Resolving Sound Issues in Windows® 7
Get to know more about resolving sound issues in your Windows 7 system
Sound is a very important aspect of a computer. Sound is essential for providing audible warning and also for the complete functioning of applications. Windows 7 comes preinstalled with newer sound patterns and supports a variety of high definition audio devices. However, there are times when Windows 7 users might face issues with sound. Problems with the sound on Windows 7 system include no sound at all, very low quality sound, sound being very feeble, etc. Such problems might arise because of many reasons such as malware infections within the system infecting the sound drivers or system files, problems with sound drivers installed on the system, corruption of Windows 7 system files related to the working of sound and so on. The sound problem in Windows 7 has to be resolved as soon as possible as the issue would mean that users might not learn about critical issues such as low battery or would not be able to play any multimedia files on the system.
The following gives users more information regarding tips to fix sound issues in Windows 7:
- Remove Malware
- Check Sound drivers
- Repair OS
Problems with sound on Windows 7 might be because of the presence of malware within the system. Malware cause problems with sound by modifying working characteristics of sound drivers. Sound issues on Windows 7 caused by malware can be easily resolved by installing the system with a good antivirus program such as Norton Antivirus and removing all of the malware.
Check Sound Drivers
Issues with the sound drivers installed on Windows 7 system might also cause sound problems. This includes clashes between sound drivers and other drivers on the system. Similarly, the problem might be also because the sound drivers installed are incompatible, illegitimate or outdated. Checking the status of the sound drivers and replacing them with proper ones would get the sound working properly.
If some of the system files associated with the functioning of sound in Windows 7 get corrupted or damaged, problems with sound would come up. In such cases, the issue can be only resolved by repairing the OS using the default OS repair tool and if the problem seems to have come up recently after some changes to system files were made, restoring the system to an earlier trouble-free time might also solve the issue.