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windows 7 default midi device alternative

April 1, 2014

from Talk:SoundFont – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Go to start and where it says search programs and files type regedit
Maneuver to the keys
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ActiveMovie\devenum\{4EFE2452-168A-11D1-BC76-00C04FB9453B}\Default MidiOut Device
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\ActiveMovie\devenum 64-bit\{4EFE2452-168A-11D1-BC76-00C04FB9453B}\Default MidiOut Device
and change the MidiOutId to 1 (or whichever id you want, the available ids can be found in the keys below the one you will be changing. A reboot is not necessary, though reopening the media player of your choice might be.

Windows7 Midi output fix! – YouTube


confirming links

How to Change the Default MIDI Device in Vista and Window 7

Windows 7 MIDI output device selection – Microsoft Community scroll to bottom of page 2







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