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Windows 7 automatically installs HDMI audio drivers

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2 years ago#1
Long story short, my Windows 7 wants to constantly install HDMI audio drivers when I want to simply use my sound card. I simply uninstalled the HDMI audio drivers and my soundcard worked fine. Before, the HDMI was the only one working and I couldn't switch over to the sound card. So uninstalled and the soundcard works! I restart my computer and the HDMI drivers automatically reinstall again going over my soundcard drivers again.

Sure I could simply just uninstall them over and over again, but that's stupid. This never before happened and all I changed was the fact that I actually installed the HDMI audio drivers for my graphics card, which were uninstalled only a few days ago. Never gave me a problem until recently. I don't think this is my video card hdmi drivers being installed because the CCC isn't nice enough to automatically update itself.
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2 years ago#2
Can't you just disable the device from the device manager or sound control panel?
2 years ago#3
Not from the device manager. I've done it through the control panel. I'll see if it gives me a different result.
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2 years ago#4
Cool, that did the trick. I tried uninstalling them first, but they just reinstalled after the reboot. I then just went to disable them and that worked. Odd how it worked from the device manager and not the control panel. Thanks for the tip!
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2 years ago#5
You could have just disallowed Windows from automatically installing drivers.
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