No sound through the hdmi/tv connection

Andy1984

Commendable
Apr 24, 2016
1
0
1,510
0
I have done all troubleshooting options. My computer says everything is working properly in device manager and "playback" sound options. When I try and test the sound, a window pops up that says "the device is currently being used by another application. Please close any devices that are playing audio to this device and try again." I have no applications open, no tabs and I've ended all processes that aren't important. Not sure what else can be done.
 
Hi,

Please do try these troubleshooting steps that may help.
- First is to uninstall/reinstall the sound driver.
- Go to Device Manager and uninstall the Sound driver.
- Once done, reboot the laptop and it should reinstall the driver automatically upon reboot.
- After the reboot, make sure to set your TV as the default playback device.
- Right click on the speaker icon and select Playback Devices.
- If you see your TV on the list or HDMI right click on it and select Set Defaults.
- Click on Apply and OK then test it again.
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
S Laptop Tech Support 1
O Laptop Tech Support 1
M Laptop Tech Support 2
N Laptop Tech Support 4
B Laptop Tech Support 2
M Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 2
S Laptop Tech Support 8
C Laptop Tech Support 1
D Laptop Tech Support 1
B Laptop Tech Support 2
T Laptop Tech Support 2
C Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 4
S Laptop Tech Support 1
S Laptop Tech Support 7
bgi123 Laptop Tech Support 3
Y Laptop Tech Support 10
A Laptop Tech Support 1
L Laptop Tech Support 1
Similar threads
(Laptop connect HDMI to TV) TV Sound Volume drop when bass hit
Can't play sound through my woofer when connected to tv
How to connect a stereo sound (link level) to a laptop with only one jack in order to record music from mix (band)?
Can I connect my RCA soundbar to other surround sound speakers?
My headphones are connected into my computer, but it's doesn't have any sound.
Connected my DSTV decoder to my TV, got picture but no sound
it used to work before when i connected my dell inspiron laptop to samsung smart tv with hdmi. no sound thru tv but sound on l
i have another problm..when i try to connect the usb in thd speaker it turn..usb to sd and there is no sound
how to connect the samsung laptop sound to sanyo tv
connect with wifi, no sound
My desk top is connected to my tv the movies play but there is no sound
Connecting my laptop to my smart tv, with suround sound speakers?
How do I get the sound to work on my tv when I connect my chrome laptop to it?
How do I connect my laptop that only has HDMI port to an Epson Projector and get sound?. I can get slide show but unable to g
How do I get sound on my dansat TV from an HDMI cable connected to my laptop
Connect Mac Air to Tv and Soundbar
Can't get any sound from Laptop to TV. HDMI connection.
i connected my desktop to my tv and i can see picture but no sound comes out of my tv only my deskto, why?
laptop wont connect and play sounds to bluetooth speaker
No Sound on TV when Laptop connected through HDMI, but is listed as Default Device

ASK THE COMMUNITY