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  1. lost sound after Windows 10 latest update


    My HP desktop has been running happily with windows 10 but the latest windows update has killed my sound. Have tried all the instructions as per the HP virtual assistant; but still no sound. Need help, my knowledge of software is very limited.

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    Dougalldog, Sep 6, 2020
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  2. Lost sound after upgrading to Windows 10

    Hi Richard,

    Thank you for your interest in Windows 10. Sorry to know that you’re facing this issue. I will be glad to assist you. I suggest you to follow few methods given below and check if it fixes the issue.

    Method 1: Run Hardware and Devices Troubleshooter

    Follow these steps to run Hardware and Devices troubleshooter.

    • Press Windows key + W and type
      troubleshooting
      .
    • Select Troubleshooting.
    • Select View all on the top left corner.
    • Click Hardware and Devices.
    • Follow the on-screen instruction to run the troubleshooter.
    Method 2:
    I suggest you to try updating the Sound drivers check if it works for you.

    Follow the steps to update the sound driver:

    • Press Windows Key + X key and click
      Device Manager.
    • Expand ‘Sound, Video and Game Controllers’.
    • Right-click on the Sound device listed and click on ‘Update Driver Software’.
    • Select the option to automatically search for the updated driver software.
    • Restart the computer after its updated and verify.
    Method 3:
    Uninstall and reinstall the Sound driver

    I suggest you to try uninstall the Sound drivers check if it works for you.

    Follow the steps to uninstall the Sound drivers:

    • Press Windows Key + X key and click
      Device Manager.
    • Expand ‘Sound, Video and Game Controllers.
    • Right-click on the Audio devices listed and click on ‘Uninstall’.
    • Select the option to delete driver software.
    Restart the computer after its uninstalled. Try to access the device manufacturer's website and download and install the latest chipset and sound drivers.

    Hope this will fix the issue, if not let us know with the updated status and we will be happy to assist you further.

    Thank you.
     
    SujataMoktan, Sep 6, 2020
    #2
  3. no sound after update to windows 10

    Hi,

    In most cases, the current drivers for your sound card are not compatible with the latest version of Windows. We suggest in getting the latest driver for your sound card and make sure that the driver is fully compatible with the latest version of Windows
    10. Kindly refer to the links below for the troubleshooting steps that you can use to possibly resolve your concern.


    Do get back to us with the results and if you have any other questions, don't hesitate to post back.
     
    Jomel_Santos, Sep 6, 2020
    #3
  4. lost sound after Windows 10 latest update

    lost Sound Audio after upgrade to Windows 10

    Hi,

    Thank you for posting your query on Microsoft Community.

    I would suggest you follow the steps below and see if it helps.

    Method 1: Type “windows updates” in the search bar and press Check for updates option. If updates are remaining, kindly install all of remaining windows updates.

    Method 2: If this doesn’t help I would recommend you try updating the Audio drivers from the manufacturer's website and check if the issue persists.

    Follow the steps to update the audio drivers:


    • Press Windows key + X key and click Device Manager.

    • Expand the Sound, Video and game controllers.

    • Right-click on the Sound card and click on Update driver software.

    • Restart the computer and check.

    Method 3:Try Uninstalling and then reinstalling the Sound drivers. Follow the steps below


    • Press Windows key + R, type “devmgmt.msc” in the run prompt.

    • Expand the Sound, video and game controllers, right-click the sound card, click uninstall.

    • Restart the computer, let Windows detect the driver and install by itself.

    • Manually download the latest drivers by going to the manufacturers Website.
    Hope this helps. Please respond for further queries.

    Regards,
     
    Jesinta Rozario, Sep 6, 2020
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