No Sound in Windows® 7 OS
Get to know more about why there is no sound in Windows 7 and provide tips to fix the issue
Windows 7 is an advanced operating system released for home and business desktops, laptops, netbooks, tablet PCs, and media center computers. You will need to install necessary hardware to enable sound in your Windows 7 based computer. Enabling the sound in your computer is very necessary to play movies, videos, music and to enable sound for different applications or programs in your Windows 7 based computer. You will also need to install the necessary audio drivers for the proper functioning of the audio hardware installed in your computer. The audio drivers maintain smooth communication with your operating system and your audio hardware.
Following are the causes due to which sound does not work in Windows 7 and tips to fix the issues:
- Tips to Fix the Issues
At times you may have issues with the sound in your Windows 7 based computer. You may have such issues due to certain hardware of software related issues. You may not be able to play sound if your audio driver files are missing or corrupted due to malware threats. You may have similar issues if you are installed with an audio driver that is incompatible with your Windows 7 operating system. Also if the audio hardware malfunctions, you will have issues with sound.
While you attempt to open an application or program that may require the audio device, Windows 7 may display an error showing "Windows cannot play the file". This is because there is a problem with your sound device. There may not be a sound device installed on your computer or it may be in use by another program, or it may not be functioning properly.
If you see that you have an audio driver file missing or corrupted, you can update your antivirus program and fix all the malware threats in your computer. Then, you can install the necessary audio drivers. If you have a compatibility issue with your Windows 7 you can install an audio driver that is compatible with your audio hardware and Windows 7. If you find that you have a hardware issue, you will need to replace your audio hardware.
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