Cannot start encoder in SAM Broadcaster

Wanted to stream some stuff and suddenly got this error:

Unhandled exception (Choose formaat A suitable driver is not available to provide vaild format selections.)

I was running an older version of SAM (version 2) and it seemed that a 64-bit thing was causing the error. So note that this only works on 64-bit systems. To solve this problem, I did the following:

1. Download LAME ACM codecĀ here.

2. Extract the the files to some directory like C:\lame

3. Run the command prompt as an administrator (by right clicking on command prompt).

4. Navigate to C:\Windows\SysWOW64 by typing in:

cd %windir%\SysWOW64

5. Now register the codec by typing in:

rundll32 setupapi.dll,InstallHinfSection DefaultInstall 0 C:\lame\LameACM.inf

6. Done.

Note that if you get the same error, there might be some other problem causing it and in that case this solution might now work.

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