Have your PC failed to create Conexant audio factory, and the SmartAudio will now exit relatively?
It happened whenever you start the PC. In some cases, you might not hear any sound if the error occurs. In that scenario, what can you do now?
I am writing this article about how to get rid of the error.
How to Resolve PC Error Failed to Create Conexant Audio Factory
Malware attacks, audio driver corruption, or improper PC shutdown can be reasons behind the error. However, you need to fix the error right now. And the article is written to fulfill your need. Let’s have a glimpse at the list of possible fixes first-
- Fix 1: Run the Audio Control Application
- Fix 2: Configure the ‘CxUtilSvc’ Service
- Fix 3: Check Windows Security
- Fix 4: Update the Driver
- Fix 5: Reinstall the Driver
Fix 1: Run the Audio Control Application
The first fix you need to try is to run the Audio Control Application. I will brief the process step by step below.
Go to ‘File Folder‘ from the ‘Taskbar‘. Then select ‘This PC‘ from the left sidebar and look at the right sidebar. Select ‘Local Disk from here.
Next, choose the ‘Program Files‘ section.
Inside the section, you will find the ‘CONEXANT‘ folder. Select it.
In this step, you have to select the ‘SA3‘ folder.
Consequently, only one option named ‘Hp-NB-AIO‘ will appear on the screen. You have to select it.
Next, scroll down to find the ‘setup64‘ application file. You have to run it.
After allowing the application, the ‘Application installation wizard‘ window will become evident.
It will give you the possible suggestion in the ‘Task‘ box. You have to press ‘Ok‘ to execute the task automatically. While it will finish, you have to restart the PC and check the error.
Most of the time, you will not face the error anymore. But if it exists by any chance, you can try the other possible fixes.
Fix 2: Configure the ‘CxUtilSvc’ Service
Next, the possible fixes can be configuring the ‘CxUtilSvc’ service where ‘CxUtilSvc stands for Conexant Utility Service. To configure it, you need to apply the following steps.
Firstly, you need to press the Windows and ‘R‘ keys together to access the ‘Run‘.
You have to type ‘services.msc‘ into the ‘Open’ box of the ‘Run‘. Then click on the ‘Ok‘.
Consequently, the ‘Service‘ window will appear on the screen. You have to find ‘CxUtilSvc‘ from the service list.
While you find the service, you have to double-click on it to open the properties window.
While it will appear, you need to customize the ‘General‘ tab settings. Then you have to click the ‘Start‘. Consequently, the ‘Service status‘ will show ‘Running‘.
After that, you have to change the ‘Startup type‘ option into ‘Automatic‘. Then select the ‘Apply‘ and press ‘Ok‘ at the end.
The configure customization will ensure the ability to create Conexant audio factory successfully. By any chance, if it fails again, you can follow the next fix.
Fix 3: Check Windows Security
In many cases, the ‘Windows Security‘ helps to fix any issue. You can check ‘Windows Security’ to solve the error. Here I will give the details about the fix.
Tap the Windows key and type ‘windows security‘ to access the app. Once appear, you need to click on ‘Open‘.
Consequently, the app window will appear. From here, you have to select ‘Virus & threat protection‘
At the very next, look at the right sidebar. Here you will see the ‘Scan options‘ just below the ‘Quick scan’ option. Click on it.
As a result, some actionable options will become evident. You have to mark ‘Custom scan‘ from here and tap the ‘Scan now’ tab.
Then, copy the below text and paste it into the address bar.
Then select the ‘CONEXANT‘ folder and press ‘enter‘ to start the scan. You have to wait for a couple of seconds to complete the scan.
If the Windows Defender does not find any threat, you can follow the next fix.
Fix 4: Update the Driver
Update the Conexant High Definition SmartAudio Driver’ is simple but effective for this kind of error. To update the driver, you need to follow the below steps.
You can start the fix by right-clicking on the ‘Start‘ menu. While a new interface with several options will appear, you have to select ‘Device Manager‘ from here.
After that, you have to scroll down to find out the ‘Sound, video and game controllers’ option. Once find, expand it.
Then you will see the ‘Conexant High Definition Smart Audio Driver‘ under the option. Right-click on it. After that, ‘Update driver‘ will be visible with some other options.
While you click on it, you will get two options to update the driver either automatically or manually. You can choose any according to your situation.
After finishing the update process, you need to restart the PC and check the existence of the error.
Fix 5: Reinstall the Driver
Reinstalling the ‘Conexant High Definition SmartAudio Driver’ can be a solution to the fix. To execute that, you need to uninstall the driver first. The full process will be described in detail below.
Here you go to ‘Device Manager‘ again. Find out the ‘Conexant High Definition SmartAudio Driver’ inside the ‘Sound, video and game controllers’ section. Once find, right-click on it. Here you find the ‘Uninstall‘ option. Select it.
Consequently, the ‘Uninstall‘ interface will become evident. You need to checkmark the ‘Delete the driver software for this device‘ and finally press ‘Uninstall‘.
After that, you have to restart the PC. Then download the updated Conexant High Definition Smart Audio Driver. You will find it from the computer manufacturer’s website according to the PC model.
Then execute the reinstallation and check the error. Does it exist or not?
I assume that the error message- “Failed to create Conexant audio factory, The Smart Audio will now exit” will not exist anymore. But still it can be a matter if you use third-party antivirus software. In that case, you need to verify ‘CxUtilSvc’ as exceptional service at the point of potential risk or unwanted program justification of the antivirus.