Every time I open media centre, it freezes,

#1
On opening windows media centre, it now freezes and I lose the mouse operation. The screensaver still works anmd I can reboot via ctr alt del. This has just started happening. I have tried system restor, removing and re-installing media centre and have now re-installed Win 7 in upgrade mode, all to no avail. your help would be appreciated
 


#2
Welcome.

It is likely one of your videos or other media bugging it out, from being poorly encoded.
 


#3
How can I check and rectify this.
 


#4
Temporarily rename all of your media folder(s) to a new name(s), then try to start WMC and see how it goes.
 


#5
Tried that but still the same. Click on media centre, after 2 secs, lose mouse pointer then shortly after get the start up sound of media centre then nothing.
 


#6
Dont know why but is has suddenly started working OK again. Many thanks Torrentg for your prompt advice and suggestions.
 


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