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I'm not sure what's causing that problem... TerryNet replied Jan 16, 2017 at 10:55 AM Loading... by R. It appears as an alien looking green cyclops wearing a tuxedo. ... navigate here

Maybe I will grab a heatsink or two and give that a try. Can give a try. Tips to fix the issue Make sure you are up-to-date on your chipset, graphics, and network drivers. My System Specs You need to have JavaScript enabled so that you can use this ...

Is something corrupted? It just takes really long to load the videos. Update drivers and security to protect against online threats.

At the time the hard drive was about 4 weeks old, and I haven't had any other problems with it. If it does not occur after 5 minutes, reset manually. 4. As for DV slowing everything down, that is not usual behavior. My observations of the behavior are: In the majority of cases where there are issues, the show will play fine for a while, and then begin to have issues after 30

I want to get this fixed. A lifesaver and a half, it is. __________________ 07-27-2011, 06:07 PM #12 echo14612 Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2011 Location: Rochester, NY Posts: 22 OS: Windows 7 Hopefully if this is a bad driver issue then DV will catch it and BSOD your PC as opposed to have it freeze. find more With this being networking and dealing with Microsoft Windows Server I would love to complete the MCSA.

It will be watchable however it is annoying to watch because the sound is choppy. I am in the proces of removing some of the older apps like ATI control center and installing the new stuff. One of the main reasons for the windows media center not working is due to defective components. When you get an error message while playing a file or the media centre freezes, then the file format must not be supported by the player.

I tried running Media Center in safe mode, but not sure what to do with it. http://www.sevenforums.com/media-center/22869-windows-media-center-keeps-freezing.html Im using the NVIDIA Decorders because im using a 8800 GXT and I heard that may help. The one thing I'm NOT sure about is how important it is to do such a dump AFTER Media Player has frozen. I downloaded the software to...

Media Center Our Sites Site Links About Us Find Us Vista Forums Eight Forums Ten Forums Help Me Bake Network Status Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies Windows 7 Forums is check over here After rebooting, I got this informative message from "Whocrashed": Quote: On Tue 7/26/2011 17:05:21 GMT your computer crashed crash dump file: C:\Windows\Minidump\072611-140953-01.dmp This was probably caused by the following module: kbdhid.sys Jen_3 1 post since Jan 2017 Newbie Member Windows 10 Updates Last Post 1 Week Ago I'm at the cottage for the summer. I really appreciate that you're here to help.

There are actually more than one RAID controller in your system, and not just 2, but at least 3! As soon as I finish this reply I will start a video playing and do another dump. Versions of .NET Framework don't work the same way as other "programs", where one version updates over another one. his comment is here Watch it as you're running a video.

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You especially wanna look under Drivers section and just simply disable everything except your video drivers.

I am running a ATI TV Wonder on my Vista Ultimate System, and randomly when watching TV the signal freezes for about 10-15 seconds. The card will record as you are watching so make sure your HD is plenty big and plenty of free space. 2. did you make sure to only select 3rd-party drivers and no MS/Windows drivers? The reason I ask, is that we will probably have to determine what RAID controllers need to be running and what shouldn't.

This prevent Win 64 rom load anymore than 3 meg of ram. I can play music, pictures and videos fine. Reinstalling Windows won't help if it's hardware, and swapping hardware won't help if it's drivers. __________________ 07-26-2011, 12:53 PM #8 VirGnarus Windows Tech TeamBSOD Kernel Dump Expert Join weblink Please write back to the forum for further queries.

Join our site today to ask your question. Phil that I record, however I have experienced issues a couple times with shows I've recorded off The History Channel, though the occurrences are far less often with History than CBS Most of the time the crash is instantaneous, with no change in responsiveness before it happens. You have to reinstall each separate version you have.

I can't even open the taskmanager or add/remove programmes. Despite the above, I "fiddled" with various video files with both VLC and MC and watched the Process Explorer columns as I did so. Phil freezes on me almost every day.Anyhow, does anybody know why this is happening? If you need any other information about my computer, other than my system specs, just ask.

Although I REALLY appreciate all the DIFFERENT suggestions you have for troubleshooting my problem, I think I'd better do them one at a time and let you respond to the result. At the moment it just sounds like your system resources are getting eaten alive by trying to run the video until there is nothing left. I limited the columns to those regarding the CPU and the CSwitchDelta. Driver Verifier - Turn on and keep on.

by R. I'm guessing you want me to use VLC in place of Media Center to see if anything crashes. I haven't had any problems with that one. OS 64bit Reply With Quote New 24 Feb 2013 #7 wither 3 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Senior Member Join Date : Dec 2011 Posts : 2,169 vista

Sometime you might find when you try to load x-Box your Windows Media Center stops working. The extra Windows environment ain't a bad idea right now, as it allows you to test Media Center in a fresh environment to ensure nothing else if conflicting with it. Sorted on CSwitch Celta, Interrupts is at the top of the list all the time. I'm completely responsible for the "bad design".