improve sound quality of virtually any laptop with realtek audio

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Did you notice difference in soundquality?

  1. ZOMG IT IMPROVE MY SOUND QUALITY O.O

    18.8%
  2. nah i didn't notice any difference

    81.3%
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  1. raclimja

    raclimja Notebook Consultant

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    UPDATE: 11/21/2010

    after further searching the web on ways to increase sound quality of laptop,
    i came across this very interesting article about Asus G73JH creative software
    http://forum.notebookreview.com/asus-gaming-notebook-forum/519478-creative-x-fi-mb-your-g73-realtek-hd-2-48-a.html

    i follow the steps to install it but sadly lots of my programs are crashing because of the modded driver

    i read further and i try the suggest method of other member to use official Realtek 2.52 but unfortunately the X-FI MB didn't recognize the driver so it refused to even install

    then i found this very interesting post made by DarknessKnight
    http://forum.notebookreview.com/6799772-post97.html

    to my surprise it REALLY DID WORK:eek: :eek: :eek:

    and on top of that i never had a single crash

    i can now use bass boost, crystalizer, effects, alchemy, svm, etc without a problem

    also it has a bonus, its got EAX support for up to 4.0 so older games will sound much better
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    for anyone looking for ways to improve your sound, i highly recommend that you try this software because it really improved my overall sound experience




    WARNING!
    -I HELD NO RESPONSIBILITY IF YOU BROKE YOUR COMPUTER!

    -USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK

    -MAKE SURE YOU UNINSTALL REALTEK DRIVER AND CREATIVE SOFTWARE THEN MAKE A REBOOT!

    -MAKE SURE YOU USE DRIVERSWEEPER THEN SELECT CREATIVE AND REALTEK THEN ANALYZE AND CLEAN AND REBOOT!
    Phyxion.net | Driver Sweeper | Products | Products

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    -INSTALL THE MODDED DRIVER BY daniel_K(MAKE SURE YOU RIGHT CLICK AND RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR AND YOU SELECT INSTALL DRIVER BECAUSE IT IS NOT DIGITALLY SIGNED)
    Realtek R2.46 Mod (Daniel_k).7z

    -AFTER THE MAKE SURE YOU MAKE A REBOOT OTHERWISE X-FI MB WILL REFUSE TO INSTALL

    -DISABLE YOUR ANTI VIRUS(THE ACTIVATOR WILL GET A FALSE POSITIVE ALARM AND WILL NOT EXTRACT IT COMPLETLY

    -EXTRACT X-FI MB 1.1 AFTER THAT EXTRACT THE X-FI MB 1.1 AND RUN SETUP(MAKE SURE YOU SELECT FULL NOT CUSTOM!)
    X-FI MB 1.1

    -REBOOT AND PRESS F8 THEN SELECT SAFE MODE(TO INSTALL THE ACTIVATOR)

    -EXTRACT THE LICENSES GENERATOR VIRUS ALERT

    -RIGHT CLICK THE RUN.BAT AND SELECT "RUN AS ADMINISTRATOR"

    -the tree "CTLXXXXXXXXX.KGA should disappear after you run the RUN.BAT

    -then reboot

    -ENJOY YOUR MUCH MUCH BETTER SOUND QUALITY


    [​IMG] [​IMG] :D :D :D [​IMG] [​IMG]
    [​IMG]
    [​IMG] [​IMG]WOHOO!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]

    BIG CONGRATS TO SEB. VETTEL FOR WINNING WDC 2010 :D
    [​IMG]

    for anyone interested in F1 2010 MODS AND BUGFIXES CHECK OUT THIS THREAD :D
    [PC] [MUST HAVE]BUG FIXES + MODS compilation[WARNING FOR 56k MODEM users!!!] - Codemasters Forums
     
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  2. granyte

    granyte ATI+AMD -> DAAMIT

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    i'll give it a trie but i wonder how it will handle my system since i have a 2.1 setup integrated with the machine
     
  3. shakennstirred

    shakennstirred Notebook Evangelist

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    those drivers in the link are realtek r2.52
    we are now on realtek r2.54 which came out on 5 nov 2010, which i have loaded on my acer 8930
    there looks to be nothing extra added to them by dell, they are just standard realtek drivers that you can get off the realtek website
    which is were i get them from
    i really like the audio from the 8930, it has 4 speakers and a sub inside and i havent heard a better sounding laptop
     
  4. Hungry Man

    Hungry Man Notebook Virtuoso

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    I assume this is only for Dell?

    I'm on a sony and my realtek HDA says Driver Version 6.0.1.5992
     
  5. unreal25

    unreal25 Capt. Obvious

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    I have a feeling that laptop has really good speakers, which is probably why it sounds good.
     
  6. Bearclaw

    Bearclaw Steaming

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    Was gonna say something then I saw your title and I'm like, it's all good :p
     
  7. shakennstirred

    shakennstirred Notebook Evangelist

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    just go to the realtek site and get there latest drivers
    Realtek

    the version number you have is just sonys numbering
     
  8. MahmoudDewy

    MahmoudDewy Notebook Deity

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    First of all +rep!!!! thank you mate that driver owns it improved my sound quality heck a lot especially with the 5.1 speaker emulation on .... impressive

    & for those who say it is the same as realtek drivers .... I am sorry it is not because if you check the installed driver files you will see a gazillion of the files which aren't in the original realtek driver for example:

    MaxxAudioAPO.dll
    MaxxAudioAPO20.dll
    MaxxAudioAPO30.dll
    MaxxAudioEQ.dll
    MaxxAudioRealtek.dll
    MaxxAudioRealtek2.dll
    MaxxVolumeSDAPO.dll

    so it is not the same ... it doesn't even sound the same
     
  9. shakennstirred

    shakennstirred Notebook Evangelist

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    not so mate
    i have just checked my realtek drivers i downloaded off the realtek site and they have all the files you have listed

    maybe you and the op were using an older driver that didn't have those extra files and thats why you hear a difference
    but for us guys that keep there drivers upto date there was not difference in sound quality
    but as said those drivers he listed in the first post are just the standard r2.52 realtek driver you can get off the realtek site
    i don't know when realtek added those extra files to the drivers but i have just checked r2.52/r2.53 and the latest r2.54 and all contain the maxxaudio files
     
  10. michael_recycled

    michael_recycled Notebook Deity

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    Confirmed. :)

    Michael
     
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