1.    23 Sep 2017 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
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    Windows 10

    'Enhancements' tab gone from Win 10 sound controls after Reset This PC


    Hi all,

    I'm using Windows 10 on a Macbook Air, and was having problems with Wifi. It wasn't a Bootcamp specific thing - there were plenty of other threads describing my exact problem from all sorts of laptop manufactures - and it appeared the only fix was the nuclear 'Reset This PC' option.

    So, I did that, and the problem was fixed! New problem - I now no longer have the 'Enhancements' tab in Audio Devices (seen here: How to enable Windows sound loudness equalization - gHacks Tech News) which is really useful for making sure one program isn't screamingly loud and the other barely audible.

    I have no idea what's gone on - it was there on first install, and the tab has completely disappeared after the Reset This PC and driver installation process.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated!

    Cheers
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  2.    23 Sep 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,021
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Hi, what is your sound card - which driver do you use? E.g. Conexant, Realtek....

    If you're using a USB mike, that has its own chipset and driver.

    See discussion here:
    No Enhancements Tab under Sound in the Control Panel. Solved - Windows 10 Forums

    Feel free to search the forum for more on this.
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  3.    23 Sep 2017 #3
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 23
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    Thread Starter

    The sound card is a Cirrus Logic CS4208 (AB126). Unlike Realtek, Cirrus's website has no downloadable drivers, so I can't try a different one or attempt to roll-back

    I don't really understand how I could have the Enhancements tab in one install and now have it in the next, using the same driver package provided by Apple's Windows Support Software. It was kind of a fool's hope, but I installed the latest Realtek drivers just in case I could get the Enancements tab back (even though I don't have a Realtek soundcard), but no luck



    Anyone got any ideas
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  4.    24 Sep 2017 #4
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    Thread Starter

    Bump (sorry)
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  5.    24 Sep 2017 #5
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    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Actually thread bumping and 'useless one liners' are forbidden by forum rules. Bootcamp is not something I know anything about, sorry.
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