No CD-ROM sound

  Dobba 10:54 12 May 2003
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I am running a SOUND BLASTER PCI128 sound system on my PC.
I get the normal Windows sounds on opening etc., and I know the CD ROM player works because I can load programmes with it, but when I try to play a music CD, I get the following message:-
"Windows cannot access the specified device, path or file. You may not have the appropriate permissions to access the item"
Can anyone help, please?
Thanks
Alan H.

  -pops- 11:05 12 May 2003

Try this: Go into Device Manager (right click on My Computer) find your CD ROM device double click and click on Properties. Ensure that Enable Digital Audio is ticked.

  Dobba 11:21 12 May 2003

Thanks pops, but the option to enable Digital Audio is grayed out - presumably by particular CD ROM player isn't cut out to use it.
Incidentally, I have already checked that none of the systems are muted and I can hear the Windows sounds OK. I am running Windows ME, in case this is significant
Alan

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