No Sound: How to mute Windows 8 (or unmute it)

Preview Mute Windows 8 ThumbDon’t need sound right now? You can easily mute Windows 8 or unmute it, if sound is not playing correctly

1. Step Open the Charms bar by moving your mouse pointer over the right corner of your screen. Alternatively you may press Windows key + C on Start screen to open Charms bar. Then select Search.

Open charms mute

2. Step Next, type ‘Control Panel’ in search box and click the search button. Then click on the Control Panel icon on the left side of the pane.

Control panel uninstall mute

3. Step Next, click on the Hardware and Sound.

Hardware sound mute

4. Step Next, click on the ‘Adjust system volume’.

Adjust system volume mute

5. Step Next, click on the mute speakers.

Volume mixer mute

6. Step Alternatively, you can also mute speakers from the Desktop by clicking on the Speakers icon on the task bar and click on the Mute Speakers icon. That are the complete steps to mute Windows 8.

Mute from desktop


Muting your system is quite easy and quick. Follow this tutorial to mute Windows 8 easily.

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Uttam is a Microsoft Student Partner from Kathmandu, Nepal. Aside from blogging, Uttam is also studying computer engineering and works as a freelancer developer. Windows has always been his first love. He has been using Windows since his early days since he was in 2nd Grade. He also used a few other operating systems but never found any other OS that he grew fond of.

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