Xonar driver restart application

Xonar Driver Restart is an application that will restart the Windows Audio Service and Xonar/C-media audio driver.

Among others, it is useful in the following situations:

  • fix sound loop
  • fix sound coming from only one speaker
  • apply custom Xonar registry settings

Works for the following cards:

  • Asus Xonar: DG, DGX, DG SI, DS, DSX, D1, D2, DX, D2X, HDAV, HDAV Slim, ST, STX, STX II, Xense.
  • Other C-Media CMI8788 audio chip based cards: Auzentech X-Meridian & X-Meridian 2G; HT Omega Claro Plus, 2, Halo, eClaro; Razer Barracuda AC-1.

v1.10 – 15 Nov 2017:  Added restart function for Windows Audio Service. The application now closes ASUS Audio Center and C-Media Panel before restarting the driver.

v1.00: Initial version that is found in Xonar settings standalone apps.

Download v1.10