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No Sound In Windows 10: How To Fix No Sound In Windows 10


Sound problems in Windows 10 can occur due to Intel driver update failureThis bug is also present in Windows 10, version 1803, or after installing Windows Update KB4464330 in version 1709. A fix for this issue is already included in one of the updates.

Why does sound drop out in Windows 10

Sound may be skipped due to incorrect driver settings. If the sound does not work when playing a media file, the system also displays an error message on the screen: “Audio device not installed.”

How to fix sound problem in Windows 10 using Device Manager

Right-click on the Windows Start menu </ bold> and select <bold> Device Manager . Then double-click the System Devices row and locate the Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) audio driver. There should be a yellow triangle with an exclamation mark here. Right click and select Properties to verify that the driver version is (problematic version). Then right-click the Intel Smart Sound Technology (Intel SST) device and select Update Driver .

No Sound In Windows 10: How To Fix No Sound In Windows 10
No Sound In Windows 10: How To Fix No Sound In Windows 10

Select Search for driver software on your computer . Then click Select from the list of available drivers on your computer . Select High Definition Audio Device and click Next . SST (<ital> System Maintenance Tools </ ital>) should work again. Restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

READ MORE: What You Need To Know About “Reset Your PC” in Windows 8 and 10

How to troubleshoot audio error on Windows 10 using the command line

In Cortana, enter cmd . Right click on Command Prompt and select Run as administrator . Then copy and paste the following command:

pnputil / enum-drivers

A list of all installed drivers will appear. Find an audio driver such as oemXXXX.inf located under intcaudiobus.inf . This is the Intel audio driver you need. Then run the following command to remove the specified driver:

pnputil / delete-driver oemXXXX.inf / uninstall

Close the window and restart your computer.


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