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Windows 7: Plug and Play: error 2 (cannot find the file)

03 Jun 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Plug and Play: error 2 (cannot find the file)

Hello! I'm new here and I really hope you can help me, as I cannot find a way to solve this problem.
The fact is that I cannot play sounds anymore on my pc, the icon doesn't even show up on the right corner on the screen.
I have tried to go to the services.msc and start "windows audio" but it says "error 1068" something like there is a dependence group that cannot be started.
So I checked the dependeces and I found that Plug and Play cannot be started (error 2: cannot find the file).

I have already tried to restart the computer at a previous salvage point but it didn't solve the issue.
Is there a way to install/download the files needed from plug and play to start?


My System SpecsSystem Spec
06 Jun 2017   #2

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
plug and play

Hello MrsHydrargirum, Welcome to 7 forums. Under services.msc is Multimedia Class Scheduler on

automatic startup, also Windows Audio Endpoint Builder automatic startup, and Plug and Play automatic

My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Plug and Play: error 2 (cannot find the file)

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