1. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       03 Sep 2015 #1

    Low Volume After Windows 10 clean install


    Hi everyone I own a sony vaio laptop and recently did a clean install of windows 10 on it, however I noticed that the volume was significantly lower than windows 8.1. My computer uses Realtek HD Audio.
    I tried installing drivers from Sony's as well as Realtek's website, however there is still no change.
    Can someone please help me with this?

    Thanks,
    Sean.
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  2. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       03 Sep 2015 #2

    In the search box type in Sound, the top option should give you the "Sound" control panel, click on that and 1st tab is Playback.
    Now one at a time click on all options for Realtek and click on properties, ensure that the Realtek Audio Output is at maximum in the Levels tab.
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  3. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       03 Sep 2015 #3

    But isn't that just raising the volume to max?
    My problem is that it is soft even on 100,
    Compared how it used to be
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  4. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       03 Sep 2015 #4

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    Not necessarily, if the settings are not fully set in the properties that can affect the volume max via the normal means.
    Image 4 also check the list options are all unticked.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       03 Sep 2015 #5

    Ohhhh, I see but it still doesn't fix the problem for me :/
    I saw that many users other than myself have this problem.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       03 Sep 2015 #6

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    As you can see above i have only the 1 Realtek driver but a number of NVIDIA ones.
    To be brutally honest i would uninstall the driver, reboot the machine and let windows find the best driver and reinstall it.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       03 Sep 2015 #7
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  8. Joined : Sep 2015
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10
       03 Sep 2015 #8

    Thanks for the link!! I tried one of the solutions and it worked.
    Thanks alot
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  9. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 45
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit
       03 Sep 2015 #9

    You're welcome
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