Advice 1: How to remove sound drivers

The need to remove sound drivers occurs when you install a new sound card or the Windows installation that is not already pre-installed sound drivers and signatures. To remove the drivers sound as drivers for any other devices.
How to remove sound drivers
Instruction
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Drivers are installed in system folders, and records about them are entered in the Windows registry, so you can't just delete the folder with the drivers. In this case, it is possible to break the system driver and damage your Windows. To avoid this, you need to uninstall the drivers safely. For this you will need to enter safe mode is a special mode of Windows that involves running only the necessary services and drivers.
To enter safe mode, restart the computer and repeatedly press the F8 key while loading the BIOS (black screen with the logo of the computer manufacturer). A window will appear with options for starting Windows. Select "Safe mode" or "Safe Mode" arrow keys "up-down" and press "Enter".
2
Wait until the Windows starts. After starting the operating system in safe mode, go to "control Panel" and select "device Manager".
On the screen appears window with list of installed in computer devices. Select "Sound, video and game controllers" and click the drop-down menu twice. It will open the installed devices, select audio devices, they are marked with the word “Audio” (for example, a common sound card is “Realtek High Definition Audio”).
3
Double-click the device name in the new window that appears, click the tab "Driver". Click "Delete" and wait for the end of the operation, and then select the sound driver, reboot, and turn on the computer normally.

Advice 2: How to uninstall sound card driver

Remove driverand sound card required or if incorrect operation of the device, or when it is reinstalled. The uninstall process can proceed in different ways.
How to uninstall sound card driver
Instruction
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If you delete a driver in connection with incorrect operation of the audio system, make sure that the failure is in the software. To do this, use the other speaker system for audio playback, for example, headphones. Also try playing the audio file on another media player. Also make sure that the sound card is properly connected to the appropriate connector on the motherboard and is in working condition.
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Find the driver for your sound card in the list of installed programs, click install and remove programs in the control panel of the computer. Write down it's name. It will take you further not only to remove the folders created by the program, but to search for another software to replace it.
3
Follow the removal steps in the current menu, if the system will offer the option of uninstallation, select full. This will remove all user-specific settings of the sound card driver.
4
Restart the computer. Navigate to the directory Program Files on your local drive. Locate the folder with the name of your device driver that you copied. Also, the folder may be named according the name of the manufacturer. Remove all its contents.
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If you have onboard sound card, find it in setup menu and remove programs its driver. Usually it is followed by a list of the software devices that is integrated, there needs to be the driver. Click on it uninstall and also select the method of deleting the program.
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Just in case create a test system restore point before making changes like this to the computer. Also do this before installing the new driver.
Note
Use only the driver downloaded from the official website.
Useful advice
Upgrade support software devices.

Advice 3: How to enable sound in safe mode

Start audio service in safe mode of operation implies a compulsory prescription of drivers and services in registry branch, responsible for the operation of safe mode. It should be remembered that the incorrect modification of registry keys can lead to the need for a full Windows reinstallation.
How to enable sound in safe mode
Instruction
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Call the system menu by pressing the "start" button, and navigate to the Run dialog. Type regedit in the Open box, and confirm the utility of the registry editor by clicking the OK button. Open веткуHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESystemCurrentcontrolsetcontrolsafebootmin and check out our catalog of drivers and services launched in safe mode of computer operation.
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Open the context menu of the Min parameter click the right mouse button and select the command "New key". Repeat this procedure three times to obtain four new sub-key.
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Then open the context menu of the first of the created plug click right mouse button and select "Rename". MMCSS type in the string "Name" and expand the option "default" in the right part of the window double click. Print Service in the line "Value data" and confirm saving the changes by pressing the OK button.
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Open the context menu of the second created connection by click right mouse button and select "Rename". AudioEndPointBuilder type in the string "Name" and expand the option "default" double click the mouse. Print Service in the line "Value data" and confirm the selected action by pressing the OK button.
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Repeat the same procedure with the third subkey you created earlier and enter AudioSRV in the Name field. After that, the same Service type in the line "Value data" and apply changes by pressing OK button.
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Shut down utility registry editor and restart the system to apply the changes.
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