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Choppy DVD/Video playback

by tinytony / December 17, 2004 4:01 AM PST

Greetings, Can anyone help please? I am running WinXP home with Microsoft SP2. When I try to play a DVD it is very choppy, I get the same reuslt when I try and play movie clips on-line. I have a Toshiba DVD-ROM SD-R1102 and have installed Media Player 10, I also have InterActual DVD player software installed (and upgraded) I have been told that I need to increase the graphics setting in the BIOS, as I am unable to access the BIOS setup I was wondering if there is another way of improving playback or should I replace the DVD-ROM
and or the graphics card? Thank you in advance. Happy Holidays!!

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I think I would look at what programs are running on your
by Kiddpeat / December 17, 2004 4:49 AM PST

machine and why. You do not say how fast it is, but I assume it's relatively new so that speed should not be an issue. You need to look for spyware and/or viruses. Are you running a firewall, and virus protection?

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Choppy DVD Playback
by tinytony / December 18, 2004 5:11 AM PST

Thanks for that Kiddpeat. I have just checked my graphics card and it is only running 8MB so I think maybe problem lays in that direction. I have 512MB RAM and 26GB HD(18GB spare) and my lttle 'puter is 3 years old, but I would still like to hear what you guys think. Thanks again Folks.

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