I downloaded the ZIP version and ran it, sure enough an older driver was
So I ran it again and an even older version was installed. After running it
finally the newest version was installed. My guess is the old drivers were
via Windows Update and the Setup for the new one had to uninstalled each of
the old versions 1 at a time.
"Dave T." <davey@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Spirit wrote:
>> Strange I downloaded and installed R190 and it loaded a driver
>> older than R160... I had 6.0.1-5374 and 6.0.01-5217 was in
>> R190. So I reverted to my previous one.
>> "Cal Bear '66" <x1x1x1@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>>> New Realtek HD Audio Drivers -- ver. 1.90 -- 31 March 2007:
>>> 1. Support ALC663/ALC272.
>>> 2. Support ForteMedia microphone effect APO feature.
>>> 3. Customizations.
>>> I Bleed Blue and Gold
>>> GO BEARS!
> just a guess on my part, but I have seen this before. I think that they
> incorporate an earlier driver along with whatever other updates because of
> problems with one or more newer drivers. Personally, I always go with the
> newest revision number as long as it works on my machine.
> Dave T.
> "Your attitude serves as a lens through which you see life, and it's best
> when that lens is focused on the positive possibilities." - Ralph Marston