How to stop geting error message?


I got an Window Media Player Error message while trying to play a cd. Message read as follows: cannot play back the audio stream: no audio hardware is available, or the hardware is not respondind. How do I install the audio hardware?


This question was answered on February 22, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

This has to do with your sound card, it may be not working properly I researched this on microsoft's website, Here is the URL:;en-us;q236396 They give you solutions on what to do, Hope this helps.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 22, 2004