Six Days in Fallujah No Sound Issue: How To Fix

Let there be sound in the Six Days in Fallujah with our quick guide. 🔊


On May 1, 2004, insurgents (both Iraqi and foreign) took over Fallujah, a city in Al Anbar province. On November 7 of the same year, the American, Iraqi, and British armies attacked the city. This marked the second battle for Fallujah and is recognized as the deadliest of the eight-year Iraq war (2003 – 2011). Recently, the tactical FPS game, Six Days in Fallujah was released on Steam early access on June 22. Its mechanics are pretty similar to Call of Duty. However, you can face an extra challenge in your Six Days in Fallujah – no sound issue. We are here to assist you in resolving this issue and restoring the sound to the game.

Why don’t I have a sound in Six Days in Fallujah?

Sound in Six Days in Fallujah will most likely not work for the following reasons:

  • audio bug in the game
  • wrongly selected sound device
  • the sound driver is out of date or corrupted
  • the system is not updated
  • the game is not updated
  • DirectX issue
  • corrupted game files

How do I fix sound in Six Days in Fallujah?

Do these preliminary steps first:

If you still have problems with sound in the game, try our following tips:

  1. Update audio drivers
  2. Check the default audio device
  3. Turn off the Spatial sound
  4. Reinstall or update DirectX
  5. Change the sound quality

1. Update audio drivers

Six Days in Fallujah may experience sound issues caused by outdated or corrupted sound drivers. We recommend updating your sound drivers to the latest version. Do the following:

1. Press the Win + R keys to open the Run dialog box.

2. Type; “devmgmt.msc” and hit Enter to open Device Manager.

Run Command for Device Manager

3. Double-click on the Sound, video, and game controllers to expand.

Update Sound driver

4. Right-click on your preferred sound device, and select Update driver.

5. Follow the on-screen guide for searching, downloading, and installing the latest sound driver.

Search Updated Sound driver

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2. Check the default audio device

Check your system for how many active audio devices you have, as this can cause confusion and problems with sound in Six Days in Fallujah. We recommend disabling all audio devices except the primary one you use for output and input. Do the following:

1. Press the Win + R keys to show the Run dialog box.

2. Type; “mmsys.cpl” and press Enter to open Sound settings.

Run Command for Sound

3. Select the Playback tab and disable audio devices you do not use.

Disable audio device

3. Turn off the Spatial sound

Time needed: 1 minute

Have you used Spatial Audio? It is a type of sound that creates an immersive, 360-degree experience. It resembles a 5.1 or 7.1 Surround Sound system or virtual surround sound. However, in some cases, Spatial Audio can cause more problems than benefits for gaming. If you’re experiencing this issue, we suggest turning off Spatial Audio.

  1. Open Settings

    Right-click on the Start and select Settings.Run Settings

  2. Select System

    Under Windows Settings, click on the System icon.System

  3. Choose Sound Settings

    Select Sound from the left pane and click on Device Properties.Sound - Device Properties

  4. Disable Spatial Audio

    Finally, select Off from the drop-down menu to disable Spatial sound.Spatial Sound Off

4. Reinstall or update DirectX

Sound in Six Days in Fallujah may not work if DirectX is not properly installed or updated. Do the following:

1. Download DirectX End-User Runtimes (June 2010).

2. Unpack and install DirectX June 2010.

3. Now, update DirectX, .NET Framework, and VCRedist.

5. Change the sound quality

Sometimes the selected sound quality can lead to problems in games. Try changing it like this:

1. Right-click on the sound icon in the systray and select Sounds.

Sound icon

2. Select your default speakers and then click on the Properties button.

Speaker Properties

3. Select the Advanced tab and choose lower sound quality for troubleshooting.

Change Sound Quality

4. Run the game and check if the issue is gone.

🎶Extra steps:

You went through all the previous steps, but the sound still doesn’t work in Six Days in Fallujah. Then, consider these options:

  • Update Windows to the latest version.
  • Update the game (Steam client > Library > Six Days in Fallujah. If an update is available, click Update.)
  • Perform clean boot (Ctrl+Shift+Esc and Disable all unnecessary apps from Startup).
  • Reinstall the game.


We sincerely hope some of our tips will help you solve the Six Days in Fallujah no sound issue. We’d love you to let us know which solution worked for you. If you have any additional questions or suggestions, don’t hesitate to comment below.

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