Audio is the most important part which improves the multimedia experience. Several gamers report that they are getting some audio issues on Windows 10, especially in video games. Audio enhances the atmosphere in a movie or video game, and if you face the same issue, here are some quick steps provided below.
Turn on and off the Speakers
To turn on and off the speakers, follow these on-screen step by step points provided below:
- Navigate to the Sound icon inside the Taskbar on your system.
- Thereafter, select the ‘Open sound settings’ via the menu.
- Then move down and choose the ‘Sound Control Panel’ option.
- Go to the empty area and right-click on it to tick the ‘Show Disconnected Devices’ and ‘Show Disabled Devices’ options.
- You should reach the audio device, and right-click on it then pick the Disable button.
- Later, the audio device should disable. Right-click on it once again, then pick the Enable option.
- Finally, hit the Apply and then OK buttons to apply the changes.
Update the Drivers
In most situations, issues with audio are caused by out-of-date audio drivers, but you can solve that by updating. To update the audio drivers, what you require to do is go to the motherboard’s website. Now, find the motherboard and download your newest audio drivers for it.
Set the Audio Buffer
To set the audio buffer, follow these on-screen step by step points provided below:
- Go to the ‘Focusrite Audio Control Panel’ option and launch it.
- Now, set the buffer by growing the number of milliseconds.
Utilize the Audio Troubleshooter
To utilize the audio troubleshooter, follow these on-screen step by step points provided below:
- Navigate to the Settings option and click on it on the system.
- Thereafter, reach the ‘Update & Security’ option and click on it, then choose the Troubleshoot option via the left panel.
- You should select the ‘Additional troubleshooters’ option via the right-side panel.
- After that, locate the ‘Playing Audio’ option and select the ‘Run the troubleshooter’ option.
- Later, pursue the remaining on-screen steps.
- Finally, reboot the system.
Reinstall the Audio Driver
To reinstall the audio driver, follow these on-screen step by step points provided below:
- Navigate to the Windows search bar on your system.
- Thereafter, input ‘device mgr’ into it and press the Enter button.
- Once invoked the Device Manager, locate the audio device, right-click on it, then hit the Uninstall device option.
- Now, Windows will request you to verify that you would like to uninstall the driver, hit the Uninstall device option.
- Once confirmed and uninstalled the keyboard driver, reboot the system.
- Finally, you must visit the audio device manufacturer site and check whether there is a new driver that appears for Windows 10.
Check that Audio Service is Turned on
To check that audio service is turned on, follow these on-screen step by step points provided below:
- To bring up the Run accessory, use the Win and R shortcut keys simultaneously over the keyboard.
- Thereafter, input ‘services.msc’ into it and press the OK button.
- Once launched the Services screen, find the ‘Windows Audio’ option and twice click on it to invoke its properties.
- Finally, adjust the Startup type to Automatic and hit the Start button to begin the service.
- Now, hit the Apply and then OK buttons to store the changes.
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