The Audigy Registry entries can help Windows identify your Audigy device, and these entries are important.
If the Audigy Registry entries are corrupted or missing, Windows might have issues recognizing your Audigy device, and this can cause audio issues.
In today’s article, we will explore some methods you can use to troubleshoot Audigy Registry errors.
- The sb audigy Registry error keeps users from saving their files, so let’s fix the issue with our guide.
- Before you start, you should check the Device Manager for possible conflicts.
- If that doesn’t fix the problem, try installing the latest drivers from the website.
- Some users reported that removing old sound drivers did the trick for them.
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Run the System File Checker (SFC)
- Press the Windows key + S hotkey, type cmd, and select Run as administrator under Command prompt.
- Then enter the sfc/scannow command, and press the Return key.
- The sfc/scannow utility will scan for system file corruption.
- Then press the Enter key.
Run the Microsoft System Restore
- Press the Windows key + S and type system restore.
- Select Create a restore point and click on Next.
- Follow the instructions on the screen to complete the process.
Reset the Audio Controller
- Go to Start > type Device Manager > right click on it and select Open.
- Locate the Sound, video and game controllers section > right click on the Audigy SE or Audigy 2 ZS driver > select Uninstall device.
- Check the box next to Delete the driver software for this device.
- Click Uninstall.
- Restart the computer.
Create a new Audio Controller
- Right-click Start and select Device Manager.
- Expand the Sound, video and game controllers section.
- Right-click your Audigy device and select Properties.
- Go to the Device Installation Settings section.
- Click Uninstall Device.
- Check Disable Device and click OK.
- Close Device Manager.
- Go to Start, type regedit, and open the Registry Editor app.
- In Registry Editor, navigate to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionDevice InstallationSettings.
- Create a new key by right-clicking Device InstallationSettings and selecting New > Key.
- Name the key Audigy Control Panel, and click OK.
- Double-click the newly created key and change its Value data to 1
- Close the Registry Editor.
Create a new Sound Scheme
- Create a new Sound Scheme, and check if the issue persists.
- Check SndVol.exe
SndVol.exe runs in the background all the time, and if you think it might be the culprit for the issue, you may need to run the SndVol.exe.
- Try running the SndVol.exe as Administrator.
- Check if the issue persists.
Remove the Audio Device from the Device Manager
- Right-click on My Computer and select Manage from the context menu.
- Click on Device Manager and open Sound, video and game controllers.
- Right-click on the Audigy 3 sound card and select Uninstall from the context menu.
- Reboot your PC.