I see in the events, last activity on the day of Windows 10 feature update. My laptop then restarted and thankfully the sound was back up. It will install your audio driver again and solve your problem. Now I don't have to use my ear phones. After that, check in Device Manager if error code 10 with High definition persists and whether or not you are able to hear sound from microphone or speaker. The only way I was able to hear sounds from videos was when I put my ear phones on.
Solutions: Solution 1: Open Windows Audio Services Code 10 error is created by the failed communication between device manager and the hardware device or because of the outdated or corrupted device drivers. In the update driver warning page, click Yes. First right-click on the device with the yellow exclamation mark and choose Update Driver Software and let Windows do it automatically. The device manager says that the 'high definition audio device' is working properly and that the driver microsoft is up to date. What is the name of your motherboard? I took it home with me yesterday, watched a few videos and wondered why the sound wasn't working.
My net searches have found many with a similar problem dating back to Windows 7 days, but I've not solved it so far for my Win10 setup. Since I installed the new Windows Update on my Laptop, the Sound is not working anymore. Especially the High Definition Audio Drivers because if your computer is playing the sound after Windows installation then most of the users do not bother to install the updated Audio Drivers, hence missing the actual sound quality and performance of their sound card. Talking about the feature update that came near the end of May. My ears didn't like being pumped with sound, even when it was on low. Let me know how it goes and you have a great day! I appreciate the help but this didn't seem to help. Reinstalling the previous driver sometimes corrects this problem if you were using Win 8.
Open Device Manager from the search box. If it does, follow the prompt and reboot. Disabling steam speaker and mic leaves the sound icon in the notification area with red cross. Happened after a windows update. You may want to use this for several reasons. I realize you have Realtek audio. Here are some methods that will solve your issue regarding speakers and headphone.
Try it again to see if your problem has been resolved. Below is a list of things I've already started to hopefully resolve the problem. It is worth noting that Driver Booster is able to fix Device Manager code errors, with no exception for error code 10 with Realtek High Definition audio device. I did that and, expectedly, it didn't work. Reboot your device after finishing the process.
Okay, I did this and unfortunately, this solved nothing. In this Windows tutorial, you will learn to update the sound drivers and what are the importance of updating drivers? Removing the device from the device manager and let windows install the driver, that didn't help either. When this has completed, right click the speaker icon in the Taskbar and select Playback Devices. If this method did not work for you try updating your audio driver. That is why this tutorial focuses on High Definition Audio.
I've heard it forces the updates. Sites also suggest setting the High Definition Audio Device as default, but that option is greyed out in my case. I need to restart my laptop, then it become normal and I can typing. After installing and running it, hit Scan on it to start searching for outdated, missing, and corrupted drivers. The above solution worked for me. Try Right click on the speaker icon in the notification area. In the compatible window, check the box of Show compatible hardware, and in the result select High Definition Audio Device.
Solution 4: Modify Registry Entry In terms of this error code 10 with High definition audio device, you can also make an attempt to change the registry entries. Confirm to remove these two subkeys by hitting Yes. Then under this key, on the right pane, find and right click its subkey UpperFilters to Delete it. Hello, I upgraded to Windows 10 fairly recently. To be more specific, you are able to use to update the audio driver for you.