Re: .65b1 trouble

Bennett Frankel (
Thu, 29 Jun 1995 12:06:53 -0400 (EDT)

Steve, I have also found the beta program to work well. How fast is your
internet connect??? I am at 115K via ISDN. The audio still is not 100%
but very good. I found the first beta to have better sound!!!!

On Thu, 29 Jun 1995, Cyber-Q wrote:

> On Wed, 28 Jun 1995 wrote:
> RE: Win version 0.65b1 - sound, invalid handle, etc errors...
> > Ya know...I've seen this request for assist posted many times already...and
> > unless every person who posts it is getting a private
> > response/solution...nobody knows what the fix is...can this be correct??? I
> > have the same "problem" and wonder if there is a tweak that can be performed
> > to solve the error messages...Hmmm....
> Ya know, I recall last Friday when 0.65b1 was released - there was a
> letter posted to this list indicating that .65b1 was VERY VERY beta, and
> was in fact released ahead of when the developers were actually
> comfortable releasing it - but there has been such demand from us Windows
> users for Audio that they released this version anyway. Included in that
> message was a note indicating they're aware of the many bugs in this
> version, and to PLEASE not post things which are obvious - if it's
> obvious (ie. "invalid handle" - especially since I've seen like 3 or 4
> posts a day about it) then they are aware of it. The list is meant to
> distribute information (in part at least) - but I wonder just how many
> people are reading the posts - cuz I see the same things being posts over
> and over. If anything, it's a BETA client--be patient! You've lived
> this long without audio, another month maybe? won't hurt.
> I'm one of those strange Windoze people where I installed 0.65b1 and
> it's worked great. The obvious GUI bugs are present, but I can cope with
> it. I'm getting audio just fine. Why I am and many others aren't, I
> don't know. I'm running a standard SoundBlaster Vibra-16. Of course,
> I'm also running Windows95 build 490 - therein could lie a difference, I
> don't know. I actually have yet to see these two common error messages
> ("invalid handle" or "capture driver not installed properly") - Haven't
> had an error of that type yet. I'd suggest double checking Control
> Panel / Drivers and make sure your CAPTURE DRIVER is installed. Verify
> with any capture software you may have that you can capture from the
> source.
> I know my system config won't help anyone (I'm using fairly high-end
> stuff) but just for grins:
> Dell Dimension XPS P120c
> 256k burst Cache
> 2 1gig WD harddrives
> SMC 8216 NIC (my net connection)
> #9 Imagine-128 w/4M VRAM
> SoundBlaster Vibra-16
> VideoBlaster SE100
> connected to home camcorder (old Sears HQ) :)
> And of course... WINdows95 Build 490 (501 soon)
> BTW - I'm not flaming anyone personally - just people in general. This
> is what relase notes (the ones posts to this list, most notably) are good
> for - answers :)
> My best suggestion: be patient. Hard to do when it comes to stuff
> that's as cool and awesome of this, I realize that. The client itself is
> fairly straight-forward and simple - chances are if you don't see
> anything obvious for tweaking it - it's not there.
> I'd be happy to help any windoze users to whatever extent I am able if
> any questions they have (since I seem to be in the minority of .65b1
> users who has a working client) :>
> Steve
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