There is no bass and the sound is distorted and screeching. What fixed it for me was to disable the Dolby Digital Plus effects.
I have tried updating the Realtek driver but that didn't change anything. Find the properties for your output device, click on the Dolby tab, then click on the power button to turn it off.
previous to updating to catalyst 15.7.1 I was running my LG LED TV as my primary display via HDMI with no issues. I have ensured that my TV is set to primary display as well as sound profile.
When I right click and test the AMD HDMI audio out it says that it is being used by another application.
Yesterday I upgraded from Windows 8.1 to Windows 10.
Quality of sound of Realtek HD Audio has become very bad and extremely low.
It was really bad playing Facebook videos or anything while software could be using sound like games or other videos/ads.
Only thing that fixed it was new Realtek drivers but not ones on the Realtek website, the drivers listed at Softpedia. Being ECC it got over the errors, but it introduced caching delays and hence the bad sound.
Follow this guide to fix the problem in a few simple steps.The audio driver is damaged or removed during Windows 10 update.Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 update would delete any apps or drivers that are not compatible with it.2.The common audio problems on Windows 10 are: Read Also: How to successfully update to Windows 10.The no sound problem in Windows 10 is mainly caused by 3 bad issues:1.