If you find Realtek HD Audio Manager missing on your computer, don’t worry. You can get it back by following the tips below.

Summary

Where to find Realtek HD audio manager

How to reinstall Realtek HD audio manager


Where to find Realtek HD Audio Manager

Realtek HD Audio Manager is installed along with Realtek HD audio driver. If you’ve installed Realtek HD audio driver in your computer, you usually can find Realtek HD audio manager in Control Panel.

What if you can’t find Realtek audio manager in Control Panel?

If you can’t find Realtek HD audio manager in Control Panel, you can find it in File Explorer.

1) Go to C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA.

2) Double-click on RtkNGUI64.exe. Then you’ll open Realktek HD audio manager.

If you still can’t find Realtek audio manager, you may need to reinstall Realtek audio manager by updating your Realtek HD audio driver.


How to Reinstall Realtek HD audio manager

To reinstall Realtek HD audio manager, you need to update the Realtek HD audio driver. We’ve put together two methods below for you to download and update the Realtek HD audio driver. You can use of them to update the Realtek HD audio driver.

Option 1 – Manually – You’ll need some computer skills and patience to update your drivers this way, because you’ll need to find exactly the right driver online, download it and install it step-by-step. 

OR

Option 2 – Automatically (Recommended) – This is the quickest and easiest option. You’re all done with just a couple of mouse clicks – easy even if you’re a computer newbie. 

Option 1 – Download and install the driver manually

You can go to the Realtek website, find the drivers for your your system version and download the them manually.

Once you’ve downloaded the correct drivers for your system, double-click on the downloaded file and follow the on-screen instructions to install the driver.

Option 2 – Automatically update Realtek audio drivers

If you don’t have the time, patience or computer skills to download and update the 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.

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 Scan Now. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers.

3) Click the Update button next to the flagged Realtek audio driver 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).


Hopefully you find the article helpful. If you have any questions, ideas or suggestions, feel free to leave a comment below.

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