I haven't updated or downgraded any sound drivers, and according to device manager I already have the latest drivers. I also keep a fair few tools on hand to fix things like this, in this case nearly everything I had tried already. This is the most common sound setup for a desktop computer environment and includes many types of headphones, desktop speakers, 5. How do I fix this problem and get my sound back on my laptop? I can't find any options to change it in the Realtek Audio Manager either. Please help Hello sir Madhur Taneja.
The thing is, I downloaded Windows 8. Yes, usually performance is a little worse, but imho the tradeoff is worth it. It is not privatised or a paid app. Open Device Manager and open Sound and game controller. I used to love alienware. I experienced no issues with the upgrade. Check to see if you see volume levels in the speaker section when sound is playing.
I suspected that there was a permissions issues causing some form of conflict? I discovered after hearing music again for the first time in weeks there were some sort of issues with switching Audio devices from optical out surround sound to my head phones in the front jack location. What To Do — If You Still Having This Problem: If this problem still stuck on your computer then the only way to fix it, is to reinstall your Windows Operating System. Feel free to visit sites like Bleeping computer etc that will confirm what I have to say. Not deleting the post though because this could possibly be a solution for someone. However, bootcamp seems to cause nothing but problems.
This should resolve any incompatibility of drivers with Windows 8. If you're using a mouse, point to the upper-right corner of the screen, move the mouse pointer down, and then click Search. If issue still persists, follow the troubleshooting steps from this link: No sound in Windows Hope this information helps. This problem can occur in any version of , whatever you are using or in your desktop or laptop computer and recently I saw lots of new forum threads where some Windows Server users also having this issue with their servers. Sound not working in Windows 8. I knew more about the problem than him.
Bumped the side of laptop to reseat motherboard lol it was on a forum! If you are using typical computer speakers or headphones analog sound devices , make sure Speakers is selected. Note: If you don't feel like reading or understanding please feel free to skip to the solution part in bold below or try the easy Pre-step first Background relating to my issue and things I had noted: I suffered from the same issue and I believe it has got something to do with a Microsoft update? Once logged in I went straight to the sound test and just like that it was working fully 100%. If any of these volume controls are muted or set too low, the entire sound experience is affected. If you hover your mouse over the title Windows Repair All In One you will notice that is a link to the download page. But just this week my sound doesnt work anymore. As a goof, I clicked on the 7.
When I un-docked from the conference room and re-docked at my desk. And additional details would also be appreciated. You may still be free to use your computer but because it is using Windows scripts to fix the problems it has a tendency of steeling your cursor, making it difficult to type or post on forums etc. At this point I took another full registry backup. Enter Sound in the search box, and tap or click Settings, and then tap or click Sound.
Louis Had same symptoms as the others -- no sound after upgrading to 8. This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it. Certain information may be crucial for solving issues. Assuming it installs the latest correct driver, this may resolve the problem. Please do not request this title. Hello I have been trying to fix this for about 12 months on my R417 alienware laptop.
Next, take a look at the sound drivers to see if there's any problems with them. Per a recommendation on another forum, I installed tweaking. Update: if I try to reconfigure the speakers and I select the output type as Stereo and then try to test it, I again get no sound when it's supposed to be playing through the left speaker and sound from both speakers when it's only supposed to be the right one. It's like windows is only playing mono sound and I can't figure out why. Hello, about a week ago I got a new Windows 8 laptop. All was well in the world and once I upgraded to Windows 8.
Driver Easy will automatically recognize your system and find the correct drivers for it. Go to tweaking dot com. If you see No Audio Output Device is installed when you hover your mouse over the the sound icon, your audio problem is probably caused by one of these issues, and there are three repair methods you can try that have helped other users. Method 3: Re-enable the device To fix the problem, follow these steps Steps below are for your reference. I don't think they are related ChromeCast and sound. John Rubdy Forum Moderator Microsoft Community.
If the issue remains and you would like further assistance, please provide your exact model and your Operating System. Here is a link to that may also help. Once you think drivers are working, check your sound settings in control panel. Lots of sound occurring at one peak level stresses the speakers. Did someone help you today? This article was written on the basis of Google research. It would have been several days later I had noticed that I had no sound? Good luck with it all! Malware and installed programs can modify your default settings.