Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: MKV playback issue after boot

27 Dec 2012   #11
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

ld prefer to stay with CCCP, lve used it for years and matches all the formats l play.. in fact it was specifically aimed at the anime community, and the issue lve experienced its the first glitch lve ever had if its related to something within the codec pack, from what lm aware however it seems like there might be a new pack out soon so maybe things will work better soon who knows.

@Wishmaster

thanks for the link, played with the tweaks and got all my mkvs working through WMP granted l dont use WMP much but generally when l do l dont want to mess up MPCs playlist when lm watching a random file, its been slightly annoying having to be careful not to mess with my playlist opening some files .


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
27 Dec 2012   #12
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

That methos does work well for WMP and it keeps things light.

In regards to to the SHark codec pack, I had used that in the past and it was very good. I too would recommedn it as a package.

For me, I make all my own videos as MKVs, and prefer just using a splitter and nothing more. But worst case scenario adding FFDshow.
But, thats simply because I like to keep things as light as possible. And often the codec packs have several things I would never need and are pointless having.
It also helps reduce any chance of conflicts. Sometimes, less is better. So thats the reason I suggest giving this route a shot.

But, at least you have some options now and experient a bit a see which method you like best.

If you do decide a complete package suits your needs better, do give Sharks pack a try at least.
But remember to un-install everything you currently have 1st before moving to something else or you'll have problems.

Glad things seem to be working for you now though. Has the freezing stopped?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
27 Dec 2012   #13
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

with regards to the hangs lve been on about, l wont know until it happens again after a reboot as it seems to only happen after one on the first file l open.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

01 Jan 2013   #14
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

just thought ld update this thread, so far so good, followed the instructions based upon the makers recommendations

hanging on opening MKV files

its likely l will update after a few months of the new version coming out when it does but we shall see.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Jan 2013   #15
timeless

Windows 7 Professional (64bit)
 
 

l had the problem again, however while its random lm playing with a longshot here as lve read random reports of issues with spyware software.

l noticed that Windows Defender was running, and my current software (firewall/antivirus) normally disabled it when installing..

generally my problem has happened directly or shortly after booting into windows and lm wondering if both programs were trying to scan the same file on opening or something to that effect. so far after 2 reboots nothing has happened but lve only rebooted once with it turned off.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 MKV playback issue after boot




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Playback issue
Hi, It seems like I have a "small" problem with video playback, online (such as YouTube) or local files. It's choppy, slow and skips frames. I have JUST finished installing Windows 7 Ultimate x64. There are no programs installed besides Office. All updates have been applied and drivers as...
Graphic Cards
Help with default playback issue
I usually use my turtle beach for audio. I unplugged it and began using my TV which is connected via HDMI to my computer. When I tried to plug in my turtle beach again It wouldn't show up as the speaker option as it usually does. I am plugging it into The front ports on my computer. The speaker...
Sound & Audio
Playback issue with media center + 360
I have a simple network built out of the following: 1 Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Media Center 2 Xbox 360s 1 Synology DiskStation NAS Everything is connected to a gigabit switch over cat5e. Obviously, the connections to the XBoxes are not gigabit, but the connection between Media Center and NAS...
Network & Sharing
WMV playback issue
for some unknown reason wmv playback is being weird, it affects all WMV files and happens in all video players l have installed. basically the videos become stuttery for lack of a better word and only rebooting seems to recover non stuttery play until it happens again and l have to reboot,...
Music, Pictures & Video
Video playback Issue
I was watching shows on netflix online streaming and when I select Allow HD it buffers in hd than plays hd, but the video laggs and audio plays normal untill it catches up then it plays the show for a while then repeats. But the weird thing is when the video file is downloaded I can watch full...
Music, Pictures & Video
MC DVD Playback Issue
Hi Folks, I'm having trouble with DVD Playback in Media Center. This is actually a problem that I was experiencing in Vista, too. Here's the problem: Basically every time I put a DVD in and click play, the first few seconds of the playback are choppy and sluggish. But then it is suddenly...
Media Center


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:13.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App