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The size of the file you are attempting to play is equal to or greater than the amount of Random Access Memory (RAM) installed in your computer. - Technical Tip - 157393

Use Active Movie to play wav files.

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Accessories, point to Multimedia, and then click Active Movie.
  2. On the File menu, click Open, open the folder that contains your .wav file, click the file, and then click Open.

Install More System RAM.

Use Windows Media Player 7 to play the file.

Computer Stops Responding When You Play Very Large wav Files.

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Last Date Modified: 08/17/2010 12:00 AM

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