My Sound Stopped Working after I Installed Windows 8. How Do I Get Sound Back?

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While using Windows 8, many users might experience missing sound. The reason behind this can be inappropriate or incompatible device drivers, corrupt device drivers, obsolete device drivers, etc.

In case the audio drivers are corrupt, troubleshooting of audio device can resolve the issue.

Troubleshooting is also helpful if the audio device or its drivers or application are not configured properly. However, the situation where inappropriate or incompatible audio device driver is accidentally installed on a Windows 8 computer, administrators should update the driver with the correct and most recent one.

How to Get Sound Back in Windows 8?
In order to get sound back in Windows 8, one of the methods given below must be followed:

Method 1

How to Troubleshoot Audio Device in Windows 8?

In order to troubleshoot audio device in Windows 8, step-by-step instructions given below must be followed:

  1. Log on to Windows 8 computer with the administrator account.
  2. Click Desktop tile from the Start screen to go the desktop window.
  3. Once on the desktop screen, hover mouse to the bottom right corner.
  4. From the displayed options, click Settings.
  5. From the Settings pane, click Control Panel.
  6. On Control Panel window, click Find and fix problems options under System and Security category.
  7. On Troubleshooting window, click Troubleshoot audio playback option under Hardware and Sound category from the right pane.
  8. On the opened Playing Audio the Morale of the Family box, click Next to detect the issues with device.
  9. Wait till the device is scanned and on the next page, click Apply this fix to fix the issues.