Sound Issues With Windows® 7 PC
What are the reasons when Windows 7 system has no sound after resuming from sleep mode? Discuss tips to fix the issue.
Windows 7 is the most promising Operating System with advanced driver support that satisfies the user feedback. Windows 7 comes with good quality features and provides enhanced performance. When the computer wakes up from sleep mode, the audio driver is unavailable and there would not be any sound output. Sleep mode in Windows 7 is a power-saving state that puts your computer into sleep state like pausing a DVD player. The sleep has the ability to save the users' data without requiring the users to turn off the system. Sleep mode feature is dependent on preferences and usabilities. Windows 7 is a more advanced Operating System with excellent features. Driver issue is the main cause for sound device that doesn't work properly. Check the connection of cables that are connected to the system and device. The use of improper driver files also creates the issues with sound device. Sleep mode refers to a low power mode for electronic devices that save power.
Following are sound issues with Windows 7 after it wakes up from sleep mode and the causes of the problem:
- Driver issues
- Issues with audio card
When Windows 7 wakes up from sleep mode there is no sound output. Even though the sound drivers are fully installed or speaker icon is also working, there is sound but there is no sound output. When resuming from suspend/sleep mode it is necessary to have 64-bit drivers for your device to work properly.
For a proper working of sound card it is essential to install proper driver. If the drivers are not compatible with 64-bit version, you face sound-related problems in your Windows 7 system. You need to check IRQ sharing for the sound card. So, update the sound card driver with the latest version. The use of outdated drivers also creates issues.
Waking up from a sleep mode usually cause sound issues. Sometimes it might be due to driver problems. If your audio card which is installed in your system is not compatible with Operating System it can create problems in proper working of the device. To resolve the issue, check audio card and if any problem found replace the card with new one.
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