How to fix the “No Audio Output Device Is Installed” error after the Windows 10 Update in Laptops and PCs

Recent days the biggest threat to the stability of our PCs are Windows 10 OS updates, with the latest issue being new reports that the Windows 10 update is causing Laptop users to lose sound output from their computer.

Users are getting “No Audio Output Device Is Installed” error in their PCs, It is complete muted after upgrading to Microsoft’s latest version of Windows 10.

Windows Sound issue appears to be the wrong audio driver being installed or not updated; only small number of windows users been affected. This issue can be resolved by following few steps as below

Windows Sound issue: No Audio Device installed
  • Go to Control panel and then open Device Manager (Open the start menu, type Device Manager and press enter) and select System Devices (close to the end of the list).
  • Try to locate “Intel (R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel (R)SST)” and Right-click then select Update Driver from the pop-up menu
  • Then Choose “Browse my computer for driver software “and then choose “Let me pick from a list of available drivers on my computer “and select “High Definition Audio”
  • Click Next.
  • Intel (R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel (R)SST) will disappear and you should have you Audio back.

You can also find driver at IntelAssist

Let us know if this solution fixed the issue for you?

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