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Windows 7: The Audio Service Is Not Running!

01 Oct 2012   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
The Audio Service Is Not Running!

Hello im new to the forums and my audio service says it is not running. i've gone onto services.msc and it says windows audio endpoint builder has started but when i try to start windows audio it says windows cold not star the audio service on local computer. Error 1079: the account specified for this service is different from the account specified for other services running in the same process.
Someone plz help im so confused.

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01 Oct 2012   #2

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

Hiyya Jarrod and welcome Mate I am a bit confused too what exactly do you mean by your audio service?

In the meantime I found this via a Google - take a look at 714's answer.

The Audio Service Is Not Running + No Devices Found

In case you want to find that type msconfig in the Start window and it will come up as a small blue window - run as admin (I always right click and add to start menu for quick access) in this screen you can also set what you wnat to boot - see the tutorilal by Brink on optimising windows 7
Optimize Windows 7[2]=Performance Maintenance < very handy to get your machine running at least 20 - 25% faster if you don't mind losing transparenct etc.
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