Re: no audio hardware is available. (Error=00040258)
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2004 17:12:08 -0500
Download the drivers from the maker of the sound device.
Microsoft MVP - Digital Media
"JohnF" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Sound Problems
> I recently had to reload Windows 95 onto my computer and
> since then I have been unable to hear sounds using Windows
> Media Player v6.4. The error I get is “Cannot play back
> the audio stream: no audio hardware is available.
> I can still play .mid, .wav files and play CDs using
> Winamp etc. However, after trying to play a Windows Media
> Player file I can no longer play .wav files and get the
> following error “MMSYSTEM004 The specified device is
> already in use. Wait until it is free, then try again.”
> I have on-board audio. I did not have the problem prior
> to reinstalling Windows.
> I have removed the audio device in Device Manager and then
> let Windows install the drivers again.
> Can anyone suggest a solution?
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