Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 10, has brought its own share of inherent bugs, installation problems and post-update issues including the annoying "No sound on Windows 10" issue.
Step 2: Select the current playback device in use and by default it should be the speakers. Step 3: Got to Advanced section and change the bit rate to either of the following - 24bit/44100 Hz or 24bit/192000Hz - depending on the speaker configuration.
If the issue is still unresolved, you can try another method for restoring sound: Step 1: Launch Start Menu, search for Device Manager and then launch it. Step 3: Right-click on the current sound driver and choose uninstall.
Step 4: Finally, click on Scan for hardware changes and the updated driver will be automatically installed. Your computer speakers should now be able to play sound normally.
While using Windows 8, many users might experience missing sound.
If your computer is unable to produce sounds, there are multiple simple steps you can take to attempt to fix it.
This does not cover sound problems related to specific programs or third-party hardware such as surround sound speaker systems.
If you have speakers, make sure they're plugged into a working power source and turned on.
The reason behind this can be inappropriate or incompatible device drivers, corrupt device drivers, obsolete device drivers, etc.
In case the audio drivers are corrupt, troubleshooting of audio device can resolve the issue.
Troubleshooting is also helpful if the audio device or its drivers or application are not configured properly.
However, the situation where inappropriate or incompatible audio device driver is accidentally installed on a Windows 8 computer, administrators should update the driver with the correct and most recent one.