No Sound and error 40206 , no driver issue

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No Sound and error 40206 , no driver issue

Post by StBedes » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:10 am


We are using Sibelius 7.12/7.13 on Windows 7 but keep getting an Error 40206 when launch Sibelius and there is not sound. We installed another piece of software called Magix a few months ago and have had the problem since then.

I have tried removing and re-installing Sibelius but still get the error. I have tried removing both pieces of software then reinstalling and this worked initially but then after a few days got the error 40206 back again

I have noticed a few others on this forum have reported the 40206 error but with different circumstances, any help on how to get around this issue would be much appreciated
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Re: No Sound and error 40206 , no driver issue

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Re: No Sound and error 40206 , no driver issue

Post by MikeLyons » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:55 pm

Without seeing your Audio Engine Options, I would check that you don't have General Midi in Playback devices and an ASIO driver in Audio Engine options. This does not work. You need to change to either a DS driver or choose Sibelius sounds as your playback device.
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