How to Install Sound Drivers - Audio Drivers Installation

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Want to install sound drivers in your computer? The sound of your laptop or computer is controlled by a sound card and sound card management software (computer code). This sound card can be a separate sound card installed in an expansion slot or a card installed on the motherboard of the motherboard. If you want to install or update your sound card driver for any reason, you must understand the sound card model that your laptop uses. We have written a tutorial for finding out correct audio drivers for your computer.

How to Install Sound Drivers

1. Click the Start button and type “Device Manager” in the Cortana search box. Or press Windows + X key and a context menu will open up (Windows 8 and 10).

2. Click on Device Manager.

3. Click on arrow in front of “Sound Controllers” or "Video Game Controllers". Then the context menu will extend and will display sound card information in the dialog window.

4. Consider information about the sound card template provided. This is next to the loudspeaker icon and usually includes the manufacturer's name and model number. Use this information to determine the sound card driver you need.

Prerequisites For Installing Sound Drivers 

In order to install sound drivers, we will require some peripherals before we start the procedure. Below is the basic Materials Needed in your computer:
  • Sound card
  • Device Drivers
  • Computer Motherboard

How to Install a Sound Drivers - Steps

Step 1

To install sound drivers in windows, you have to first search out what sort of sound card is installed in the PC. You can probing out by looking for the 'My Computer' icon then right clicking on that. Choose 'Properties' then under properties, click on the 'Hardware' tab. If you are getting 
No Audio Output Device Installed then we have a guide to fix that.

Step 2

Choose Device Manager and then locate the Sound, Video and Game controller option.

Step 3

Once you have you've got distinguished what model or kind your sound card is, then you can download and  you'll transfer the acceptable driver for the Operating System. The sound card may also have an installation CD or floppy disc enclosed upon its purchase. You may use that to install sound driver.

Step 4

If you do not have the CD or disc to install sound drivers, you can search for the manufacturer website to download and get the right driver. All you have to do is to perform a search for the sound card model that you have in your PC.

Step 5

If the sound card is built in the motherboard, the outline below the Device Manager may well be less elaborate. You can refer to the computer manual or to the manufacturer’s website to download the driver for on board audio.

Download And Install Sound Drivers

Step 6

After downloading the driver, now lets move ahead to Install Sound Drivers. Now Run the executable (.exe) file. The file may come in a ZIP folder (compress file) and all you have to do is to extract or unzip all the files by right-clicking on that file. Locate the .EXE file and run it. The file installation process will begin from where you will be presented with a list of options but usually, you would just need to click 'Next' a few times without changing or touching any of the other options. You can quickly find out missing drivers on your computer.

Step 7

When the wizard has finished, you will be alerted or noticed by a message saying the installation of sound drivers has been completed. The computer may restart automatically but you can also restart the PC yourself to make sure the sound card is configured properly and rightly. After rebooting, the driver is successfully installed in the system.

This guide definitely will help you to Install Sound Drivers in a easy way. 

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