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04-Jul-2012, 07:31 PM #1
Slow Media
For the past month, my computer has had a hard time playing media, both on my hard drive and streaming online. This only occurs when I put the media in full screen, a smaller screens runs the media fine. I have no idea what it could be, other than updating my graphics card. Any ideas?
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07-Jul-2012, 10:22 AM #2
What type of media? For media on the HDD, I'd suspect the media player, or more specifically the codec used. Test with a different media player. KMPlayer, MPCHC, and VLC are all free.

Depending on your hardware specs, it's also possible you are pushing the limits of your hardware (ie: cpu speed, video card, etc.). This would become more apparent on a laptop, where heat issues often result in the hardware running slower to compensate.
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