Lawrence Abrams is the creator and owner of BleepingComputer. The first step you should try is going to Device Manager right-click the Windows 10 Start button or press Win key + X and look in the Other devices section. Plug in the jack and it all went quiet. No reboot, reset or re-whatever is required. It works just fine and you won't end up with an exploded device. Your sound is workig, but not properly.
. Click on Browse my computer for driver software: After completing Step 3 a new window will pop up with two options. Windows only supports sound output on one device. If your primary audio output device is already enabled, skip this step and go to the next solution. Right click the speaker icon on the taskbar.
Model Rating File Name Size Download 82. Particularly immediately after upgrading from a previous version of Windows. 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. Step 4: Choose 32bit or 64bit drivers to download. Here are 3 easy steps to repair audio driver issues with Driver Talent: Step 1.
I have checked and my sound is not muted. I've tried troubleshooting but the system can't find a problem. I told them that would be unnecessary as the audio was working at that point. Or click Update All to automatically download and install the correct version of all the drivers that are missing or out of date on your system. After that you need to restart the computer twice when you install this driver. The first method is one provided by a Microsoft employee and the second is one provided by a user on Reddit that others had said worked. It will fix this problem perfect.
Headphones are also not listed as a sound device any more see. Step 2 : Remove older versions MicTray. This got my sound back, both from the internal speakers of my laptop and with my external speakers. Please check the box that says delete the software for this device. I am not seeing the sound visual up when I am looking at the Volume Mixer. There are two ways you can get the right audio driver: manually or automatically. Thanks to all that replied All the best Bill.
For the time being, applying the above workaround seems to be the best bet. Windows Updates have become a complete mess lately, with the latest October 2018 Update , Patch Tuesday updates causing crashes because of , and now users are finding that their audio drivers are broken. Restart and see if that fixes it. While we are excited to install major updates which bring new features, instead ends up with broken things like. Choose the Troubleshoot tab on the left side.
Also, you could restore it to the point where it is working and watch if maybe windows updates or something else is installing the wrong drivers. The Realtek High Definition Audio Windows 10 driver process is: 1 Uninstall current Realtek audio driver. Click on Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer. In most cases, choosing Realtek High Definition Audio should fix the issue. Try to follow one way you want to.
After enter Windows 10 system, you will find the new Realtek drivers had already installed. I don't have a case number for this laptop that is continuing to have issues, as the original case report was first submitted for the second laptop that was originally having the same problem. Please post the full product number and operating system in use on your computer. Only started after the Creator's update. If I restart the computer the sound will come back but then after a while it stops working again.
He that you follow these steps to resolve the problem: An Intel audio driver was incorrectly pushed to devices via Windows Update for a short period of time earlier this week. Microsoft says that the Intel audio driver was incorrectly pushed to devices and the company has already pulled the driver from Windows Update to investigate the reports. Best Regards Simon Please remember to mark the replies as answers if they help, and unmark the answers if they provide no help. Driver Easy will then scan your computer and detect any problem drivers. Step 1 : Update Symantec Anti-Virus definitions Symantec Anti-Virus incorrectly flags the above listed files as malware. You can go through multiple checks and try the methods one by one to see if they fix the sound issue. When windows loaded, still a non-stop clicking noise.