red_devil

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I have a problem playing any type of Video on my PC, My Pc just stops responding whenever i try playing any video. i tried diffirent media players but the problem is the same.
I used the Windows Help center and lowered the hardware acceleration level from the display properties to about 3 points and the problem disappeared. but i can't run any of my games in this state so inow i switch between full acceleration and half acceleration whenever i want to do something. It's getting really annoying. Is there a solution?

PS: I think it's a directx problem although the directx diagnostics says there are no problems in directx.
 

fattony

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install any codec packs lately?

what if you uninstall your video card drivers and install the latest ones, assuming you're not just using the software drivers supplies by windows
 

red_devil

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No, I'm just using VLC Media Player, Which I'm told has his own codecs.

As i said b4 i think it's a Direct x problem although nothing seems wrong
 

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I'm having the same problem and posted a thread in the help and support forum. Hopefully someone will be able to shed some light on the issue.
 

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I got mine working again after I installed the latest BIOS updates for my motherboard and updated the drivers for my soundcard. I'm not sure what the hangup was with these components, but it worked :D

Good luck to you!