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Microsoft HD Audio Driver 1.0 Now Available

Quote from the article at Stereophile Magazine:

“As we discovered earlier this year, Microsoft is trying to make friends with audiophiles. Need more proof? The software behemoth recently announced broad support for what it has termed the “Universal Audio Architecture” (UAA) initiative, which, the company claims, “will help to ensure an improved audio experience and improved audio device driver support for users of Windows.”

At the same time, Microsoft also announced the availability of the first version of its “High Definition Audio Class Driver,” based on the High Definition Audio specification developed by Intel (see previous). Through the UAA initiative, Microsoft says it is also delivering a set of Windows audio class drivers based on other interface technologies, including USB Audio and 1394 Audio.”

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