Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: Hdmi audio problem

22 Dec 2010   #1

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
Hdmi audio problem

ok well i was watching a movie online with the hdmi it was all working fine and all and after the movie i shut off the laptop off for a little bit to cool it down and when i turn it back on the computer it say that i have a hdmi to dvi when its hdmi to dvi and doent detect the hdmi audio any idea what the problem maybe?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Jan 2011   #2

Windows 7 64bit
Audio Driver Update worked for me (Here is how)


I had intermittent detection of the HDMI in "Control Panel/Sound", and eventually no detection (the following solution may also work for those who were never able to obtain a signal at all). For me updating the audio driver fixed the problem. You can update the audio and video drivers by following the steps below (found these steps at Microsoft website). My computer is only 6 months old, but still needed the drivers updated. No special system setting are required as written in previous posts, if the driver is the problem. I was also extremely frustrated with the ongoing problem and hope the driver updates work for you. Good luck!
  1. Open Device Manager by clicking the Start button , clicking Control Panel, clicking System and Maintenance, and then clicking Device Manager.* If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation.
  2. In Device Manager, locate the device you want to update, and then double-click the device name.
  3. Click sound video and gaming controller
  4. Open each audio controller in sound video and gaming (one at a time) and update by Clicking the Driver tab, and then click Update Driver and follow the instructions.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
02 Jan 2011   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit

Insofar as audio drivers are concerned my advice would be to keep checking the motherboard manufacturer's website and update it as and when it is available. That way you will retain any customisation that they do to the drivers for their MB. If you had ever gone to the Realtek website, you can find this advice. So really its not my advice.
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 Hdmi audio problem

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
HDMI audio out problem
Hey! I'm trying to hook up my pc to the tv through a hdmi cable. The image is just fine, but there is no sound coming out from the tv (the sound is always coming from the notebook) Some things: I updated the video drivers and the audio drivers In the sound configuration, it says that the...
Sound & Audio
Another HDMI Audio Problem
Hi everyone, I know this topic is a popular one, I've done enough searches on google to figure out I'm not alone with this problem, but still, after a few years, I still can't find the answer. I realise there is a similar thread active right now but my problem is a bit different in that I don't...
Sound & Audio
hdmi audio nvidia g100 problem.. HELP
ok my computer is acer aspire x1700 and it comes iwth a discrete nvidia geforce g100 video card with HDMI output,when i hook it up tomy tv theres no audio. but if i use the motherboard hdmi it has audio, how do i get my NVIDIA TO PLAY AUDIO. plz help i have the latest drivers
Graphic Cards
HDMI Audio Problem
Okay guys, didn't think this would turn out to be such a problem as it is: Basically we got new computer 3-4 weeks ago - Acer Aspire X3900 running Windows 7 Professional x64 - and the GeForce 320 GT in it is HDMI ready. So we went out and bought a Full HD monitor and an HDMI cable and all was...
Sound & Audio
HDMI audio problem when connecting LCD TV to PC via HDMI
hi all, I have my media center PC connected to a Sansung LCD TV through an HDMI cable. Everything works fine; the PC detects TV and both audio and video travel through the HDMI cable from PC to TV The problem happens when I turn the TV OFF and ON. In this case, the video is back but not the...
Sound & Audio
Windows 7 64 bit HDMI Audio Problem
I have just built an i5 rig and can't get the audio to work over the HDMI, I have seen many posts but none of the solutions seem to work for me. I have: 1) Realtek ALC888 onboard audio - R240 drivers. 2) A 9600GT with DVI to HDMI adapter - 195.62 drivers. (Tried the 181 drivers as well)...
Sound & Audio

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 14:11.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App