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HDMI no sound laptop to TV HDMI not listed as play back devi

Discussion in 'Windows 10' started by Dmcg, Jan 31, 2018.

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  1. Dmcg

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    I've had my laptop connected to a TV through HDMI for years and it suddenly stopped working. The HDMI output is no longer listed as a playback device. It now shows spdif digital out via HP dock. The picture is fine but there is no sound. Also when you go to the playback settings screen the green lights are jumping next to the spdif which is set as default but there is no sound. I have tried everything if you do a Google search on this topic it seems like it is a common problem but there is no specific solution. I believe the HDMI playback device disappeared after the last Windows 10 update. The HDMI is not under hidden devices but it is listed under audio in the control panel.
     
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    I would try reinstalling the HDMI audio chipset drivers. You should be able to obtain them from the manufacturers' website under the support section.
     
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