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Windows 7: Flash, video playing, sound and generally high CPU Usag

01 Jul 2009   #11
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by septprince View Post
It is due to activx script send from the website. And microsoft send activx update through windows update. Forget activx you cant do nothing about it.
Especially since the other browsers are not using ActiveX.


Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phishie View Post
I didn't have any youtube video/buffering lag issues when I was running XP. Although I suppose the general sluggishness of the new UI could be due to it being a bit more CPU intensive than XP was.
Could be, did you say your using WDDM 1.1 drivers.?


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02 Jul 2009   #12
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

For video I'm using the Nvidia drivers for Windows 7 from 6/10/2009.

This issue is across all browsers so I'm not sure if that rules out the Activex idea.
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02 Jul 2009   #13
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

Additionally, multitasking in general seems to really bog down the system. In XP I could rip a DVD, copy files from HD to HD, have bittorrent running and not have the system slow to a crawl. In Windows 7 if I have a browser open with 3 windows and I'm copying files from HD to HD performance takes a big hit.
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02 Jul 2009   #14
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

Something else that makes me think it's a video issue is how images are rendered in web browsers. They render in chunks, not smoothly, reminds me of how video would be on my system in XP if I was running basic VGA drivers prior to installing the proprietary drivers. Don't get me wrong though, I have the resolution and color depth of good drivers.
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02 Jul 2009   #15
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phishie View Post
For video I'm using the Nvidia drivers for Windows 7 from 6/10/2009.

This issue is across all browsers so I'm not sure if that rules out the Activex idea.
Not all browser use ActiveX so i would say that could safely be ruled out. And if i remember correctly only Nvidia 8 series and up use WDDM 1.1, but there are newer drivers than 6/10/2009 if you wish to try them out.
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02 Jul 2009   #16
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

The drivers I used are here: GeForce/ION Driver Release 186

The site has the release date as 6/18/09 even though in device manager it says 6/10/09.

One other thing, I installed the drivers without uninstalling whatever Windows Video driver was being used at that time.. a possible issue?
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02 Jul 2009   #17
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phishie View Post
The drivers I used are here: GeForce/ION Driver Release 186

The site has the release date as 6/18/09 even though in device manager it says 6/10/09.

One other thing, I installed the drivers without uninstalling whatever Windows Video driver was being used at that time.. a possible issue?
Hmmm that does seem odd, does the system properties in the Nvidia control panel show the same driver numbers in the component tab (other than the control panel files and PhysX) ?.
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02 Jul 2009   #18
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

The Nvidia control panel shows 186.18 for the version and the device manager has the version listed as 8.15.11.8618
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02 Jul 2009   #19
YupYup

Win 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phishie View Post
The Nvidia control panel shows 186.18 for the version and the device manager has the version listed as 8.15.11.8618
Yes but under the components tab are they all the same except PhysX and control panel files, See pic for example.
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02 Jul 2009   #20
phishie

Windows 7 RC 1
 
 

Ahhh, nope! I've got some mismatches here.


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