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Gigabyte B560 HD3 -- Realtek Audio

Gigabyte B560 HD3 -- Realtek Audio
« on: March 18, 2022, 11:14:23 am »
My desktop has a Gigabyte B560 HD3.
Quite happy with it apart from the fact that I cannot get any of the Gigabyte Realtek Audio drivers to install.
With the default W10 drivers I do have usable audio, but I don't have the Realtek Audio Manager.
If I install from the Gigabyte download I get a reboot loop: Phase 1 runs, request restart, but on restart Phase 1 runs again.
If I try to install the Audio Manager from Realtek I get "no driver supported in this driver package".
Any help or info would be greatly appreciated.

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Re: Gigabyte B560 HD3 -- Realtek Audio
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2022, 02:09:14 pm »
Greetings,
Not sure what build of W10 you are running or what "Default" driver you have tried.  There are 2 downloads:



A few people have mentioned the behavior you are referencing.  To resolve, I believe they opened Device Manager and manually removed the RealTek devices, including selecting Delete the drivers for this device (checkbox).  Do not reboot.  Then run the installer, now restart.     
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Re: Gigabyte B560 HD3 -- Realtek Audio
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2022, 12:54:19 am »
but always remember to disconnect from the internet while removing or installing the realtek audio drivers.
never leave open an active internet connection as win10 may silently download & install its own version of the drivers without user consent and messing things up

only after removing the old drivers and installing the new ones, re-establish the internet connection

 

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