Updating sound card
If you’re using headphones, make sure speakers aren’t plugged into the line out (headphone) jack of your sound card or PC. 6] Change audio format In the Sound Control Panel on the Playback tab, right-click the Default Device and select Properties.On the Advanced tab, under Default Format, change the setting, and then check your audio device.Or else, simply right-click on the Speaker icon in the Taskbar notification area and select to open the Sound and Audio Troubleshooter.When done, choose ‘Hardware and Sound’ and click on ‘Troubleshoot audio recording‘ link.Before you begin, just ensure that you have plugged in all the cables properly and that you have not muted the speakers by mistake. You will also observe that the default device shows a green a check beside it, labeled as Default if you have multiple devices. Open Device Manager, double-click Sound, video and game controllers to expand that category. Laptops and tablets do not usually have sound cards.
The tool may automatically fix audio recording problem.
If the wrong audio device is listed as the default audio device, simply choose the correct device and click ‘Set Default’ button. 4] Disable enhancements In the Sound Control Panel on the Playback tab, right-click the Default Device and select Properties.
On the Enhancements tab, select and see if you can play your audio device.
Older drivers may be available online or in a resource CD that came with your computer.
A Sound Card Driver is software which enables communication between your computer and your audio card.