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Realtek High Definition Audio Driver for Windows 8.1 (32-bit, 64-bit), 8 (32-bit, 64-bit), 7 (32-bit, 64-bit), XP - ThinkPad

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Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
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Windows 7 (32-bit)
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Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
6.0.1.7040 / 5.10.0.7040
11/11/2013
README for Realtek High Definition Audio Driver

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Windows 7 (32-bit)
Windows 7 (64-bit)
Windows 8 (32-bit)
Windows 8 (64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit)
Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
Windows XP (32-bit)
6.0.1.7040 / 5.10.0.7040
11/11/2013

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

Device name Device name in the Device Manager
Realtek High Definition Audio Realtek High Definition Audio

Note:

  • If this package has been installed, updating (overwrite-installing) this package will fix problems, add new functions, or expand functions as noted below.
  • This program is language independent and can be used with any language system.

 

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

 

Supported Systems
  • ThinkPad T430, T430i, T430s, T430si
  • ThinkPad T530, T530i
  • ThinkPad W530
  • ThinkPad X230, X230i, X230s, X230 Tablet, X230i Tablet
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Type 34xx)
Supported Operating System
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 8 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows 7 32-bit, 64-bit
  • Microsoft Windows XP Professional SP3
Summary of Changes

Where:

  • < > Graphics driver / Audio driver version numbers
  • [Important] Important update
  • (New) New function or enhancement
  • (Fix) Correction to existing function

Version <6.0.1.7040 / 5.10.0.7040>

  • (Fix) Specified the machine types of ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Machine types: 34xx).
  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.1.

Version <6.0.1.6914 / 5.10.0.6914>

  • (Fix) Fixing a security vulnerability issue.

Version <6.0.1.6813 / 5.10.0.6813>

  • (New) Added support for ThinkPad X230s.

Version <6.0.1.6710 / 5.10.0.6710>

  • (New) Added support for Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition SP2.
  • [Important] Added support for Microsoft Windows 8.

Version <6.0.1.6647 / 5.10.0.6647>

  • (New) Added suport for ThinkPad X1 Carbon (Type 34xx).

Note:
Please refer to the README file under the "File details" section for a complete list of changes fixed by this driver update.

Installation Instructions

Notes:

  • 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 Version Information 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 an administrator account.
  2. Locate the folder where the file was downloaded.
  3. Locate the file that was downloaded and double-click/double-tap it.
  4. Follow the instructions on the screen.
  5. In the Select Destination Location window, select Next. If you would like
    to select a different folder, select Browse.
  6. In the Ready to Install window, select 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 select Finish.
  2. Follow the instructions on the screen to complete installation and restart the computer.
    IMPORTANT: Make sure to restart the computer after installation.

Finally delete the file saved in Step 4.

Silent Install

This is for system administrators' use 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 select 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

[Windows 8/8.1]

[Mouse and Keyboard]

  1. Hold down the Windows logo key and press X to open a menu at the lower-left
    area of the screen.
  2. Select Device Manager from the menu.
  3. Double-click the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  4. Double-click Realtek High Definition Audio Driver.
  5. Select the Driver tab.
  6. Check Driver Version.

[Touch]

  1. Press the Windows logo button to display the Start screen.
  2. Swipe in from the bottom edge of the touchscreen to display the App bar.
  3. Select All Apps.
  4. Select Control Panel.
  5. Select System and Security.
  6. Select Device Manager in the System section.
  7. Double-tap the Sound, video and game controllers category.
  8. Double-tap Realtek High Definition Audio Driver.
  9. Select the Driver tab.
  10. Check Driver Version.

[Windows 7]

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

[Windows XP]

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

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