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by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 12:49 PM PDT

Whenever I try to play videos on my computer after about two minutes my screen would freeze but the audio would still play but its some what looped(mest up repeated). Then slowly it gets back into showing the video again but it repeatedly freezes/slows down. I have tried adjusting the hardware acceleration in my settings but it does not help. What should I do?

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This problem may be straightened out in your media player
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 12:52 PM PDT
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settings which one are you using?

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many
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 12:57 PM PDT

divx, winamp, windows media player

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Do you know which one is causing the problem?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:01 PM PDT
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What OS are you running?

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windows
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:02 PM PDT

xp home edition

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(NT) Have you ever changed the defaults for the media player?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:05 PM PDT
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(NT)?
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:07 PM PDT

Back a while ago i changed hardware acceleration through Windows Media Player but its been a while so im not sure if that is still the same setting or if it switched back to default.

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Can you go to a video that you had trouble with
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:11 PM PDT
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and ID the problem software? Check for adobe too.

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drag your cursor on to the player screen and right
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:12 PM PDT

click it while it's playing.

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what does ID mean?
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:12 PM PDT

ID?

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ID is short for
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:13 PM PDT
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Identify or to name it.

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just defaulted my windows media player
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:17 PM PDT
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playing a video to see if it is working. I only have adobe reader, or are you refering to an adobe player?

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windows media wasnt the problem
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:18 PM PDT

So i just defaulted my windows media and my divx settings and The video is still freezing and the sound is still skipping

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Ok open the WMP
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:24 PM PDT

go to now playing, click on the little triangle just underneath it and then choose options, then the performance tab.

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ok im on the performance tab
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:26 PM PDT
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now?

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After that
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:28 PM PDT
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Go down to "drop frames to keep audio and video sycronized" and click the box. Try again with the video.

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Also change internet buffering to 20 seconds of
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:33 PM PDT
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content

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settings
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:37 PM PDT

"drop frames to keep audio and video sycronized" do you want that box checked or not checked?

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Sorry didn't see your post
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:42 PM PDT
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checked.

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(NT) Any improvement?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:37 PM PDT
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not working
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:47 PM PDT
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No improvement

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did not work let's do this
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 1:53 PM PDT
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did not work either
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 1:56 PM PDT

so far i dont think its the players but i think its another setting that effects all of the players or video playback

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What is your ISP connection speed?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 2:00 PM PDT
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examples 56k, 758K, 1.5MB, etc...?

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dsl 768 kbps
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 2:03 PM PDT

im not streaming by the way this is a video that is already on my computer, not streaming or on a disc

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(NT) so it running in a player off line?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 2:05 PM PDT
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yes
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 2:08 PM PDT

i also have this problem when i play video games

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Wish you had told me that sooner
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 2:12 PM PDT
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Your on line videos should be much better. Then this is most likely in your graphics processor. Do you have a graphics card? Sorry, this is taking so long.

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(NT) have I lost you ?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 2:21 PM PDT
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(NT) What card?
by Dango517 / October 9, 2007 2:23 PM PDT
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Geforce 4 MX 440
by noodlecups / October 9, 2007 2:32 PM PDT
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latest graphics driver installed

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