Vista error updating
Follow the below mentioned steps to update the audio drivers in Windows 10, 8: Although, the initial suggested approach will help update the required driver, sometimes Windows fail to install a new audio driver for the device.In such a scenario, you will have to refer to the device manufacturers website to download and install the driver.If you receive a Windows Update error 0x80070490 while updating your Windows operating system, here are few steps you could try to help resolve the issue.This error can occur if your system component store or Component-Based Servicing (CBS) manifest has been corrupted.To obtain the status of the audio driver, go to ‘Device Manager’ of your system. If the device has a yellow mark next to it, means there is an issue with the device driver.Once you are aware that there is a problem with your audio driver, you can follow 3 different approaches to solve the issue and make your audio device functional.Please read the entire post & the comments first, create a System Restore Point before making any changes to your system & be careful about any 3rd-party offers while installing freeware.
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Hence, the drivers will have to be made functional in order to run the audio device smoothly.
In case, the driver is outdated or missing, you can update audio/sound drivers following certain steps later.
If you are running Windows 7 or Windows Vista, after running the System File Checker, you should use the System Update Readiness Tool to repair Windows Update.
2] If this does not help, create a new User Account and see if that works for you.