www.webroot.com/safe – Certain Windows users are experiencing an odd problem with their microphones and headphone function all go down simultaneously. After analyzing the issue in Device Manager, there’s one particular service that is believed to be the cause: Intel(R) Smart Sound Technology (Intel(r) SST) OED. The problem has been confirmed to be present with each of Windows 10 and Windows 11. If you’re facing similar issues and you’re seeing this device won’t begin. (Code 10.) or failed to start external libraries, as the reasons listed for the reasons this service is failing There are some solutions that other users have used successfully to correct this specific error message. If you’re facing the same issue and see that the device can’t begin. (Code 10,) or failed to start external libraries according to the reasons for the service doesn’t work there are some solutions that others have used successfully to correct this specific error message.