I appreciate the help, but this is just a link to the non-digitally signed
Realtek drivers I was referring to. Microsoft's generic HD audio driver is
digitally signed so Vista automatically installs it upon restarting. Any
other suggestions?? This is such a frustrating problem.....
"Synapse Syndrome" wrote:
> "Rob" <Rob@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> >I just installed Vista Ultimate 64 bit. I have an Asus motherboard with
> > Realtek audio internal sound. When I run the setup for the Realtek drivers
> > everything installs smoothly but then it says I need to restart my
> > computer.
> > After I restart and boot back in to Windows, Vista recognizes the Realtek
> > driver isn't digitally signed and automatically installs the Microsoft HD
> > audio driver - no prompts, no questions asked. After that is "successfully
> > installed", I have NO sound. Device manager shows "Digital Output Device
> > (SPDIF)" as working properly, however this is only for coaxial SPDIF
> > output,
> > therefore I can't use my speakers or the front headphone jack. What gives?
> > Is there a way to install a different Microsoft driver or get a copy of a
> > digitally signed Realtek one? Thanks!!