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[Solved] Audio Device is Disabled in Windows 10

After upgading to Windows 10, and you find your computer audio icon is a red X in the right bottom corner, and you run the troubleshooting, it shows "The Audio Device is disabled ---- Not fixed" error.

audio device is disabled

But in device manager, you can find all the devices is fine, no yellow exclatmation in with your high definition audio device or microphone. But there are no sound from all your output audio devices.


You can use two simple commands to solve your problem.


1. Type cmd in search box, and choose the make right click it to run as administrator.
You must make sure you enter the command prompt with administrator account or had administrator permissions. After you enter it, you will see the C:\Users\Administrator, it is right way.

run as administrator command prompt

2. Type the following commands:
net localgroup administrators /add networkservice

type net localgroup administrators add network service command

press Enter button then type:
net localgroup Administrators /add networkservice

type net localgroup administrators add local service command

press Enter button then type:
exit

Restart your computer, and you will find the audio icon red X is disappeared. Your computer sound is ok and the micrphone can be used again.

If this cannot solve your problem, you can view the related articles:
Fix no sound error in Windows 10
Your microphone has no sound in windows 10
Realtek high definition audio driver error in windows 10

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