No CD audio through speakers in Windows 3.x

Updated: 01/24/2018 by Computer Hope
Harman Kardon Soundsticks III 2.1 Channel Multimedia Speaker System with Subwoofer

First, verify that you have a CD icon in File Manager. If this icon is missing, your CD-ROM is not working properly and you may have an issue with the drive.

From Program Manager, go into Accessories and then Media Player Devices and ensure that CD Audio is shown on the list. If it is not listed on the list, edit MPLAYER.INI, and make the changes below.

Sequencer=286, MIDI Sequencer
WaveAudio=350, Sound
CDAudio=2553, CD Audio

Then make sure the [MCI] CD Audio driver is loaded in main Control Panel drivers. If not, add it and you should get the message one CD-ROM drive was detected, and it should then work.

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