Troubleshoot audio problems in Windows Media Center

Here are solutions to some common problems with audio in Windows Media Center.

You can also try running a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common sound playback problems, or a troubleshooter to diagnose and fix common CD or DVD drive problems.

To run a sound playback troubleshooter

  1. Select this button:

    Picture of a Fix it button
     

    Fix this problem
  2. In the File Download dialog box, select Run, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

To run a CD or DVD drive troubleshooter

  1. Select this button:

    Picture of a Fix it button
     

    Fix this problem
  2. In the File Download dialog box, select Run, and then follow the steps in the wizard.

 
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Article ID: 14092 - Last Review: Aug 31, 2016 - Revision: 15

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