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.