You run the troubleshooter while failing to connect an audio device to lớn your PC. & the result shows that one or more audio service isn’t running.In the meantime, somehow, you couldn’t solve the error. So that, you have cryingly needed a proper guideline right now khổng lồ fix the error. 

The good thing is, you have come to the right place indeed. In this entire article, I will write up all possible fixes in detail. 


Table of ContentsWhat to vì If One or More Audio Service Isn’t RunningFix 1: kiểm tra Windows Audio Service Status Extra StepFix 2: Restart the Related Audio ServicesFix 3: Update the Audio DriverFix 4: Reinstall Audio DeviceFix 5: Run Command Via Windows PowerShell (admin)Fix 6: Try a Safe BootFinal Words

What to vì chưng If One or More Audio Service Isn’t Running

You can fix the error by applying several options. Before diving into the details, let’s have a glimpse at the menu first.Fix 1: check Windows Audio Service StatusFix 2: Restart the Related Audio ServicesFix 3: Update the Audio driverFix 4: Reinstall Audio DeviceFix 5: Run Command Via Windows PowerShell (admin)Fix 6: Try a Safe Boot

Fix 1: kiểm tra Windows Audio Service Status 

If the troubleshooter shows the message, you have to kiểm tra the service status first. You can bởi vì it by following the described steps.

Step 1Press the Windows key and type ‘service’. As a result, the ‘Service‘ phầm mềm will appear. You will see various command options at the right sidebar. From here, you have lớn click on ‘Open’.

Step 2

Consequently, the ‘Service’ interface will become evident. Then you have khổng lồ scroll down & find the ‘Windows Audio’. While finding, double click on it.

Step 3

After that, you will see the ‘Windows Audio Properties’ interface on the screen. Then you have khổng lồ tap ‘ the ‘General’ tab first. Here you need lớn set the ‘Startup type’ as ‘Automatic’. After that, check the ‘Service status’. If it shows ‘Running’, you will press the ‘OK’.

Step 4In this step, you have to work with the ‘Windows Audio Endpoint Builder’ option. You have to bởi the same as you have done in the previous step 1 to lớn step 3. First, find the option at the ‘Service’ interface. Then double-click on it. Phối the ‘Startup type’ as ‘Automatic’ and ensure the ‘Service status’ shows ‘Running. Finally, press ‘Ok’.

Extra Step

If somehow, the service is not in a running mood, you have to lớn press ‘Start’. As a result, the service starts running. The process is valid for both services- ‘Windows Audio’ và ‘Windows Audio Endpoint Builder’.In the end, check the audio device. Does it work or not? If not, then you have to apply the next fix.

Fix 2: Restart the Related Audio Services

After checking the service status, you need khổng lồ restart the audio services that cause the error. 

Step 1Firstly, you have to lớn go khổng lồ the ‘Services’ section. The way is the same as you vì chưng before. Press the Windows key & type ‘services’. Then select the ‘Open’ option.Step 2

While the ‘Service’ interface is on the screen, you have khổng lồ select the ‘Windows Audio’ again. Right-click on it. You will see a couple of actionable commands. From here, you have to lớn choose the ‘Restart’. You will also find the options at the vị trí cao nhất left và restart the service from here too.


Step 3You also have to lớn restart the ‘Windows Audio Endpoint Builder’ service by following the same process as you bởi for the ‘Windows Audio’ at the previous step.

In most cases, the issue has been solved by applying the fix. But somehow, if the error still exists, you have to follow the next one.

Fix 3: Update the Audio Driver

The problem can hide behind the back-dated driver. You may need khổng lồ update the audio driver khổng lồ fix the error. Updating a driver is easy khổng lồ apply. To vị that, you would follow the described process.Step 1

Right-click on the ‘Start’ menu. As a result, a danh mục will appear on the screen. From here, you have to lớn select ‘Device Manager’ khổng lồ work with it.

Step 2Whenever the ‘Device Manager’ interface will be visible, you have to lớn scroll down and find the ‘Sound, clip and game controllers’ option. While finding, expand it.

Step 3Consequently, you will see the all audio-video device option that would be built-in or injected manually through a related port. Then right-click on the option which causes the error. Here you will get the ‘Update driver’ option. Click on it.Step 4

To continue the process, you will get two options, automatic & manual. I would recommend trying the automatic one so that if the driver needs any update, the process will run continuously. You have to lớn make sure of the mạng internet access.If no update is available, you will need to lớn move lớn the next fix.

Fix 4: Reinstall Audio Device

Sometimes reinstalling the audio device can be the possible fix. Lớn reinstall the device, you can follow the below steps one by one.

Step 1Again, you have to work with the Device Manager to lớn uninstall the audio device. To bởi that, you have to follow the same process as you bởi vì at the previous fix. For the recap, right-click on the start menu và select ‘Device Manager’. Then expand the ‘Sound, video and game controllers’.

Step 2Next, select the audio device you want to uninstall. Then right-click on it. Several options including ‘Uninstall device’ will become evident. Click on it.Step 3

A new interface will appear then. You have khổng lồ confirm the kích hoạt by pressing the ‘Uninstall’ tab.Step 4Once the uninstall process is finished, you have to lớn restart your PC.

Step 5Then you have to find a section renamed like your PC ID at the ‘Device Manager’ interface. Most probably, you will get it at the top.Step 6

After finding the PC ID, right-click on it. An option, named ‘Scan for hardware changes’, will become evident. You have to click on it.Consequently, the missing device that you uninstalled a few moments ago will reinstall automatically.Finally, kiểm tra the device. If it works, it will be great. But if not, you have two more fixes lớn try.

Fix 5: Run Command Via Windows PowerShell (admin)

After applying some settings customization, you may need khổng lồ run commands khổng lồ fix the audio device issue. The following direction will make your task easy. Step 1Firstly, you need to lớn right-click on the ‘Start menu’. Here you will find the ‘Windows PowerShell (admin)’. Click on it.

Step 2Consequently, the ‘Windows PowerShell’ administrator will appear on the screen.Step 3

In this step, you have to copy the below commands one by one and paste them into the ‘Windows PowerShell’ administrator. Press ‘enter’ every time paste one command.‘net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice’‘net localgroup Administrators /add localservice’

‘SC config Audiosrv start= auto’‘REG địa chỉ cửa hàng “HKLMSYSTEMCurrentControlSetServicesAudiosrv” /V start /T REG_DWORD /D 2 /F’‘secedit /configure /cfg %windir%infdefltbase.inf /db defltbase.sdb /verbose’

If the action is completed successfully, you will get the confirmation message on the command prompt. If the mission fails somehow, you may apply the last fix.

Fix 6: Try a Safe Boot

Still, the audio device can not run, don’t worry. One more option you have lớn fix it. You can apply it according lớn the following direction.Step 1

Firstly, you need lớn tap the Windows và ‘R’ keys together. Consequently, ‘Run’ will appear on the screen. Then type ‘msconfig’ on the ‘Open’ box and press ‘OK’.Step 2As a result, the ‘System Configuration’ interface will be visible. Here you have to tap the ‘Boot’ tab.

Step 3You will find the ‘Safe boot’ option inside the ‘Boot’ section. While finding, mark on the checkbox. Then click on ‘Apply’ and press ‘OK’ then.Step 4

Finally, restart the PC. Safe Boot will run then. As a result, the audio service will be running hopefully.

Final Words

In most cases, fix no. 1 & 2 are enough to lớn resolve if one or more audio service isn’t running. On the other hand, fix no. 5 & 6, rarely need to apply. Overall, it will be great if the error exists no more.

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