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Windows 7: Windows Media Player lagging

15 Oct 2011   #1
Newbiekiddo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 
Windows Media Player lagging

My Windows Media Player was fine a week ago. However, a few days ago. It keeps displaying the blue loading ring and have a very slow response. When I open the Music section, its already lagging( nothing is being played at all) so i do not think its something with video codex.

Sadly i need Windows Media Player as my MP3 player only supports WMP and have i no idea to stop this lag when nothing is being played at all!

Using Windows 7 Home premium 64bit

Help!

Thank you.


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15 Oct 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

Hi, welcome here

What happens if you disconnect the mp3 player while using wmp?
Wmp might be communicating with the gadgets, still it should not slow down like that.
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15 Oct 2011   #3
Newbiekiddo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
Hi, welcome here

What happens if you disconnect the mp3 player while using wmp?
Wmp might be communicating with the gadgets, still it should not slow down like that.
Oh my Windows Media Player is already slow without the mp3 player.
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15 Oct 2011   #4
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

What things have you done to the pc since 1 week ago?

Also do you have any codecs installed?
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15 Oct 2011   #5
Newbiekiddo

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
What things have you done to the pc since 1 week ago?

Also do you have any codecs installed?
No, I did not install any codecs. All i did 1 week ago was overclocking my graphics card but i have left it at the original stock speed as i only need it to play Battlefield 3. Then, i just watched a video in WMP and the lag started. I thought it would go away if i restarted my computer but it didnt. WMP was fine when playing music at first[with the video lag] but the lag issues started one day later.
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16 Oct 2011   #6
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Remove the overcloack and see if the problem goes away.
It's always better to sacrifice a little graphics quality of a video game rather than to put the whole system "at risk" by overcloacking your hardware.
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16 Oct 2011   #7
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Newbiekiddo View Post

Sadly i need Windows Media Player as my MP3 player only supports WMP and have i no idea to stop this lag when nothing is being played at all!

Using Windows 7 Home premium 64bit

Help!

Thank you.
What is this MP3 player you have that you say only supports WMP?
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16 Oct 2011   #8
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Enterprise x64 SP1
 
 

I guess it is a Zune.
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16 Oct 2011   #9
noobvious

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit SP1 (desktop)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by speedgamer01 View Post
I guess it is a Zune.
Nope....Zunes don't work with WMP, only with their own Zune software ( I have one). Kinda silly, if you ask me.....since the Zune was a Microsoft device, why wouldn't it work with WMP? Decisions like that could be part of why they ultimately failed in the market and were discontinued recently.
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17 Oct 2011   #10
Gornot

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I thought that discontinuation was a mistake. They removed it, then said it was an error, then removed it again and one department said they were discontinuing them, but then they brought them back and another department claimed they ain't goin' nowhere... or something like that.

Though I agree WMP VS. Zune is silly because they are the same media player, just with different UIs and the fact that Zune is more of an iTunes alternative because of the Zune Marketplace.
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