how to fix audio services not responding in windows 10

How to Fix Audio Services Not Responding in Windows 10

  • You can fix audio services not responding in windows 10 by allowing access to microphone on your device
  • By changing startup type services to automatic for a few services audio services will be fixed. 
  • Also update audio drivers, run troubleshooting for play audio and follow on screen instructions.

On your windows 10 if you are getting an error when you are running a windows troubleshooter and getting an error audio service not responding in windows troubleshooter then follow these simple methods and your error audio services not responding issue will be fixed successfully. So, let’s see them in detail.

How to Fix Audio Services Not Responding in Windows 10

First, go ahead and restart your windows 10 computer and once you have computer restarts then follow these below methods to fix audio services not responding issue on windows 10.

Allow Access to the Microphone on this Device

Step 1: Press window key + i  and open Windows Settings 

Step 2:  Now, click on Privacy.

Step 3: On left side pane -> Click on Microphone

Step 4: Under Microphone settings -> Click on Change and turn on Microphone for this device.

That’s it, once you allow access to microphone on the device then your issue will be resolved and audio services not responding in windows 10 will be fixed successfully.

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Change Startup Type to Automatic in Windows Services

Step 1: Press windows key + R and open run command

Step 2: Type in services.msc and hit enter and services settings will open on your windows computer.

Step 3: Now, scroll down and find out windows Audio and double click on it.

Step 4: In windows audio settings -> change startup type to Automatic.

Step 5: Now, click on start in service status and click apply and ok

Step 6: Again, in Services -> find out Windows audio Endpoint Builder and double click on it and change startup to automatic and and start service status and click on ok and apply.

Step 7: Again, in Servies -> find out RPC EndPoint Mapper and double click on it and change startup type to automatic and start service status again.

Step 8: Find out Remote Procedure -> change startup type to automatic -> start service by clicking on start.

Step 9: Now, find out DCOM Service Process Launcher -> double click on it and change startup type to automatic -> start service and click on save and apply and close all open settings.

That’s it, once you change all startup type to automatic, you need to restart your computer and once you restart your computer you will not be facing any issue of audio services not responding on your windows 10 computer.

Run Windows 10 Troubleshooter

Step 1: Open windows settings

Step 2: Click on update and security option

Step 3: Now, click on troubleshoot on the left side pane.

Step 4: Click on Playing audio option

Step 5: Click on Run the troubleshooter and wait for your windows 10 computer detect problems and fix it for you and you need to follow onscreen instructions depending on your computer onscreen instruction will be prompted and once done your issue will be fixed successfully.

Update Audio Drivers & Microphone Drivers(sound drivers)

Step 1: In windows search type in device manager and open device manager settings.

Step 2: In device manager -> expand audio input and output 

Step 3: Right click on your audio driver and uninstall it.

Step 4: Now, on top menu -> click on scan for hardware changes and restart your windows 10 computer and audio drivers, microphone drivers and all audio drivers will be reinstalled and your issue audio services not responding will be fixed successfully on your windows 10 computer.