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Realtek DCH Modded Audio Driver for Windows 10/11 - Including Realtek USB Audio Devices

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NEW DCH DRIVERS RELEASED IN GITHUB
HD AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.0.9374.1
USB AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.3.9600.2329
MORE DETAILS IN 1st PAGE

ATTENTION: You will need to uninstall the currently installed version before continuing with this installation. A condition has been imposed for this due to problems reported by some users.

ATTENTION: Before installing this modified driver, be sure to remove any and all residues from previous Realtek audio drivers or even if there are residues from previous versions of my mods, if they persist. For this you will need the DriverStoreExplorer (by @lostindark). Remove any drivers whose vendor is "Realtek", "Dolby", "DTS", "Creative", "AAF Optimus", etc in the Sound, Video and Game Controllers, Extensions, Software Components and Audio Processing Objects categories.

Those who want only Realtek material, just choose the panel option (HDA or UAD) and deselect the rest.
Don't forget to go to the "Changes" button to check the changes of the latest version. :toast:


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ENJOY!!!
 

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Go to "%systemroot%\System32\drivers", delete the file "rtkhdaud.dat" and restart your computer.
Hi Alan, good afternoon, that worked!
Thanks a lot mate. All the best for your life and your family.

I hope this is helpful to someone else!

I haven't tried the latest release yet.
Cheers!
 
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Latest driver (6.0.9374.1) seems to work fine, i just installed the basic driver and nothing else (No apps such as Dolby, Creative, DTS, nothing like that)
The issue is that with Realtek Audio Console i've noticed that all that options with Equalization and Loudness eq are gone.
I really don't care about those features since i never use any of them, but i'm just reporting what happened here (ALC 887, W11 pro, B350 mobo)

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@AAF Optimus

Hi! Sorry, the last question I have for now is:

Is there a way to reset the Dolby Atmos configuration somehow like deleting "rtkhdaud.dat"?

The problem is that in the Realtek control panel I changed the output to "Headphones", and I already set it back to "Speakers", but in Dolby Atmos it still shows as Headphones.

Can you help me with this? Sorry for the inconvenience!

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‎Good Night Allan, I'm Brazilian and I would like you to help me, my notebook sound does not work, only with speaker, what Can I do, and tbm would like you to help me that my sound if I mix the sound blaster with dts sound unbound the audio I'm bursting.‎
 
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Greetings to all sound enthusiasts, who want to have a better audio experience on their PCs but don't want to spend a lot on physical upgrades.
I present to you the AAF DCH Optimus Sound:

Downloads & Updates Here:

Realtek USB Audio Support Enabled

Latest HDAUDIO Driver Version: 6.0.9374.1
Latest USB Driver Version: 6.3.9600.2329

Before installing this modified driver, be sure to remove any and all residues from previous Realtek audio drivers or even if there are residues from previous versions of my mods, if they persist. For this you will need the DriverStoreExplorer (by @lostindark). Remove any drivers whose "Provider" is "Realtek", "Dolby", "DTS", "Creative", "A-Volute", "AAF Optimus", etc in the "Sound, Video and Game Controllers", "Extensions", "Software Components" and "Audio Processing Objects" device categories.


  • Some changes in Creative INFs
  • Realtek Interface
    • Realtek Audio Console (Universal)
  • Dolby Digital
  • DTS Interactive
  • Realtek Patch DDL/DTS
  • Creative Sound Blaster Connect:
    • 360°
    • 720°
    • Cinema 5
  • Creative Sound Blaster Connect 2:
    • 360°
    • 720°
  • Nahimic by AAF Optimus (Modified) (APO4 Only)
  • Sonic Studio 3 (ASUS ROG) (APO4 Only)
  • Support for Sonic Radar 3
  • Dolby
    • Dolby Atmos
    • Dolby Atmos Speaker System
    • Dolby Atmos Speaker System For Gaming
  • DTS
    • DTS Studio Sound
    • DTS:X Ultra
    • DTS Sound Unbound

In case Sound Blaster Connect doesn't work, download the tool below to solve the problem:
KGA Automatic Configuration Download (Link Updated)

Enjoy AAF Optimus Sound!!!
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@AAF Optimus

Hi! Sorry, the last question I have for now is:

Is there a way to reset the Dolby Atmos configuration somehow like deleting "rtkhdaud.dat"?

The problem is that in the Realtek control panel I changed the output to "Headphones", and I already set it back to "Speakers", but in Dolby Atmos it still shows as Headphones.

Can you help me with this? Sorry for the inconvenience!

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I'm dying to try to install this I did before and as you reported I lost speaker fill something that I just left love I already have dolby Atmos and dts from the store on unmodified drivers I would love to have realtek and THX app together like on my Dell 8100 the deep bass from THX is tremendous haven't heard anything like it so far except HD Audio Microsoft driver only thing u can't use Microsoft driver with realtek for that deep bass I did edit realtek registry cut off frequency response to 20000 gave me more bass but not deep bass like THX hmm
 

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I vaguely remember that I recently found some dolby atmos .xml? files. Would they be the profiles? Where do I find them? I have lost them, can someone help me?

I think it is necessary to write all this in a quick fix guide.

***Solved, it works like silk. I just hot swapped the option again with the 2 programs open (Realtek Console and Dolby Atmos) and it worked. Apologies!
 
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Hi, i need help , i buy a lenovo legion and cant active atmos even change the sound to 32bits just 16bit i dont know if this its normal, thx.

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NEW DCH DRIVERS RELEASED IN GITHUB
HD AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.0.9374.1
USB AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.3.9600.2329
MORE DETAILS IN 1st PAGE

ATTENTION: You will need to uninstall the currently installed version before continuing with this installation. A condition has been imposed for this due to problems reported by some users.

ATTENTION: Before installing this modified driver, be sure to remove any and all residues from previous Realtek audio drivers or even if there are residues from previous versions of my mods, if they persist. For this you will need the DriverStoreExplorer (by @lostindark). Remove any drivers whose vendor is "Realtek", "Dolby", "DTS", "Creative", "AAF Optimus", etc in the Sound, Video and Game Controllers, Extensions, Software Components and Audio Processing Objects categories.

Those who want only Realtek material, just choose the panel option (HDA or UAD) and deselect the rest.
Don't forget to go to the "Changes" button to check the changes of the latest version. :toast:


GO TO 1st PAGE

ENJOY!!!

@AAF Optimus, it seems, as does the v9374.1 via S/PDIF - TosLink out to an AVR347 (harman/kardon) minor transmitting Lags/Breaks, @ a Length from ~ 800 ms. Is this Behaviour usually, or can/should this anyhow be fixed?
 

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@AAF Optimus, it seems, as does the v9374.1 via S/PDIF - TosLink out to an AVR347 (harman/kardon) minor transmitting Lags/Breaks, @ a Length from ~ 800 ms. Is this Behaviour usually, or can/should this anyhow be fixed?
Sorry, but in that case it is not necessary to install and configure the ASIO driver?
 
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What is the process for dolby digital live and dts-interactive or similar for gaming with a 5.1 soundbar with hdmi and optical inputs:
windows 11
Gigabyte Aorus X570 Elite WiFi with the ALC1200.
i rebooted into safe mode
i then did:
removed realtek from the settings>apps area (which used the realtek uninstaller i think and it asked me to reboot) i said NO.
i then started up DDU and removed Audio from realtek and soundblaster and chose not to reboot.
i then started up DriverStoreExplorer.v0.11.79 and there really wasnt nothing in there to remove. only my gpu audio but i left that alone.
ok i finally chose to restart (this is all while computer is connected to internet.
by the login screen i heard sound coming from my onboard optical out to my 5.1 soundbar. (the windows driver installs fast).
anyhow this is where i am. windows is up to date as of right now july 18th 11:53pm gmt-6 2022

im now at my normal desktop with the default windows realtek or microsoft drivers.
i use drivestoreexplorer to remove all audio files and use Force Delete
i then use AAFOptimusDCHAudioPack "Latest HDAUDIO Driver Version: 6.0.9374.1" as of this writing.
i then reboot after installing everything
the gigabyte realtek audio console wont let me enable the ON/OFF switch for DTS Connect , NEO PC or Interacive. those are what is shown but the button is off and greyed out.
in the windows sound settings no extra codecs.
do i need to disable driver signature verification or secure boot in bios?
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NEW DCH DRIVERS RELEASED IN GITHUB
HD AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.0.9374.1
USB AUDIO DRIVER VERSION UPDATED TO 6.3.9600.2329
MORE DETAILS IN 1st PAGE

ATTENTION: You will need to uninstall the currently installed version before continuing with this installation. A condition has been imposed for this due to problems reported by some users.

ATTENTION: Before installing this modified driver, be sure to remove any and all residues from previous Realtek audio drivers or even if there are residues from previous versions of my mods, if they persist. For this you will need the DriverStoreExplorer (by @lostindark). Remove any drivers whose vendor is "Realtek", "Dolby", "DTS", "Creative", "AAF Optimus", etc in the Sound, Video and Game Controllers, Extensions, Software Components and Audio Processing Objects categories.

Those who want only Realtek material, just choose the panel option (HDA or UAD) and deselect the rest.
Don't forget to go to the "Changes" button to check the changes of the latest version. :toast:


GO TO 1st PAGE

ENJOY!!!
ive installed this new driver but dolby wasnt install. sound blaster connect gives this error that "your audio device cannot be detected. Please check your connection." I left the installation as default for an asrog hero 3 wifi mobo.
 

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Looking through my dell, the ALC seems to be 225 is this supported I genuinely cannot stand wavesmaxxaudio as it ruins the speakers is there any drivers for this. My laptop is a Dell Inspiron 7779 2-in-1.
 

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I don't understand?
Hi, sorry, maybe I misunderstood, but, in case you have latency problems, i.e. you need less latency, you can try ASIO drivers.
ASIO4ALL is a hardware independent low latency ASIO driver for WDM audio devices.
Maybe you can give it a try. Alan includes ASIO drivers in this package, but according to what I read you have to configure it in the audio program you are using.
 
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Hi, sorry, maybe I misunderstood, but, in case you have latency problems, i.e. you need less latency, you can try ASIO drivers.
ASIO4ALL is a hardware independent low latency ASIO driver for WDM audio devices.
Maybe you can give it a try. Alan includes ASIO drivers in this package, but according to what I read you have to configure it in the audio program you are using.

I'm using the AIMP-Player from Артём Измайлов (Art'om Izmaylov). Is this Win32-Playa ASIO-usable?
 

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I'm using the AIMP-Player from Артём Измайлов (Art'om Izmaylov). Is this Win32-Playa ASIO-usable?



EDIT: well, actually
Realtek ASIO crashes for me as soon as I play something
FL Studio ASIO just works from spdif
ASIO4ALL v2 needed some settings tweak to use spdif


( https://www.asio4all.org )

I dont really use ASIO for aimp :p
But thats what is recommended when you are looking for low latency
 
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What is the process for dolby digital live and dts-interactive or similar for gaming with a 5.1 soundbar with hdmi and optical inputs:
windows 11
Gigabyte Aorus X570 Elite WiFi with the ALC1200.
i rebooted into safe mode
i then did:
removed realtek from the settings>apps area (which used the realtek uninstaller i think and it asked me to reboot) i said NO.
i then started up DDU and removed Audio from realtek and soundblaster and chose not to reboot.
i then started up DriverStoreExplorer.v0.11.79 and there really wasnt nothing in there to remove. only my gpu audio but i left that alone.
ok i finally chose to restart (this is all while computer is connected to internet.
by the login screen i heard sound coming from my onboard optical out to my 5.1 soundbar. (the windows driver installs fast).
anyhow this is where i am. windows is up to date as of right now july 18th 11:53pm gmt-6 2022

im now at my normal desktop with the default windows realtek or microsoft drivers.
i use drivestoreexplorer to remove all audio files and use Force Delete
i then use AAFOptimusDCHAudioPack "Latest HDAUDIO Driver Version: 6.0.9374.1" as of this writing.
i then reboot after installing everything
the gigabyte realtek audio console wont let me enable the ON/OFF switch for DTS Connect , NEO PC or Interacive. those are what is shown but the button is off and greyed out.
in the windows sound settings no extra codecs.
do i need to disable driver signature verification or secure boot in bios?
Hello, sorry, have you tried to install only what you need? I see you have Dolby Atmos, maybe it interferes with the other sound solutions? Did you try to delete rtkhdaud.dat and restart the pc?
 

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EDIT: well, actually
Realtek ASIO crashes for me as soon as I play something
FL Studio ASIO just works from spdif
ASIO4ALL v2 needed some settings tweak to use spdif
( https://www.asio4all.org )

I dont really use ASIO for aimp :p
But thats what is recommended when you are looking for low latency
I've never been able to use ASIO either, but if you're looking for low latency try WASAPI exclusive or install ASIO4ALL.
 

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Hey, I want an overall better audio quality. I mostly play games or listen to music, but do none of audio engineering and stuff

I got realtek ALC887 as my default audio of my motherboard (no dedicated sound card), and have Sennheiser HD 407 headsets. Any suggestions on what to enable and what not?
 
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