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When you are using Universal Serial Bus (USB) audio devices (such as speakers), you may receive "Out of Bandwidth" messages when you are playing audio on the speakers or when you are playing high-quality content that requires more bandwidth than is typical.
This behavior may occur even though you have used the device before without receiving the "Out of Bandwidth" message.
USB audio devices (such as speakers) do not reserve USB bandwidth. Bandwidth for these devices is "demanded" only when the device is being used. If the demand exceeds the available bandwidth, the message may appear.
To work around this behavior, use any of the following methods:
For additional information about how to gauge available USB bandwidth, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/255954/EN-US/ )USB Bandwidth Usage Detection in Windows Me
Article ID: 261696 - Last Review: October 20, 2013 - Revision: 1.2