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Windows Audio Error 1079

#1
I also tried reinstalling the sound card drivers - but that was no help.

Windows Audio Service just won't run.


"YMC" <smoothcoffee@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:...

> Hello,
>
> My friend just purchased a HP Pavilion 6600 notebook. brand new
>
> Everything works fine. Installed all the drivers. only one administrator.
>
> Then we did the windows update patch.
>
> And suddenly we have no sound.
>
> The error message is 1079.
>
> When I try and start it in services - it claims that the account specifed
> for audio service is not the same as the account for the other services.
>
> I did a check - but the only service that has a different account name
> (apart from Local Services) is RPC - which log in is Network Services. And
> I can't change that - as the option is greyed out.
>
> Other services like audio service endpoint is under local services - same
> for multimedia task scheduler.
>
> All set to automatic.
>
> I did the Vista Service Pack 1 patch - and subsequent recent patches but
> no help.
>
> Please help- I've run out of ideas.
>
>
>
>
>
 

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S

Spirit

#2
Stop the Window Audio Service.

Start the Windows Audio Endpoint Builder Service.

Restart the Windows Audio Service.

Set both to Automatic.

"YMC" <smoothcoffee@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:48aa37c7$0$28212$afc38c87@xxxxxx

>I also tried reinstalling the sound card drivers - but that was no help.
>
> Windows Audio Service just won't run.
>
>
> "YMC" <smoothcoffee@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:...

>> Hello,
>>
>> My friend just purchased a HP Pavilion 6600 notebook. brand new
>>
>> Everything works fine. Installed all the drivers. only one administrator.
>>
>> Then we did the windows update patch.
>>
>> And suddenly we have no sound.
>>
>> The error message is 1079.
>>
>> When I try and start it in services - it claims that the account specifed
>> for audio service is not the same as the account for the other services.
>>
>> I did a check - but the only service that has a different account name
>> (apart from Local Services) is RPC - which log in is Network Services. And
>> I can't change that - as the option is greyed out.
>>
>> Other services like audio service endpoint is under local services - same
>> for multimedia task scheduler.
>>
>> All set to automatic.
>>
>> I did the Vista Service Pack 1 patch - and subsequent recent patches but
>> no help.
>>
>> Please help- I've run out of ideas.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
 

My Computer

S

Spirit

#3
Also :

http://courtneymalone.com/2007/08/28/a-note-on-vista-network-speed/

"YMC" <smoothcoffee@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:48aa37c7$0$28212$afc38c87@xxxxxx

>I also tried reinstalling the sound card drivers - but that was no help.
>
> Windows Audio Service just won't run.
>
>
> "YMC" <smoothcoffee@xxxxxx> wrote in message news:...

>> Hello,
>>
>> My friend just purchased a HP Pavilion 6600 notebook. brand new
>>
>> Everything works fine. Installed all the drivers. only one administrator.
>>
>> Then we did the windows update patch.
>>
>> And suddenly we have no sound.
>>
>> The error message is 1079.
>>
>> When I try and start it in services - it claims that the account specifed
>> for audio service is not the same as the account for the other services.
>>
>> I did a check - but the only service that has a different account name
>> (apart from Local Services) is RPC - which log in is Network Services. And
>> I can't change that - as the option is greyed out.
>>
>> Other services like audio service endpoint is under local services - same
>> for multimedia task scheduler.
>>
>> All set to automatic.
>>
>> I did the Vista Service Pack 1 patch - and subsequent recent patches but
>> no help.
>>
>> Please help- I've run out of ideas.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
 

My Computer

#4
Hey, hurray!! I fixed the problem

Under log on - I typed in

NT AUTHORITY\LocalService

then the password.

And restarted it - and it finally worked!!!!
 

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J

jnotwell

#5
Thank you YMC for your suggestion. I was FINALLY able to restart my audio
service after months of silence!!!

"YMC" wrote:

> Hey, hurray!! I fixed the problem
>
> Under log on - I typed in
>
> NT AUTHORITY\LocalService
>
> then the password.
>
> And restarted it - and it finally worked!!!!
>
>
>
 

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