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Troubleshoot and fix audio and sound issues on your computer

Fixing Audio and Sound Issues on Your Computer

Are you experiencing audio and sound issues on your computer? It can be frustrating when your computer’s audio suddenly stops working or produces poor-quality sound. However, before you rush to call a technician, there are some common audio problems you can troubleshoot and potentially fix on your own. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to identify and resolve audio and sound issues on your computer.

Check the Basics

  • Ensure that your speakers or headphones are properly connected to the computer.

  • Check the volume settings both on your computer and the external speakers or headphones.

Restart Your Computer

Sometimes, a simple restart can resolve audio problems caused by temporary glitches.

Update Audio Drivers

Outdated or incompatible audio drivers can lead to sound issues. Visit your computer manufacturer’s website to download and install the latest audio drivers.

Run the Windows Troubleshooter

Windows has a built-in audio troubleshooter that can automatically diagnose and fix common sound problems. Search for “Troubleshoot” in the Windows search bar and select “Troubleshoot settings”.

Check Sound Settings

Right-click the sound icon in the taskbar and select “Open Sound settings.” Ensure that the correct output device is selected.

Disable Audio Enhancements

Some audio enhancements can cause problems. Go to “Sound Control Panel,” right-click your playback device, and choose “Properties.” Under the “Enhancements” tab, uncheck any enhancements that are enabled.

Scan for Malware

Malware can interfere with your computer’s audio. Run a full system scan using your antivirus software.

Test with Different Media

Try playing audio from different sources, such as a different website, music player, or video file. This can help determine if the issue is specific to one application.

Check for Loose Cables

Ensure that all cables, including those connecting your speakers or headphones, are securely plugged in.

Consider Professional Help

If you’ve tried all the troubleshooting steps and still have audio problems, it may be time to consult a professional technician.

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By following these steps, you can often diagnose and resolve audio and sound issues on your computer without the need for expensive repairs. However, if the problem persists, don’t hesitate to seek expert assistance to ensure your computer’s audio functions flawlessly.

Please note that the above information is provided for general troubleshooting purposes. The steps may vary slightly depending on your computer’s operating system and configuration.

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The 90W AC Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is ideal for those who need a second adapter for travel, or a replacement adapter for their current laptop. The charger is slimmer than a standard laptop adapter so it easily fits in your briefcase or backpack. Built-in power supply protection ensures safe use with over voltage, over current, and over temperature protection to keep all of your mobile devices safe from unexpected surges and spikes.
It also features an interchangeable tip system, which is convenient for those who own multiple laptops as it provides compatibility across major laptop brands. The Targus 90W Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is designed to support Acer®, ASUS®, Compaq®, Dell®, Fujitsu®, Gateway®, HP®, IBM®, Lenovo®, and Toshiba® laptops right out of the box.
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• Works With
Laptops from Acer, Asus, Dell, HP, Lenovo, Toshiba
• Color
Black
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• Current Type
AC
• Wattage
90W
• Dimensions
4.80" x 2.17" x 0.83" (W x H x D)
• WeightIt also features an interchangeable tip system, which is convenient for those who own multiple laptops as it provides compatibility across major laptop brands. The Targus 90W Semi-Slim Universal Laptop Charger is designed to support Acer®, ASUS®, Compaq®, Dell®, Fujitsu®, Gateway®, HP®, IBM®, Lenovo®, and Toshiba® laptops right out of the box.