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Realtek High Definition Audio Driver for Windows 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad

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9/21/2011
README for Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows Vista (32-Bit)
Windows Vista (64-Bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
6.0.1.6418/5.10.0.6418
9/21/2011

This package installs the software (Realtek audio driver) to enable the following device:

  • Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

 

Contents
Supported ThinkPad Systems
Supported Operating Systems
Summary of changes
Installation Instructions
Determining which version is installed

 

Supported ThinkPad Systems
  • L420, L421, L520

 

Supported Operating Systems
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3

 

Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Version numbers
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function


Version <6.0.1.6418 (Windows7/Vista) / 5.10.0.6418 (XP)>

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might have no audio output from Windows Media Player with the headphone after resuming normal operation from standby/ sleep/hibernation state.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue that might have no audio output from the DisplayPort after resuming normal operation from standby/sleep/hibernation state.

Version <6.0.1.6370 (Windows7/Vista) / 5.10.0.6370 (XP)>

  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the recording function did not work.
  • (Fix) Fixed an issue where the noise could be heard after unplugging the MIC from the combo jack or during Windows start-up.

Version <6.0.1.6287 (Windows7/Vista) / 5.10.0.6287 (XP)>

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad L421.
  • (New) Initial release for ThinkPad L420,L520.

 

Installation Instructions


Note:

  • If your computer runs satisfactorily now, it may not be necessary to update the software. To determine if you should update the software, refer to the Determining Which Version is installed section.
Manual Install

This section assumes to use Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.

[Downloading file]

  1. Click once on the underlined file name. Once this is done, some pop-up windows will appear.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  3. In the window to choose Run or Save, click the Save button.
  4. Choose the folder you would like to download the file to and click the Save button. A different window will appear and the download will begin and complete. Once the download has completed, there may or may not be a message stating that the download completed successfully.

[Extracting file]

  1. Make sure to be logged on with administrative account.
  2. Locate the directory where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the "Select Destination Location" window, click Next. If you would like to select a different folder, click Browse.
  6. In the "Ready to Install" window, click Install. All the necessary files will be extracted to the folder selected in the step 9.

[Installing files]

  1. Make sure the checkbox next to "Install ..... now" is checked and click Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install


Note:
This is intended for system administrators only.

  1. Refer to the "Manual Install" section, and download and extract the file.
  2. In the step 11 of the "Installing files" section, uncheck the checkbox next to "Install ..... now", and then click Finish to cancel installation.
  3. At the command line, execute setup.exe with the /s option.
    Example: [Path where the files were extracted]\setup /s

 

Determining which version is installed

To check the version of software, perform the following steps.

[Windows 7/Vista]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click Computer, and then click Properties.
  3. At the left pane, click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click Realtek High Definition Audio Driver.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

[Windows XP]

  1. Click Start.
  2. Right-click My Computer, then click Properties.
  3. Click the Hardware tab, and then click Device Manager.
  4. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  5. Double-click Realtek High Definition Audio Driver.
  6. Click the Driver tab.
  7. Check Driver Version.

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