1. Windows Central Question's Avatar
    Hello,
    I would highly appreciate any help as I really cant find anything what could possibly help.
    I know how stupid is sounds. My system got some updates (it took about 2 hours). Afterwards, the sound didnt work properly (the background was somehow very noisy) and I didnt know how to fix it.
    So I disabled speakers and thought I could easily enable them again. However the system got frozen and I had to Alt+F4 it.
    Afterwards I just cant find a playback device. It is lost. When trying to find speaker, the system tells me "no speakers are plugged in".
    When I try to find speakers, it says "no audio device is installed".

    I have no idea what to do, I tried to go all over properties but just cant find the "speaker device", even though I just disabled it and wanted to enable it again 5 seconds later. (but then the error occured).

    Sorry for my bad English, I seek any help possible.
    Thank you, Pavel
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    09-30-2016 12:50 PM
  2. Paeris's Avatar
    Oh, I solved it finally. Found it on Google.

    Solution:
    Right-click the speaker icon in the notification area (it should have a red X on it)
    Choose "Playback devices"
    The Sound control panel should appear, on the "Playback Devices" tab - there won't be any playback devices visible.
    Right-click in the main area of the window where the devices would normally appear.
    Check the "Show Disabled Devices" option.

    At this point your speakers should re-appear, but will still be disabled.
    Right-click the speakers and choose Enable.


    ___________
    I lost an hour of my life.
  3. Maurizio Troso's Avatar
    Hello,
    I would highly appreciate any help as I really cant find anything what could possibly help.
    I know how stupid is sounds. My system got some updates (it took about 2 hours). Afterwards, the sound didnt work properly (the background was somehow very noisy) and I didnt know how to fix it.
    So I disabled speakers and thought I could easily enable them again. However the system got frozen and I had to Alt+F4 it.
    Afterwards I just cant find a playback device. It is lost. When trying to find speaker, the system tells me "no speakers are plugged in".
    When I try to find speakers, it says "no audio device is installed".

    I have no idea what to do, I tried to go all over properties but just cant find the "speaker device", even though I just disabled it and wanted to enable it again 5 seconds later. (but then the error occured).

    Sorry for my bad English, I seek any help possible.
    Thank you, Pavel
    Open COntrol Panel -> System -> Devices -> Check if there are some ! yellow mark, click on them , properties, update driver
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    09-30-2016 12:53 PM
  4. Paeris's Avatar
    Thank you for your answer. However thats the problem. I cant find any speakers there.

    When I visit device manager, I cant find speakers there.
    I have 3 things enabled:
    Intel (R) Display Audio
    NVIDIA Virtual Audio Device
    Realtek High Definition Audio

    No speakers to be found there.
    Please do you know anything what would help? Thank you.
    09-30-2016 01:05 PM
  5. Paeris's Avatar
    And when I search for audio devices, all I find is Realtek Digital Output, which also arent speakers.
    What I changed initially was Device usage: dont use this device. Unfortunately it disappered completely afterwards.
    09-30-2016 01:09 PM
  6. Paeris's Avatar
    Oh, I solved it finally. Found it on Google.

    Solution:
    Right-click the speaker icon in the notification area (it should have a red X on it)
    Choose "Playback devices"
    The Sound control panel should appear, on the "Playback Devices" tab - there won't be any playback devices visible.
    Right-click in the main area of the window where the devices would normally appear.
    Check the "Show Disabled Devices" option.

    At this point your speakers should re-appear, but will still be disabled.
    Right-click the speakers and choose Enable.


    ___________
    I lost an hour of my life.
    Chintan Gohel likes this.
    09-30-2016 01:17 PM

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