One of the most significant components of Windows is the Realtek audio console. It is in charge of all sound-related activities. Realtek audio console is responsible for everything, whether it’s sending audio to your remote devices or connecting an external audio device. You may not be able to issue any sound and the console may cease working owing to a malfunction or error. This destroys the entire experience. Sound is important whether viewing movies, playing games, or watching TV shows, and you may not hear any sound if your console crashes. So, in this post, we will go over all of the methods you may take to resolve the Realtek Audio Console not working issue in Windows 11.
Possible Reasons for Realtek Audio Console Failure
There can be multiple reasons behind the console failure, but some known and possible failures are Using an outdated version, a corrupted driver, a problem with the audio device, audio service or console encountered a bug, wrong audio channel, and misconfigured audio settings. We see the message “Cannot Connect to RPC Service”. Let’s check step-by-step methods to fix the issue.
How to Fix Realtek Audio Console Not Working Issue in Windows 11
1. Check the audio output
The best thing you can do to fix the issue is to check whether the audio output is selected for your desired device or not. For example, whenever you connect a wired earphone, the audio console asks you whether you have connected the headphone or earphone or something else. If you choose another device or output, you might not hear sound from the connected device. And this is the problem faced by the majority of users.
To check, open the action center by pressing the Windows+A shortcut, then click on the arrow shown beside the volume controller bar, then choose your desired device, in which you want audio output. Also, there is one more method, using which you can set your audio output to a single device by default. But, we don’t suggest you use the method as we keep switching between different audio devices.
2. Disable audio enhancement
Audio enhancement feature is provided by Windows to optimize and enhance the audio experience. But many users have reported that after turning on the Audio enhancement feature, their audio device isn’t working properly and sometimes the audio doesn’t come. So, by mistake, or knowingly, you have turned on this feature and now facing the issue, here’s how can you can disable it.
To begin, search for change system sounds in the search box of the start menu and open it. Now navigate to the Playback section and there choose the device on which you want the audio output, now, click on properties, a new window will now open, navigate to the enhancement section, now click on Disable all enhancements and click on the OK button. Now check again whether the issue is solved for you or not.
3. Try to run a different audio format
As you know, there are different formats of audio, and there are high chances that your audio device doesn’t support the pre-set audio format and that might be the reason for no sound in your device. You can try a different audio format and select your preferred audio format, in which, your audio device is working properly.
To begin, open change system sound, go to playback section, right-click on the device you want your audio output, and now click on properties, Now go to the advanced section and select your preferred audio format from the drop-down menu, you can also test the audio quality by clicking on the Test button. As soon as you finish choosing the audio format, click on the OK button and close it.
4. Check connections
This is the most faced issue. Check to see if the output device is receiving power. Reconnect it to the system and see if that resolves the problem. Check that the mute button on the device is not turned on. Also, ensure that the volume control on the audio output device is not set to the lowest setting. Increase it and check to see if the problem has been resolved.
5. Run the audio troubleshooter
To run the audio troubleshooter, click on the start icon or press Windows+X to open it. Now click on Settings, now go to the system page and click on Troubleshoot. Now navigate to Other troubleshoot >> Playing audio >> Run. Now choose the device in which you are facing the issue and run the troubleshooter by clicking on the Next button. If the troubleshooter identifies any problem, it will fix it as soon as possible and you can enjoy the music once again.
6. Update the audio driver
To update audio drivers, click on the start icon or press the Windows+X shortcut, now click on Device Manager, now click on sound, video, and game controllers. Now right-click on Realtek audio and click on update drivers. Now click on Search automatically for drivers and it will search for available updates, and if, it finds any, it will update the sound drivers.
7. Restart audio services
To restart audio services, search for services in the search box and open it. Now search for Windows audio, now right-click on it and click on restart from the menu appeared. This will successfully restart the audio services and your issue might get fixed.
Having that said, have you ever met with no sound or any sound-related issues in Windows 11? Do let us know by dropping a comment in your words below. Also whether the above-mentioned steps worked for you or not, let us know.