Windows 10: Window 10 audio services not responding Solved

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  1. Posts : 19,974
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       26 Jul 2017 #21

    1) First check the integrity of the operating system and the drive.
    2) Then place in clean boot to look for any conflicting service and reevaluate performance.
    3) perform an in place up grade repair saving files and applications to see if there are any registry issues not fixed by scannow and restorehealth
    Repair Install Windows 10 with an In-place Upgrade Windows 10 Installation Upgrade Tutorials
    4) save files, make an image
    5) clean install
    6) download drivers
    7) recheck audio
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  2.    26 Jul 2017 #22

    Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.15063]
    (c) 2017 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

    C:\Windows\system32>sfc /scannow

    Beginning system scan. This process will take some time.

    Beginning verification phase of system scan.
    Verification 100% complete.

    Windows Resource Protection did not find any integrity violations.

    C:\Windows\system32>dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth

    Deployment Image Servicing and Management tool
    Version: 10.0.15063.0

    Image Version: 10.0.15063.0

    [==========================100.0%==========================] The restore operation completed successfully.
    The operation completed successfully.

    C:\Windows\system32>chkdsk /scan
    The type of the file system is NTFS.

    Stage 1: Examining basic file system structure ...
    267264 file records processed.
    File verification completed.
    5588 large file records processed.
    0 bad file records processed.

    Stage 2: Examining file name linkage ...
    376966 index entries processed.
    Index verification completed.
    0 unindexed files scanned.
    0 unindexed files recovered to lost and found.

    Stage 3: Examining security descriptors ...
    Security descriptor verification completed.
    54852 data files processed.
    CHKDSK is verifying Usn Journal...
    34668760 USN bytes processed.
    Usn Journal verification completed.

    Windows has scanned the file system and found no problems.
    No further action is required.

    976181247 KB total disk space.
    59870500 KB in 134247 files.
    97816 KB in 54853 indexes.
    0 KB in bad sectors.
    400227 KB in use by the system.
    65536 KB occupied by the log file.
    915812704 KB available on disk.

    4096 bytes in each allocation unit.
    244045311 total allocation units on disk.
    228953176 allocation units available on disk.


    Doing the rest now.
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  3.    26 Jul 2017 #23

    Still no sound, will try to repair it with what you linked.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  4. Posts : 19,974
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       27 Jul 2017 #24

    So no sound with clean boot.
    Now you are moving to in place upgrade repair?
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  5.    27 Jul 2017 #25

    Yeah that's what I'm moving to now.
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  6. Posts : 19,974
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       27 Jul 2017 #26

    So you will boot to windows
    open file explorer
    click this pc
    insert the bootable windows 10 iso into any usb port
    look for the windows 10 iso within file explorer
    click on the usb windows 10 iso and look for setup or setup.exe
    launch this file from within file explorer
    then follow the text and images in the link provided
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  7.    27 Jul 2017 #27

    That fixed it! Thanks!
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  8. Posts : 19,974
    windows 10 professional version 1607 build 14393.969 64 bit
       27 Jul 2017 #28

    Fantastic!! Your welcome.

    1) make a new restore point
    2) make a backup image with Macrium and save the image to another drive.
    3) update the image monthly
    This will add a layer of safety so that for anything unexpected you have a good backup option.
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