SPDIF audio devices are not displayed in Microsoft Office Live Meeting audio/video wizard, however you are able to select it in Office Communicator.


To solve this issue you can set the following registry key:

To add this key by using Registry Editor, follow these steps:

  • Start Registry Editor (Regedt32.exe).
  • Locate or create the following key:

on 32bit client:


on 64bit client:


  • On the Edit menu, click new, select DWORD (32bit) and type DeviceCategoryMask and then press ENTER.
  • On the Edit menu, click Modify.
  • Type 0x1FF, and then click OK.
  • Quit Registry Editor.
  • Restart the office live meeting to make the setting active.