Run the Windows Audio Troubleshooter on Windows 11

If you are experiencing audio issues and have no audio drivers, follow this guide to automatically troubleshoot and install audio drivers for the fix.

Prerequisites: Basic settings navigation

Difficulty Level: Member • Nerd • Platypus

Estimated Time: <5 minutes

Expected Outcome: Audio drivers have been repaired/installed/updated and audio is working as intended.

Tools Required: Windows 11 computer

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Steps to Perform 

  1. Press Windows key + I to open settings
  2. Click on "Troubleshoot"
  3. Select "Other troubleshooters"
  4. Click on the Run button next to Playing audio and follow the on-screen instructions to finish troubleshooting
    Playing audio troubleshooter

  5. Restart computer