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bk T
13-01-2004, 04:29 PM
I've got a problem in playing back DVD on my PC using WinDVD 5. It's unable to play back smoothly (both video and audio) meaning that it generates a halting effect while playing back - both the video and sound halts for a second or so after every minute (approx) of 'smooth' playing.

I have no problem in playing back with Windows Media player, however.

It's an old Pioneer player. OS - XP Pro.

13-01-2004, 04:36 PM
Its a long shot, but here goes: what sound card do you have?

I have just figured my problem out that was similar. I just recently bought the Audigy 2 ZS pro, and was playing my DVDs with Power DVD through this Creative software, and this was what was causing my trouble...

13-01-2004, 05:10 PM
try also seeing if there are any patches available. i seem to remember updating my powerDVD at some stage..

13-01-2004, 05:13 PM
whops, ignore me! misread the software you're using. although updating is still relevant.

actually, i've heard of this problem with WinDVD, the user switched to PowerDVD and it was fine.

bk T
13-01-2004, 10:55 PM
Hi nadius

I downloaded the Trial version of PowerDVD with the latest patch but still doesn't solve the problem.

Maybe I should just stay with Windows' Media Player.

14-01-2004, 08:36 AM
If it works with Windows Media Player - then just use it. It's just a DVD.