Web Page Background Sound Does Not Play

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SYMPTOMS

When you load a Web page that contains a background sound, the background sound may not be played.

CAUSE

This behavior can occur if there is a space in the file name of the sound file listed in the <BGSOUND> HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) tag.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this issue, contact the Administrator of the Web site and request the Web page be updated using one of the following methods:

  • Rename the file so that its name does not contain any spaces and adjust the Web page source accordingly.
  • Change the file name in the <BGSOUND> tag, replacing spaces with "%20" (for example: <BGSOUND SRC="my%20wave%20file.wav">).

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Article ID: 162810 - Last Review: November 1, 2006 - Revision: 3.1
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 1.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
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  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.2
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.1
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 128-Bit Edition
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.02
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 2.1 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.5 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 for Macintosh
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.01
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