No Sound Issue after Upgrading to Windows® 7
Do you need to tips to fix no sound issue that occurs after upgrading to Windows 7?
Windows 7 comes with many new advanced features than its previous versions. Thus, it is better to upgrade your Windows XP operating system to Windows 7. You may face certain problems while upgrading your operating system from Windows XP to Windows 7. The no sound error after upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 is most common. Sound is very essential for your system for the working of many applications, such as hearing music, enjoying videos, playing games, etc. If you try to play something on your system, the sound may skip or jump. Sometimes, you may receive a distorted or scratchy sound. When you start to play sound in your system, your computer starts freezing or rebooting. You may also receive various error messages.
Following are some of the reasons for no sound issue after upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7:
- Update sound card drivers
- Update media player
- Install new hardware
Update sound card drivers
Outdated drivers may cause sound error after upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7. Thus, you need to update the sound card driver after the process. As you have changed the operating system to Windows 7, you need to install Windows 7 specific sound driver in your computer.
Update media player
You can fix the problem with sound that occurs after upgrading from Windows XP to Windows 7 by updating the media player used in your system. If you are using Windows Media Player in your system, then you can update it through Microsoft website. Real Player, iTunes, Quick Time and VLC media player, etc. are other media players used in your system.
The sound error may occur due to the problem with sound cable, speakers or sound card. It is better to replace the sound cable of your system with a new one. Problems with the speakers may also cause some errors. Thus, you need to replace the speakers of your system. You also need to replace the sound card if it has some problems. The drivers for the sound card should be updated and compatible.
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