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How to Resolve: No Audio Output Device in Windows 10/8/7

Have you ever experienced the problem of a sound icon on your taskbar
has a red x or "No Audio Output Device" message as shown
above ? The effect is a computer or
Your laptop does not have sound.
This is usually caused by error
one of two problems:

1. The Windows system has disabled your audio device
due to driver conflict issues.

2. Your PC / Laptop
not installed audio driver that matches your audio chipset, or
Unrecognized driver.

There are several repair methods to resolve No Audio Output Device in Windows 7/8/10 that you can try below:

Solution 1: Unistall the audio driver manually & reinstall it.

– Go to Device Manager> Right click on "High Definition Audio Devices"> right click then select Uninstall to delete the old driver.

2) Restart your PC / Laptop. After restarting,
then Windows will automatically reinstall the Sound driver.

Solution 2: Re-enable Sound Drivers

If with
the first solution does not work, do the second solution below:

A) On your keyboard, press the Windows + R simultaneously to run the Run command. Type devmgmt.msc in the run box and click the button OK.

B) Search for Sound,
video and game controllers

Note:

If you do not see the category of Sound, video and game controllers ,
continue with steps B.2 below
below this. If
there is your choice of Sound, video and game controllers
can go directly to step C below

Step B.2

  • Action > Add Legacy hardware
  • Click Next to start start the Add Hardware wizard
  • Select ] Search for and install hardware automatically (Recommended) .
  • Next
  • Search for Sound, video and game controllers . Then select Next .
  • Select the type and model of the sound card
    your card, then click Next (If you don't know what type and model to choose, you
    can try Steps C )

C) Enable Sound, video and game
controllers
on your audio device

Right-click
in your sound driver model then click Enable

*** Note:

If all of the above methods do not work you can use the application "Driver Pack" which you can download for free.

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