Fix audio issues and restart audio drivers on Windows 10

If you have problems with the integrated sound card in your Windows PC, Windows troubleshooting usually helps . You can find this easily in the Windows settings

Update and security / troubleshooting

We have exemplified this below.

Play audio files

In this area of ​​the ” Windows troubleshooting ” you will also find the point that can help you with audio problems.

Play audio files (used to identify and fix problems playing sound).

When you start this audio troubleshooter , you will be taken through the individual steps to troubleshoot audio issues . First, you need to choose the right sound source that is causing you problems.

Troubleshoot for which of the devices

Then Windows 10 examines all possible settings and shows you numerous dialog boxes in which you can check all audio options and adjust them if necessary. In the end, you should test whether your audio problems persist.

Restart audio driver on Windows 10

The second option is to restart or deactivate the audio drivers once and then reactivate them. You can do this as follows.

First, you should the Windows Computer Management via the shortcut ” compmgmt.msc ” to call and then the ” Device Manager call”. Here you will find the audio driver under the area

Audio, video and game controllers

Deactivate sound device

Here you can “deactivate” the audio device . Deactivation means that Windows must be restarted. After you have restarted your Windows 10 installation, you call the device manager again and ” activate ” the audio drivers again.

Now you should check whether your audio problems still persist.

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