Fix – Distorted sound on Windows PC

Many users out there have come up with issues like Sound getting or gradually faints on Windows PC. There can be several reasons behind causing these issues like outdated flash driver, faulty speakers or something else. Today we will be discussing about how to fix problems like sound distortion on Windows while playing audio/ videos or while playing a video on YouTube.

Fix - Distorted sound on WindowsOn playing a video you get to hear some kind of strange noise like the video being distorted or cluttered. A corrupted Drivers or flash player, etc might be the culprit behind this causing severe issue on Windows system.

When playing the video with the headphones on or speakers, you hear the distortion. In this case first identify who is causing the trouble, play video using other headphone. If the video plays without much distortion then the headphone is the culprit. If not, play video on other PC and see if the problem persists. If yes, then the video itself is the culprit. If the video plays fine on speakers then the headphones are the faulty ones.

It has been often noticed that Flash player overloads the system sound card causing the errors or the sound distortion. You can get it resolved by right-clicking on the playing Flash video and adjust it to 50%-75% approx.

You can also try adjusting the system volume. Click on the volume icon on the desktop taskbar and drag the sliders to adjust the settings and see if this helps fixing the distortion.

volume mixer

Open Device Manager to update the sound drivers. Double click on Sound and video Controllers and click to update or install all the listed items under it. Outdated driver are the culprits for making the sound distorted. You can also go for running troubleshooter to fix issues by following the guides.

windows device manager

Update the system or browser Flash Player. This will more likely help you fix issues with sound distortion. If the update doesn’t fix the issue then try getting to its earlier versions as sometimes new updates might not go with the Windows.

Upon following the troubleshooting steps described in this tutorial will help you get rid of the noise distortion while playing audio.


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