Sound Device Issues with Windows® 7 Sleep Mode
Are you puzzled with the issues that can occur with the sound device after Windows 7 wakes from sleep mode?
Windows 7 is the most promising operating system with advanced driver support. Windows 7 comes with good quality features and provides enhanced performance. When the computer wakes from the sleep mode the audio driver is unavailable and there will not be any sound output. Sleep mode in Windows 7 is a power-saving state which puts your computer into the sleep state, like pausing a DVD player. Sleep mode refers to a low power mode for electronic devices which saves the power. Driver corruption or outdated driver is the main cause for the sound device issue in Windows 7 and the sound device will not work properly. Check the connection of the cables that are connected to system and the device. The use of improper driver files can also cause sound device issues.
Following are the issues that can occur with the sound device after Windows 7 wakes from sleep mode and their causes:
- Driver issues
- Issues with the audio card
- Other issues
For the working of the sound card, it is essential to install the proper driver. Device drivers have the problems to work with the sleep mode on. You need to check IRQ sharing for the sound card. If the sound card driver installed in your system has some problems, then it can cause the issue with the sound devices. So, update the sound card driver with the latest version.
Issues with the audio card
Waking up from a sleep mode usually cause sound issue. Sometimes, it may be due to the driver issue. If your audio card is not compatible with the operating system, then the audio card will not work properly in Windows 7 computer. To solve the issue, check the audio card and if it is found faulty, then replace the card with a new one.
When Windows 7 wakes from the sleep mode, there is no sound output. Even though the sound drivers are fully installed or the speaker icon is also working, you may find that 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. Also, ensure that you use proper cables for fixing sound output issues.
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