Error code 887c001e


The system cannot read from the specified device


This error can occur when you try to record what you hear with the Sound Recorder.


On some systems it is necessary to enable Windows Sonic.

  1. Press Win+R > mmsys.cpl
    Screenshot of how to run mmsys.cpl
  2. Double-click your speakers
    Screenshot of playback device selection
  3. Go to the Spatial sound tab and enable Windows Sonic for Headphones
    Screenshot of dialog with spatial sound options

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