Fix audio / sound in Windows 10 [SOLVED]

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Many Windows 10 and 7 users have started reporting episodes of a pop sound emerging from the audio output device, if you are facing the same problem, don't be alarmed, this problem can be easily fixed. Are you wondering how to fix it? Here are simple solutions for this Windows 10 audio explosion problem.

Set 1 - Set Processor Utilization to 100%

A problem with the controller could cause pop sound to come out of the speaker and / or earphones. To update your driver:



1) Click start menu button and from the left panel click Gear icon. your settings the page will open.

2) Click on the first tile that says work .

3) Click Energy and sleep from the left panel.

4) Scroll down and click Additional power settings.

5) Click change plan settings for your power plan.

6) Choose advanced power settings

7) Scroll down and expand the file Processor power management section and also expand Minimum processor state. Change the Minimum processor state of 100% and apply the settings.

8) Test your audio output device now, if you can still hear the pop sound, keep reading this guide.

Solution 2: disable fast startup

1. Press Tasto Windows + R together to open run.


2. write powercfg.cpl and click ok.

3. Click Choose what the buttons do in the menu on the left.


4. Click Change settings that are currently unavailable

5. Uncheck the Turn of fast startup option.

Solution 3: Try changing the audio format

1. Press Tasto Windows + R together to open run.

2. write mmsys.cpl and click ok.

3. Click the speaker with a green check mark to select it, then click Property.


4. Click Advanced language

5. Choose 16 bit, 44100 Hz (CD quality) from drop down and then click Apply.

If that doesn't work, try choosing another format from the drop-down menu and then try.

Solution 4: Disable ATI HDMI audio

Sometimes the ATI HDMI audio device can be the reason audio comes out of the device. Disabling the device ensures that you are not the culprit. Follow these steps to disable ATI HDMI Audio:


1) Press the button Windows logo key Y S together on the keyboard and then search Device administrator.

2) Expand the file Sound, video and game controllers category and right click ATI HDMI audio deviceand controller disable device. If for any reason you are unable to complete this step, please follow the steps below to resolve the issue.

Solution 5 - DPC Latency

High latency can also be the problem with many audio problems, including crackling sound. To make the work easier, there is software called DPC Latency Checker which helps to monitor the system and gives the reason for the high latency.

1) Download the file DPC latency control software, follow the steps to install the software and then run that.

2) This is as obvious as it sounds, if you see green bars only then is your system turned on good conditions.

3) If you see red bars so a device is causing Some problems and the tool will also show you the name of the device that is not working. Follow the steps below to fix this problem.

Follow the steps written in Step 2 to know how to disable specific devices in Device Manager.

If disabling the device solves the problem, you may need to do so reinstall the drivers for those specific drivers.

You will have to update all drivers that require an update.

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