The Realtek HD audio comes pre-installed on many Windows computers out there. Next, open the program, and it will scan all the hardware devices on your PC. After that, select the driver you want to update and hit the “Update Now” button. On the front side, connect the audio cable to the port with a headphone label and not a microphone.
There are a lot of third-party driver updater apps that you can use to reinstall the sound driver on your Windows PC. However, we have identified two that actually work without issues. We also demonstrated how you could use them to find the right drivers for your computer. That opens up the Windows Troubleshooter, which detects issues with your PC’s sound. If your audio or sound driver is missing, the Troubleshooter would automatically help reinstall and update it.
You’ll need to install Windows on the device first using a USB thumb drive. The drivers will allow you to play audio through the Steam Deck’s speakers and headphone jack if you’ve installed the Windows OS on the gaming handheld. In order to keep your PC running at its peak performance, you need regular maintenance. Drivers change over time as they get updated by the manufacturer, which is why you should regularly update them with the latest version. Drivers are there to help computers identify and run installed hardware.
For most computers, this will be “Realtek Audio”. If you are using a third-party sound card, you may have a different sound card. This displays a pop-up menu to the right of the driver. Realtek is a very common audio solution for many OEM computer brands. Realtek is usually a simple platform for delivering quality sound/audio solutions to consumers.
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Simply right-click the “Sound” icon on your System Tray at the bottom right side of your desktop and select “Troubleshoot sound problems”. Windows will detect the problem you are currently experiencing and provide steps you can follow to resolve the issue. Type “device manager” in the Start search box, and then press Enter Visit. In the Device Manager window, under Audio, right-click the Realtek Audio Driver device, and then click Uninstall. In the Device Manager window, under Audio, right-click the Realtek Audio Manager device, and then click Uninstall.
In Control Panel, select Large icons from the View by drop-down menu. Locate the Update & security from the list of options available in the Settings window and click on it. Right-click the taskbar sound icon and choose Troubleshoot sound problems. For example, if you can’t hear anything in an app like Zoom or Skype, go into the program’s settings to verify the app is set up to use your headset or speakers. Web browsers like Chrome, Firefox, and Edge let you mute a specific tab through the right-click menu.