View Full Version : windows media player locking up

13-05-2008, 10:24 PM
windows media version 9 player locking up
Asus Laptop XP professional service pack 2
Starts video then stutters and locks up needing a reboot
problems worse when watching video via the net
video's seem to play OK in quicktime

have run regcure
TIA :punk

13-05-2008, 10:27 PM
Try upgradng to Windows Media Player 11.

Does the same thing occur in VLC Player?

14-05-2008, 12:12 PM
Hi I have upgraded to version 11 and still the same problem
what is vlc player

Also the main problem seems to be when viewing news vidieows in my browser
the sound plays but picture freezes and closing browser freezes system

14-05-2008, 12:13 PM

kahawai chaser
14-05-2008, 12:39 PM
I have seen others that have reported similar issues in other forums with videos for wmp. Maybe check this optimization streaming tutorial (http://materials.legalspan.com/faqguides/Itissoslow/soslow.asp?playerver=11)...