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Choppy Video

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Choppy Video

anansiman
I am using Win XP. I haven't use the computer in a long while, and now I've noticed that when I tried to play a video from the news website or from Youtube, the pic and sound are choppy or jerky. I tried to run virus check and spyware check, but I came up clean. I tried to reload the codecs and still the videos are choppy like the computer is waiting to buffer. How can I get video to be smooth?

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      aidemzo_adanac

      VLC usually solves all problems, they simply have a superior player for most video and the codec pack handles just about anything. RAM may be used up with unnecessary processes too. Try going in an Ending EXPLORE.EXE, it will remove Explorer and all related processes. YOU can then either run your video by browsing and starting the new process or simply restart Explorer and see if it runs better. In most cases it will, because there are useless processes sucking up RAM and processor time.

      If it works with Explorer shut down, or after restarting, you know you have some processes sucking memory. Reboot to load all of the start up junk again, then go to the process screen and look for what's using up RAM, kill it and see if it helps, then remove the process/program causing the slow down. usually stuff like auto update for Adobe and the likes suck up RAM, and of course if you are using the Internet's most UNresourceful AntiVirus programs, MacAffee or Norton, replace with AVG Free.

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      anansiman

      I will try doing this and see if it works. How ever, I was talking about videos found on the internet, not videos that I loaded into my dvd player.

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      aidemzo_adanac

      VLC usually solves all problems, they simply have a superior player for most video and the codec pack handles just about anything. RAM may be used up with unnecessary processes too. Try going in an Ending EXPLORE.EXE, it will remove Explorer and all related processes. YOU can then either run your video by browsing and starting the new process or simply restart Explorer and see if it runs better. In most cases it will, because there are useless processes sucking up RAM and processor time.

      If it works with Explorer shut down, or after restarting, you know you have some processes sucking memory. Reboot to load all of the start up junk again, then go to the process screen and look for what's using up RAM, kill it and see if it helps, then remove the process/program causing the slow down. usually stuff like auto update for Adobe and the likes suck up RAM, and of course if you are using the Internet's most UNresourceful AntiVirus programs, MacAffee or Norton, replace with AVG Free.

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      anansiman

      I will try doing this and see if it works. How ever, I was talking about videos found on the internet, not videos that I loaded into my dvd player.