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Cannot watch movies

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by sundawgg, Jun 27, 2008.

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  1. sundawgg

    sundawgg Thread Starter

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    Hi i have an HP pavilion zv6000 running windows xp. Whenever i try to watch movies using gom player or any other player my computer becomes extremely slow with 100% of system resources being used or just shuts down. I don't have alot of programs installed and have avg antivirus. I recently reformatted my computer before then i never had this problem. any help would be appreciated. Thanks
     
  2. Megabite

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    After you formatted did you install the Video drivers and any other drivers that came with the PC
     
  3. Elvandil

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    What process is using all the CPU? Have you installed any codecs? Is it with a particular file-type (like avi's)?
     
  4. sundawgg

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    I have installed all the codecs for video drivers and for the video player. when the movie is playing the player is using up all the memory
     
  5. BIBO

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    Oh that's sweet! maybe you are trying to play HD videos that does not support your PC.
     
  6. devil_himself

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    does this happens with all video file types .. or with only certain video files ?
     
  7. sundawgg

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    No i dont think it has anything to do with the video files because it happens with any video file i try to play.
     
  8. devil_himself

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    hmm ..try this

    start . run . regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll

    you should get a message box like this
    DllUnregisterServer in shmedia.dll succeeded.
     
  9. sundawgg

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    Ya i did that and i got the succeeded message
     
  10. sundawgg

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    hey guys i think its the computer overheating. When i put something under the comp i don't have problem.
     
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