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ad_directsound error

May 12, 2008 | 9:21 am

Hello
sound disappeared in max/msp. I’ve got the following message:
ad_directsound: Failed to set cooperative level to priority.ad_directsound: unable to Play output buffer.ad_directsound: stopping due to error.
could anybody help with this?
thanks
Alex
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MAX 5.0

SYSTEM
VISTA HOME PREMIUM
OS VERSION 6.0.6000
INTEL(r) CORE(tm)2 DUO CPU T9300 @ 2.5 GHz 2493 MHz

Realtek High Definition Audio
NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT


May 12, 2008 | 12:06 pm

A few suggestions:

1. Make sure no other applications are holding the audio device open.

2. Try ad_mme to see if that works.

3. Even better, use ad_asio which is the best audio driver to use on windows. If your audio device doesn’t support ASIO you can try this:

http://www.asio4all.com/

Rob


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