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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0029427RunnerWindowsPublic2018-05-21 10:16
ReporterSam CummingAssigned ToPeter Hall 
PriorityVery HighSeverityB - MajorReproducibility100%
Status ResolvedResolutionFixed 
PlatformWindowsOSWindows 10OS Version
Product Version2.1.4 
Target Version2.1.4Fixed in Version2.1.4 
Summary0029427: Windows: Runner fails to launch correctly when no audio devices enabled
DescriptionIf you attempt to launch the Runner on Windows 10 without any audio devices enabled, the Runner will fail to launch.

The Runner log gets to:

C:\WINDOWS\system32\cmd.exe DONE (0)
Igor complete.
[Run] Run game
Options: Z:\BugDemo_A653E214\MainOptions.json
C:\ProgramData\GameMakerStudio2\Cache\runtimes\runtime- -game "C:\Users\samuel.balbirnie-cumming\AppData\Local\GameMakerStudio2\GMS2TEMP\BugDemo_102B6210_VM\"
Attempting to set gamepadcount to 12
DirectX11: Using hardware device

Steps To Reproduce1. Open any project.
2. Disable all audio devices.
3. Run for Windows.
4. Observe that the Runner doesn't launch.
TagsNo tags attached.
1.4 Found In
2.x Runtime Found In2.1.4.216
2.x Runtime Verified In


related to 0028921 ClosedPeter Hall Windows: Games crash if you have no audio devices 


Peter Hall

2018-05-14 15:34

Developer   ~0059687

WASAPI was not handling no device properly and:
(a) sitting in a while loop forever
(b) not setting the error code it should have done


2018-05-15 11:43

Adminstrator   ~0059707

Will be in runtime 217+