Having no Audio sound from your computer’s or laptop’s speaker is a common problem, especially after upgrade to windows 10 April 2018 update, Number of users report There is No sound from their Computer, laptops speaker. And the common reason for this issue is the Corrupted, Incompatible Audio Driver. If you are also having issue no Audio Sound from your windows computer, Laptop Speaker? Here we have some working solutions to fix different Audio problems on Windows 10 version 1803.

In Normal words, The Computer hardware and operating systems do not speak the same language. To communicate, they need a mediator- and this job is done by drivers. And a sound driver is a software program that helps your operating system communicate with your sound card. If while upgrade to windows 10 version 1803 the audio Driver get corrupted, Or the current installed Audio Driver is not compatible with current version Windows 10 then you may face Audio sound problems.

Fix Audio sound problems On windows 10

So If you are also having windows 10 sound problem after upgrade to Windows 10 or install recent April 2018 update. The sound driver most probably is removed, corrupted, or incompatible with Windows 10. Let’s Apply Bellow to fix the Audio issue.

Basic Troubleshooting 

First Check your speaker and headphone connections for loose cables or the wrong jack. New PCs these days are equipped with 3 or more jacks including.

  • microphone jack
  • line-in jack
  • line-out jack.

These jacks connect to a sound processor. So make sure your speakers are plugged into the line-out jack. If unsure which is the right jack, try plugging speakers into each of the jacks and see it produces any sound.

Check your power and volume levels, and try turning all the volume controls up. Also, Some speakers and apps have their own volume controls, and you might have to check them all.

Try connecting using a different USB port. Remember that your speakers probably won’t work when headphones are plugged in.




Restart Windows Audio Service

Also due to some reason If the Audio Service and AudioEndpointbuildert service stop running, Then you may face no Audio sound problems on windows computer. So check the audio service is running or not, from windows services.

Simply press Win + R, type Services.msc and hit the enter key. On Windows, Services Scroll down and look for Windows Audio Service. Check if it’s running then Right click on it and select restart. Do the same with AudioEndpointbuildert service.

If this service is not running simply double click on Windows Audio service, change the startup type to automatic and click start the service next to service status as shown below image. Again Do the same with AudioEndpointbuildert service.

restart Windows Audio Service
restart Windows Audio Service

Set As Default Device

If you’re connecting to an audio device using USB or HDMI, you might need to set that device as the default. To Do this  Type Sound on Open Start, select it from the list of results, then on the Playback tab, select a device, then Set Default.

Roll Back Audio Drivers

If the problem started Recent windows upgrade or After update the Audio drive then Roll Back Driver option is the Best solution, Which reverts the current driver version to previous one. which fix the driver compatibility issue.

To Rollback Audio Driver Simply open Device manager by press Win + R, Type devmgmt.msc and hit the enter key. This will display All installed driver list here expand Sound, video and game controllers, Right click on Realtek High Definition Audio and select properties. Here move to Driver Tab and select the option Roll Back Driver option. This will Ask for Reason why you are rollback the driver select any reason and follow on screen instructions to Roll back the currently installed driver. After that Restart windows and Check Audio Sound Worked? If not Fallow next instruction.

Roll Back windows Audio Driver
Roll Back windows Audio Driver



Reinstall Audio Driver

If Roll Back Driver option does not work for you, Or the problem started Unexpectedly then Reinstall the current driver to latest version help to fix the issue. First Visit Device manufacturer website and download the latest Available audio Driver and save it. ( If you are desktop user simply visit motherboard manufacturer website, Or laptop user visit HP, Dell, Acer etc website to download the latest available Driver.)

Now when you ready with the latest driver, Again open Device manager, Expand Sound, video and game controllers, Right click on Realtek High Definition Audio and select uninstall. confirm the deletion message and restart windows.

update audio driver
update audio driver

Then after again open Device manager, expand Sound, video and game controllers. Look For Realtek high definition audio ( if you didn’t find the same simply click on Action and scan hardware for changes ) Right click on it select update driver. On Next Screen click on Browse my computer for driver software and set the driver path which you downloaded before from manufacturer website. Click next and follow on-screen instruction to install/update the audio driver. Now simply Restart windows and check on next reboot audio sound problem solved.

select the driver path
select the driver path

Run Audio Troubleshooting Tool

If after Roll Back / Reinstall Audio Driver Still having no Audio Sound Issue, then Run The windows inbuilt Audio troubleshooting Tool which help to find and fix different Audio Related problems.

You can run the Tool from Control panel -> Small icon view -> Troubleshooting -> View all -> Playing Audio.

Windows Audio Troubleshooting tool
Windows Audio Troubleshooting tool

This will popup a new Troubleshooting window. Here click on Advanced and tick on apply repairs automatically. Now click next And follow on Screen instruction To complete the troubleshooting process. This will check for audio problems if found anything fix itself.

Change the bit rate in Play Back Devices

Also, Some users report changing the Bit Rate in Playback Devices help them to fix different Sound problems. To change the same Right-click the sound icon in the taskbar, at the bottom right of the screen. Select Playback Devices from the menu.

Choose the current playback device (by-default, it’s set to speakers) and double-click on it to open its properties. Now Go to Advanced tab and change the bit rate to either, 24bit/44100 Hz or 24bit/192000Hz, depending on your speaker configuration. After this, check if the sound issues are resolved on your Windows 10 computer.

change the bit rate
change the bit rate

These are the most working solutions to fix windows 10 sound problem, No Audio Sound after recent windows 10 April 2018 update etc. I hope after applying these solutions you get back audio sound on your computer laptop. Stil Have any query, a suggestion about this post feel free to comment below. Also Read Best Tips to safe, Secure and optimize Windows 10.

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