Error message when you run a program that uses the waveOutWrite function on a Windows Vista-based computer: MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

Error message when you run a program that uses the waveOutWrite function on a Windows Vista-based computer: MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

Article ID : 936316
Last Review : August 24, 2007
Revision : 1.2
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SYMPTOMS

Consider the following scenario:

• You have a Windows Vista-based computer that has multiple processors, such as a dual-core processor. Or, the computer has a hyperthreading-enabled processor.
• You run a program that uses the waveOutWrite function.

In this scenario, the waveOutWrite function returns the following error message:

MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

The waveOutWrite function continues to return this error message until you exit the program. Additionally, audio playback does not work as expected when you run the program.

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RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

Windows Vista, x86-based versions

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the Windows6.0-KB936316-x86.msu package now. (http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/7/9/47923B0D-52B6-4684-A678-27CB69FD5BE0/Windows6.0-KB936316-x86.msu)Release Date: May 2, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=119591/) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Windows Vista, x64-based versions

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
DownloadDownload the Windows6.0-KB936316-x64.msu package now. (http://download.microsoft.com/download/4/7/9/47923B0D-52B6-4684-A678-27CB69FD5BE0/Windows6.0-KB936316-x64.msu)Release Date: May 2, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

119591 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=119591/) How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services

Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help prevent any unauthorized changes to the file.

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required

File information

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Windows Vista, x86-based versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Update.mum Not Applicable 1,787 02-May-2007 20:10 Not Applicable
X86_583b25b6a5a02009c69f07e7a04a2cc3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20590_none_5289f997f7223e9e.manifest Not Applicable 703 02-May-2007 20:10 Not Applicable
X86_microsoft-windows-audio-audiocore_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20590_none_74e1cf3400dfcfde.manifest Not Applicable 139,515 02-May-2007 20:18 Not Applicable
Audiocore.mof Not Applicable 4,349 07-Jan-2007 05:26 Not Applicable
Audiodg.exe 6.0.6000.20590 88,064 02-May-2007 10:54 x86
Audioeng.dll 6.0.6000.20590 398,848 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Audiokse.dll 6.0.6000.20590 273,408 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Audioses.dll 6.0.6000.20590 115,712 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Audiosrv.dll 6.0.6000.20590 310,272 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Encdump.dll 5.0.1.1 169,984 02-May-2007 11:33 x86
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Amd64_afc8dcaffd32036126392936ea473fb8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20590_none_28217bbe814253ca.manifest Not Applicable 1,056 02-May-2007 20:10 Not Applicable
Amd64_microsoft-windows-audio-audiocore_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20590_none_d1006ab7b93d4114.manifest Not Applicable 139,557 02-May-2007 20:22 Not Applicable
Update.mum Not Applicable 2,020 02-May-2007 20:10 Not Applicable
Wow64_microsoft-windows-audio-audiocore_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6000.20590_none_db551509ed9e030f.manifest Not Applicable 130,495 02-May-2007 20:22 Not Applicable
Audiocore.mof Not Applicable 4,349 07-Jan-2007 05:26 Not Applicable
Audiodg.exe 6.0.6000.20590 111,104 02-May-2007 11:17 x64
Audioeng.dll 6.0.6000.20590 480,768 02-May-2007 12:37 x64
Audiokse.dll 6.0.6000.20590 311,296 02-May-2007 12:37 x64
Audioses.dll 6.0.6000.20590 193,024 02-May-2007 12:37 x64
Audiosrv.dll 6.0.6000.20590 445,952 02-May-2007 12:37 x64
Encdump.dll 5.0.1.1 200,704 02-May-2007 12:38 x64
Audiocore.mof Not Applicable 4,349 07-Jan-2007 05:26 Not Applicable
Audiodg.exe 6.0.6000.20590 88,064 02-May-2007 10:54 x86
Audioeng.dll 6.0.6000.20590 398,848 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Audiokse.dll 6.0.6000.20590 273,408 02-May-2007 11:32 x86
Audioses.dll 6.0.6000.20590 115,712 02-May-2007 11:32 x86

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STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the Applies to section.

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MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the waveOutWrite function, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms713764.aspx (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms713764.aspx)

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

824684 (/Feedback.aspx?kbNumber=824684/) Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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APPLIES TO
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Business
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Starter

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