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Solved: VLC Player audio works, no video

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by sportsdude81, Sep 24, 2008.

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  1. sportsdude81

    sportsdude81 Thread Starter

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    Every time i try to play any file in VLC I get no visual, but i do get audio. Also the screen goes black for a second and i get this message that says "your color scheme has been changed to vista basic because this program is not compatible with certain visual elements in windows." By the way my OS is Vista 64-bit and i have a hp pavillion dv6000.
     
  2. nycmoonstar

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    Don't take my word for it caz i'm not expoert, but nobody else has replied. to my knowledge, there are very few programs that are compatible with the 64 bit OS whereas there are tonz for 32 bit Vista. Are you sure VLC is one of those few that are compatible with 64-bit Vista?
     
  3. sportsdude81

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    it was working fine for several months. Then this started to occur when i dual booted with kubuntu.
     
  4. peterh40

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    Try turning off the extra desktop graphic effects esp. Translucent or Glass effects.
    1. Control Panel
    2. System
    3. Advanced
    4. Performance settings
    5. Visual Effects. Try Adjust for best performance or a custom setup.
     
  5. sportsdude81

    sportsdude81 Thread Starter

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    That worked. But why would that make a difference?
     
  6. ferrija1

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    Something to do with Aero, I'd guess, but who knows these days with such complex operating systems.
     
  7. MysticEyes

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    FYI VLC has a new version.
     
  8. sportsdude81

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    Yea, but i don't want to try it on a 64 bit OS until i hear it works, because i have heard there are some bugs.
     
  9. ferrija1

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    There were bugs before, there are bugs now, and there will always be bugs (especially on the Mac with VLC :rolleyes:, but that's another story), I would go ahead and install it, there should not be any conflict and you might not hear anything about it on 64-bit.
     
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