[NUC] Error Code 10 in Device Manager for Smart Sound Technology on NUC



  • Perform a cold reboot (hold the power button until the PC powers off and then power on the NUC) the NUC. If problem persists, continue to next step.
  • Update to the latest Realtek* High Definition audio driver.
    • If you know your NUC model number, you can find this driver on Download Center.
  • Update to the latest BIOS version.
  • Restore BIOS factory defaults:
    • Press F2 during boot to enter BIOS Setup.
    • Press F9 to set factory defaults.
    • Press F10 to save and exit BIOS Setup.