fix gateway laptop sound in simple steps

welcome,

Here are some process to get your gateway laptop sound back try to run Windows Update -it include the generic drivers for your sound device.
Try to clean your computer from the bugs and install a genuine antivirus and scan your full computer..

1- Sound device disabled/disconnected?

  • Right-click the speaker icon on your task bar
  •  Select “Playback Devices”
  •  In the white empty space right click and select both Show Disconnected/Disabled Devices
  •  Do you see icons for your speakers and headphones now?
  •  If you now see it you may need to right click on the correct sound device and select “Set as default device”
    2- Try to restart services.
  • Start program>run
  • Type “services.msc”
  • Look for Windows Audio and double click on it.
  • Start Up type should be Automatic
  • Startup Status should appear Started and if not, press start button.
  • Click on apply and OK. restart your laptop.

 

3- You can also try the Troubleshooter..

 

  •  Click ‘Start’ > Select ‘Control Panel’> click on troubleshooting. or
  •  Type troubleshooting in the top-right search field > Select ‘Troubleshooting’
  •  Click ‘Hardware and Sound’ > Select ‘troubleshoot Audio Playing, ‘
    and follow the command..
4- Try to update/re-install driver-
  • Click on START>
  • CONTROL PANEL>
  •  HARDWARE AND SOUND >
  •  DEVICE MANAGER>  Installed device,
  • Click to open the device,  UPDATE DRIVER.
    if not working in update then try to uninstall your sound driver and re-install it again.
    then Reboot your system.

5- Try to add device by manually..

  • Go to Control Panel, Add hardware, next
  •  “Yes, I’ve already connected the hardware”, next
  •  Scroll to the bottom of the list, choose “Add a new hardware device”, next
  •  “Install the hardware from a list”, next
  •  Choose “Sound, video and game controllers”, next
  •  Choose Intel, and then the Intel AC’97 Audio Controller (It is the last one on the list)
  • Yes, Gateway says it’s a Conexant audio device .
  • Checkout this you tube video to fix the sound issue –
6- System restore –

if all above step are not working then try to restore your system on the point just before u lost your sound :
Start/ All the programs /Accessories /System Tools /System Restore.

follow https://fixingblog.com/reset-windows-computer-factory-settings/

i hope this will help you out to getting your sound back if not then it might be hardware issue .

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