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Does VLC Player run on multi core machine?

I notice that in the VLC web page, it mention that it can: With faster decoding on multi-core, GPU, and mobile hardware and the ability to open more formats, notably professional, HD and 10bits ...
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1answer
359 views

How to move DRM protected WMV files to a new computer?

I've got some media files in WMV format that I purchased several years ago, and the vendor has since gone out of business. The files are on an old desktop PC running Windows XP, and I'd like to move ...
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Good video viewing software [closed]

I am looking for a good, professional quality video viewing package. I have tried Intervideo but it hung my mouse the last time I tried it, and in general it seems to be pretty unstable. Usually I ...
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0answers
123 views

svchost.exe runs wild when watching movies online

One of my svchost.exe runs wild when I watch movies online, 5 or so minutes after the movie starts running. Then, in Task Manager, the CPU use percentage indicator shoots up to 100% and stays there. ...
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1answer
2k views

Hyper-V: Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Video Device

Hyper-V uses the Microsoft Virtual Machine Bus Video Device as your default video driver. This is okay, but the only issue that I have with it is that the color setting is 16 bit and not 32 bit. I ...
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2answers
151 views

Need a video format that will play on Windows XP/7 out of the box

I am distributing an exe file that contains a video that needs to be able to be played on Windows XP & Windows 7 without ANY other software or codecs installed. This includes Windows Media Player, ...
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341 views

audio and video playback is glitchy and choppy

I have an inspiron 1420 which I had reverted from vista back to good old xp pro. I have literally been searching for an answer to this problem for the past (at least) 2 weeks. I can't play any audio ...
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0answers
202 views

Corrupt display - possibly related to DirectX

I've a Nvidia GT 240 plugged into a Asus M2N68-AMSE2 on XP Pro SP2 driving a 22" LCD display at 1080/32bpp/60Hz. Till Sunday, everything was working fine with no hint of a problem. On Monday morning, ...
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1answer
496 views

No .tmp file for streaming videos in Temp folder of Windows Xp

I am on Windows XP professional sp2. When i open any youtube video on any browser , .tmp files are not created in temp folder. i was able to download videos with this trick previously but i don't know ...
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How to play HD videos in low resolution, faster

I have a 1080p video and I want to play it in a medium configured PC running Windows XP. Since the system don't have much resources, the videos sometimes used to stall, or play in a slow motion. Is ...
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1answer
101 views

Video playback crashes Elonex netbook system

My netbook crashes when playing video files (avi, wmv). I thought it was a Windows Media Player issue, so I downloaded latest codecs, but it still didn't work. VLC player plays ridiculously slow, and ...
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1answer
622 views

Play Video on CPU: “VIA Samuel 2”, 797 MHZ

Please help me track down if the hardware is able to output video. VLC 1.0 - 2.x.current are not possible to install (Problem occured, send report) VLC 0.3.x (very old) installs but hangs after 2sec ...
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2answers
347 views

how to get a printscreen of a video-still in windows?

Winxp running wmp in IE Neither Printscreen nor Gadwin are capable of capturing the image I can only assume that is is something to do with how the memory is captured/stored for video vs normal apps ...
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0answers
62 views

How to write a video DVD on Windows XP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Recommended DVD Creator A friend of mine has a few .avi and .flv files (of mixed resolution and frame rate), and he'd like to convert them and burn a video DVD (VIDEO_TS ...
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2answers
880 views

Samsung syncmaster 2494 HM gives “Check Signal Cable” error in HDMI mode

My Samsung SyncMaster 2494HM is stuck in a "Check Signal Cable" error while in HDMI mode. The screen is black. How can I get my computer monitor screen to work again?
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1answer
642 views

DVDs stuttering on Pentium 4 system with 4gb RAM?

My system used to play DVDs flawlessly. Now all of a sudden, it stutters. I have tested multiple commercial DVDs (standard definition, not HD), which are clean and not scratched. All of them stutter ...
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2answers
3k views

Slow XP Desktop Redraw / Refresh

My Windows XP desktop icons have become slow to redraw. The desktop enhancement program Fences has become unusable with "hidden" icons being silhouetted, partially displayed fence titles, extremely ...
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3answers
3k views

Widescreen resolution on old VIA UniChrome IGP?

I hooked an old Compaq Presario running Windows XP to an Acer 20" monitor capable of 1680x1050 resolution, because I need Windows to get into work from home and I want the screen real estate. But ...
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1answer
647 views

powerpoint+embedded video

I have a powerpoint presentation with an embedded video (I tried both .mp4 and .avi). It works perfectly on Mac OS X, but on Windows XP and Vista, the video doesn't start. I need it works on Windows ...
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1answer
149 views

Easy to use video editing program for XP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the easiest video editing program to use on Windows First this question is almost a duplicate of this question: What is the easiest video editing program to ...
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1answer
219 views

How do I know if I am using the correct drivers for my video card?

'Correct' in this context meaning 'most recent stable version' I'm having issues whereby the screen isn't redrawing itself properly and sometimes I have to mouseover things in order for it to redraw ...
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1answer
340 views

Choppy Video on Inspiron 6000

I have an Inspiron 6000. I recently had to reformat the hard drive and reinstall Windows XP. I now notice my video is choppy. I have an integrated grapics card rather than and ATI Radeon 300 card. I ...
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1answer
675 views

Freemake Video Converter - Why do I see CUDA message?

When I start Freemake Video Converter 2.1.5.0 (downloadable from http://www.freemake.com/free_video_converter/), I see this message: "Driver update required Accelerate video encoding and lower CPU ...
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2answers
1k views

A .m4v file playing in VLC comes out completely grey with only a few moving parts

I am trying to play a .m4v video file in VLC media player and it comes out grey, with only a few moving parts (only way I can explain it). Admittedly I am using an oldish version of VLC, since it's ...
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3answers
1k views

How do I change a video file's dimensions to transfer it to a portable device?

I'm trying to play some Xvid video files on a Creative Zen MX. According to Wikipedia, "Video must not exceed the player's dimensions at 320 × 240 pixels". What software can I use to convert the ...
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4answers
190 views

How to upgrade, if at all

I have a Dell Dimension E510 running Windows XP. Its most important gaming specs are: Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz CPU 1 GB of RAM (with a max of 4 GB) ATI Radeon X300 with 128 MB Typically I enjoy ...
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1answer
3k views

Sound plays faster than video on YouTube in Windows XP?

When I go to YouTube and watch some video, usually the sound playing is faster than the video playing, how to solve this? My computer is Windows XP, video card is ati hd4830, cpu is amd 3 core ...
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1answer
141 views

Playing video dumps .wav files into root directory until hard drive is full

After playing a (Xvid) video on my laptop my hard drive space is zero. Turns out loads of files like AC3_xxxxxx.wav are dumped to my C:\ root directory (where xxxxx are some seemingly random ...
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1answer
249 views

YouTube videos not displaying in MSN Explorer

A friend of mine is running Windows XP with MSN Explorer, and recently installed Firefox at my urging. Now, in MSN Explorer, YouTube videos load and their sounds play correctly, but the screen applets ...
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1answer
253 views

Computer crashes due to playing internet video

Trying to play a Flash video makes my computer reboot. This also happens with videos with a '.mov' extension.
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2answers
46 views

I get sound but cannot playback videos ..?

In ANY Windows player I get sound, but I cannot playback videos (any format). I uninstalled Windows media player and reinstalled it, I installed many codecs..... but now I realize that is not a codec ...
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2answers
1k views

Monitor flashes black when starting video files, opening folders with video files

My entire monitor flashes black for a second or so when starting any video file. It does the same thing when closing the file. It also does this when opening a folder that has video files and a ...
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2answers
895 views

Lenovo t400 laptop docking station with DVI out shows green artifacts when connected to monitor

I have a Lenovo T400 laptop, with Windows XP. I have a docking station connected via DVI to my Samnsung monitor. I'm connected at 1920x1200 resolution and I keep seeing all these green dots (when ...
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2answers
580 views

On HP Mini, unable to select 800x600 resolution

I have an HP Mini laptop. I can only make resolution setting for my display of 1024x576. The HP Deskjet 6988 driver only allows resolution settings of 800x600. I don't care how 800x600 would look on ...
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2answers
1k views

Live broadcast software?

I'm looking for some software for a high school TV news broadcast. All the hardware is in place, with cameras interfacing with a computer (running XP) and the broadcast output being fed to a second ...
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1answer
1k views

How can I stream video from my XP sp3 desktop to my win 7 laptop?

I would like to stream media from my XP sp3 desktop to my Win7 laptop. I currently have Windows Media Player 11 on both machines. The XP one is set up for the media sharing service as far as I can ...
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4answers
624 views

Video Card does not meet minimum requirements for domain user only

I have 2 different domain users that are attempting to open an in-house developed application when they are told that their video card does not meet the minimum requirements to run the app. If I ...
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3answers
5k views

Ways to play 1080p video on laptop that is not capable to run it

How to run 1080 video on laptop that can only play smoothly 720p video because of its poor hardware? Can I download some special codecs or lower details in some way, or do I need to change its format ...
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5answers
15k views

Can dual monitors make my PC slower?

I've noticed my PC (win-xp) seems to be running slower. (e.g., I'm getting jitter when watching video) Recently, I upgraded a monitor (larger) and expanded the size of the desktop to take advantage ...
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2answers
282 views

Is there a software to edit video with rotate scree option?

I have a video recorded with my mobile. But its tilted to 90 degrees anti-clockwise. Is there a way to view it normal way (by rotating it clockwise 90 degrees) by using some video editing tool? I ...
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1answer
162 views

Movie Library for Windows XP [closed]

I would like an application that would me to catalogue all my ripped DVDs. Something like iTunes does for music and calibre does for e-books. The goal is to be able to find vidos by genre, tag, ...
0
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2answers
849 views

How can I merge or concatenate 2 or more *.3gp files into jaust another 3gp file?

In 2003 there was celular phones that record videos in the 3GP Format; I downloaded them to my computer; they were played by a software named Platform4Player by Philips. But now they can be played ...
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1answer
129 views

Encoding video stream for playback on a vanilla Windows XP with mencoder

I have a bunch of PNG files, generated from a script. They represent consecutive frames of a video sequence and I'd like to encode them into a single AVI file (or some other video format) using ...
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1answer
221 views

Media Center TV - pauses 3/4 second, plays 3/4 second - continuous loop

SYMPTOMS: Watching TV on Media Center - the video (not the audio) pauses 3/4 second, plays 3/4 second, pauses 3/4 second - continuous loop. The bottom 5th of the screen is solid green (a rectangle ...
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1answer
487 views

Virtualdub Why isnt it saving my edited down video?

I'm finished editing a video. I hit save as AVI and the result file is my longer unedited video. Its set to direct stream copy. (i am sure i was able to save like this under XP.) If i switch to full ...
2
votes
3answers
142 views

Playing .ogg video files on Windows XP

By default, Windows XP has no support for .ogg video files. What can be used to read and play these files?
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2answers
134 views

Do I have a bad video card?

I think this is the right spot to post this question. Please don't flame me if it isn't. My work computer is a Dell Prescision M6400 laptop. I use the VGA output to a second monitor. There is ...
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1answer
951 views

iTunes iPhone 3GS Where are the video recordings stored on Windows XP

When you record video with an iPhone 3gs and then backup using iTunes where are those video file stored? I'm trying to retrieve some lost files. Thanks
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3answers
3k views

Buying Video Card for 1600x900 monitor?

I just bought a monitor for a relative's computer (Intel 82915G chipset) which should produce 1600x900. Though the current card can produce 1600x1200, there's no way (that I know of) to force it to ...
2
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1answer
714 views

Windows Media Player 11 doesn't download codecs for avi files

I've got some avi files that WMP will play the audio for but not the video. Why doesn't WMP download the codecs it needs? Or is the solution to download a codec pack and install that manually? In ...