By Christopher Null
For all its positives, Windows sometimes acts in unexpected ways—like a sudden lack of audio. If your computer abruptly stops playing sound, try these easy steps to fix the issue:
First thing to check: The audio output device. Windows 10 can sometimes change it to a different source unbeknownst to you.
If your sound still doesn’t work by this point, you may have a missing or corrupt driver for your audio controller.
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