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Windows 7: Realtek driver installed, but no Audio Manager

15 Feb 2012   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bits
Realtek driver installed, but no Audio Manager

Well, I'm doing a fresh Windows install and I'm having a little problem. With my old system, along with the Realtek driver install, came an Audio Manager (with nice features such as an equalizer). Now with my fresh install (different motherboard, but on-board realtek sound), I just installed the latest driver for the Realtek High Definition Audio (R2.67) but there's no Audio Manager on my System Tray and according to Windows, It's using a Microsoft audio driver instead of the Realtek one. I need some help. Why is Windows not using the Realtek driver and how do I get back the Audio Manager?

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15 Feb 2012   #2

Win7 H.Prem. 32bit+SP1

It's usually on the Control panel.
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15 Feb 2012   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Off of the Start/run type in Audio and you should see Audio Manager.
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16 Feb 2012   #4
Saint Andrew

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit SP1

Check out Control panel - Hardware and Sounds.
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16 Feb 2012   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

according to Windows, It's using a Microsoft audio driver instead of the Realtek one
Are you getting this info from Device Manager? What are you looking at?

Did you get this message when you installed "Windows can't verify the publisher of this driver software", if yes did you press "Install this driver software anyway"?

Also check this thread Where to find Realtek
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 Realtek driver installed, but no Audio Manager

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