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Morrowind - Error message on startup

When trying to run Morrwind: The Elder Scrolls i get this error message:

"music error: cannot play music file. data files/music/special/Morrowind title mp3"

Bethesda's site advises;

"This error will generally happen when using an older version of the software for the sound card. To correct the problem, please contact the system or sound card manufacturer to obtain the latest sound card software. This software is usually available for free download on the manufacturer's website. This problem can also occur in certain systems if the file association for MP3 files in the operating system has been changed from the default setting of Windows Media Player to a 3rd-party application such as WinAmp, Realplayer, etc."

However, i have confirmed that the mp3 file association is with WMP, and i have attempted downloading new drivers for the soundcard (a Creative Sound Blaster 4.1 Digital) which didn't work, nor does uninstalling and reinstalling the original drivers. I cannot for the life of me work out where i've gone wrong. Help!!!!!!!!!!

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  • Bloodymaria Oct 19, 2008

    C:\Program Files\Bethesda Softworks\Morrowind\Data Files\Music\

    windows media player is my default. I don't know how to extract/install the "bat" mod.



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Directshowfiltersreset_v4.1. in this program,, run the mp3fix.bat. i did it and it works

Posted on Oct 08, 2008


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