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#1 twocats

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Posted 19 June 2018 - 02:13 PM

So, I have a problem. My audio suddenly decided to stop working. I have the standard High Definition Audio Device driver. I am running on Windows 10. I have tried everything I can think of, including: 

 

- Checking if my audio was muted

 

- Reinstalling the audio drivers

 

- Reverting back to a previous version of windows

 

- Disabling all enhancements

 

- Troubleshooting audio

 

- Setting speakers to default device

 

- Changing "When Windows detects communications activity" to do nothing

 

In the sound settings, the audio levels do go up when there should be sound.

 

The link to my computer specs is here:

 

https://support.hp.com/us-en/document/c02863091

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

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#2 mightywiz

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Posted 20 June 2018 - 05:01 PM

open your device manager and select the sound device, right click & uninstall all related devices listed in that tree.  then reboot and let window re-install the drivers.



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Posted 06 July 2018 - 04:54 AM

Try restarting Windows Audio Service---

 

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Posted 06 July 2018 - 11:07 AM

Click on the Windows(start button)  select settings, select system. Under "sound" under "choose your output device" make sure your speakers are selected. Click on "device properties"  under enhancements select "disable all enhancements" . click on "advanced" make sure "allow applications to take exclusive control of this device" and "give exclusive mode applications priority" are checked. 






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