DVD Playback in Windows Media Centre

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  1. Oimi

    Oimi New Member

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    Hello,

    I am using Windows Vista Home Premium and I was wondering if you guys could please help me out.

    Whenever I watch a film, it seems as though I am able to watch about half of it before the problem occurs, but then it appears and will not go away until Windows Media Centre is closed and opened again.

    The problem that appears is a mass of patchy green squares that seem to flicker.

    Any ideas? I certainly hope so, I have had enough of this!

    My previous thread was locked and I am still having problems, this time I have got some images which demonstrate the problem (along with a short video clip to demonstrate it).

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  2. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Have you checked the usuals? Are you running SP1? Are your drivers up to date?
    Lastly what is the spec of the machine your running.
     
  3. Oimi

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    CPU: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6700 2.66GHz 1066MHz FSB Socket 775
    Motherboard: ASUS P5K-E/WIFI-AP AiLifestyle Series P35 Socket 775 Socket eSATA 8 channel Audio ATX Motherboard RAM: Corsair TwinX 2x2GB DDR2 Storage: 3 x Samsung SpinPoint HD501LJ 500GB SATAII Hard Drive 16MB Cache - OEM Graphics card(s): BFG 8800GTX OC2 768MB GDDR3 Dual DVI HDTV Out HDCP enabled PCI-E Graphics Card PSU: Corsair HX Series 620W Modular PSU - ATX12V v2.2 APFC Case: Kandalf LCS Monitor(s): Samsung 22" LE22S86BDX HD Ready Freeview Widescreen LCD TV

    The video card is cooled using a liquid cooled heatsink.

    DxDiag

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    System Information
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    Time of this report: 9/4/2008, 10:03:52
    Operating System: Windows Vistaâ„¢ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.080425-1930)

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    Display Devices
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    Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX
    Manufacturer: NVIDIA
    Chip type: GeForce 8800 GTX
    DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
    Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_0191&SUBSYS_049F19F1&REV_A2
    Display Memory: 2140 MB
    Dedicated Memory: 732 MB
    Shared Memory: 1407 MB
    Current Mode: 1680 x 1050 (32 bit) (60Hz)
    Monitor: Generic PnP Monitor
    Driver Name: nvd3dum.dll,nvwgf2um.dll
    Driver Version: 7.15.0011.6939 (English)
    DDI Version: 10
    Driver Attributes: Final Retail
    Driver Date/Size: 2/1/2008 15:32:00, 5263360 bytes
    WHQL Logo'd: Yes
    WHQL Date Stamp:
    Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-42D1-11CF-5A61-942402C2CA35}
    Vendor ID: 0x10DE
    Device ID: 0x0191
    SubSys ID: 0x049F19F1
    Revision ID: 0x00A2
    Revision ID: 0x00A2
    Video Accel: ModeMPEG2_A ModeMPEG2_C ModeVC1_B ModeWMV9_B ModeVC1_A ModeWMV9_A
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  4. kemical

    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Thanks.
    Your graphics driver is quite old, why not try updating?
     
  5. Oimi

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    No, I thank you!

    I will do that and let you know the results.
     
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    Mr

    Okay, having tried various things I have come to the conclusion that it cannot be due to overheating (I left the side of the case off and watched a film and the same thing happened). It happens in Windows Media Player and Windows Media Center.

    Please, I hope someone can suggest something.
     
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    kemical Windows Forum Admin
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    Did you update the driver?
     
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    Hello, yes, that I did.
     

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