You may experience problems when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer on a Windows Vista-based computer

You may experience problems when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer on a Windows Vista-based computer

Article ID : 936136
Last Review : August 29, 2007
Revision : 2.0
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SYMPTOMS

You may experience one or more of the following symptoms on a Windows Vista-based computer when you use the Microsoft GS Wavetable Synthesizer.

Symptom 1

The GS Wavetable Synthesizer cannot play the following MIDI percussion instruments in the correct pitch:

• Timbale
• Agogo
• Woodblock

For example, the GS Wavetable Synthesizer plays the high note of the Timbale instrument in a low pitch.

Symptom 2

The GS Wavetable Synthesizer cannot play any tone after the GS Wavetable Synthesizer receives a BANK Select Message.

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RESOLUTION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem, submit a request to Microsoft Online Customer Services to obtain the hotfix. To submit an online request to obtain the hotfix, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451 (http://go.microsoft.com/?linkid=6294451)

Note If additional issues occur or any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. To create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support (http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support)

Prerequisites

No prerequisites are required.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace any other hotfixes.

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
Wdmaud.drv 6.0.6000.20586 168,448 26-Apr-2007 03:06 Not Applicable
Windows Vista, 64-bit versions
File name File version File size Date Time Platform
Wdmaud.drv 6.0.6000.20586 214,528 26-Apr-2007 04:17 Not Applicable
Wdmaud.drv 6.0.6000.20586 168,448 26-Apr-2007 03:06 Not Applicable

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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, 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 Business
• Windows Vista Enterprise
• Windows Vista Home Premium
• Windows Vista Home Basic
• Windows Vista Ultimate
• Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
• Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition

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