Sep. 18, 2018 / Updated by Bessie Shaw to Windows Driver Solutions
IDT audio driver, aka IDT High Definition Audio CODEC driver, is commonly used on HP or Dell computers. IDT audio driver installed on the computer allows the device to recognize the sound card component and make use of its basic functions. But if you want to improve the sound quality, or fix audio related issues like Bluetooth speakers sound delay, speakers not working, microphone not working, etc., you need to download or update the IDT audio driver to make all the sound features accessible.
Here are some methods of how to download and update IDT audio drivers on your Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, etc.
The sound card, IDT High Definition Audio CODEC, is developed by SigmaTel, but instead of providing official IDT audio drivers, the company issues the audio drivers to various hardware manufacturers like HP, Dell and other PC brands. So you can download the IDT High Definition audio drivers from the manufactures’ websites.
For example, download IDT HD audio driver for HP 8440p laptop from HP support page:
You can both let the page find you HP device and type the model number for a search.
Choose the language and Windows OS from the drop down menu. Pay attention to your system type (32-bit or 64-bit), which enables the IDT audio driver to be compatible with your PC.
Check the current IDT audio driver version and click the button to download the driver.
After you finish the driver installation, remember to restart the PC.
Similar steps apply to other computers with IDT sound cards.
You may like to check out: HP Elitebook 8440p Drivers Download for Windows OS.
You can also update the IDT HD audio driver in Device Manager and Windows will finish this automatically.
Take Windows 10 as an example.
1. Use Windows shortcut keys Win + X to launch the Jump List and select the Device Manager.
2. Expand the Sound, video and game controllers entry and navigate to IDT High Definition Audio CODEC.
3. Right click on the device and select Update Driver Software.
Windows will do its job on automatically and what you need to do is following the instruction on screen.
If Windows fails to provide the audio driver, you can use Driver Talent to download drivers automatically, which will scan your PC to detect the problematic audio drivers and give you a list of IDT drivers available for downloading.
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Hope this post can help you download and update the IDT audio driver. If you have any other driver issues, please check for the solution in the Resource Center, or comment below for help.
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