"kasey428" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> It has crashed 9 times now. Each time when streaming audio. This is not
> good. All instances have been reported through the 'Problem Reports &
> Solutions" and there are no solutions as of 8 PM today.
> Will I ever get to listen to NPR on the web again?
> "Paul Smith" wrote:
>> I'd suspect either some software that has been installed or a driver
>> Have you sent the crash report off using 'Problem Reports and Solutions'
>> Control Panel -> System to see if they've got the crash on record and
>> have a
>> solution yet?
>> Paul Smith,
>> Yeovil, UK.
>> Microsoft MVP Windows Shell/User.
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>> "kasey428" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>> >I purchased a Hewlett-Packard Pavilion Desktop with IntelĀ® Coreā¢2 Duo
>> > Processor E6320 last week. Naturally it came with Vista. (The system
>> > is
>> > just different enough to cause me headaches.) Problem: Starting today
>> > while
>> > streaming music to Windows Media Player 11, the computer crashed and
>> > the
>> > blue
>> > screen made its appearance. I rebooted started the stream again, again
>> > the
>> > blue screen. It happened two more times streaming from a different
>> > site.
>> > Immediately prior to the crash, the stream "stutters" and then there is
>> > a
>> > piercing noise signaling it is about to go. I listened to streamed
>> > music
>> > on
>> > Saturday and didn't have a problem. Could it be Vista, MS Media Player
>> > or
>> > the computer? I listened to this site on my XP system for 2 years and
>> > had
>> > no
>> > problems.
Have you checked the soundcard manufacturer's website to make sure you have
the latest drivers
Vista compatible drivers for your soundcard. Also, check
to see if the available drivers are are full featured or only support basic
functions as that might have an effect as well. If that is the case, you
will need to contact the soundcard manufacturer or wait for them to provide
full featured drivers.
Backup is a PC user's best friend