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Quicktime file hard drive issues -bleh!

by letsgethightech / November 9, 2007 10:51 AM PST

Hey guys and girls,

I've got a problem.
I have on my external USB hard drive a Quicktime Movie file that I created. It plays just fine when I load it from the external hard drive. Now, when I load the file on my laptop, the file opens but is corrupted and has even crashed (blue screen of death) my computer.
So, I thought it must be something that happened during the transfer. I loaded the file that I thought was corrupted onto another USB hard drive and it works perfectly. The "corrupted file" has a digital static image and sound. What the heck is going on?!


I posted the cnet specks on my computer below- just in case that helps. I know I bought a cheap laptop, but shouldn't it be able to play a 60MB Quicktime file?

http://reviews.cnet.com/laptops/compaq-presario-f730us-athlon/4505-3121_7-32716569.html?tag=qlph

Please help me understand what's going on.
Thanx Happy

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so, i made a video
by letsgethightech / November 9, 2007 9:21 PM PST
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Nice.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 10, 2007 8:07 AM PST

But look what clues were supplied. So few that any technical comment is going to be a wild guess.

Try playing the file with VLC PLAYER next time.

Bob

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More info needed
by aapl / November 12, 2007 7:20 AM PST

Please provide us with more information on the file. When you say that it's a file that you created what does it mean exactly? Can you reproduce the problem with another quicktime video file from another source? Make sure that it's the same file container i.e. .mov or .qt

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error message
by letsgethightech / November 21, 2007 8:00 PM PST
In reply to: More info needed
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Actually made some progress on this.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 22, 2007 1:37 AM PST
In reply to: error message

It appears it's related to Intel drivers. Not an Apple code issue.

Bob

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