How to Troubleshoot Stereo Mix Not Working in Windows 10

Stereo Mix is the name of the output stream (virtual audio device) after all the channels are combined. This means that when you use this device as a recording device, everything that happens on your computer is routed through it. In a recording application like Audacity, you can choose Stereo Mix as the source instead of a microphone.

Stereo Mix is a feature in Windows 10 that allows you to record audio using another program as a source. If Stereo Mix in Windows 10 doesn’t work, doesn’t display, or doesn’t record sound from the source, here’s how to fix the problem. read more

Troubleshooting ‘No Audio Output Device is Installed’ Error Message on Windows 10

If you see the message “Sound output device not installed” when you hover your mouse over the sound icon, your sound problem is probably related to one of these problems. You probably don’t need to try them all; just start at the top of the list and work your way down.

What causes the “Sound output device not installed” message?

A major Windows 10 update is out: You won’t guess, but one of the main causes of Windows 10 errors is the updates themselves. While they bring a lot of new features, security fixes, and other goodies, they can also mess up your system. read more