| From Jane Albusche
| Fri, 13 Oct 2006 18:42:18 -0700
| Subject: [Audacity-help] need help with audacity
| EVERY time I install the STABLE version on my Windows 2000,
| Professional, Build 4 operating system, as soon as I complete
| making the choices and hit OK, the system CRASHES, then
| REBOOTS, and when it comes back up, there is NO
| AUDACITY, at all. The equipment is a Pentium 4, on an MSI
| mainboard. All the updates and security fixes are installed.
| I have a firewall and antivirus software.
If the system is crashing out it is most likely a problem with the drivers
for the inbuilt sound.
Make sure that on the Audio tab of Sounds and Audio devices in the
Windows Control Panel, that the default playback and recording devices
are set to your inbuilt sound, because when you try to load and use
Audacity again, it will query the sound device specified there as default.
Then try and update the inbuilt sound drivers to the latest ones available
for your computer model. Do not use Microsoft drivers as they are only low
quality generic drivers. To update your sound drivers: Start > (Settings) >
Control Panel > System , click "Device Manager" button on the Device
Manager panel. Expand "Sound, Video and Game Controllers" by clicking
on the + sign, right-click on the Realtek device and click "update driver".
If you cannot get an appropriate non-Microsoft driver, seek a driver from the
website of the motherboard or sound device manufacturer.
Outbound message virus free.
Tested on: 10/14/2006 4:59:45 AM