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I am continuing to get the message 'mmsystem 277. A problem occurred in initialising MCI. Try restarting Windows.' when I try to play attachments to emails - they always appear at the bottom of MSOutlook emails as ATTnnnnn.dat files. I have reinstalled v6.0 of media player as advised in another website, and I also removed and reinstalled Microsoft MCI Motion Video Device - but I'm still geting the same error. I can play videoclips from the net but when I try to run any files which come thru as attachments on email I keep getting this message. Can you help ?
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theh95Commented:
Try these informations, I hope it help, if it doesn't help you, reject the answer.


PSS ID Number: Q103647
Article last modified on 06-21-1995
   
3.00
   
WINDOWS
   

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The information in this article applies to:
   
- Microsoft Visual Basic programming system for Windows, version 3.0
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SUMMARY
=======
   
Below is a listing of the error codes and numbers that are related to the
MCI.VBX control. This listing is presently missing from Microsoft Visual
Basic version 3.0 for Windows, but it can be found in the MMSYSTEMS.H file
from the Windows version 3.1 Software Development Kit and it can be found
in the WINMMSYS.TXT file.
   
MORE INFORMATION
================
   
MCI Errors Defined                        MCI Error Number
----------------------------------------------------------
   
#define MCIERR_BASE                       256
   
#define MCIERR_INVALID_DEVICE_ID          257
#define MCIERR_UNRECOGNIZED_KEYWORD       259
#define MCIERR_UNRECOGNIZED_COMMAND       261
#define MCIERR_HARDWARE                   262
#define MCIERR_INVALID_DEVICE_NAME        263
#define MCIERR_OUT_OF_MEMORY              264
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_OPEN                265
#define MCIERR_CANNOT_LOAD_DRIVER         266
#define MCIERR_MISSING_COMMAND_STRING     267
#define MCIERR_PARAM_OVERFLOW             268
#define MCIERR_MISSING_STRING_ARGUMENT    269
#define MCIERR_BAD_INTEGER                270
#define MCIERR_PARSER_INTERNAL            271
#define MCIERR_DRIVER_INTERNAL            272
#define MCIERR_MISSING_PARAMETER          273
#define MCIERR_UNSUPPORTED_FUNCTION       274
#define MCIERR_FILE_NOT_FOUND             275
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_NOT_READY           276
#define MCIERR_INTERNAL                   277
#define MCIERR_DRIVER                     278
#define MCIERR_CANNOT_USE_ALL             279
#define MCIERR_MULTIPLE                   280
#define MCIERR_EXTENSION_NOT_FOUND        281
#define MCIERR_OUTOFRANGE                 282
#define MCIERR_FLAGS_NOT_COMPATIBLE       283
#define MCIERR_FILE_NOT_SAVED             286
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_TYPE_REQUIRED       287
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_LOCKED              288
#define MCIERR_DUPLICATE_ALIAS            289
#define MCIERR_BAD_CONSTANT               290
#define MCIERR_MUST_USE_SHAREABLE         291
#define MCIERR_MISSING_DEVICE_NAME        292
#define MCIERR_BAD_TIME_FORMAT            293
#define MCIERR_NO_CLOSING_QUOTE           294
#define MCIERR_DUPLICATE_FLAGS            295
#define MCIERR_INVALID_FILE               296
#define MCIERR_NULL_PARAMETER_BLOCK       297
#define MCIERR_UNNAMED_RESOURCE           298
#define MCIERR_NEW_REQUIRES_ALIAS         299
#define MCIERR_NOTIFY_ON_AUTO_OPEN        300
#define MCIERR_NO_ELEMENT_ALLOWED         301
#define MCIERR_NONAPPLICABLE_FUNCTION     302
#define MCIERR_ILLEGAL_FOR_AUTO_OPEN      303
#define MCIERR_FILENAME_REQUIRED          304
#define MCIERR_EXTRA_CHARACTERS           305
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_NOT_INSTALLED       306
#define MCIERR_GET_CD                     307
#define MCIERR_SET_CD                     308
#define MCIERR_SET_DRIVE                  309
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_LENGTH              310
#define MCIERR_DEVICE_ORD_LENGTH          311
#define MCIERR_NO_INTEGER                 312
   
#define MCIERR_WAVE_OUTPUTSINUSE          320
#define MCIERR_WAVE_SETOUTPUTINUSE        321
#define MCIERR_WAVE_INPUTSINUSE           322
#define MCIERR_WAVE_SETINPUTINUSE         323
#define MCIERR_WAVE_OUTPUTUNSPECIFIED     324
#define MCIERR_WAVE_INPUTUNSPECIFIED      325
#define MCIERR_WAVE_OUTPUTSUNSUITABLE     326
#define MCIERR_WAVE_SETOUTPUTUNSUITABLE   327
#define MCIERR_WAVE_INPUTSUNSUITABLE      328
#define MCIERR_WAVE_SETINPUTUNSUITABLE    329
   
#define MCIERR_SEQ_DIV_INCOMPATIBLE       336
#define MCIERR_SEQ_PORT_INUSE             337
#define MCIERR_SEQ_PORT_NONEXISTENT       338
#define MCIERR_SEQ_PORT_MAPNODEVICE       339
#define MCIERR_SEQ_PORT_MISCERROR         340
#define MCIERR_SEQ_TIMER                  341
#define MCIERR_SEQ_PORTUNSPECIFIED        342
#define MCIERR_SEQ_NOMIDIPRESENT          343
   
#define MCIERR_NO_WINDOW                  346
#define MCIERR_CREATEWINDOW               347
#define MCIERR_FILE_READ                  348
#define MCIERR_FILE_WRITE                 349
   
#define MCIERR_CUSTOM_DRIVER_BASE         512
   
Additional reference words: 3.00
KBCategory: kbprg
KBSubcategory: PrgCtrlsCus
=============================================================================
Copyright Microsoft Corporation 1995.

OR

PSS ID Number: Q140750
Article last modified on 12-11-1995
   
4.00
   
WINDOWS
 
 

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mcolAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your response, but I am afraid that I have no idea what it means or what to do with it ! Could you please explain what I should do ?
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