Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete. Let Windows fully load - it will automatically load an audio driver, but just let this complete. If it worked when the laptop was new but no longer works, you can find out for sure if it is a hardware problem by performing a system recovery return the laptop back to its original factory configuration. Now gonna look for an appropriate forum to get some help with ReClock because I'd like to keep using it if possible. Please uninstall the Audio Drivers from the Device Manager and restart the computer to load generic Windows 8 Drivers. Restart the laptop if prompted.
But the entire process was worth the wait. When done, open windows Control Panel, open Device Manager and open up Sound, Video and Game Controllers. I have tried my second set of earbuds on this pretty new laptop, and neither has been detected nor does the sound go through. Might be why you have to close and reopen the program. Realtek softwares notification pops up and recognizes that I connected headphones, but they do not work. You should also get a prompt to remove the current driver, tick the box to allow this and then proceed with the uninstall. However if it doesn't work now with either the vendor's driver or the Windows native driver and if you have tried it with several headphones, then it probably is hardware failure.
I've tried plugging speakers into a different port there are 6 in the back. The sound stays on in the speakers though. When I try to adjust my volume or play a wave file I get all kinds of weird behavior. In the list of options, click on System maintenance. Restart the computer, test again.
If that still doesn't fix the problem then there could be unfroseen damage to files. My Headphones Not Working In Windows 8. Double click the listed Audio Card. It's been a few days and it's fairly annoying when everything was just dandy before updating. Hold down the Power button for 30 seconds. Sound not working in Windows 8.
Select Device Instance Path or Device Instance Id whichever is available for your version of Windows from the drop down box. From the time I got this laptop until yesterday, it was the other way around. I tried new speakers and headphones I removed the drivers and re-installed the latest in Safe Mode. I am providing below the steps to eliminate any software related issue, viz. See also- Possible steps to fix headphone issue on Windows 8 and 8. I can manually switch audio devices in Windows 8. If you have a mouse, right click the bottom left side of the screen.
If doing that does not fix it then it is hardware failure. Right Click speaker icon on taskbar 2. Step 2: Now in the control panel, navigate to Sounds and tap on it. I did install the latest Realtek audio driver for windows 8 64bit on Toshiba's website, but it didn't do anything. Sesems like ReClock requires exclusive mode to be enabled. So the problem seems to be with ReClock, not with RealTek. Hi, What is the result in safemode? What else can I do to get this working? I always loose audio after returning from sleep mode.
There is only the one version of it available as of yet for your model, so the only thing you can do about it is to contact tech support and leave a complaint. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site. Click Playback tab I had to choose an icon for my headphones by right clicking on the alternative to my speakers 5. Click on it and then click on headphones. Tap away at the esc key as you start the notebook to launch the Start-up Menu and then select f10 to enter the bios menu. Left click 'Speakers and Headphones' once to highlight it and then click the Set Default button - check if you now have audio. Step 2: Then select your speakers set under the playback devices tab and open the properties.
Change the value from 6. Half the volume than it should. After I checked this box, my headphones worked. Regards, Yolanda Hi, Please keep the Audio driver to the latest update, or uninstall the installed audio driver, reboot your computer, and let the system reinstall the driver automatically. Have you thought about upgrading to Windows 10? Right-click CurrentVersion and choose modify. Right Click the device listed here.
Please also check the compatibility of the headphone with win8. Hi Shevin, Method 1 : Good to know that you have already tried few troubleshooting steps. I need to stop the video, close the program, and restart it in order to get it to switch to or from the headphones that I've plugged in or removed. Headphones do not show up as playback devices and the volume controls on the keyboard and taskbar are inaccessible. I just installed System Mechanic and ran a system analysis. Provide details and share your research! That is where I am at now.
Press f5 to load the defaults this is sometimes f9, but the menu at the bottom will show the correct key , use the arrow keys to select 'Yes' and hit enter. Hi, I am running Windows 8. When a Realtek driver is removed, the next one gets installed if Windows can locate the files. I cannot find any updated drivers. Check if the Bluetooth services are running. Much to my dismay it worked perfectly!!! Chris Hi Chris, Try the following. I went into Sound Manager.