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kbcad
14-07-2002, 01:42 PM
I'm getting the error message "MMSYSTEM296 The file cannot be played on the specified MCI device." Can anyone help? Thanks, kbcad.

Sam H
14-07-2002, 01:57 PM
I there, where is this happening? and what os?

I found these links for you to check out.

Trouble shooting problems with compressed audio (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q133365)

Error when trying to play pinball2.mid file (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q138747)

Black window or error message when you play video clip (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q219047)
Using Media player to play .avi files (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q191195)

kbcad
14-07-2002, 06:44 PM
To Sam H. - Many thanks for your help. I went to one of the sites you mentioned, downloaded a file from MicroSoft and solved my problem. Regards, kbcad.

Sam H
14-07-2002, 07:13 PM
Glad to help.

Regards
Sam