The wikiHow Tech Team also followed the article's instructions and validated that they work. Once you wipe the drivers, restart your system, and install the new driver. Also, try different headphones, as this could be the problem. If it helps, great, else do this for each default device, and see if any help. This problem can also be with Realtek drivers, if you are using them. Are you connected to multiple monitors? Then your no audio problem will be fixed. Volume or Sound issue is one of the common problems that come with every Windows operating system.
I have tried using the latest drivers from Dell, which are from 2015, and I have let Microsoft search for and install new drivers but get the same results every time. On the next screen, select Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer. If you are using a desktop, then try connecting a different speaker and check. You can update your drivers automatically with both the Free and Pro versions of Driver Easy. This solves most of the problems. If not, you are welcome to contact me for additional support.
What is strange is the fact that there are Windows Exit and Startup sounds within the Window's Media system folder and a box to check to enable Startup sounds via the control panel. This quite often happens after an upgrade to Windows 10 from an earlier version of Windows. Your Windows audio should have restart. This post on may also give you some pointers. There are couple of settings for Audio for some computers. Acted like it wanted too, but never did, so I gave up. Please remember to mark the replies as an answers if they help and unmark them if they provide no help.
Here's how to check the list of recent updates. Fix 17 Sometimes, the problem with no audio on monitor could be corrupted-system-files in Windows 10. This seems more than confusing to give the illusion to provide an option when it isn't possible. If you have problems where the sound magically stops working during the day, and especially if it happens in the middle of playing a game or playing a movie - this should fix it, though the fix is temporary until Windows 10 throws in the towel and your sound stops working again. There are scaling problems on the second display and screen rendering problems.
People have been waiting for Windows 10 for quite some time now. I close the lid of my laptop. Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system. I can't promise I'll respond to all the messages I receive depending on the volume , but I'll do my best. Your computer speakers should now be able to play sound normally. Or else, simply right-click on the Speaker icon in the Taskbar notification area and select Troubleshoot sound problems to open the Sound and Audio Troubleshooter. Take a moment to learn them now.
Step 4: Finally, click on Scan for hardware changes and the updated driver will be automatically installed. There should be zero X or cross mark beside the speaker icon on the notification area. When you update to or v1709 from the Windows 8. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. If the service has been stopped for any reason, your system audio will not function correctly. Now the sound should be working again on your Surface 3. Though this seem to work in Windows 7 or 8.
First, head over to the Realtek website and download the latest applicable version for your system. If Device Status shows that the device is working correctly, the problem showing up is due to sound settings, the speakers, or the cables. Download this tool : — Intell driver update utility. That should make your sound work going forward, and the little speaker next to your clock should appear, where you can also adjust the volume level. My audio devices disappeared after the Spring update. But that was of no use.
So please any working solution is needed guys! Could it be windows 10? Fix 18 A complete different solution is to completely stop using Windows. How to fix broken audio in Windows 10 Below are two methods that can be used to try and resolve the audio issue. I am beginning to think so. Enabling it again should solve the sound not working on Windows 10 after update issue. Audio Enhancements are inbuilt Microsoft and third-party packages designed to make sure your systems specific audio hardware works perfectly. I see some information discussing just that case that no sounds are available for faster boot and shutdown. This happens if your hardware is outdated.
If not, then run the built in Audio troubleshooter which should be able to detect and fix most of the audio issues. These jacks connect to a sound processor. If anyone has any advice I'd sure appreciate it. I tried to delete the key as directed but it would not let me? In the Driver tab, click on. This can be done using the vendor website with the system tag. Fix 15 Sometimes the sound stops working due to Hyper-V installed.