Install updated firmware BIOS. The recognition of new brands of discs, burn speed, and burn quality. Avoid BIOS updates unless you know it addresses the problem. If the sound problems continue after using the Fix it Solution, go to Step 2: For a list of websites, see the Get updates from the maker of the software or hardware section in this document.

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Loss of sound, ‘audio device not found’ errors, and quality problems such as popping noises. Right-click a name of one of the unknown devices and select Update Driver Software. If the Speakers sound option is Disabledright-click Speakersand then select the Enable option.

Europe, Middle East, Africa. Sometimes there is more than one download available for a component, such as several DVD firmware updates.

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How do I find the current version of the drivers or software on my computer? The icon at the bottom of the volume control displays the universal no symbol when a device is muted. The device may be a sound device or a modem. To resolve this problem, set the active power plan to Balanced or High Performance, using these steps:. Click the link to the Product Specifications for your computer. Europe, Middle East, Africa.


Product manufacturers provide technologies used on many HP and Compaq computers. Windows 8, Windows 7 Use the HP recovery process to install the original drivers that came with your computer. PC-Doctor 5 for Windows. If the sound problems continue after using the Fix it Solution, go to Step 2: For some computers built in and later with UEFI environment, press the power button and immediately press the Esc key repeatedly to open the Startup menu.

Get updates from the maker of the software or hardware If you cannot find an update from HP, try the product manufacturer’s website. If a Let’s identify your product to get started page displays, click Laptop or Desktop. Windows checks for and installs any updated drivers.

Please try again shortly. Windows Vista monitors critical system settings and automatically creates restore points on a regular basis. Expansion slots Slot type.

For Linux drivers, go to hplip. The information in this document is subject to change withoutnotice.

HP PCs – Downloading or Updating Software and Drivers

Review the following descriptions of the difference between software, drivers, and firmware:. Asia Pacific and Oceania.


Disabling and re-enabling the digital sound drivers for the optical drive resets the device. In the list that displays, click the name of the app to view the software version number.

Windows 10 Find and download software and apps from Microsoft, HP, adio the manufacturer’s website.

For software and drivers from the manufacturer: Check your computer audio connections and speaker type and replace the speakers if they are the wrong type. Restart your computer to make sure any updates previously downloaded are correctly installed. Several hardware or software issues may cause sound and audio problems.

For more information about how to use these HP software applications, see one of the following support documents. Pavilio the version of software that is on your computer, usually bugs fixes or adding minor enhancements or features. Double-click the sound icon in the task bar, and then select Mixer.