Re: Rocky and Vista O/S
- Yea, what Ray said - that sounds like what the author of Rocky told
me a few months ago when I was trying to get Rocky going on the
Toshiba notebook. It seems the sound is handled different on
external soundcards than on internal - not sure why, but VISTA seems
to work just fine on external cards - I've triedat least 3 different
external and Rocky "saw" all of them.
73 de Ken H.
--- In email@example.com, "WB6TPU" <ray.anderson@...> wrote:
> --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "sailingto" <sailingto@> wrote:
> > Your system is just like my system - just won't do it. The
> > Rocky told me it was due to the way VISTA handled sound vs the
> > handled sound - works just fine with an external soundcard as the
> > poster noted, but with the internal - nope, I've not heard anyone
> > that has done it. OTHER than with the VAC which acts as an
> > joys of VISTA - and I doubt Win7 would be any better in this
> > 73 de Ken H>
> I believe Rocky is written to recognize audio drivers compatible
> MME (MultiMedia Extensions)which is the way Windows XP and earlier
> handled audio.
> A new and improved driver model known as WDM (Windows Driver Model)
> utilized by Vista. Rocky does not recognize the WDM audio drivers.
> VAC (Virtual Audio Cable) functions as a "bridge" between the 2
> worlds. It recognizes the WDM drivers used in Vista but applications
> such as Rocky can access VAC using the MME protocol.
> -Ray WB6TPU