Is this the same prompt that’s creating issues (Error Code: 0xE0000246). Well, no worries we have the solution here in this guide. We have explained all the steps in detail so don’t miss out on any of them follow them carefully so that you can solve this specific problem.
Realtek audio driver failure may occur for many reasons. Your driver might be corrupted or your device is updated and you haven’t updated the driver then also it might not support your device. If you are facing this then you should always start with uninstalling the old software and installing the latest software as per your device’s compatibility. It might solve this troubleshooting issues. If still, it does solve then you can try these steps to solve these troubleshooting issues.
1. Fixing Error Code: 0x0000246 from Device Manager
Start installing the new drivers and if the installing stops then you can go to your device manager and then remove your audio device and then Windows will can try to install the other driver and try different files that might run on your computer. And then after installation, you can try to plug the audio devices. If you don’t know how you can remove the audio device then you can follow the steps that are given below.
How you can Remove Audio Device from Device Manager?
Step 1- Go to the settings
Step 2- Click on the devices
Step 3- Search for audio devices.
Step 4- Then click on the remove device option.
Or else you can directly search in the search device manager then you can easily find go to device manager and remove the audio device.
The Second Method to Add a Device Using the Windows Legacy Drivers
Here now we have given the second method that you can try and solve the problem if the first method didn’t work for you. You can use the right mouse button to open the context of the menu and then select the latest driver that you downloaded from. You should download the latest drivers manually. You can select the second option of uploading the drivers manually and then follow these steps.
Step 1 – Download the latest driver.
Step 2 – Then go to the device manager.
Step 3 – Right-click to open the context option.
Step 4 – Select to manually update the driver.
Step 5 – Locate the file you downloaded.
Step 6 – Click on the file to install the driver.
Third Method Of Manually Fixing Error Code: 0x0000246
Still, you are facing problems you can follow these third and last steps of resolving the Realtek software installing issues. You will have to fix your registry. You can use the third party registry scanning tool. You might see some problems because it might solve only some problems. Unless you buy the premium version of that software.
To manually fix the error code, You will have to edit your registry item values.
Precaution: You should take a backup before making any changes if anything goes wrong then you can even install the old registry from the backup.
Step 1 – Click the Window button + R and then type “Regedit” in the search box. Click Go running the registry.
Step 2 – In the registry panel, Search for Install Policy Key
Step 3 – If you cannot find the key then you have to create In the Windows folder, Right-click, and select a new folder.
Step 4 – You can name the folder “DeviceInstall”.
Step 5 – Create another key naming it “Settings”.
Step 6 – Now open the setting folder and create DWORD(32-Bit) entry and you can name it “InstallTimeout”.
Step 7 – Use your right mouse button to modify the Key value.
Step 8 – Set the Value of the Key 708 and click ok.
Step 9 – Now you can restart your PC and enjoy the new features.
Frequently Asked Questions
You need to go on the Realtek audio manager icon and then right-click, you will see a panel there you will have to find the properties. Once you find the properties then you have to click on them and then select the change settings option.
What if you cannot find the Realtek audio manager in the icon tray?
Go to the control panel and search for Realtek Audio manager, if still, you cannot find it. Then you can go to C (drive/program/Files/ Realtek/), where you will be able to find the EXE. file double click to open.
Why you are not able to install the Realtek audio drivers?
You must go to the program and find the Realtek HD audio drivers. You need to uninstall the disabled Microsoft UAA Bus driver. Then you must reinstall the Realtek audio manager. If you find any of the popups then you should ignore them.