Realtek AC'97 WDM Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP)

Realtek AC'97 WDM Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP)

Average User Rating:
3.7
out of 350 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    A3.59
  • Total Downloads:
    12,693,257
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 08, 2004
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    17.87MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    15,169
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:

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5 stars

"Atlast found the right place!! Grt Wrk CNET"

May 01, 2014  |  By dolubolu

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

amazed in first time installation of realtek ac97 driver I am hearing sound in my PC....
Grt Job done ... right place for not wasting your time

Cons

no cons in my opinion

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5 stars

"I HAVE SOUND!!!"

April 15, 2014  |  By Lotusrk

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

Worked great when I spent hours on other website failures. Sure, you need to refuse several offers of crapware at installation, but it was worth it! This has the same code as the Realtek site which is no longer available through them.

Cons

None. Works great

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1 stars

"****** ******** DRIVER"

October 10, 2013  |  By TRUTH2013CANADA

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

******** SOFTWARE

Cons

****** DRIVER TO NEVER DOWNLOAD

Summary

THIS SOFTWARE IS FULL OF **** :)
I DOWNLOADED THE DRIVE BUT NOTHING CAME OUT OF IT :(

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4 stars

"Easy Download and install"

August 12, 2013  |  By Doc121

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

NP with installation

Cons

Nothing bad

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1 stars

"BEWARE!!!!"

January 15, 2013  |  By Hopeful7

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

It downloaded on the first try?!

Cons

I cannot believe that CNET, of all companies, allowed spyware to be downloaded onto my computer along with this driver. You should be ashamed. You GUARANTEE it won't have spyware, virus, or malware, but it DID. Now I will have to spend the rest of the day fixing this instead of working. AND to top it off, it didn't fix my speaker issue. UGH! Ridiculous!

Summary

Do not bother. Download the driver elsewhere.

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1 stars

"Extremely Unhappy! ZERO STARS! DON'T RUIN YOUR COMPUTER"

January 10, 2013  |  By OneOfFreedom84

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

I HAVE NO PROS TO THIS DOWNLOAD ONLY CONS!

Cons

Every possible Con you could come up with is in this download. First time I tried it froze my computer and started to download it multiple times. I thought it was just my old computer, so I stopped/canceled and restarted my computer.This time, I thought it downloaded without a hitch (I Spoke TOO Soon).An error message come up and indicated I should cancel because the software is not "Compatible with Windows" and would bring "harm to my computer either "immediately or in the future". Like a normal person I cancelled the download & installation. After closing all my windows I had noticed I had downloaded two other game software programs and some other thing I didn't know what it was. Of course I go to my control panel and try to remove these unwanted downloads two are removed but one of the game programs is now stuck on my computer. It indicates that the kernel is down and the InstallSheild could not remove!!

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4 stars

"Great work"

November 29, 2012  |  By twinreg1

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

Restored my sound to orig specs on the first try.

Cons

No problems.

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1 stars

"Cnet has lost the plot"

September 27, 2012  |  By czvo

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

none, zero, nada, njet, rien, nichts, niets

Cons

This is bulls...
Cnet should tell us that it wants us to download the crappy Babylon software BEFORE we start downloading!!!

Summary

Babylon sucks

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5 stars

"So EASY!!to get what you need at any time CNET is IT!!"

July 27, 2012  |  By ekoolkim

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A4.06 (10/01/2008)

Pros

I got my PC back from being fixed to my surprise no audio!Went to cnet downloaded realtec AC97 Driver BAM AUDIO!The process took 45 seconds SO EASY!!!!

Cons

NONE ther was no problem getting what I needed ASAP from CNET!!

Summary

If you need a program for your PC cnet has got it!

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5 stars

"FIXED.CNET DOWNLOAD COMES THROUGH AGAIN."

July 18, 2012  |  By 1CYBERMONK

 |  Version: Realtek AC'97 WDM Driver (Windows 98/Me/2000/XP/2003) A3.91 (07/07/2006)

Pros

QUICK/EASY EXE.INSTALL. Realtek Sound Manager app is improved.

Cons

Sound Manager custom settings are reset but that was expected.

Summary

Time to bookmark this site. Driver not signed?..continued no prob. AH! no more poping in my fav. Brian Eno ambient tracks.

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Full Specifications

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General
Publisher Realtek Semiconductor
Publisher web site http://www.realtek.com.tw
Release Date June 08, 2004
Date Added June 08, 2004
Version A3.59
Category
Category Drivers
Subcategory Audio Drivers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2000, Windows 98, Windows XP, Windows Me, Windows
Additional Requirements Windows 98/Me/2000/XP
Download Information
File Size 17.87MB
File Name WDM_A406.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 12,693,257
Downloads Last Week 15,169
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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