Tech support scams are an industry-wide issue where scammers attempt to trick you into paying for unnecessary technical support services. Do you support all the needed register access orders used by drivers? Other bugs were that the last few bytes of audio data were not played under some conditions causing audible “clicks” in the best cases ; but in some cases, some extra bytes after the end of buffers were accessed as well possibly causing bus errors due to unmapped memory addresses or IO ports, or causing the audio hardware to try accessing to other unrelated mapped addresses in use by another device, and causing for example display corruption, or failure of other critical hardware. To see more matches, use our custom search engine to find the exact driver. The only problem is that the soundcard doesn’t work.

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It seems that for Windows, wiindows WDM driver model does not really make a difference between them: HDA either wasn’t there back then or rather unsupported. Certainly no, I won’t buy it and anyway none of my PCs have the support for hardware virtualization, even the msot recent one that I bought 1 month ago, due to ambiguous Intel specifications of its processor which has two distinct models with the same commercial name Follow the easy instruction, and let this program install to the chosen directory given for a sucsessfull install.

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Realtek AC97 Drivers Download for Windows 10, 8, 7, XP, Vista

Bug looks like a duplicate of this one. OEM manufacturers like HP or Dell still sell PC without clearly indicating if they support VTX, even if they indicate “Windows 7 ready” and “64bit version suppported” Could that be caused by lack of hardware virtualization?


You can follow the question or vote as helpful, but you cannot reply to this thread. HDA is a matter between the driver and the hardware, Windows doesn’t care which interface it uses aside from what audio features wincows device winodws to support.

Does anyone know of a solution to this problem? Windows 10, Windows 8.

Realtek AC97 Audio Driver for Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, Vista

I don’t think this is specific to the guest even if sound works on the same machine using the same version of VBOX installed on the same host OS, to run a bit or bit Linux guest: Reconnect the device winodws power it on.

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Realtek AC ’97 in Win 8 64bit – Microsoft Community

But more recent “HD Audio” devices are not all directly compatible wihdows this older AC’97 specification which seems to be supported only as a local-only virtualization, indirectly on the guest where it reuses the actual HD Audio driver in a lower layer of the guest OS, and only t oprovide backward compatibility within some windowss ; HD Audio devices include additional security requirements which are part of the DirectSound driver model specification for managing, for example, the HDCP protocol over HDMI and digital audio output jacks, and for managing DRM rights and data encryption for the highest quality output including within the audio mixer which cannot mix unsecured and secured audio sources and render a high quality mixed signal to an unsecured analog output.


How VMware Workstation solved this problem? You could invest in a discrete audio device that is compatible with Windows 8. Implementing a virtual HDA controller is likely the way for the VBox guys to go long term it’s supposed on modern Windows and Linux versions without manufacturer-specific drivers but that’s a non-trivial endeavor.

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Next time we have to make any design decision, we’ll make sure to ask you for advise first. They add hundreds of new drivers to our site every day. Download in other formats: You can help protect yourself from scammers by verifying that the contact is a Microsoft Agent aac97 Microsoft Employee and that the phone number is an official Microsoft global customer service number. Disconnect the device from your computer.

I used this drive on an eMachines W PC and it worked fine.

Anyway, I’ve converted all my PCs now to Windows 7 host. I did not say that this was the same driver to use in Windows. Yes I’ve googled all around to wijdows a solution, and still I cannot find any one. We did a similar thing for VBox 1. It almost certainly doesn’t support both. We employ a team from around the world.

Realtek AC ’97 in Win 8 64bit

How satisfied are you with this reply? The install says it is driver version a3. But I REALLY cannot understand why you chose to emulate a completely unsupported hardware with known problems even if you had full documentations about it: