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Windows 7: Miracle needed

27 Apr 2010   #1

windows 7
 
 
Miracle needed

iam having probs with sound on youtube metacafe etc ,iam using windows 7 and firefox ( uninstalled and reinstalled flash player etc ) , i have tried everywhere for a solution but no success , there seems to be a couple of solutions for xp but none for windows 7 , help please

forgot to mention there is sound with my media player


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27 Apr 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pablo70 View Post
iam having probs with sound on youtube metacafe etc ,iam using windows 7 and firefox ( uninstalled and reinstalled flash player etc ) , i have tried everywhere for a solution but no success , there seems to be a couple of solutions for xp but none for windows 7 , help please

forgot to mention there is sound with my media player

I found this.
Have you used this solution yet?
This is not mine but someone had a similiar problem with Windows 7


Wavemapper – msacm32.drv Adobe Flash Player No Sound Windows 7, Vista
Quite frequently, Windows users encounter the problem in which the system does not play the audio sounds – particularly when trying to playback Flash based media files. Moreover, this typically occurs after you have recently installed the latest version of Adobe Flash Payer (say version 9 or 10). This problem explicitly manifests itself when you are attempting to watch Flash videos on the internet – on sites such as YouTube, MetaCafe, Daily Motion, MySpace Video, Google Video, etc. In all these cases, what you will typically find is that, while the video is running perfectly, the audio fails to run.
There is a general resolution to this problem that involves a registry fix – however it is perfectly plausible that you might be uncomfortable tweaking those treacherous registry keys. In that case, the good news is that there is a far simpler trick that lets you fix this Flash no-sound problem at the drop of a hat.

Flash No-sound Wavemapper Solution
  1. Launch Registry Editor by typing ‘regedit’ at Run command
  2. Navigate to the following registry key:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Drivers32
  3. On the right pane, and check for existence of “wavemapper” registry subkey. If it is not there, then create a new string value named “wavemapper”, and give the entry value “msacm32.drv”.If wavemapper entry is already there, ensure that its value data is “msacm32.drv”.
Also, you have to ensure, and verify, that the msacm32.drv driver file exists in C:\Windows\System32 folder. If the file is missing in that location, search for another copy of msacm32.drv on your computer, or copy that file from another Windows PC.
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27 Apr 2010   #3

windows 7
 
 

wavemapper entry is already there, and its value data is “msacm32.drv” , any other ideas
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27 Apr 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

When you right click the speaker icon in your system tray and select Open Volume Mixer, are the sliders for the web browsers at the same level as the speakers?

If the slider for the web browser, or any other application for that matter, is all the way down, even though the speaker slider is up, then that application will not have any sound.


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27 Apr 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate (32 bit)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by pablo70 View Post
wavemapper entry is already there, and its value data is “msacm32.drv” , any other ideas
Sorry no other ideas at the moment.
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27 Apr 2010   #6

 

I experienced the same problem recently. I could not resolve it and tabled it.

I use (or have currently installed) several media players. WiMP, JetAudio, MPC Home Cinema 64, VLC, DivX Plus, Hulu, SopCast, and QuickTime.

Certain players lost their ability to play certain file types (notably MPC Home Cinema and JetAudio [video decode] and DivX Plus Player [audio loss]). I could just use another player and the videos played properly. Looking for a simple fix, I installed Shark's latest codec suite. Normally, I leave codec packs alone and do not recommend their general use.

Anyway, Shark's suite (default config/install) corrected my video playback problems across the board.

AND web-based Flash video with audio came back to life.

This report is anecdotal and provided solely for the purpose of "Yeah, I had that problem but it went away."
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01 May 2010   #7

windows 7
 
 

did not work , anybody got any other ideas ?
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04 May 2010   #8

windows 7
 
 

volume works on vettle now but still no youtube
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11 May 2010   #9

windows 7
 
 

surely there must be a fix for this , media player is working fine but when streaming any footy etc on the internet i have nothing , i have the latest flash ware etc ,somebody help please
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11 May 2010   #10

Win7 Home Premium 64x
 
 

Is this not working for any web browsers? is IE affected as well?

There is a safe-mode in firefox. I am not at my comp right now to tell you instructions, but you can find it by typing firefox into the start menu search bar (dont hit enter) and then selecting the Safe-Mode one from the list of programs. this is on the most recent firefox build.

you might be able to get it to work there. there are some options to choose from when starting firefox in safe-mode as well. I can post more later tonight.
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