Microsoft has released their new version of operating system i.e., Windows 10 on July 29th 2015. As Microsoft has offered free up gradation to Windows 10 for Windows users, many people have upgraded to Windows 10 and some are upgrading their Windows OS to Windows 10. Windows 10 has brought its own share of inherent bugs, installation problems, and post updating issues including annoying “No sound on Windows 10” problem.
Here is an easy way to fix this issue that is attributed to a flaw in Windows 10 sound settings. It has been confirmed that the lack of sound persists even after installing the correct audio drivers from the OEM or the sound card manufacturer.
Follow below mentioned procedure to fix “No sound issues in Windows 10”:
Step 1: Right click on the sound icon in the task bar, which is located on the right bottom of the screen and select playback devices from the context menu
Step 2: Select the Playback device, which is in current use and by default it should be the speakers. Double click on it in order to open its properties window
Step 3: Now, you will get an advanced section. Here you have to change the bit rate to either of the following – 24bit/44100 Hz or 24bit/192000 Hz – depending upon the speaker configuration
If you are still facing sound issues in Windows 10, even after performing the above explained procedure, then try the below mentioned procedure to restore the sound
Step 1: Launch Start Menu, then search for device manager and then launch it
Step 2: Expand Sound and audio devices
Step 3: Right click on current sound driver and select Uninstall
Step 4: At last, click on Scan for hardware changes and updated driver will be automatically installed
Now, your Windows 10 computer’s speakers would be able to play normally without any sound issues. If the sound is still not working, then download and install the latest sound card drivers for Windows 10 from manufacturer’s website. If you want to know more information about fixing Sound issues in Windows 10, then just check it out here.