jerky DVD playback

  astra46 22:34 18 Aug 04
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When playing a dvd with realplayer or powerdvd, it is not smooth and keeps stopping and starting?

I have downloaded that lastest driver for my graphocs card.

I have xp.

  giggsy 22:47 18 Aug 04

Have you got DMA enabled on your DVD drive?

  dfghjkl 22:50 18 Aug 04

what are your specs?are you short on power,memory etc?

  astra46 22:53 18 Aug 04

512 meg
athalon 2400xp
hercules radeon 9700pro

  jonnytub 23:00 18 Aug 04

as dfghjkl say's have you got DMA enabled on the drive? To do this go to the device manager, expand the ide ata/atapi controller list, right click on each ide if you don't know which the dvd drive is installed on and go to the properties option, this should bring a new dialogue box up, click on the advanced settings tab and make sure DMA is enabled (or the option that says DMA if available).

  astra46 23:04 18 Aug 04

yes dma enabled.

  jonnytub 23:11 18 Aug 04
  jonnytub 23:13 18 Aug 04

sys spec ?

  jonnytub 23:16 18 Aug 04

sorry missed earlier post

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