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Trying to play Blu-Ray on my 1080p display

Discussion in 'Multimedia' started by sundance2008, Apr 11, 2009.

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  1. sundance2008

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    I am trying to get my home theater system to play Blu-Ray disks via my HTPC (Home Theater PC) I have just upgraded the ATI drivers for the video card and I still have two issues. First when I play a BRD via PowerDVD Ultra V7.3 the program opens Ok but when I put in a BRD I get a message saying the color scheme is being changed to Windows basic. The BRD plays fine on the PC but on the video display the PowerDVD interface comes up but the picture area is black, no movie, nothing. The cloned PC display showes just fine on the 1080p video display.

    The other issue is the desktop freezing ...kind of. If the system sits idle for a while the display freezes, but the system is still working OK, it's as if I took a screen capture and set it as a background. The mouse moves but nothing is clickable. To get out of the I have to do a Ctrl, Alt, Delete and when the window opens close it and all is well till the system sits for a will and it's the same thing.


    Computer system:

    Intel 6600 2.40 GHz

    2 GB memory

    Video card ATI Radeon HD 4670 1 GB of memory

    Video Display:

    Sony VPL-VW40 1080p connected to the PC via HDMI

    Thanks,

    Steve
     
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