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- System Process: No
- Background Process: No
- Application Process:Yes
- Common Path:
[% C: \ Windows \ alcwzrd.exe \ %]
- Uses Network:No
- Uses Internet:No
The driver for Realtek Audio cards uses the program alcwzrd.exe in supporting the device connected to the computer system. Basically the alcwzrd.exe is a process file that is associated with the RealTek high definition audio hardware driver. The alcwzrd.exe is an executable file that basically functions as a program launcher of the application RealTek audio driver application that detects new audio devices when plugged in, then pops-up a dialog box saying that there are found new hardware device. The process alcwzrd.exe is not incorporated with Microsoft since it is not a part of the Windows system core files.
An accessible icon is provided by the program alcwzrd.exe placed on the system tray. Once installed, the RealTek audio driver application is capable of displaying a visible window when it is accessed by clicking on the icon. The icon of the process alcwzrd.exe is capable of displaying the status of the Realtek audio card through a visible window. The visible window will appear which the file alcwzrd.exe generates when an external device is plugged in and then prompts the user to install the hardware. The program RealTek Audio hardware houses the file anclist.exe and can be located in [% C: \ Windows \ alcwzrd.exe \ %].
It is safe for the file alcwzrd.exe to run during startup since this file process uses minimal resources and can be manually started by the end user. It is also safe for the program RealTek Audio which is incorporated with the process file alcwzrd.exe, to be left inside the system since there are no reports that this particular file alcwzrd.exe had conflicted with other device drivers or Windows system core processes that are running inside the computer. The file alcwzrd.exe is a safe component to your system and there is no need to terminate this process if your system uses RealTek Audio Hardware driver.
The RealTek Audio driver can be used as long as the user has a compatible sound (card) hardware installed in the end users system with a built-in tuner (like the Creative sound cards) for best viewing pleasure.
To install the RealTek Audio application, click on the Start button, point to Settings, click on the Control Panel, and then double-click the Add/Remove Programs icon. On the Windows Setup tab, click on the RealTek Audio application for Windows check box, and then click OK. If the user is prompted, insert the Windows 98 CD-ROM. It is advisable that the user should restart the computer to refresh the system.
The RealTek AC 97 Audio application is developed by RealTek Semiconductor Inc. that sells a wide range of products throughout the globe, and its product lines can be roughly categorized into two subdivisions: Communications Network ICs (Integrated Circuits), and Computer Peripherals and Multimedia ICs (Integrated Circuits). RealTek products are network interface controllers (both the traditional 10/100M Ethernet controllers and the more advanced Gigabit Ethernet controllers NIC), physical layer controllers, network switches controllers, gateway controllers, wireless LAN ICs, as well as ADSL (Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line) router controllers.
Additional alcwzrd.exe Info:
Part of: RealTek Audio, Author URL: www.realtek.com.tw, File Created by: RealTek Semiconductors Inc.
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