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Thread: Directsound... Failure, How Can I Fix?

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    I need to finish a project for tomorrow, and have been able to edit my video when importing sounds necessary for the video. I believe this is due to a "directSound failure" found running the utility dxdiag. Can someone please tell me how to fix this?

    DirectSound test results: Failure at step 3 (DirectSoundCreate): HRESULT = 0x88780078 (No driver)

    Thanks for any info. I have DirectX 9 installed.

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    Storm's Avatar Poster BT Rep: +3
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    have you tried reinstalling it?? or, if you have XP, have you installed something lately? if so you can try system restore
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    Nightwolf's Avatar Old Guy
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    Have you tried updating or reinstalling the drivers for your sound card?

  4. Software & Hardware   -   #4
    Restore did not work, and I did not modify my drivers. For some reason though, my driver disappeared. I installed a new one and its working now.

    thanks guys

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