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Graphics Drivers
No audio through my HDMI cable

Try each of the following suggestions:

  • Verify that HDMI audio is selected as your default playback device from the Windows* operating system's Sound control panel:

    1. From the Windows desktop's taskbar, right-click on the Speaker icon to view its menu:

    2. From the menu that appears, select Playback devices:

    3. The Windows Sound control panel will open. The Playback tab lists the audio playback devices for your computer.

    4. Check if HDMI Audio is set as the Default Device. If not set as the default device, right-click on the device and select Set as Default Device.
    5. Click OK to save changes.
  • Check your HDMI cable by reseating the cable on both ends or trying a different cable.
  • Check your TV's audio output settings. Some Panasonic TVs may need to change the speaker output from TV to Digital.
  • Try uninstalling and re-installing the Intel® Graphics Driver and Intel® Display/HDMI Audio Driver:
    1. To uninstall, follow the steps on Uninstalling the Intel® Graphics Driver and Intel Display/HDMI Audio Driver. Be sure to uninstall the Intel Display/HDMI Audio Driver.
    2. Reinstall the Intel Graphics Driver downloaded from the Intel Download Center. The Intel Graphics Driver Installation files include the Intel Display/HDMI Audio Driver Installation files. By installing the Intel Graphics Driver, the Intel Display/HDMI Audio Driver will be automatically installed.
Related topics
HDMI Technology FAQ
Intel® Driver Update Utility
Intel graphics driver FAQ
How do I install the graphics driver?

Operating System:

Windows 7 *, Windows 7 (32-bit)*, Windows 7 (64-bit)*, Windows 8*, Windows 8, 32-bit*, Windows 8, 64-bit*

This applies to:

2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 3000/2000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4200
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4400
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 4600
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics 5000
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Graphics 5100
4th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 5200
Intel® 82G965 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH)
Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
Intel® G33 Express Chipset
Intel® G35 Express Chipset
Intel® G41 Express Chipset
Intel® G43 Express Chipset
Intel® G45 Express Chipset
Intel® Q43 Express Chipset
Intel® Q45 Express Chipset
Mobile Intel® 4 Series Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 945GM Express Chipset Family
Mobile Intel® 965 Express Chipset Family

Solution ID: CS-030039
Last Modified: 20-Aug-2014
Date Created: 08-Jan-2009
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