Playback Issues

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by mav88, Oct 25, 2006.

  1. mav88

    mav88 OSNN Addict

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    Hi,

    A few months ago Win MediaPlayer stopped playing videos all together, so i used quicktime for everything. I have done a complete reinstall of windows and im still having issues with playback. WMP works now, however all the colours or really low on contrast and saturation, and even full screen quicktime and all of Power DVD is screwed.

    I havent installed anythin that i dont normally do and I have put my usual codecs etc on the PC, i dont know why its like this, any ideas?

    Dave.
     
  2. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Have you installed your motherboard and video card drivers?
     
  3. mav88

    mav88 OSNN Addict

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    Well iv never had this issue before and i reinstall quite often. I have installed the latest videio drivers from NVidia, not sure if they are WHQL (if thats the correct name) etc, but they are new ones that I downloaded from the net after i reinstalled, so it could be them i guess. Motherboard drivers i have never had to install
     
  4. mav88

    mav88 OSNN Addict

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    Ohh 91.?? are my ones installed and the last whql by the looks of things is 71.84 so ill download them and give em a blast

    ForceWare Release 90
    Version: 91.47
    Release Date: September 14, 2006
    WHQL Certified

    Version: 71.84
    Release Date: March 11, 2005
    WHQL Certified

    Hmm maybe i was wrong and they both are whql
     
    Last edited: Oct 25, 2006
  5. Electronic Punk

    Electronic Punk Administrator Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    Yeah, NVIDIA drivers have problems alot with contrast etc.
    Try adjusting the colours while you are watching it via the NVIDAI display settings.

    Don't know exactly where off the top of my head but just prod around.
     
  6. Admiral Michael

    Admiral Michael Michaelsoft Systems CEO Folding Team

    Motherboard drivers are recommended as they can include enhanced drivers for things like the AGP slot and such. I know my cousin's computer crawls like hell until I install the motherboard drivers.