If the speakers built into your PC aren’t powerful enough or have the quality you want If you want to disable internal speakers on Windows 10 and use better high-quality external speakers.
Disable Internal Speakers in Windows 10
Certain laptops, such as Dell OptiPlex and other models come with built-in speakers which reduce desk space as it eliminating the necessity of connecting external speakers.
Some users may dislike the fact that the computer switch into internal speaker at the same volume whenever an external audio source is removed.
This could be a major inconvenience and could cause embarrassment when a computer is left with an open web browser, and suddenly it starts streaming the Advertisement or Video in a loud manner.
1. Update Audio Drivers
If the main issue is with the computer switching back to internal speakers Update the audio Drivers on your PC will fix the issue.
1. Right-click on the Start button and then click Device Manager.
2. On the Device Manager screen expand the entry to include Sound Video and Game Controllers.
3. Next, right-click on your Audio Device and select the Update Driver option within the context menu.
4. On the next screen, select the Search Automatically For Driver Software option, and then allow your system to look for for and install the latest device driver.
2. Disable Internal Speakers Using Control Panel
Follow the steps listed below to disable internal speakers in Windows 10 and make external speakers the default speakers on your computer.
1. Open Control Panel and navigate to the Hardware and Sound tab and then Manage Audio Devices in the sound section.
2. On the next screen, right-click the Device listing for the internal speaker (usually called Speakers) and then click to disable.
3. Click on Apply and then OK for saving this settings.
4. Plug the External speakers into the Audio-out port on your computer
Your computer will recognize the new external speakers and assign them as the default speakers for your computer.
3. Disable Internal Speakers Using BIOS
If you’re not able to turn off the Internal Speakers in the Control Panel, you may disable them by visiting the UEFI Settings screen on your PC.
1. Open Settings > click Update and Security.
2. On Update & Security screen, click Recovery, then scroll down to the “Advanced startup” section, and then click Restart Now.
3. Next, click on Troubleshoot > Advanced Options.
4. On the Advanced options screen, choose the UEFI Firmware Settings.
5. On the next screen, select Restart.
6. On the UEFI screen, select the System Configuration menu, select Audio. Uncheck the Allow Internal Audio.
7. Click on Apply > Exit to save this setting to your computer