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Windows 7: Media playback stops when certain software opens

15 Oct 2009   #1
My Friend Goo

Windows 7, Windows XP
 
 
Media playback stops when certain software opens

Since I installed Windows 7 nearly a month ago, I've been having an issue where all media playback stops. This happens every time I open the Zune software, a lot of the time when I try to play a song from MySpace, and other times when I'm not sure what I've done to cause it.

When it happens, I cannot play files in WMP. The timeline cursor just sits at the 0:00 mark with no error message. YouTube videos will play without sound but videos on other sites such as FailBlog.org will stop after a few seconds.

The only way I can resume media playback is with a system restart.

I'm using the onboard audio on my Asus K8V-MX motherboard, for which I had to manually install the driver and I can't find a newer version.

Does anyone have any ideas about how I could fix this?

Thanks.


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22 Oct 2009   #2
My Friend Goo

Windows 7, Windows XP
 
 
Problem resolved itself

Well, without my knowing, this problem seems to have resolved itself. Perhaps an automatic software or Windows update took care of it.
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