Audio Driver Fails to Work
Know how to resolve the problem of audio driver not working.
Drivers are the software which act as communication link between the operating system and external devices. Without driver the computer cannot differentiate between external devices that are connected to it. Usually, all computer hardware peripherals come with respective drivers but if you don't get the drivers while purchasing the system, you can download it from the manufacturer’s website. Similarly, audio driver is also a driver software that supports the audio devices connected to the system. The system automatically loads the drivers after inserting them in the drives. The drivers can also be updated from the Internet and for this manufacturer’s website is preferred. If the drivers are updated then bugs can be handled easily. You also need to make sure whether your system can support the update or not.
Following are the information on fixing the issue of audio driver not working:
- Fix the issue
- Things to be kept in mind
You can find that sometimes your audio driver stops working all of a sudden and you will not be able to get any audio output. The reason behind this can be the presence of virus that might have infected any of the crucial programs of audio driver. Sometimes, the problem can be with the sound card and so you need to check for it.
Fix the issue
The malware present in the system gradually attacks various program files of your system and as a result you can find that the audio drivers have stopped working due to virus attack. So, always keep your antivirus updated so that the files are not affected. On the other hand, if the problem is with sound card you need to reinstall and update your driver.
You must make it a point to keep your antivirus updated and always be cautious while you browse through the Internet as the virus from the websites can infect the audio driver. At the same time, always update the drivers suitable for your operating system only from the manufacturer’s website in order to get the genuine version of driver.
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