Audio Renderer Error Windows | Solved

Well, Reddit has been flooding with a new windows error regarding the audio renderer in the system. The new thing in the error is that this is not browser specific like the previous errors but the system itself is showing the same.

Some has been predicting this error to be BIOS bug but we researched a bit and found that it is nothing related to the same and the steps to solve the problem have been listed below.

Note: “GeekyBytes do not hold the responsibility of any further errors and crashes caused to the system.”

Some fixes to the problem

1. Reconnect audio device

One may have been using the audio playback devices such as earphones or headphones that might be causing the issue. Try detaching them, cleaning the jack, and again connecting to the 3.5mm port. Sometimes, this method works even if the jack is not placed tightly in the port that causes the issue to rise.

2. Try running audio troubleshooter

If the user uses windows 10, the chances of problem being solved are more due to its pre included feature which is the audio troubleshooter. Gladly, the audio system too has its own solver i.e. called the audio troubleshooter. Follow the steps to know how it works.

  • Pressing Windows + R to open the run dialog box.
  • Typing ms-settings:troubleshoot.
  • Clicking ok.
  • Settings will be opened automatically after this click.
  • Now, moving to playing audio.
  • Clicking run the troubleshooter.
  • Letting the process complete without interruption.
  • After that, choosing the correct device you want to use and click
  • If there is an issue, you will be seeing a repair strategy.
  • Click yes to fix the issue and then move to the further steps to complete the process.

3. Updating the audio drivers

There is a high possibility that the audio drivers are outdated that may be causing the error or maybe wrong drivers to have been in your system.

Method 1

For this, Install the correct audio driver from the official website of the manufacturer.

  • Fill in the correct details of the brand of driver present in the system.
  • Make sure it matches your computer architecture system.

Method 2

If you are a newbie and still cannot find the relevant details about the audio driver. This method will surely help you with that.

  • Down the Driver Easy software from here.
  • Run the software and click the Scan Now button.
  • It will scan for all the outdated or corrupted drivers and present a list of all.
  • Click Update All after buying the Pro version with a minimum charge.

Restart the computer to make sure the problem is fixed.

4. Resetting version of the driver

Sometimes, some of the driver versions are not compatible that might cause the issue, to roll back to the previous version follow the steps shown below.

  • Start by pressing Windows + R to open the run dialog box.
  • Then, type devmgmt.msc.
  • Choose ok.
  • A new window is called the Device Manager.
  • Locate to Sound, video and game controllers.
  • Enter its properties.
  • Under the driver option, click roll back driver to the previous build.

5. Specific fix for ASIO

To get started, follow the steps below-

  • Start by pressing Windows + R to open the run dialog box.
  • Type mmsys.cpl.
  • Click ok.
  • A new window will open known as called sound.
  • Choose the advanced tab and select the sample rate a user would like to use.
  • Click ok.
  • Then click apply.
  • Now open the ASIO driver settings and click the Audio tab.
  • Now, select the same sample rate as above.

Restart the computer to see if the error is solved.

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