RE: Delay playing songs off HDD in Media Player/Center
Found answer from "WMP Laggy Music/Long Start Time" thread.
"Tobyer Fieu" wrote:
> When the play button is pressed (or any of the various other means of playing
> media, e.g. double clicking, clicking links, &c.) there is a delay of some
> 5-10 seconds before the song or video begins to play. During this time, CPU
> usage rises to 50-60%, shown in task manager to be used by svchost.exe (NOT
> wmplayer.exe or its variants). This has only occured since installing Vista
> Ultimate, though I had WMP 11 on XP Pro before and had no problems. Of
> interest is that when playing songs off an audio CD, there is zero lag.
> Has anyone heard of such a problem, and, if so, of any fixes ???