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Windows 7: Changing MIDI Output Device (SB XFi MIDI (8080))

07 Sep 2010   #11

7 starter 32
hack ok but default returns

I hacked the registry according to what tech said, and it works, but *something* (wmp?) is randomly resetting the MidiOutId back to the sound card instead of my external tone generator.

I didn't run a .reg file, I just went in and modified the string value.

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19 Oct 2011   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64
It works

Actually the registry method worked. The program does not display any labels although I think that if I press "set as default" it will work.
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07 Sep 2012   #13

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit

I used a similar fix to Techaudiophile1, I got off of youtube Windows7 Midi output fix! - YouTube

It worked until I used my laptop without the USB MIDI device plugged in and then it defaulted back to the sad sounding built in GS soundset. I really don't want the hassle of having to edit the registry every time I use the laptop for work. I'm a live performer and use the M-Audio 2x2 USB interface to drive my XG MU90 sound module as well as perform patch changes to my guitar-amp simulator and vocal effects unit, in real time. I use Winamp to drive a playlist which means I can create an entire gigs playlist complete with canned music for intermissions as well as automate my performance.

Am considering reformatting hard-drive and installing XP, but unsure if I can get all the drivers, especially the SATA driver fro my Compaq CQ61-314tu. Any other suggestions?
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