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Bad direct sound driver error 88780078

When i have to play a sound my winanp show bad direct sound driver and error 88780078. please help me what i have to do.

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  • a rajadurai Feb 18, 2009

    bad direct sound driver error 88780078 - I too am having the same problem - feb 18, 2009 - trying for recovery - reinstalled Winamp, Drivers, etc.

    - Windows alert beeps occur but sound not coming

    - Problem seems to be with reg. entries

    - RAJU

  • kedardasondi Feb 20, 2009

    i have same problem will u please heli me

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2009

    bad direct sound driver error 88780078

  • dilipchavda May 11, 2009

    bad direct sound driver. please install proper drivers or select another device in configration. error code 88780078

  • Anonymous May 15, 2009

    I have the same problem

    which showing baddirectsound driver error 88780078

    reinstall does not work.

    pl. help


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Unistall & then reinstall sound driver.

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