How to Configure Your Computer to Play Music in Ventrilo

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Step 1: Download and Install Winamp Music Player

(This tutorial is continued from this article)
ACTION: Download Winamp Media Player 5.63. Once downloaded, perform the simple Winamp installation, using the default settings that pop up. The installation for Winamp should be identical for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.
EXPLANATION:
While there are many music players, Winamp is the easiest and most reliable for single-boxing a Ventrilo music player. You can get a free Winamp Standard version at the Winamp site. There is a pro version available for $20 USD. Both the free and pro versions will play Ventrilo music without any limitations.
More details on this Winamp requirement are available here.

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Step 2: Download and Install Virtual Audio Cable Software

ACTION: This step is very easy: you only need to download and install the VAC software. Once it is successfully installed, there is no need to even open VAC or configure VAC -- VAC runs silently in the background, automatically creating a music stream called "Line 1 - Virtual Audio Cable". We will use this Line 1 in an upcoming step.​
Trial version of VAC available here.
Full version of VAC available here ($30 USD)
Other versions of VAC are available at various download sites around the Web.
EXPLANATION:
VAC is 'routing' software for audio. This means: VAC lets you transfer music and voice signals from different software packages and microphones to play in other software or speakers/headphones of your choosing. This obscure-but-useful tool is the key to streaming music while also maintaining full voice communications in ventrilo.
VAC is a product authored by Eugene Muzychenko, a gifted programmer.

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Step 3: Command Windows to Allow VAC to Run "Unsigned"

ACTION: This step may not be necessary, if Windows runs VAC without any error messages. However, if you do get VAC error messages after installing Virtual Audio Cable, you must command Windows to allow VAC to run "unsigned". There are four substeps to this procedure:
1) Disable Windows UAC:
Start menu > (in the search command box, type: MSCONFIG) > Tools > Change UAC Settings > Launch > (set the slider to Never Notify).
As you set the slider to "never notify", the Windows UAC dialog box will give the warning "not recommended". You can safely disregard this warning... DSEO is a benign product that will not threaten your computer's security as long as you practice good computer hygiene by running your antivirus every day.
2) Download and install DSEO here.
3) Take 5 minutes to follow the DSEO instructions at the web page here. You will need to point the DSEO signing to the full pathname of VAC.
**Note: the pathname to VAC driver will likely be "C:\Windows\System32\drivers\vrtaucbl.sys"
4) Once you have enabled Test Mode and have "signed" the vrtaucbl.sys file with DSEO, you can restart your computer.
5) Optional: here is an even-more detailed walk-through of the DSEO procedure, written by Tech F1.
6) NOTE: DSEO is mistakenly flagged as malware by some antivirus programs, like Avira, McAffee and Panda. This is a false alarm, and unfairly describes DSEO as malicious. The product is absolutely safe, just not encouraged by the Microsoft corporation. Read more details here.
EXPLANATION:
This is the most technically-challenging step of the whole process because you are lifting the hood of your operating system to remove an annoying lock instituted by fearful administrators at Microsoft.
Microsoft does not like developers making software for the Windows OS, unless the developers pay licensing fees. These fees can be prohibitively expensive, and some authors choose to offer their wares as "unsigned drivers". Microsoft likes to deter these authors' products by having the User Account Control lockout any products that have not paid licensing fees.
On the provision that you practice good computer hygiene through daily antivirus checks, running unsigned drivers on your computer is very low risk. DSEO is simply the most reliable free product to do this bypassing of Windows UAC and driver signing.

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Step 4: Set Winamp Preferences to Output "Line 1, Virtual Audio Cable"

In the steps ahead, we will use "Line 1" from Winamp to be the input into your new Ventrilo user name.

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Step 5: Create a New Ventrilo User Named "Jukebox"

The Jukebox user will not be a person. It is simply the connection through which your Winamp music will flow. By turning the sensitivity and silence time to be very low, your Winamp should play softer music without interruption. By turning the Outbound Amplifier to be very low, you can have more control over the music volume through Winamp and the Winamp equalizer.

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Step 6: Create a Windows Desktop Shortcut to Launch Ventrilo Twice

to the Ventrilo shortcut, you command it to allow multiple copies to launch. You will then launch the first copy to be your own voice login. You launch Ventrilo a second time to use your Jukebox login for the music.

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Step 7: Launch Two Copies of Ventrilo and Play Music!

you can display the song name beside the Jukebox user. Simply R.click the Jukebox and enable "Integration" > "Winamp"