Fix volume up / down automatically in Windows 10

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Have you encountered this problem where your PC volume automatically increases / decreases in Windows 10 until it is turned off? Well this is a bug that has worried many users too late. Many users have reported that when they listen to music or have more than one tab / window open producing sound, the volume adjusts automatically, without any manual intervention. It can also go up to 100% automatically.

While this can be really annoying, the good news is we can fix it. Let's see how.



Method 1: via the Communications tab

Step 1: Go to Home on the desktop and right-click on it. Please select run give the menu answer.

Step 2: A run command, type mmsys.cpl in the search field and press ok.

Step 3: Now in Sound window that opens, select the file Communication tab and select the radio button next to Doing nothing.

print To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

Now restart your PC and the volume should be fine. If the problem persists, try the second method.

Method 2: via sound properties

Here, we need to disable all headphone enhancements in sound properties.

Step 1: Follow Step 1 Y Step 2 da 1 method to open the file Sound the dialog box.

Start> right click> Run command> mmsys.cpl> OK


Now select the file Playback tab, select the playback device causing the problem and click Property button at the bottom.


For example, the problem may be with the Speaker, Receiver, Or the Microphone.

Step 2: A Property dialog box, select the file Improved tab and check the box next to Disable all enhancements.

print To apply and so ok to save changes and exit.

* Note - It's his speaker o handset the system configuration comes with the extension Immediate modebe sure to check that box as well.

Now restart your PC for the changes to take effect and the volume issue should be resolved. If the problem persists, follow the third method.

Method 3: updating the driver

Step 1: press the Windows + X keys together on the keyboard to open the context manager. Please select Device administrator from the menu.

Step 2: A Device administrator window, scroll down to find Sound, video and game controllers. Click to expand it. Now select the audio device, right click on it and click Update Driver.

Here we select Realtek Audio aand right click on it.

Step 3: A Update the drivers window, click Find the drivers on my computers.

Step 4: In the next window, click Let me choose from a list of drivers available on my computer.



Step 5: So go to Model and select High definition audio device.

Click on The next.

The High Definition Audio Device Driver will now be installed. Restart your PC for the changes to take effect. This should fix the volume problem, but if not, then follow the fourth method.

Method 4: Uninstall the drivers and reinstall them

Step 1: Open the Device administrator window as shown in above Method 3> Step 1.

Now go to Sound, video and game controllers the section again and expand it. Right click on Realtek Audio and select Uninstall give the menu answer.

Once uninstalled, restart your PC. The drivers will be installed automatically when Windows starts. This should correct the error, but if not, then follow the fifth method.


Method 5: Disabling Dolby Digital Plus Audio

This method is for those using a Dolby Digital Plus compatible device.

Step 1: Follow Step 1 Y Step 2 da 1 method to get to Sound the dialog box. Now under the Playback tab, select the audio device that is automatically adjusted and click Property button at the bottom.

Step 2: A Property window, go to Dolby tab and press the button energia button next to the sign (Dolby Digital Plus) to turn it off.

Now, restart your Windows 10 PC and now the problem where your PC volume goes up / down automatically in Windows 10 should be fixed. But if it stays the same then try the sixth method.


Method 6: run the troubleshooter

Step 1: press the Win + R keys together on the keyboard to open the file run I send. Now Write control panel and press ok.

Step 2: A Control Panel window type Troubleshooting in the search field and press Log in. Now click Troubleshooting.

Step 3: In the next window, click See more on the left side of the panel.

Step 4: In the next window, below Your name, find and select Play audio. Right click on it and select, Run as administrator.

Step 5: Then click Advanced and then press The next.

Step 6: Now follow the instructions and wait for the troubleshooter to finish detecting and fixing the problem.

This should fix the volume problem. However, if you keep seeing the error then follow the seventh method.

Method 7: Identify if it was due to an external problem

Many times, you may not even realize that the problem may not be with the system hardware, but with external devices. For example, the volume may automatically increase or decrease due to a stuck key on the keyboard or mouse wheel. Yes you can, so it's best to double check if external devices are causing problems.

You may be using the external mouse (with wheels) to increase or decrease the volume and you never knew it could be a driver-related mechanical or driver issue that could be causing the problem. All you can do is unplug the USB mouse and restart your Windows 10 PC, and that should fix the problem.

Alternatively, the culprit could also be the volume key on the keyboard which may have gotten stuck somehow. It can also be a key stuck on the monitor, if you are using a monitor connected to speakers. So be sure to check out all of these possibilities.

All of the above methods have been tested and should fix the PC auto volume up / down issue in Windows 10. However, if none of the above methods work then check the sound card you are using in your system. Check that it is not damaged and that it is properly connected. Often this can also be the possibility.

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