"AliceZ" <AliceZ@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> #1- I did a Search for Realtek and nothing showed up. If I did not
> want to download it, how can I stop it from showing everytime I run
> Windows Update?
Go to the Start Menu > Windows Update > Search for updates. Right-click the
update in question and select "Hide" from the context menu. You may need
administrator privileges in order to do so.
> I did look in Device Manager and saw: "Sound, video and game
> controllers" = Realtek High Definition Audio.
> How do I know if I should download it?
This is your computer's sound card, it is made by Realtek and must have
drivers installed in order to work. If the sound works ok for you, it really
is not imperative to download new drivers. "If it's not broken, don't mend
Should you decide to install recent drivers anyway, do not use Windows
Update, but download directly from the manufacturer:
High Definition Audio drivers:
Network card drivers:
> #2- Should I download the one mentioned that stated
> "Recommended." The one marked KB905866? The one for Junk
> E-Mail Filder. I don't know what this one is and I do not know what
> it is referring to. I do not use e-mail on this new Toshiba A305 S6825
This is a definition update for Windows Mail's spam filter. If you do not
use Windows Mail, you do not need this update.