Solved Fix sound problems

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  1. vap0rtranz

    vap0rtranz New Member

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    I (un)intentionally hid the devices for my SP's speaker and couldn't get them back through the usual Device Manager methods (Re-enable was disabled), but Microsoft's "Audio Playback Diag" tool fixed it. I was pretty impressed that the tool found all my disabled/hidden sound devices and seamlessly fixed the one I wanted.

    Fix sound problems - Windows Help -

    Haven't heard of this tool before so had to share. Thanks Microsoft!
     
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    kayzee Well-Known Member

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    Sounds nice, cheers.

    Still having two small audio issues:
    • On the Volume Mixer I always select the System Sounds to 5% but on Windows 10 it resets back to it's original value every time I turn the Surface off and on again. Never had a problem on any previous versions of Windows
    • Sometimes Groove will not output sound. I have to reboot my Surface to get it back
    Anyone else seeing either of these?
     
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    Never seen either of these problems on my SPro.

    The reason I ran the tool, though, was indeed that I couldn't get sound through my speaker but that was a global, all-apps problem, not just Groove.
     

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