Realtek AC'97 Audio Realtek AC'97 Audio



A guide to uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio from your PC

Realtek AC'97 Audio is a software application. This page contains details on how to remove it from your computer. It was coded for Windows by Realtek Semiconductor Corp.. More information on Realtek Semiconductor Corp. can be found here. The program is usually located in the C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97 directory. Keep in mind that this location can differ depending on the user's choice. You can uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line RunDll32. Note that you might be prompted for administrator rights. alcrmv.exe is the programs's main file and it takes circa 212.00 KB (217088 bytes) on disk.

Realtek AC'97 Audio installs the following the executables on your PC, taking about 11.18 MB (11726336 bytes) on disk.



  • alcrmv.exe (212.00 KB)
  • alcrmv64.exe (309.00 KB)
  • ChCfg.exe (48.00 KB)
  • CPLUtl64.exe (36.50 KB)
  • RTLCPL.exe (10.04 MB)
  • SoundMan.exe (564.00 KB)
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The current page applies to Realtek AC'97 Audio version 5.34 only. For other Realtek AC'97 Audio versions please click below:

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Some files and registry entries are usually left behind when you remove Realtek AC'97 Audio.

Folders that were left behind:
  • C:\Program Files\Realtek AC97

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio:
  • 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\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\D3K1L9LJ\realtek_high_definition_audio_driver-65158[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low\Content.IE5\ERT9V5S1\realtek_ac97_audio_driver-65159[1].jpg

Use regedit.exe to manually remove from the Windows Registry the keys below:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Realtek
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\motherboard_driver_audio_realtek_azalia8-24850466_RASAPI32
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Tracing\motherboard_driver_audio_realtek_azalia8-24850466_RASMANCS
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{FB08F381-6533-4108-B7DD-039E11FBC27E}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Realtek

Supplementary registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\ALCXWDM\DisplayName




A way to remove Realtek AC'97 Audio using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Realtek AC'97 Audio is an application offered by the software company Realtek Semiconductor Corp.. Some computer users want to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be troublesome because removing this by hand takes some knowledge related to PCs. One of the best EASY way to uninstall Realtek AC'97 Audio is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

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5. A list of the programs existing on the PC will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate Realtek AC'97 Audio or simply click the Search feature and type in "Realtek AC'97 Audio". If it is installed on your PC the Realtek AC'97 Audio app will be found automatically. After you click Realtek AC'97 Audio in the list , the following data regarding the application is made available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). This explains the opinion other people have regarding Realtek AC'97 Audio, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the application you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will show up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will remove Realtek AC'97 Audio.
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8. After removing Realtek AC'97 Audio, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run a cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of Realtek AC'97 Audio which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling Realtek AC'97 Audio with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

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Geographical user distribution

  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
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Disclaimer

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

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-21 07:42:28.080