How to Fix No Sound Issue in Windows 10

Windows 10 Guide

Windows 10 users have came across no sound issue. This may be due to some error with the sound driver. You can try the fix for the no sound issue in Windows 10 given below. Imagine you found an awesome song and the next moment you find that there is no sound coming from your PC. Well that is not good. So here in this article, we will see how to fix no sound problem quickly.

First of all, try to check if the Playback device settings are done right. For that, right-click on the sound icon at the bottom right corner in taskbar.  Then select Playback devices. Now in the Playback tab,  select the speakers that is set as default. Then click Properties > Advanced tab > under the Default Format, change the sample rate and bit depth. Click Apply and OK. Check if the issue gets solved or not. If that doesn’t work, see the steps below.

How to Fix No Sound Issue in Windows 10

Uninstall Sound Driver

  1. Press Win+R to open Run dialog box.
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and click OK button.
  3. The Device Manager opens. In it, you have to expand the Sound, video and game controller category. Then right-click on the sound card device name.
  4. In the menu that opens, click Uninstall. Confirm when prompted to.
  5. Reboot the PC and once the system starts, it will reinstall the  for the change to take effect. After restarting, Windows will attempt to reinstall the driver. Then check if the no sound issue is fixed or not. If it still persists, then updating the drivers is the last option.

Update Sound Driver

  1. Press Win+R to open Run dialog box.
  2. Type devmgmt.msc and click OK button.
  3. The Device Manager opens. Then right-click on the sound device name and click Update Driver Software option.
  4. Now click Search automatically for updated driver software.
  5. That’s it. Windows will now search and update the driver. You just need to reboot the PC.

That would have helped you to fix no sound issue in Windows 10.