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How to Fix an Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10

How to Fix an Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10

Are you getting Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10? Do you get errors like “please restart your computer” while dealing watching Youtube? If yes, then read this article to the end to find the possible fix. Are you using ad Blocker well? Confused? Continue reading…

Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10 is occurring because users might be blocking ad pop=ups and thus you tube is not allowing them to watch videos. Below are the possible solutions.

Methods to Fix an Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10

Method 1: Restart your computer

Restarting the system does solve many of the issues. So give it a try.

Method 2: Clear Browser Cache

There could be a possibility that clearing the browser, would solve the issue. To clear the cache. GO to the top right of the browser with 3 vertical dots icon and click on it.

Then press the History tab. There you would find the option to clear the cache. If you haven’t cleared the cache for long, this might takes some time otherwise it a matter of seconds only.

Method 3: Replug Sound Device

Do you have a wired audio playback device connected such as headphones or earphones? Try to unplug and then plug again it into the socket. Now try to play youtube again.

If the problem persists, move to the next solution.

Method 4: Close Audio Mixing Programs

Audio Mixing programs can take up the command for audio from your browser and hence results in errors. If you have a similar program running then exit from it.

If the background program running is “Mixcraft” then you can turn it in using these steps:

  1. Go to file File
  2. Click on Preferences
  3. Then Sound Device and turn off the switch next to Exclusive Mode.

Method 5: Re-Enable sound devices

Disabling and enabling the sound devices on your system can be a potential fix for the error. Follow the steps below to do so:

  1. Go to the Start button and type Device Manager and select it.
  2. Open Audio inputs and outputs.
  3. Right-click your default audio device.
  4. Tap the option “Disable device”.
  5. Confirm “yes”
  6. Then again “enable” it.

Method 6: Run Troubleshooter

Troubleshooting can solve many issues and this could also be one of them.

  1. Go to the Start menu
  2. Open troubleshoot settings.
  3. Additional Troubleshoot options.
  4. Sele t Playing Audio.
  5. Run the troubleshooter. (follow on-screen instructions while troubleshooting)

Method 7: Audio Drivers

The Rollback Audio Drivers method will work only if you have updated your Audio drivers. You can rollback that update and move to the previous one. Following are the steps to do so:

  1. Go to Start
  2. Select Device manager
  3.  Expand Audio inputs and outputs.
  4. Right-click default audio video
  5. Choose properties.
  6. Switch to the Driver tab.
  7. Select Rollback Driver.

Method 8: Update Audio Drivers

Rollbacking would solve the issue if there is an error in updation but sometimes an update would solve the issue if you haven’t done it yet.

  1. Go to Start
  2. Select Device manager
  3.  Expand Audio inputs and outputs.
  4. Right-click default audio video
  5. Choose properties.
  6. Switch to the Driver tab.
  7. Select Update Driver. Choose the automatic option to update the recent version possible.

Method 9: Update Windows

Check for the availability of updates. If it is available then update your windows, this might solve the issue.

  1. Open start
  2. Type windows update.
  3. Press enter.
  4. Click on check for updates.
  5. Install if available.

Method 10: Update web browser

An outdated web browser might cause issues. Though the updates occur automatically it’s good if you can check manually too.

In google chrome,

  1. Open Chrome menu
  2. Then go to help
  3. And select Google chrome. check if updates are available.

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Final Words

Dear readers, Thank you for reading so far. I hope you loved reading his article.

These 10 methods will surely solve the Audio Renderer Error in Windows 10.

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