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PC freezes when I try to play movie clips

By Tony P
Oct 11, 2008
  1. Every time I try to play a .wmw or .wav file - usually from an email attachment my PC just freezes and I have to restart

    It is fine playing clips from EZines or You Tube etc

    I have a NVIDIA GeForce 6150 graphics card

    I have tried updating/rolling back the driver etc but with no change to the problem

    Any help appreciated please
     
  2. Mamut0o1

    Mamut0o1 TS Rookie Posts: 79

    Have you tried re-installing or upgrading your media player?
     
  3. Tony P

    Tony P TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Because I do not have the original XP disk I with the serial number on it I cannot upgrade from Windows Media Player 10 to 11. I have tried playing the clips with Real Player and VLC but it gives the same outcome. A frozen PC
     
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