Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Is it possible to change from IDT Audio to Realtek Audio?

24 Jun 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
Is it possible to change from IDT Audio to Realtek Audio?

I'm currently using IDT audio on my laptop, and I'm wondering if I could change the audio to Realtek. I also noticed Realtek PCIE Card Reader and Realtek Ethernet Controller Driver in the Programs and Features list. Why do I have Realtek products when I have IDT audio?
Can I change from IDT to Realtek?
I have an HP Pavilion dv6-6c35dx. If there's anything else you need to know, let me know. Thanks :)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
24 Jun 2013   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit)

No, the IDT chip is soldered to the motherboard, and cannot be changed.
The manufacturer has many options available to them when they design the computer. (such as network chip, sound chip, and others)

The IDT will/should work just fine for your system.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Is it possible to change from IDT Audio to Realtek Audio?

Thread Tools

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
How do I change Realtek HD Audio 2nd output?
Hi guys, I'm having a little problem with my onboard audio, having just installed Windows 7. I have an Asus B85M-G motherboard, which includes a "Realtek® ALC887 High Definition Audio CODEC" onboard. I have installed the latest realtek drivers; R2.79 from the official website. Now,...
Sound & Audio
How does one change the kbps speed in RealTek Audio Manager?
How does one change the kbps speed in RealTek Audio Manager? I have this setup: Win 7 Home Premium 64bit, I5, 6GB RAM, and RealTek HD Audio Manager: Audio Driver Version: DirectX Version:DirectX 11.0 Audio Controller:HD Audio Audio Codec:ALC892 This is what I'm doing:
Sound & Audio
Difference between Realtek HD Audio Manager & Realtek HD Audio Driver
It's been a year since I migrated from Windows XP to Windows 7 which I downloaded Realtek HD Audio Manager R2.70 and audio has been working fine except the only issue it didn't come with 'Stereo Mix' preventing capability to record sound direct from the soundcard. It took me 14 months to restore...
Sound & Audio
change audio device from realtek
hi guys i need to change my audio devise from realtek to something else (windows/other) im using windows 7 and when every i go to play a game the pc freezes ive found out that its something to do with realtek because if i disable all sound the game works fine just no sound can you tell my how to do...
Sound & Audio
Realtek HD Audio Manager and Realtek Audio Driver
Help. I recently did a clean install of Windows 7 64bit (on my HP Vista 32 machine). Life is grand! My problems started when I tried to listen to the microphone input through my speakers. The front microphone inputs did not work so I downlaed the Realtek HD Audio Drivers (recently updated) from...
Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 20:45.
Twitter Facebook Google+