Download: Realtek HD audio driver 1.97
With version 1.97 Realtek offers a full driver array for Windows XP and Vista again. The HDMI drivers were updated, too.
The HD audio drivers are available for download at Realtek. The update supports Windows XP and Vista. Furthermore all Realtek HD audio chips on motherboard or in notebooks are supported. Download the files at the official homepage.
Below is an excerpt of the change log:
Driver Package R1.97
Realtek HD Audio Driver support all of Realtek HD Audio Codec in Vista/WinXP/Win2000/Win2003 .
1. Vista WHQL Supporting: ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663,
ALC260, ALC262,ALC267, ALC268, ALC269, ALC272
2. Windows 2000/XP WHQL Supporting: ALC880, ALC882, ALC883, ALC885, ALC888, ALC889, ALC861VC,
ALC861VD, ALC660, ALC662, ALC663, ALC260, ALC262, ALC267,ALC268, ALC269, ALC272
3. HDMI Device WHQL Support: ATI HDMI Devices
4. OS Supporting: Microsoft WindowsXP, Widnows2000, Vista x86/x64
5. Pack with Microsoft High Definition Audio UAAV1.0a(5013)
1.) Driver :
• Add 24-bits recording feature.
• Fix EAX direct parameter issue under XP.
• Fix dummy noise issue under XP.