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After installing Windows 8, all audio stopped playing

  1. #1


    TX, USA
    Posts : 1
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64-bit

    After installing Windows 8, all audio stopped playing


    I switched OS to Ubuntu for about a week, LoL didn't run well in Ubuntu so I reinstalled windows 8. When i open playback devices all I have is NVIDIA HDMI Output (port 0) and (port 1), both of which show unplugged and disabled. I have disabled and disconnected devices set to show, but those are all that show. I have reinstalled drivers, reinstalled windows, downloaded Realtek, enabled onboard audio in BIOS, but nothing has fixed the problem so far. When I boot into Ubuntu via USB, the audio works fine.
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  2. #2


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hmmmmmm... have you googled your exact sound device and attempt to find updated drivers for it?
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  3. #3


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Hmmmmmm... have you Googled your exact sound device and attempt to find updated drivers for it?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec


After installing Windows 8, all audio stopped playing

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