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ITsVISTA KB-Link: KB961918

Audio-related applications may experience exception or function failure in Terminal sessions in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista Service Pack 1

Consider the following scenario:

  • An audio-related application manages a full duplex audio device in Windows Server 2008 or in Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) Terminal sessions. This audio device supports audio recording and playback.
  • This application performs audio recording and then exits.
  • This application tries to perform audio playback.

In this scenario, the application experiences an error and cannot perform audio playback. You must disconnect and then reconnect the Terminal session to recover from this problem.

There is a download that resolves this issue. See Hotfixes for details.
32-bit Download: Contact Microsoft
64-Bit Download: Contact Microsoft

For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB961918.

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