideas?


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20 Jun 2011   #2
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Hello MultiCat & Welcome to SevenForums!

Try following this fix (I've smashed up a #permalink for you):
Solved Realtek hd audio not showing up in control panel - Vista Forums

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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20 Jun 2011   #3
MultiCat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Hello MultiCat & Welcome to SevenForums!

Try following this fix (I've smashed up a #permalink for you):
Solved Realtek hd audio not showing up in control panel - Vista Forums

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Thanks FredeGail. However, the problem is Realtek HD Audio Manager isn't showing in the System Tray or in the Control Panel.
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20 Jun 2011   #4
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MultiCat View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Hello MultiCat & Welcome to SevenForums!

Try following this fix (I've smashed up a #permalink for you):
Solved Realtek hd audio not showing up in control panel - Vista Forums

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Thanks FredeGail. However, the problem is Realtek HD Audio Manager isn't showing in the System Tray or in the Control Panel.
Have you been downloading the driver only, or the utility included?

Link for download: Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

Best Regards,
FredeGail
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20 Jun 2011   #5
MultiCat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MultiCat View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Hello MultiCat & Welcome to SevenForums!

Try following this fix (I've smashed up a #permalink for you):
Solved Realtek hd audio not showing up in control panel - Vista Forums

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Thanks FredeGail. However, the problem is Realtek HD Audio Manager isn't showing in the System Tray or in the Control Panel.
Have you been downloading the driver only, or the utility included?

Best Regards,
FredeGail
I've been downloading the latest drivers (which include the Audio Manager) from the Realtek website.

Realtek
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20 Jun 2011   #6
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

You may have another soundcard driver installed.
Look for it in Device Manager. My suggest is to uninstall the Realtek driver in Control Panel all normal, and then download Driver Sweeper, and clean the leftover files following your soundcard.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2011   #7
MultiCat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
You may have another soundcard driver installed.
Look for it in Device Manager. My suggest is to uninstall the Realtek driver in Control Panel all normal, and then download Driver Sweeper, and clean the leftover files following your soundcard.

Best Regards,
FredeGail
I'm trying that now.

Just something I noticed when I was using Task Manager is that RAVCpl64.exe (Realtek HD Audio Manager) is a running process. Strikes me as a little odd...
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20 Jun 2011   #8
FredeGail

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate: x64 (SP1)
 
 

Your RAVCpl64.exe should remove when uninstalling your driver. That's my guess.
And it'll probably be back when installing the driver back on

Best Regards,
FredeGail
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Jun 2011   #9
MultiCat

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by FredeGail View Post
Your RAVCpl64.exe should remove when uninstalling your driver. That's my guess.
And it'll probably be back when installing the driver back on

Best Regards,
FredeGail
Just tried using Driver Sweeper to remove the stray files and then install the drivers again and I'm still getting the same problem.
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20 Jun 2011   #10
Arc

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Microsoft Windows 10 Pro Technical Preview 64-bit
 
 

You may use Revo Uninstaller Freeware in advanced mode to delete all the leftover files during uninstallation .

After that you may try installing realtek again !
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