Update IDT Audio Drivers for Windows 7

Camilla Mo, in Driver Install
If you meet driver problem with the IDT High Definition Audio CODEC, you could not hear sound well or at all. This driver problem always happens after system upgrade or downgrade especially downgrading from Windows 10 to Windows 7. Updating the driver can fix the problem. Here you will learn how to update the IDT High Definition Audio CODEC driver for Windows 7.

3 ways are available to use to update the driver:

Way 1: Update the driver through Device Manager

Way 2: Download and install the driver from manufacturer

Way 3 (Recommended): Update the driver using Driver Easy

Choose an easier way depending on your case. 

Way 1: Update the driver through Device Manager

Follow these steps.

1. Press Win+R (Windows key and R key) at the same time. A Run dialog will appear.

2. Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and click OK button.

device manager


3. In Device Manager, expand category Sound, video and game controllers.

4. Under this category, right-click on IDT High Definition Audio CODEC, then select Update Driver Software…

Following screenshot is for your reference.


Conexant High Definition Audio Driver

5. Click Search automatically for updated driver software.
 Then Windows will search and install the driver automatically.

Search automatically for updated driver software

Windows may fail to install provide new drivers. If you can’t use this way to update the audio driver successfully, proceed to the other 2 ways.


Way 2: Download and install the driver from manufacturer


If you are using a branded computer, go to the PC manufacturer’s website. If not, go to the motherboard manufacturer’s website. You can find and download the new idt audio driver there. Before you get started, ensure that you know the PC model or the motherboard model and the specific operating system that you are using (Windows 7 32-bit or Windows 7 64-bit).


Way 3 (Recommended): Update the driver using Driver Easy

If you want to update the idt audio driver successfully or save more time, you can use Driver Easy to help you. Driver Easy can scan your computer to detect all problem drivers then give you a list of new drivers. It has Free version and Professional version. With the Professional version, to update the idt audio driver, all you need to do is click your mouse 2 times. 

1. Click Scan Now button. Then Driver Easy will scan your computer in several seconds and detect problem drivers.


2. Click Update All button. Then all drivers will be downloaded and installed automatically. 


With Driver Easy Professional version, you can enjoy free technical support guarantee. You can contact our professional support team for further assistance regarding any driver problem. And you have 30-day money back guarantee. Feel free to ask for a full refund if you are not satisfied with our product.

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