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playing video- dx9c issue

ok, i coppied this from another forum, but i have the same exact issue as this guy, and our specs
are pretty much the same. if anybody could find out how to fix this, that'd be great.
i've spent days searching online for a solution, nothing seems to work.

here's the problem-

I'm running a WindowsXP sp2 System
AMD athlon 2000Mhz proccesor
1,5GB ram
256mb GeForce 6600LE (nVidia)
and so on...

Ok at first everything seems perfect, I can play (new) games, do Photoshop and illustrator I can edit in AfterEffects and Flash blablabla...
BUT I CAN'T PLAY ANY VIDEO FORMAT!!! (exept flash video)
Everytime I try to play a video (all codecs are at the system) my system jamms like a rock.. it looks like I have a framerate of 1fps or something. Only when I open the task manager my CPU drops back to 0 (instead of 100%)
and I can close the app.

Ok, it's not the memory (tested that)
it's not the mediaplayer (tried all at the market)
it's not the codec's (tried all formats)
graphicscard seems fine according to the DXDIAG wich says that everything is alright. The Nvidia helpdesk couldn't figure it out either.
I've been on a lot of help site's and I'd tried every trick in the book but nothing seems to help. :@

It all worked once until I decided to buy an extra harddrive and re-install Windows.

The only sign I had of what it could be was when I tried to play an divX avi in divX player, it said that I have to re-install my directX, wich I've done tons of times just like re-installing my graphicscard.

- here's the link to the thread

pleeeease somebody tell me how to fix this; its annoying the hell out of me and wasting
lots of my time. i have sp2, dx9c, latest nvidea driver, k-lite codec. tried playing my movies
with lots of different players- wmp11, wmpc,- each end up with the same result. i don't want
to uninstall direct x, fearing it will lead to other issues.

thx for reading, plz help me out

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I read so much missing detail that you need to fill in all

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The blanks.

Start with the words in red you read when you post. Tell me about "all the drivers." Tell me when it stopped working. If it never worked why not make it a warranty issue?


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K-lite codecs

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Since Kazaa was once a major source of viruses, spyware, and trojans, (before the court cases in Australia), it makes me wonder if those K-lite codecs are infected, or if any files you downloaded through Kazaa have planted any nasties on your system.

My first bet would be to use all of your anti-virus and anti-spyware utilities, beefed up as necessary, to carry out complete scans on your computer and expel everything they find.


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