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Windows 7: Media Player and Media Center Hang when playing videos

20 Aug 2009   #1
bax2000

Windows 7
 
 
Media Player and Media Center Hang when playing videos

I have recently installed Win 7 Ultimate
When playing video files in Media Player or Media Center they will hang up periodically a few secs / mins then continue again.

No errors show up in the event logs, except for alot of services entering start and stop state.

I have the latest Win 7 NVDIA graphics driver installed.

Other apps also hang periodicaly for a few seconds and then return to working order again, but now as much as the videos.

Has anyone else experienced this?
What can I do to resolve this as I am not keen on having to go back to Vista.

Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
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20 Aug 2009   #2
kegobeer

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Perhaps the video driver needs to be rolled back. Check out this thread:

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-i...tml#post232799

It's about various applications freezing. Using an older nVidia driver seems to help.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Aug 2009   #3
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bax2000 View Post
I have recently installed Win 7 Ultimate
When playing video files in Media Player or Media Center they will hang up periodically a few secs / mins then continue again.

No errors show up in the event logs, except for alot of services entering start and stop state.

I have the latest Win 7 NVDIA graphics driver installed.

Other apps also hang periodicaly for a few seconds and then return to working order again, but now as much as the videos.

Has anyone else experienced this?
What can I do to resolve this as I am not keen on having to go back to Vista.

Thanks
BAx

First things first could you go to the lower left corner of your post and put in your system specs so we know what hardware you have

Ken
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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21 Aug 2009   #4
bax2000

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by zigzag3143 View Post
BAx

First things first could you go to the lower left corner of your post and put in your system specs so we know what hardware you have

Ken
Hi Ken.. I have done this now.
Thanks.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Aug 2009   #5
bax2000

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Perhaps the video driver needs to be rolled back. Check out this thread:

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-i...tml#post232799

It's about various applications freezing. Using an older nVidia driver seems to help.
Where can one find olcer NVDIA 64bit drivers?
NVIDIA site only has the latest.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Aug 2009   #6
bax2000

Windows 7
 
 
Problem solved!!!!! :) :) :) :)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kegobeer View Post
Perhaps the video driver needs to be rolled back. Check out this thread:

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-i...tml#post232799

It's about various applications freezing. Using an older nVidia driver seems to help.
Problem solved thanks to this thread.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
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