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Microsoft and third-party vendors have delivered audio enhancement packages designed to make your system’s specific hardware absolutely perfect. Under Windows 10, they are called Audio Enhancements. But sometimes these’improvements’ can cause problems with audio and sound. If you have problems with your audio in Windows 10, you can disable audio enhancements and see if it helps.
If you are sure your audio driver is up to date and the problem persists and no sound is working on your device, or if you cannot play music, system sounds, or play audio over the Internet, turn off audio enhancement.
Disable audio enhancements in Windows 10
In the taskbar, type’Sound’ and select Sound Sound Control Panel from the results list.
The Sound Properties field opens. On the Playback tab (16), right-click the default device – Speakers/headphones and select Properties.
Select tab Improvements and check box Disable all improvements.
Try playing your audio device now. Does it work? Well, if it’s so great!
If the method fails, select Cancel to return to the Sound Properties field. In the Playback tab, select another default device (if applicable), select the check box Clear all extensions and try playing the audio again.
Do this for each standard device.
To completely disable or disable audio enhancements in Windows 10.
Remember that you can enable previously disabled enhancements at any time if you feel the sound quality does not meet requirements. The enhancements activated on the Enhancements tab page are artificial software enhancements. If you prefer to use enhancements, you should instead choose the ones included in your sound card software, as they offer more settings to adjust the sound quality.
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