How to fix Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation Issue?

If you ever spend some time in the task manager, then you may have noticed that the “windows audio device graph isolation” is hogging so much space. What is it? Is it a malware? Is it harmful to your device or not? I know there are a lot of questions which are popping up in your mind, but now you don’t need to worry about this anymore. Read on this and you will find some solutions to get rid of this problem.Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation

How to fix Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation Error

There are a number of ways which can be used to solve the “windows audio device graph isolation” error. Some of the most common ways are as follows:-

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1. Solve the Issue by Running a Virus Scan

Sometimes, the Windows Audio Device Graph Isolation can create a problem due to a virus. Although the chances are less, it’s better to confirm whether it’s due to a virus or not. So, following are the steps which you can follow to check whether it’s a virus or not.

  • In the taskbar menu, right click on the “windows audio device graph isolation” option.
  • Then, click on “open file location” from the available options.
  • Once the folder opens, check whether the file stored in the folder or not?
  • If it’s stored, then it’s not a virus, otherwise, the problem is due to a virus.

2. Reinstall the Audio Driver

Following are the steps which you can use to uninstall and reinstall the Audio driver on your device:

  • Press the Windows+R keys at the same time to open the Run dialog box.
  • Enter “devmgmt.msc” in the text box and click OK.devmgmt.msc
  • This will open the device manager.
  • In the device manager, you have to find and expand the “Sound, Video and Game Controllers” category.Sound, Video and Game Controllers
  • Under this, you will see your device sound card name.
  • Once you find it, right-click on it and select the uninstall option.uninstall
  • Then, confirm the deletion and the driver will be uninstalled.
  • After that, restart your device and the Audio Driver will be reinstalled automatically.

3. Disable All the Sound Effects

  • Turn on your device.
  • As soon as it turns on, right-click on the sound icon located at the bottom-right of your screen.sound icon
  • Select and click on the “Playback Devices” option.Playback Devices
  • A new tab will open on your screen.
  • In the new tab, you have to highlight the “Speakers/Headphones” option and then click on Properties located at the bottom right of the tab.Speakers/Headphones
  • Click on the properties tab. properties
  • And navigate to “enhancements” and enable the “disable all sound effects” option from there.


That’s it! These are the best methods which can be used to solve the “windows audio device graph isolation” error. I hope this guide will help you to solve the issue. If you liked this guide, then share it with others who are looking for the same. Also, if you have any doubts, then let me know in the comment section below. I would love to hear from you and answer your queries.

Jitender singh

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