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Disabling Exclusive Mode in Windows
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Written by Sam Aparicio
Updated over a week ago

If you're still experiencing audio issues after following all troubleshooting steps, there may be an off chance that a setting in your system is not allowing access to your device. There's an easy way to check this; follow the steps below.
​NOTE: This applies to Windows 10/11 users
1. Right-click the Speaker icon on the Windows toolbar > select Sound settings

2. Select More sound settings

3. Select the audio device you are using > click Properties > select the Advanced tab

4. Uncheck Allow applications to take exclusive control of this device > click Apply and OK to save changes

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