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Windows 7: Media Center locks when looking thru movie thumbs

27 Oct 2009   #1

Windows 7 Pro
Media Center locks when looking thru movie thumbs

Win7 Pro full release with all the experience=4.4
Dell Precision 380 - Pentium 4 - 3.40GHz / 3.39GHz, 2GB memory
Nvidia Quadro FX1400
movies all held on Seagate FreeAgent external HD and in the form of video_ts

fresh install...but when i click on movie library in WMC, it slowly pulls up the thumbs for the movies but when i start to navigate thru, it locks up after only moving a couple movies to the right. i can still hear the clicking sound as if it was still navigating, but the movie thumbs just stand still. its not a black out or anything of that sort, but i can't do anything but click on the X to close it out.

however, when associate the drive folder with videos, i am able to navigate thru the movie thumbs (albeit smaller versions of the movie section), i have no problems and everything works fine. obviously i'd rather use the movie section to peruse my movies...

any thoughts? suggestions? any info i've left out that you guys need to help diagnose?


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28 Oct 2009   #2

Windows 7 Pro

are the thumbs that are created in the movie library too much for my video card? that's the only thing i can think of on this one...

like i said before, the smaller thumbs in the video library work, but navigating the thumbs in the movie library causes WMC to lock up...
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