Audio service not working or is causing an error is a very common issue in Windows. It means that when you try any media with audio you can’t hear anything through your headphones or your speakers. Those who face this issue of no sound through the audio. They feel frustrated or worried. As this sometimes makes it difficult for the user to run certain media contents or use the common feature of the sound system.
Audio sound is a very useful part of a computer system. It is used for various purposes and error associated with it can also occur due to different reasons. Such as outdated system drives, corrupted or broken drives or it can simply be due to sound system, the speaker or the headset you’re using.
Audio service is not working on Windows Methods To Fix
No availability of Audio sound is a very common issue and is complained by many users. Almost all the issues related to the sound issue usually resolve easily. But if you think you need some guidance to resolve it. Here we are with the simplest methods. These various methods given below are written in a step by step and to the point manner to fix this issue in moments. Try all and see which help in fixing the issue that you are facing.
The very first way to fix this issue is by trying to regulate the volume of your sound system. Try by increasing the volume or decreasing the volume. As it may just be a simple error. To do so, follow the steps given below.
1.On your taskbar, you will find the ‘speaker’ logo. Tap on it.
2.You will find the slider bar to increase or decrease the volume. Try to increase or decrease it.
3.One you have made the previous move successfully. Try playing any sound, a song or a video to check if the issue has been resolved.
If the issue remains the same. Try the next method to fix it.
Before following this method, you need to note that this method demands to deactivate your anti-virus, for a temporary period.
This way to fix the issue is to use Restoro app. An app when installed and processed can scan all your issues and repair them automatically. The steps to download and do the process is as follows:
1.Install the ‘Restoro’ app.
3.Once the installation is fully done, it will start with the scanning process automatically.
4.To look at the details of scanning, tap to expand ‘ details’ option.
5.To repair the issue in the recommendation tab you will find two options as clear or ignore.
6. Tap on ‘ clear now’ to get started with the repairing process.
If this method could not help. Go on to the next one.
It can also be possible that the issue is sprouting from your sound drivers. So, go and see if they are the root cause of the issue. As sometimes, your sound drivers might remain of the outdated version or can get corrupted. So, in such case, updating them as soon as possible is the best method to solve the issue. The steps to do so are given below:
1.Look for the ‘Drive manager’
2.Open ‘Drive manger’ by clicking on the option.
3.Now, go to the given option ‘ Audio inputs and outputs’ and tap open it.
4.After that, tap on ‘speakers’ option and look for the ‘properties’ to open it.
5.On the ‘Driver ‘ tab you will find the option to uninstall. Tap on it.
When the uninstalling is finished and when you have rebooted your computer properly. Your system will naturally install the new updated version of the sound device.
Now go to your audio sound and try to check if the issue has been resolved. But, If this too could not resolve the issue that your audio is facing. Go to the next method.
This another method is very simplest and the most obvious method to go with. That is, to restart your services of Audio sound. With the help of a few simple steps, you can do this. Follow the steps given here.
1.Open the run box using the shortcut key given as ‘Windows key + R’
2.Here you find a given space to type a command that is ‘services.msc’
3.Now, search for the ‘Windows Audio Service’ option. and click on the ‘Restart’ option.
4.Look for the option ‘ Windows Audio Endpoint Builder’ and click on ‘Restart’ option.
5.Next, Look for ‘Plug and play’ option and click on the ‘Restart’ option.
See if Audio sound has started to run properly. If you still face the same issue, one method still waits for you.
Usually, Troubleshooters are very useful in removing any error and making your device free of any issues. To use it to resolve this specific issue, follow the given steps.
1.Search for ‘ Control Panel’ option and open it.
2.’Type ‘Troubleshooter’ in the given space and click on it.
3.Now, you will find an option ‘Hardware and Sound’ Tap on it.
4.Next, you will find an option ‘Playing Audio’ Top on it to open it.
5.The menu that comes on your computer screen tap ‘ next’ option.
6. Let the scanning procedure finish itself. Once it is finished go and check your Audio sound to make sure that your problem has been resolved.
Even if none of these helped you. Go to the nearest sound service centre and get your sound card checked. Because maybe the issue is occurring from it.