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I cannot access the device control panel for the headphones

The device is active and is paired to my computer, but I cannot access the control panel. I have tried to re-initialize the device but nothing works.

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Basics

Your computer must have a sound card, or audio card, to produce sound. It takes input from media on the computer (websites, media players or programs) and translates, sending the signal to output from the computer (speakers or headphones). This sound card could be a separate device or a part of the motherboard of your computer. Either way, unless you built your computer, it came already installed with all the components for transmitting that sound to you.
Problem

When you click on your media player or try to adjust your computer's sound or volume, a message comes on the screen saying "No Audio Device." You not only have an audio device, but it had previously been working. When the input (software or media) cannot locate the sound card to translate that signal for your speakers or headphones, it generates this message. The key is that, at least at one point, you had fully functioning sound on your computer.

Causes

One of the more common causes is the drivers for the sound card. The drivers are what run the sound card. It would be like running a computer with no operating system. There is hardware, but nothing to make it useful. It could be that drivers are outdated or inadvertently removed. A less common cause is the Microsoft Windows services are turned off. Rarely, but still possible, is the disabling of sound inside the computer's basic input/output system (BIOS).
Solutions

Fixing the drivers for your sound card is not generally too difficult. The device manager inside Microsoft Windows control panel generally will indicate whether your drivers are functionally correctly and can even search for an update. You can update most drivers easily online. Right-clicking on "My Computer" can take you to "Manage," which will allow you to perform maintenance on the services and applications on your computer. BIOS problems are fixed by accessing the BIOS panel of your computer, which varies from manufacturer to manufacturer.
Warning

It is important to note that while none of these possible solutions to problems are difficult, none are without risk. If you feel unsure of the true cause of the problem or if you are uncomfortable with maintenance of the drivers, it is best to seek professional assistance. BIOS alterations and Microsoft Service management should only be attempted if you are familiar with and at ease with these higher-level repairs. When in doubt, please seek qualified personnel to help you resolve this problem.

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