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ADI SoundMax AC97 Integrated Digital Audio Driver

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Type: Driver - Audio
Version: 5.12.01.3620 Rev D(23 Jan 2004)
Operating System(s): Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit)
File name: sp27103.exe (14 MB)
This SoftPaq contains the audio driver for the desktop models and operating systems listed that have the ADI AC97 Integrated Digital Audio Controller.

NOTE:
    Customers using SoundMax II (Drivers 5.12.1.3509 or earlier) will lose Sensuara 3D algorithm Support.


ENHANCEMENTS:
  • Adds support for new products.
FIXES:
  • Removes setup configuration steps that were confusing in SoftPaq SP24871.
PREREQUISITES:
  • Respective Intel, VIa or Nvidia Chipset supported INF must be installed prior to installing this audio driver.
  • For Intel chipsets (ICH2, 4 or 5) use SoftPaq SP24297 or later.
  • For Nvidia chipsets (MCP1, 2 or CK8) use SoftPaq SP24324 or later.
  • DirectX 6 or higher should be installed prior to installation of audio drivers from this Softpaq.
  • If you use Compaq System Software Manager (SSM) you must be using version 1.50 or later.
  • For more information on Compaq SSM and to obtain the latest version of Compaq SSM please use the following URL: http://www.compaq.com/im/ssmwp.html

    HOW TO USE:
    • Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number listed on at the top of this document.
    • Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
    • After the files have been unpacked, you may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in step 1.
    • To install: Execute the setup.exe file unpacked in step 2; The default location is C:\swsetup\SP27103, unless otherwise modified during step 2.
    • After the installation is completed, you may delete the directory created in step 2 if you wish.
Version:5.12.01.3620 Rev D (23 Jan 2004)
Version:5.12.01.3620 A (16 Oct 2003)
Version:5.12.01.3529 (1 Jan 2003)
Version:1.00 A (17 Oct 2002)
Version:1.00 B (6 Jun 2002)
Version:1.00 A (15 Apr 2002)
Version:5.12.01.3032 A (16 Jan 2002)
Version:5.12.01.3019 A (17 Oct 2001)
Enhancements
- Updated support for Windows ME only - Received Microsoft Certification

Version:5.12.01.3027 A (17 Oct 2001)
Enhancements
- Updated Support for Windows 2000 Professional only - Regains a 3dB loss in the audio volume - Platforms that do not support S/PDIF Sony/Philips Digital InterFace) now correctly report that they do not. S/PDIF is a serial interface for transferring digital audio between devices such as CD and DVD players and amplifiers - Fixes a confusing message box seen when opening the ADI Soundmax applet in the control panel.

Version:5.12.01.3019 (8 May 2001)
Enhancements
- Supports Windows ME and Windows 2000 Professional


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Type: Driver - Audio
Version: 5.12.01.3620 Rev D(23 Jan 2004)
Operating System(s):
Microsoft Windows 98
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Microsoft Windows XP (32-bit)

Description

This SoftPaq contains the audio driver for the desktop models and operating systems listed that have the ADI AC97 Integrated Digital Audio Controller.

NOTE:
    Customers using SoundMax II (Drivers 5.12.1.3509 or earlier) will lose Sensuara 3D algorithm Support.


ENHANCEMENTS:
  • Adds support for new products.
FIXES:
  • Removes setup configuration steps that were confusing in SoftPaq SP24871.
PREREQUISITES:
  • Respective Intel, VIa or Nvidia Chipset supported INF must be installed prior to installing this audio driver.
  • For Intel chipsets (ICH2, 4 or 5) use SoftPaq SP24297 or later.
  • For Nvidia chipsets (MCP1, 2 or CK8) use SoftPaq SP24324 or later.
  • DirectX 6 or higher should be installed prior to installation of audio drivers from this Softpaq.
  • If you use Compaq System Software Manager (SSM) you must be using version 1.50 or later.
  • For more information on Compaq SSM and to obtain the latest version of Compaq SSM please use the following URL: http://www.compaq.com/im/ssmwp.html

    HOW TO USE:
    • Download the SoftPaq to a directory on your hard drive. The file downloaded is a self-extracting executable with a filename based on the SoftPaq Number listed on at the top of this document.
    • Execute the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions.
    • After the files have been unpacked, you may delete the self-extracting file downloaded in step 1.
    • To install: Execute the setup.exe file unpacked in step 2; The default location is C:\swsetup\SP27103, unless otherwise modified during step 2.
    • After the installation is completed, you may delete the directory created in step 2 if you wish.

Revision History

Version:5.12.01.3620 Rev D (23 Jan 2004)
Version:5.12.01.3620 A (16 Oct 2003)
Version:5.12.01.3529 (1 Jan 2003)
Version:1.00 A (17 Oct 2002)
Version:1.00 B (6 Jun 2002)
Version:1.00 A (15 Apr 2002)
Version:5.12.01.3032 A (16 Jan 2002)
Version:5.12.01.3019 A (17 Oct 2001)
Enhancements
- Updated support for Windows ME only - Received Microsoft Certification

Version:5.12.01.3027 A (17 Oct 2001)
Enhancements
- Updated Support for Windows 2000 Professional only - Regains a 3dB loss in the audio volume - Platforms that do not support S/PDIF Sony/Philips Digital InterFace) now correctly report that they do not. S/PDIF is a serial interface for transferring digital audio between devices such as CD and DVD players and amplifiers - Fixes a confusing message box seen when opening the ADI Soundmax applet in the control panel.

Version:5.12.01.3019 (8 May 2001)
Enhancements
- Supports Windows ME and Windows 2000 Professional