How to reset audio on Windows?



When you encounter audio problems in Windows, such as no sound or distorted sound, it can be difficult to diagnose and fix. Fortunately, Windows provides a simple way to reset the audio settings to their default values, allowing you to quickly and easily resolve any issue you may be experiencing.

The first step in resetting the audio settings in Windows is to open the Control Panel. To do this, click the Start button and type “Control Panel” into the search box. When the Control Panel appears, click on the “Hardware and Sound” option.

Once you have opened the “Hardware and Sound” section of the Control Panel, you will need to find the “Sound” option. This option is located under the “Device Manager” section. When you click on the “Sound” option, a window will open with a list of all the audio devices connected to your computer.

Once you have opened the “Sound” window, you will need to find the option to “Uninstall” the audio device. To do this, right-click the audio device and select “Uninstall”. Once the device has been uninstalled, you will need to restart your computer for the changes to take effect.

After your computer has restarted, you will need to open the Control Panel once again. This time, you will need to open the “Device Manager” section. Once you have opened the “Device Manager” section, you will need to find the “Sound” option. When you click on the “Sound” option, a window will open with a list of all the audio devices connected to your computer.

Right-click the audio device you uninstalled earlier and select “Update Driver Software”. When the update window appears, select “Browse my computer for driver software”, and then select “Let me pick from a list of device drivers on my computer”. Select “High Definition Audio Device” from the list and click “Next”.

Once the audio driver has been installed, you will need to restart your computer once again. After your computer has restarted, you will need to open the Control Panel and select the “Sound” option. When the “Sound” window opens, you will need to click on the “Playback” tab.

Once you have opened the “Playback” tab, you will need to select the audio device you just installed, and then click on the “Set Default” button. This will reset the audio settings to their default values, allowing you to quickly and easily resolve any audio issues you may be experiencing.

By following these steps, you should be able to quickly and easily reset the audio settings in Windows. However, if the issue persists, then it is recommended that you seek the assistance of a qualified technician to further investigate the issue.

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