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Fix: HDAUDBUS.SYS issues and errors in Windows 10

  • The program can’t start because hdaudbus.sys is missing from your computer. Try reinstalling the program to fix this problem
  • hdaudbus.sys file is missing
  • hdaudbus.sys is corruped
  • hdaudbus.sys is not working

In the tutorial below, you will find out why the high definition audio bus driver reacts like that. And no matter the error, this article will show you how you can fix it in a few steps.

Don’t forget to run a few virus and malware scans on your Windows device to make sure your system is not affected by these threats.

How to fix Microsoft hdaudbus.sys. on Windows 10?

  1. Run a third-party troubleshooter
  2. Check for updates
  3. Download the latest audio/ display drivers
  4. Scan your system for malware
  5. Troubleshoot regsvr32 hdaudbus.sys in Command Prompt
  6. Clean your Registry
  7. Launch System Restore
  8. Unplug all peripherals
  9. Check for overheating issues
  10. Reinstall Windows 10

1. Run a third-party troubleshooter

Blue Screen of Death, or BSOD (as it is commonly known), is a stop or exception screen error that appears whenever your Windows PC is affected by a fatal system error.

The colored screen (blue, red, black, pink) that is associated with this problem has become a synonym for issues on Windows, and entails a system crash or a state in which your operating system can no longer run safely.

BSoD errors can appear because of a variety of causes including malfunctioning hardware, corrupt drivers, problematic DLLs, power supply issues, or even overheating of specific components of your PC.

Hardware issues that cause BSoD can be obviously resolved by replacing/repairing the damaged components, but resolving this issue when software is the fault can be very tricky and potentially dangerous for your system.

To avoid any unwanted issues by attempting a fix on your own, we recommend that you use a specialized Windows repair software, and the best option for this task is by far Restoro.

windows troubleshooters

This powerful and yet compact software enables you to resolve BSoD errors with just a few clicks of your mouse and without the need to worry about any other side effects.

Next, we will present you with a step-by-step guide that will allow you to successfully set up Restoro, and start resolving a great variety of issues, including the dreaded BSoD :

  1. Download and install Restoro
  2. Launch Restoro
    • Restoro will now compile data about your PC
      Restoro first scan
  3. Wait for it to find any system stability issues and possible malware infections
    • Once the scan is complete, Restoro will show you a summary of your PC’s current status
      Restoro repair
  4. Press Start Repair
    • Restoro will now start downloading and replacing and faulty registries, DLLs, and any other damaged files it may have found during the scan.
    • This is possible thanks to the online libraries that is uses for comparison, replacing damaged data with its perfectly functional equivalent
  5. Restart your PC for all the changes to take effect

Your PC should now work perfectly fine, and you will no longer have to worry about slow response times, BSoD errors, or anything of the sort.

Disclaimer: This program needs to be upgraded from the free version in order to perform some specific actions.

2. Check for updates

  1. In the search bar, type settings and double click on the first result.
  2. In the Settings window, select Update & Security.
  3. Navigate to Update and click on the Check now button.check for updates
  4. The computer should start checking for any available updates for your device.
  5. Select Update history after the updates are found.
  6. Install any available updates you see in the next window if they are not already installed.
    Note: You might be prompted by a user account control message when clicking to install updates. Select Yes button to allow the update installation.
  7. After the updates have finished installing, reboot your device.
  8. Check to see if you’re still getting the hdaudbus.sys error.

3. Download the latest audio/ display drivers

  1. Use DriverFix to automatically detect all the outdated drivers on your PC and download new ones.
  2. Or, you can go to your audio/display driver manufacturer’s website and download the latest driver versions for your Windows device.
  3. If you do not find a compatible driver, in Device Manager, right-click on the driver file.
  4. From the menu that shows up, select Properties.
  5. Select the Compatibility tab.
  6. Check the box next to Run this program in Compatibility mode.
  7. From the drop-down menu, select the operating system with which the driver is compatible.Run this program in Compatibility mode
  8. Follow the on-screen instructions to finish the installation of the driver.
    Note: If you are prompt by a user account control message, select Yes to allow the installation.
  9. After you installed the driver, you need to reboot your Windows device.

4. Scan your system for malware

antivirus scan to fix HDAUDBUS.SYS issues

Run a full virus scan using your antivirus to check for potential virus or malware infections.

After the check is finished, reboot your device and check again to see if you get the hdaudbus.sys error message.

If you haven’t installed an antivirus on your machine, this list of the best antivirus tools for Windows 10 may help you decide which one to install.

Combine an antivirus with a VPN for the ultimate protection. Check out these tools!

5. Troubleshoot regsvr32 hdaudbus.sys in Command Prompt

  1. In the search box, type cmd.
  2. Select the Command Prompt icon and Run as Administrator.
  3. If you are prompt by a UAC window, select the Yes button.
  4. In the command prompt window, enter the following command and press Enter: regsvr32 hdaudbus.sys
  5. Reboot your device after the process finishes.
  6. Check to see if the error message persists.

5. Clean your Registry

  1. Open Command Prompt as Administrator again.
  2. Enter the sfc /scannow and hit EnterSFC scan
  3. Wait until SFC scans your system and fixes problematic files
  4. Restart your computer.

If you’re still getting this error code, maybe certain Registry keys are missing or have become corrupted.

Fortunately, you can quickly fix this problem with the System File Checker. It will correct any issues found in the Registry.

Also, installing and running a dedicated Registry cleaner can also help. If you haven’t installed one on your machine yet, check out this list with the best Registry cleaners for Windows 10.

6. Launch System Restore

  1. Be sure to backup your important files and folder before you do this step.
  2. Open Control Panel.
  3. There, navigate to the search box and type system restore
  4. Select the Recovery icon and go to Open system restore.system restore windows 10
  5. Follow the instructions on the screen to finish the system restore and bring your device back to a point where you did not have this issue.

7. Unplug all peripherals

easy fix for HDAUDBUS.SYS issues

Run a System Scan to discover potential errors

Restoro Scan

Click Start Scan to find Windows issues.

Restoro Fix

Click Repair All to fix issues with Patented Technologies.

Run a PC Scan with Restoro Repair Tool to find errors causing security problems and slowdowns. After the scan is complete, the repair process will replace damaged files with fresh Windows files and components.

Some users confirmed that unplugging all the peripherals connected to their computer helped them fix this error.

This post was written by Ivan Jenic and was first posted to WindowsReport

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