How to Resolve no Sound Issues in your Laptop?

What are the common causes due to which no sound problems occur on a laptop?

If you are experiencing no sound issues in your laptop, then try using- Playing Audio troubleshooter to fix the problem. For making sure that you have the most up-to-date troubleshooters from the Windows Online Troubleshooting Service, your computer should be connected to the Internet. The sound card is one of the more difficult hardware components to troubleshoot because Windows treats this as a single hardware device as a multiple hardware devices, each with its own resources. The device manager utility allows you to interact directly with any hardware on your system. After you have verified that your speakers are functional, reconnect them to your computer’s sound card, before attempting to play any sound.

The common causes due to which no sound problems occur on a laptop and the tips to fix them are:

  • Install a new driver

  • Check sound cards

  • The Windows does not recognize sound card

Install a new driver

The Windows Update can search for updated drivers and install them automatically. However, the old drivers can cause sound problems, so it is a good idea to install the latest driver for your sound card. To do that open Device Manager by clicking the Start button, click Control Panel; click System and Maintenance, and then clicking Device Manager.

Check sound cards

You must make sure that your computer has a sound card. In order to do so log on as an administrator and perform the tasks. First open Device Manager by clicking the Start button, click Control Panel, and click System and Maintenance, then click Device Manager. If you have given an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation, then expand the sound, video and game controller’s category.

The Windows does not recognize sound card

For the Windows operating system to recognize your sound card, you must find and install a compatible driver for your sound card. Most of the sound cards require driver software to work properly. However, you must be sure that you have installed software discs that came with the device. If you do not have a disc or the software on the disc does not solve the problem. Verify if a driver for your sound card is available through Windows Update.

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