Category: Storage and hard drives
Manufacturer: VIA Technologies
Caution Level: Intermediate
Download File Size: 7.0 Mb
Operating System: All Windows versions
Latest Version / Release Date: 6.14.01.4160 or 7.0 b / 11 Sep 2007
The Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver (WDM) is also known as Vinyl AudioCodec. It supports all devices that use VIA southbridges and have integrated sounds such as VT82C686A , VT8233A, VT8231, VT8233C, VT82C686B, VT8237 and VT8287. The driver is also designed to support the VIA Six-TRAC device that is commonly referred to as VT1616 Codec. Apart from being compatible with all versions of the Windows operating system, the driver also functions with the Microsoft Disk Operating system (DOS), although its functionality with DOS is limited to applications with the VT82C686A, VT8231 and VT82C686B southbridges only. The latest version of the driver, that is version 6.14.01.4160 or 7.0b, is incorporated with a variety of additional enhancements including bug fixes. With a stylus using the Sensaura realizing technology, the Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver achieves a high level of audio functionality and performance.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
It is recommended that version 6.14.01.4160 or 7.0 b of the Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo, which is the latest, be used consistently with the device in order to augment its efficiency. This is because older versions of the combo drive can cause conflicts with other hardware devices and ultimately lead to system registry errors that may cause malfunction of the Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo. In addition, the driver for the Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo should be chosen correctly during the process of downloading since inconsistent drivers may cause the device to develop irreparable problems. The driver needs to be updated regularly, during which time Windows backup should be made to support correct functionality of the Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo drive and it supporting computer system. Incorrect driver downloads may lead to failure of some features of the drive such as bug fixes and other additional enhancements. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Vinyl AC'97 Codec Combo Driver (WDM) errors before installing any driver updates.