Audio Services Not Responding – 5 Proven Fix for your Window 10 OS


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When you are here reading this article that implies that you are a window user and that too using window 10 user and you are also the one who has sometimes now or then might have come across with the issue of the error message of ‘Audio Service not Responding’ and if it is the case then you are at the right place.

Audio Services Not Responding

Audio Services Not Responding

Audio Services Not Responding

This article here helps you with the 100% working and proven way that helps you to fix the Audio service not responding problem. As you will read the article below you will come to know various fixes which if not one then the further one is going to help you out with that.

So, read the article till the end to know more about it in detail.

Proven Fix for Audio Services Not Responding

You might be knowing that there are several solutions for one problem and various ways you can sort out. Hence here also you are given various types of fixes that you can simply try out to get the solution.

  • Using Service Manager
  • Using Command prompt
  • Using System Properties
  • Via Setting Approach
  • Using MSConfig

Now that you have seen various types of fixes that are being mentioned here, let’s see those step by step:

Using Service Manager

Even though this is a simple fix and basic fix here are the step by step methods you can use and get the solution.

  1. First of all open the run command and for that, you can use the shortcut Key that is Widows Key + R together and open Run Program.
  2. In the open box, simply type the option services.msc and click on the OK button there or press the enter button of the keyboard.

    Audio Services Not Responding

    Audio Services Not Responding

  3. Now simply search for the options Window Audio and locate this service from the available list there. Select that and right-click on that and choose the option of Properties.
  4. Now assure that the service is already in running status and the Startup type is set to Automatic. And if it is not accordingly then simply start the service first and change the Startup type to Automatic.
  5. Now simply right-click on Window Audio service and then restart the service from there.
  6. Similarly like the above locate these tow services also and simply repeat the steps from 3 to 7 first.

Now simply locate the service that is given below and make sure these are running. In case those are not running then just right-click on them and then choose the option of Restart.

Using Command Prompt

This comes as the second fix if the above doesn’t work. Here are the steps of how you can do the same.

  1. First of all type CMD in the taskbar of Windows 10 search box.
  2. Now simply right click on the cmd icon and then RUN it as an ADMINISTRATOR.
  3. Now execute the same command that is given below which you can copy and paste it onto your command prompt window and hit the enter key present there.
  4. Again simply copy and also paste the command that is given below and then hit the enter key to execute the same.
  5. Now simply close the CMD window and restart your computer again.

Using System Properties

Now the third section is using via properties option. For that first of all open the run command and for that better press the window + R button and then the run command opens up.

  1. Now simply write the sysdm.cpl in it and then click OK.
  2. Now choose the option of the Hardware tab and then simply click on Device Installation Setting option that is available there.
  3. Now select the second option that states OK (your device might not work as expected) and then simply click on the Save changes.
  4. Now press the Window Key + X together and then click on the Device Manager option to simply open it.
  5. Now Expand sound, Video and game controller from there.
  6. Now select your sound driver and then simply give a right-click and then also click on Uninstall.
  7. Now simply click on the Action that is available there and then simply click on Scan for Hardware Changes.

Via Setting Approach

In order to go with the Setting option you can simply try out this 4th fix and follow it step by step:

  1. First of all click on the Start button of your computer and then click on gear-shaped icon and open setting.
  2. As you will open the setting tab you can find the option of Privacy available there and then click on the Microphone from the left menu that is present there.
  3. Now make sure that you allow the Apps to access your microphone which is turned ON.

Using MSConfig

While you have tried all the option that is available above to resort the issue, you simply can try out the last method that is available here.

In your window 10 search for MSConfig in your taskbar.

Now simply search for two services from the list that is mentioned you here:

Window Audio Endpoint Builder

Window Audio

Now find out and make sure they are checked and if they are not checked simply check both the services first and then click on the OK button below. Now you are done.

Final Words

As you have gone through the complete information about how to resort to the issue of Audio Service not Responding then the process here that is around 5 in number might have helped you some way or the other to resort the issue.

All the procedure that is being given you here are in the form of step by step approach and helps you especially with windows 10.

Rest once you have been benefitted with the solution that is being given here or has any query regarding the same then you can proceed with the comment section given you below.

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