Re: videos not playing properly
I concur with Adam. Since the problem is with video and not audio your
graphics card and its driver are not powerfull enough to avoid haveing to
What make/model of graphics card are you using and what driver release are
you using with it?
"Adam Albright" <AA@ABC.net> wrote in message
> On Sat, 29 Sep 2007 20:55:00 -0700, Tara
> <Tara@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
>>Anytime I attempt to watch a video whether online or downloaded, it does
>>play properly. The sound runs smoothly, but not the video, so therefore
>>talking does not match the picture as it is playing. I tried to adjust
>>video acceleration setting, but it says that my current driver does not
>>changes to be made to the hardware acceleration settings. Any suggestions
>>what I can do?
>>I am using Quicktime to play videos.
> Quicktime works well on Apple computers but sometimes sucks on the
> Windows platform.
> Try GOM Player or XnView or VLC Media Player.
> Regardless what player you use you can help it play smoother if you
> reduce the size of the playback window. Trying to play movies full
> screen or even a 100% size at higher resolutions is harder unless you
> have a more powerful system. Some players allow you to drop the frame
> rate or are smart enough to drop some video frames to better manage
> keeping the video and audio in sync. It isn't as bad as it sounds. A
> few dropped video frames here and there most people don't even notice
> and they're just skipped over while playing, they're not deleted from
> the file.