View Full Version : [Squeeze]Sound-drops playing any loss-less or wav files.

Simon Turner
2004-11-24, 04:10
I also had this problem too (although was only experiencing one 1 to 3
second drop out very three or four songs or so) and one day I noticed it had
stopped. The only thing I had done in the is time was upgrade the last
Windows 98 machine in my home network to Windows 2000 (not the one that ran
SlimServer). I've never mentioned this before as I couldn't really think of
any reason why this should have cured my problem. My network now only
consists of Windows 2000 and XP machines and I only ever get drop outs if my
SlimServer machine (XP based) does something intensive (i.e. disk scan by
I mention it now because you seem pretty desperate, but it is clutching at

BTW. Although I ran Squeezebox via wireless the Win 98 machine was connected
via cable to my Slimserver computer

Simon Turner
Brighton UK

> -----Original Message-----
> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com]On Behalf Of Julian
> Griffiths
> Sent: 24 November 2004 10:28
> To: 'Slim Devices Discussion'
> Subject: [slim] [Squeeze]Sound-drops playing any loss-less or wav
> files.
> I had this problem, exactly as you describe on a Windows PC. I was running
> ZoneAlarm; turning it off allowed me to play lossless files without a
> problem (for some reason, MP3 files didn't mind either way). Don't know if
> this applies to you, but it might help.
> Good luck,
> Julian.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Magnus Ignberg [mailto:magnus (AT) ignberg (DOT) com]
> Sent: 24 November 2004 09:19
> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
> Subject: [slim] [Squeeze]Sound-drops playing any loss-less or wav files.
> The issue of Sound-drops when running Squeezebox wirelessly has been
> discussed before but as far as I can see, no solution have been
> presented to
> solve the problem. The Sound-drops appears only when playing any loss-less
> format like ogg or flac and wav files and setting the Squeezebox bitrate
> limiting to "no limit". The sound-drops appear every 4 to 5
> seconds and last
> for about one second.
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