How to fix audio volume problems in Windows 10

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Fix audio volume problems in Windows 10: - Windows is undoubtedly the best for working with its amazing options it offers you. But then there are various glitches and audio errors that pop up out of nowhere and sometimes make you angry. These can be software or hardware problems that need to be detected and fixed. You will never know when the problem might arise and what caused it to happen!

How many times have you thought deeply about why the sound does not play? There can be several causes behind it and many ways to fix this too. We bring you some beautiful pearls here that will ask you to leave.

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You've tried? It is something that we all neglect of the important things. Just right-click the volume button at the bottom left of the screen and check if the sound has been accidentally muted. If that doesn't work either, don't give up. Check the speaker, headphone connections or cables.

Doesn't it help you? Check out our next tip. She might surprise you.


Audio drives have always been a source of problems and although there are many updates available now, Windows 10 is not another exemption. It varies depending on which version you use. If it's standardized, it will definitely work without too much trouble. Otherwise you should take a look at it.

You can cancel or completely install the unit by following the steps below.

  • Click on the start menu
  • Go to Device Manager and right-click on the Sounds, Games & Controllers option.
  • In the Properties section, if you choose the Cancel option (if it's not grayed out), you will need to update and reinstall This essentially performs a cleanup by removing the offending process.
  • Uninstallation requires immediate availability of a new driver. Please confirm before uninstalling.


This may help you, as our Windows 10 Comes with the built-in troubleshooter. This can help you resolve any unrelated problems that are system dependent. Alternatively, you can also try Microsoft's troubleshooter if you know it enough.

  • Look for Control Panel in the start menu.
  • Go to the Troubleshoot option
  • Click on the Troubleshoot audio playback option
  • Follow their instructions.


Manually updating the driver is the solution to such a problem where you can choose which driver to use. IDT High Definition CODEC is a commonly encountered problem that can be easily solved by following these steps.

  • Click the Start menu and choose Device Manager.
  • Expand the audio, video and game controller option.
  • See if you can find the IDT HD CODEC option (here, it's real time)
  • Choose the Update Driver Software option by right clicking on it.
  • Look for driver software in my computer followed by let me choose from a list of drives the device needs to be selected in the next panel.
  • You can now choose from any device drive on your system for audio purposes.


The audio enhancements are the ones built into the built-in Microsoft which helps to make various improvements to the audio settings. The downside is that they stop working once an audio problem occurs. It is more advisable to stop them completely so that they do not cause further disturbances to the system.

Here we present the steps to disable them.

  • Search for Sound in the search bar at the bottom of the desktop.
  • Go to Dream Settings in Control Panel
  • Right-click on the default devices in the new window that appears and go to your Properties (edit) section.

  • Click the Enhancements tab, choose the option for Disable all enhancements and press the Request button.

Now, take the stress out of audio problems and try to fix them by following one of the steps mentioned above.

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