One day it just stopped working! Each time it reboots and starts over saying it has to remove old. What happens is my laptop speakers work fine, I plug headphones in and they work fine, then I unplug the headphones and I don't get audio anymore - it used to seemlessly switch back to my laptop speakers. But once the Realtek audio speakers comes back, the default speakers and headphones goes away and I continue to have the same problem with the Realtek driver. Follow these steps: Step 1. On Windows 7 I had a Audio Control panel that popped up and detected the headphones.
I've reinstalled my audio drivers, ensured they're up to date, I've run chkdsk's and done just about everything short of a reinstall, but no dice. Let me know how you go. The sound was very distorted when I first installed W10. How to recover my original great-sounding original speakers! I've upgraded my Windows 8. And second thing is that, now I'm suffering really popular crackling noise after some sound, just like this when system is asking for Administrator rights to run program.
Any suggestion for a fix? I tried reinstalling the sound card driver - that didn't work. The bars in the volume mixer are still moving as if sound is playing, the in-built Windows 10 audio troubleshooter can't find any problems, and my music player keeps playing music etc. Windows Media Player or some kind of game or video player. Feb 10, 2016 In my right speaker, I have a slight distortion when i hear high-pitched sounds. Aug 27, 2015 Upgraded to Windows 10. I have tried updating the sound drivers from the device manager.
I've tried uninstalling my Realtek drivers and rebooting and I've tried changing the sample rate. I'm pretty sure you know what I mean. I selected yes and still nothing opens. I would like to have separate audio through speakers and headphones, but the realtek only allows me to hear audio through one audio source. Double click on the downloaded driver file and follow the wizard to install it.
You will be shown how to do it in this article. I checked on my headphones and I dont hear it. I have tried 'installing' audio driver with the default windows 10 audio driver instead of the realtek one. What I can do here? It's the same as in picture. I've tried installing Realtek's Windows 10 drivers but the problem persists.
You may need to run them a few times and if pc asks for a restart, do it and run troubleshooter again until you get no changes offered. Go to Playback devices in your realtek audio manager, select Speakers and Headphones and click properties. Right before it does come back, under playback, it separates speakers and headphones with both having the driver High Definition Audio Device. Tully Problem i have, and has always remained is as follows: no sound after booting my pc uninstall from device manager device manager is reporting they are correctly installed reboot pc, sound now operational. So since I upgraded to Windows 10 one of the biggest things that annoys me is when I plug in headphones they are not picked up by my pc and I have to manually switch to them as default audio using the Playback devices menu.
Any help is much appreciated. None of these have seemed to work, I have tried software that detects out of date drivers to no avail and also made sure other components on my pc are updated incase this somehow worked. Sound is pretty weak, it's really bad I can tell. I have to manually go into sound and set one device or another to default. Nov 19, 2015 I am having audio problems that I have been unable to resolve. The headphones do work as I use them for my desktop. OisiPrice, Thanks for the response, I am relieved to see that I'm not Robinson Crusoe.
I'm pretty sure you know what I mean. I switched the inputs on my speakers and I still seem to be getting it on the right speaker. Whenever I attempt to delete the Realtek audio driver, whether it is through windows or a 3rd-party driver uninstallation software, Realtek always comes back within a few seconds. No Windows sounds, iTunes, nothing worked. What can I do to get sound working in my headphones again and not just the speakers. . That's my issue, they clearly show that there is sound playing, yet I can never hear anything, regardless of the port or device used.
The troubleshooting option did nothing. Mark You may need to update your drivers. Aug 9, 2015 So I've just recently upgraded to windows 10 from windows 8. I updated my Realtek audio drivers a few times. I assume it is required for this specific laptop? I've been having no trouble with this in windows 10 since upgrading until today.
Fixed the video problem by running in compatibility mode. Glad I had option to roll back as it left me with no Realtek drivers at all. Get to the View tab and select Show hidden devices from the drop-down menu. If so, right click on it and select the Uninstall device option to uninstall it again. I've tested other headphones with the computer and they haven't worked either. When the audio breaks, spam-disabling and re-enabling the speaker in Playback devices will occasionally solve it for a few more minutes before it eventually breaks completely again, forcing me to reboot.