iTunes Movies

By JoeM076
Jun 18, 2007
  1. Everytime I play a movie on iTunes, now when I have Windows Vista, it laggs and doesn't catch up to the sound. I have no clue why this is happening, and quite frankly, it is very annoying. It doesn't matter if it is a TV Show or a Movie I bought on iTunes, it laggs through the whole time! Recently, I bought a TV Show, and only AFTER I paused it, did it start to lag. I don't know if it is related, but it's worth a shot. Please, if anyone can help me, that would be great! :)
  2. twite

    twite TechSpot Paladin Posts: 937

    Do you purchase movies from itunes? Or do you just use that as your media player? An easy solution would be using a lighter media player (assuming you don't buy from itunes)

    Also do you have all your latest drivers, and the latest version of itunes?

    How much Ram do you have? It takes about 2 gigs to run anything on vista smoothly. Also remember that vista just came out a few months ago. It still isn't very stable.
  3. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    Keep checking for iTunes updates, there are apparently compatability problems with Vista still.
  4. JoeM076

    JoeM076 Topic Starter

    I have the latest version of iTunes, I have 2 GB of RAM, and I do buy my movies and shows from iTunes. I guess I'll have to wait for another patch just like CS:S..
  5. TimeParadoX

    TimeParadoX TS Rookie Posts: 2,273

    Yeah alot of programs / drivers for windows XP have not been made for Vista yet ( because it sucks! :D ) so when a new itunes update releases try and get that to see if it works :)
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,689   +395

    My Quicktime installation on Vista failed, or so it said. I gave up on it for the night cause I didn't care anymore. Then the next day I had a dialog box waiting for me saying there was an update for quicktime or iTunes or something, so I updated. Apparently it installed, because quicktime video works now. Weird..
  7. JoeM076

    JoeM076 Topic Starter

    Yeah, it also says my installtion of iTunes and Quicktime have not installed properly. Yes, I have reinstalled them and it STILL says the same thing. In the control panel there is also an option to repair the program, but it doesn't work, big surprise! I am also having a problem with DirectShow, whatever it is and might be related.
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