Could Slay 5.0u be killing my sound in Win2k Pro?

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Could Slay 5.0u be killing my sound in Win2k Pro?

Post by Legacy » Mon Jul 19, 2010 6:03 am

I occasionally lose all volume, maybe twice a month, and the first I notice it is always while playing Slay. Only happens on this computer, running Service Pack 4.

I don't think it's Slay itself, but a perfect storm of factors, where something in Slay is the last straw, but I really have no idea. Just wondered if anyone else has had this experience. Logging out of my account and logging back in fixes it, as does restarting. Haven't found any way to fix it without doing either of those things.
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Post by Sean OConnor » Mon Jul 19, 2010 4:43 pm

I'd be surprised if it was Slay as I only use the very basic sndPlaySound function, see: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa909803.aspx

It's been the standard simple way of playing a WAV file since Windows 3.1

Could you check if your sound drivers have been updated?

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Post by Legacy » Tue Jul 20, 2010 3:23 pm

Yeah, it's an Audigy with the latest drivers available from Creative. But, good news, sort of, is that last night it happened while Slay wasn't running.

I don't think it's a hardware problem, as logging out of my account and back in fixes it, so I'm not power cycling anything.

Guess the search continues.
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