Audio Services Not Responding Windows 10 Fixed

Audio Services Not Responding Windows 10 Fixed – If your audio is not working on Windows 10 and you see an error like “Audio services not responding” then you need to try some fixes to solve this problem. There is nothing you can’t do itself until and unless it is complicated technical or hardware related problem.

Audio Services Not Responding Windows 10 Fixed

Audio Services Not Responding Windows 10 Fixed

This is very common issue and may occur after upgrading your version of Windows. Let’s have a look at various solution for Audio issue.

Solution 1: Restart the Audio services

Before going towards complicated fixes, we will try some basic tricks to solve this issue.

  1. Press Windows + R button and type services.msc in the empty box followed by the Enter key.
  2. Once the services are done, move through all the entries until you locate Windows Audio and then make a right click on it. Select Restart from the drop down list.
  3. Once this is done, make a right-click again and now, select Properties. Now, set the startup type as Automatic and hit on the Apply button after doing this. Once this is done, click on the Apply button to save the changes and then exit the screen.
  4. Move back to services and locate for “Windows Audio Endpoint Builder”. Once this is done, make a right-click on this option and click on the Restart button. If it doesn’t works, again click the Start button.
  5. Once the process gets started, go to Properties and select the startup type. Navigate to Automatic and then hit on the Apply button to save the changes.
  6. Exit the screen now.
  7. Restart your PC and check if the problem comes again.

Solution 2: Check for Audio components

Before proceeding towards technical workarounds, let’s have the surety if all the audio components are working. If one or more components are not working, then it may be reason of why you are not getting the sound on your laptop. Disable the antivirus software for temporarily basis could also resolve your issue.

  1. Press Windows + R to open the run command box and type “services.msc”  in the vacant box followed by the Enter key.
  2. Now, ensure that the following services are working properly. IF not, then make a right click on them and click Start button.
    • RPC Endpoint Mapper
    • Remote Procedure Call (RPC)
    • DCOM Server Process Launcher
  3. Additionally, ensure that all these services are set to initiate as “Automatic”.
  4. Once this process is done, check if the issue is resolved. also, make sure to restart the computer after performing this task.

Solution 3: Using some Command Prompt Insructions

  1. Press Windows + S button and type “command prompt” in the empty box. Make a right-click on the application and select Run as Administrator.
  2. Now, in the elevated command prompt, type “net localgroup administrators /add networkservice” and press Enter key.
  3. Once this is done, type exit to close the screen and then Enter.
  4. Now, reboot your PC and check if the problem is resolved.

You can also reinstall sound drivers if the problem is creating by corrupted audio drivers. Once this is done, your problem will be resolved for sure. Now, play your favorite music and enjoy listening it!

Updated: February 20, 2019 — 10:57 am

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