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Realtek High Definition Audio System Software (Install)


There are versions of this package awaiting moderation . See the Version History section below.

This package skips automatic verification:

This package is purposely fails on computers that don't have Realtek audio drivers already installed. The Chocolatey automatic testing environment doesn't have them and thus will fail every time.

This package was approved by moderator gep13 on 10/27/2017.

Realtek Semiconductor Corp. High Definition Audio System Software Ver: R2.82

Audio drivers available for download from the Realtek website are general drivers for our audio ICs, and may not offer the customizations made by your system/motherboard manufacturer. To be sure you obtain the full features/customizations provided in your original audio product, please download the latest drivers from your system/motherboard manufacturer's website.

Supported OSes:

Vista, Windows7, Windows8, Windows8.1, Windows10


To install Realtek High Definition Audio System Software (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install realtek-hd-audio-driver

To upgrade Realtek High Definition Audio System Software (Install), run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade realtek-hd-audio-driver


  • tools\chocolateyinstall.ps1 Show
    $ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'
    $packageName    = 'realtek-hd-audio-driver' 
    $toolsDir       = "$(Split-Path -parent $MyInvocation.MyCommand.Definition)"
    $url            = ''
    $checksum       = '4DBEB838B2E6650D0B57F0DB6EABE0DD8445A144DC64E3B38E3DF39BE1D41DAD'
    $url64          = ''
    $checksum64     = '09784AB2BDFE97EEB085985B0C8A9E9727E882450B7918990B057B62612B967B'
    $silentArgs     = '/S'
    $validExitCodes = @(0)
    $extractDir     = "$toolsDir\extracted"
    $fileLocation   = "$extractDir\setup.exe"
    $card = wmic path Win32_SoundDevice get name
    if ($card -match "Realtek")
       write-host "You've got $card!" -foreground "green" –backgroundcolor "blue"
      } else {
       write-host "No Realtek audio hardware found. Aborting." -foreground "red" –backgroundcolor "blue"
    New-Item $extractDir -type directory   
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName    = $packageName
      unzipLocation  = $extractDir 
      fileType       = 'ZIP' 
      url            = $url
      checksum       = $checksum
      checksumType   = 'sha256'
      url64          = $url64
      checksum64     = $checksum64
      checksumType64 = 'sha256'  
    Install-ChocolateyZipPackage @packageArgs 
    $packageArgs = @{
      packageName   = $packageName
      fileType      = 'EXE'
      file          = $fileLocation
      silentArgs    = $silentArgs
      validExitCodes= $validExitCodes
      softwareName  = 'Realtek*'
    Install-ChocolateyInstallPackage @packageArgs
    Remove-Item $extractDir -recurse| out-null

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Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Realtek Semiconductor Corp.


© Realtek Semiconductor Corp. All rights reserved.


Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Realtek High Definition Audio System Software (Install) 2.82.0020180722 18 Tuesday, July 24, 2018 waiting for maintainer
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver 2.79 1411 Tuesday, December 8, 2015 approved

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