Updating the audio drivers on our computer can go a long way in keeping sound issues at bay and making sure the sound card is working properly. If you are looking to update the Realtek audio driver for your Dell laptop, you’ve come to the right place!

Here we are showing you 2 ways for you to update Dell Realtek audio driver. Please read on…

How to update Dell Realtek audio driver in Windows

There are two ways you can update the Realtek audio driver for your Dell laptop.

Option 1 – Automatically (Recommended) – This is the quickest and easiest option. It’s all done with just a couple of mouse clicks – easy even if you’re a computer newbie.  


Option 2 – Manually – You’ll need some computer skills and patience to update your drivers this way, because you need to find exactly the right the driver online, download it and install it step by step.

Option 1 – Update Dell Realtek audio drivers automatically

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to update Dell Realtek audio driver manually, you can do it automatically with Driver Easy.

Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. You don’t need to know exactly what system your computer is running, you don’t need to risk downloading and installing the wrong driver, and you don’t need to worry about making a mistake when installing. Driver Easy handles it all.

You can update your drivers automatically with either the FREE or the Pro version of Driver Easy. But with the Pro version it takes just 2 clicks (and you get full support and a 30-day money back guarantee):

1) Download and install Driver Easy.

2) Run Driver Easy and click the Scan Now button. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to the flagged Realtek audio river to automatically download the correct version of this driver, then you can manually install it (you can do this with the FREE version). Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system (this requires the Pro version – you’ll be prompted to upgrade when you click Update All).

4) Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

Now congrats – you have already updated the Realtek audio driver for your Dell laptop.

Option 2 – Update Dell Realtek audio driver manually

Dell keeps updating drivers. To get them, you need to go to Dell’s official website, find the driver corresponding with your specific flavor of Windows version (for example, Windows 10, 64 bit) and download the driver manually.

Here is how to do it:

1) Go to Dell’s official website, hover your mouse over Support and click Product Support.

2) Type in your model of the Dell PC and click the search icon.

3) Click on the Drivers & Downloads section.

4) Within seconds, Dell will present you a list of drivers for you to download. From this page, in the Keyword box, type realtek, then check Operating system to make sure the detected Operating system is correct and press Enter. Among the results, choose Realtek High Definition Audio Driver click Download to start downloading the driver file.

5) Run the downloaded file to install the audio driver for your computer.

6) Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

Now congrats – you have already updated the Realtek audio driver for your Dell laptop.

That’s it! Hope the post has guided you in the right direction in updating Dell Realtek audio driver. If you have any ideas, suggestions or questions, please do not hesitate to let us know in the comments. Thanks for reading!

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