How to Reinstall Realtek HD Audio Manager

By Camilla Mo in Technical Tips
Download Driver Easy Free to reinstall the Realtek audio driver. This will reinstall the Realtek audio manager.

 Realtek HD Audio Manager will be installed on your computer along with Realtek Audio driver. You can use it to change your sound settings to get a better sound experience. But sometimes, Realtek HD Audio Manager can disappear without warning. If you find it’s suddenly gone, your Realtek audio driver may be corrupted. But don’t worry, you can easily get the Audio Manager back by reinstalling your Realtek audio driver.

How to Download Realtek Audio Driver

There are two ways you can update your Realtek 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).

If the Realtek HD Audio driver is installed successfully, the Realtek HD Audio Manager should be installed. You can go to Control Panel and view items by “Large icons”. Realtek HD Audio Manager can be found there. 

If you can’t find Realtek HD audio manager in Control Panel, browse to here C:\Program Files\Realtek\Audio\HDA\RtkNGUI64.exe. Double-click on the file to open Realktek HD audio manager.