windows sound issue

If you have just installed Windows 10 and encountered problems with the sound, then this problem can arise while upgrading to Windows 10. This article will elaborate on fixes that can help you get rid of the sound issue in Windows 10

Use Windows Audio Troubleshooter

  • An in-built troubleshooter is available in Windows 10 to find and resolve the audio/network issues. Windows 10 can search the problem and solve it, so let us try doing that.
  • Right-click the sound icon available in the taskbar and from the menu select – “Troubleshoot sound problems.” It will start the troubleshooter, and it will the audio system will be scanned for errors.
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  • In case it detects any issues, it will notify you to and fix it automatically.
  • In case it doesn’t resolve it automatically, it will state the issues, and you can follow onscreen instructions to fix it. On the other hand, if there are no issues detected, you will be notified that no issues identified and will offer different options to try out.
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Modify default sound format

In case Windows 10 troubleshooter doesn’t work for you to fix the problem, then you can try some fixes on your own. Windows allows you to alter the default sound format that impacts the sound quality. 

At times the incorrect format can also result in no sound issues and can be the cause for the problem so carry out the following steps :-

  • Right-click the sound icon and then from the menu, select “Playback devices.” 
  • Now select speakers that you are using and then click on – “Properties.” 
  • In the option – Speakers Properties, go to the tab – “Advanced” and then via – drop-down menu in the section- “Default Format” select a format.
  • Now select – “24 bit, 44100 Hz” OR “24 bit, 192000 Hz” and check it resolves the problem. In case both of these fail to work, then try – “16 bit, 44100 Hz.”