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How to uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio for Windows. It was developed for Windows by Realtek Semiconductor Corp.. Further information on Realtek Semiconductor Corp. can be seen here. Usually the Realtek AC'97 Audio program is installed in the C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full command line for uninstalling Realtek AC'97 Audio is Alcrmv.exe -r -m. Keep in mind that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you may get a notification for administrator rights. alcrmv.exe is the programs's main file and it takes around 212.00 KB (217088 bytes) on disk.

The following executable files are contained in Realtek AC'97 Audio. They occupy 11.12 MB (11661312 bytes) on disk.



  • alcrmv.exe (212.00 KB)
  • alcrmv64.exe (304.00 KB)
  • ChCfg.exe (40.00 KB)
  • CPLUtl64.exe (36.00 KB)
  • RTLCPL.exe (9.99 MB)
  • SoundMan.exe (564.00 KB)
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This data is about Realtek AC'97 Audio version 5.19 alone. You can find below a few links to other Realtek AC'97 Audio versions:

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If you are manually uninstalling Realtek AC'97 Audio we advise you to verify if the following data is left behind on your PC.

Directories found on disk:
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\alcrmv.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\alcrmv64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm0.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm0.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm1.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm10.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm11.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm12.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm13.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm14.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm15.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm16.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm17.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm18.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm19.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm2.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm20.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm3.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm4.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm5.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm6.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\alcwdm64.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm7.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm8.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcwdm9.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau0.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau1.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau10.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau11.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau12.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau13.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau14.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau15.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau16.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau17.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau18.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau19.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau2.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau20.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau21.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau22.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau23.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau24.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau25.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau26.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau27.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau28.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau3.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau4.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau5.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau6.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau7.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau8.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxau9.inf
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxwdm.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\alcxwdm.sys
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\Alcxwdm0.cat
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\ALSndMgr.cpl
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\ALSNDMGR.WAV
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\ChCfg.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\CPLUtl64.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\RtlCPAPI.dll
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\RTLCPL.exe
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97\SoundMan.exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Realtek AC97 Driver 5.10.00.5930 (2).lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Realtek AC97 Driver 5.10.00.5930.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Realtek AC97 Driver 6.0.1.6202.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\Realtek AC97 Driver 6.0.1.6208.lnk
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\WLAN_Realtek_Win7_2002.1.0106.2011.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ActiveMovie\devenum\{E0F158E1-CB04-11D0-BD4E-00A0C911CE86}\DirectSound: Speakers (Realtek AC'97 Audio)
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ActiveMovie\devenum\{E0F158E1-CB04-11D0-BD4E-00A0C911CE86}\Speakers (Realtek AC'97 Audio)
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{FB08F381-6533-4108-B7DD-039E11FBC27E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Realtek

Open regedit.exe in order to delete the following registry values:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ALCXWDM\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RTL8023xp\DisplayName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\RtlWlanu\DisplayName




How to delete Realtek AC'97 Audio from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek AC'97 Audio is an application offered by Realtek Semiconductor Corp.. Some computer users choose to remove it. This can be efortful because doing this by hand requires some advanced knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best QUICK manner to remove Realtek AC'97 Audio is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your Windows PC, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.

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2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire the program's interface and wealth of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
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4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
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5. All the programs installed on your computer will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you find Realtek AC'97 Audio or simply activate the Search feature and type in "Realtek AC'97 Audio". If it exists on your system the Realtek AC'97 Audio app will be found automatically. When you select Realtek AC'97 Audio in the list of applications, the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other people have regarding Realtek AC'97 Audio, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove Realtek AC'97 Audio.
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8. After removing Realtek AC'97 Audio, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of Realtek AC'97 Audio which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek AC'97 Audio using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows PC will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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Disclaimer

This page is not a recommendation to remove Realtek AC'97 Audio by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. from your PC, we are not saying that Realtek AC'97 Audio by Realtek Semiconductor Corp. is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove Realtek AC'97 Audio supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-24 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 20:48:18.523