CPU Usage 100% most of the time..... AGHHHH

  Craigmave 16:24 21 Nov 03

Hi there i have just upgraded my CPU from 1800+ to 2600+ and also my MB from K7S6A to A7N8X and everything is fine until i open up a couple of programs. For example if i have my MyMusic folder open, start to play a track and then opeun up somin like MGI Photosuite the my pc becomes very slugish and when i check the CPU usage it is on 100% until i close Media Player. I have 2x512 PC2700 sticks of ram in my MB. Any ideas ?

  A_World_Maker 16:35 21 Nov 03

The Media player is 'decompressing' the tracks on the fly, using codecs (COmpress DECompress) alogrithum programmes.... similar to 'streaming content' and there uses a lot of process power.

  Craigmave 16:37 21 Nov 03

ah ok, that explains that then. Cheers.

  hugh-265156 16:40 21 Nov 03

try using the bog standard media player in xp.


type "mplayer2.exe click ok

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