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No remote audio when connecting to Windows 2008 Server

Error: Windows Media Player cannot play the file because there is a problem with your sound device

The Internet was not helpful in regards to this; this post did not work for me.

But after further digging myself I was able to determine that the issue is due to a 'Allow audio and video playback redirection' default policy being disabled on a server environment, the fix is to enable it.

Open start menu and search for 'Edit group policy' and navigate to 'Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > Remote Desktop Services > Remote Desktop Session Host > Device and Resources' and enable 'Allow audio and video playback redirection'.

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