If you’re on Windows 10 and your sound suddenly stops working, or that you can’t hear anything coming out from your headphones, and you’re seeing the error message IDT High Definition Audio CODEC-Error 0x8007001f, you’re not alone. Many Windows 10 users are reporting this problem as well. But no worries, it’s possible or even easy to fix. Here are 2 fixes for you to try. Work your way down and fix this problem right away. Method 1: Re-install Driver Faulty audio driver can be the lead cause of this problem.
You can reinstall its driver to fix the problem: 1) On your keyboard, press the Windows logo key and R at the same time, type devmgmt.msc and press Enter. 2) Expand Sound, video and game controllers and locate IDT High Definition Audio CODEC. 3) Right-click IDT High Definition Audio CODEC and select Uninstall. Select OK when the confirmation window pops up. 4) Restart your computer after this change to make sure that Windows Update help you with the update of the driver for your audio device. Method 2: Update driver automatically (Recommended) If reinstalling driver doesn’t help you with it, you should try update your audio driver instead. Nvidia G72 Driver Windows 10. You can do so via Device Manager or Windows Update.