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I guess that's next. 07-26-2011, 12:36 PM #6 echo14612 Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2011 Location: Rochester, NY Posts: 22 OS: Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 My However I've noticed that the memory I got back has been going down at the same rate as before (see link to thread below). Click Yes if UAC prompts. Despite the above, I "fiddled" with various video files with both VLC and MC and watched the Process Explorer columns as I did so. navigate to this website

Disable any devices you do not see yourself using (like modem) 3. since both tuners do work fine with their native software, this is most lilely not a driver problem. Keep at them since fixing this on your own requires voiding the warranty as we remove the cover to clean and refresh the heatsink compound.-> Bear in mind there is no I do get a loss of signal, but its analog cable, and I have no problems when connected straight to the TV, any ideas on what could cause this? Homepage

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It is just slightly faster so that you know something doesn't look right, but it's hard to tell what it is. I'll load it up, and then within about 30 sec the little spinning wheel comes on and it locks up, no matter which menu or what I'm doing. P.S. My observations of the behavior are: In the majority of cases where there are issues, the show will play fine for a while, and then begin to have issues after 30

Yes, rar or any other archive format will be appropriate. I would have to revamp my HTPC totally to add a video card. This happens mostly with the episodes of Dr. No applications or processes are running on the win7 box during playback and no other PC is accessing data on the unRAID box and there is no parity check, etc.

Our award winning and low priced Annual Subscription covers the following services: Comprehensive tech support for fixing the issue when Windows Media Center keeps freezing Diagnostic & repair for your technologies. Then test video playing with reduced drivers and/or services and see if it improves. Six Steps to Restore SpeedCall this one of the most heard complaints - a computer that once raced through complex processes now stammers and ...Mobile Apps for Business Leaders: You Just My system is a Gateway DX4300, AMD Phenom II X4 810 (4-core), 2.6 GHz, with 8.00 GB ram, (and factory included TV Tuner card and ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics), running

As such, here's some further tips: 1. http://software.iyogi.com/multimedia/windows-media-center-keeps-freezing.html Although the computer is in a "homegroup" with 3 others, I don't know the first thing about servers. Classics, Apr 30, 2007 #10 MaxDurango Joined: Sep 8, 2007 Messages: 1 I've been using an HP Media Center with win xp for a while, and upgraded it to Vista Home I listed all the specs of of my computer when I joined the forum.

Maybe I will grab a heatsink or two and give that a try. http://nanextechnologies.com/media-center/media-center-pc.html There are actually more than one RAID controller in your system, and not just 2, but at least 3! Phil). Does your Windows Media Center freeze when you are watching live TV?

I initially tried an Aver Media PCIe card, but its tuner appeared to be defective (or extremely un-sensitive as it would not find a single channel), and I experienced "Freezing" as beadmaster, Jan 1, 2017, in forum: Windows Vista Replies: 0 Views: 114 beadmaster Jan 1, 2017 Thread Status: Not open for further replies. It describes the typical conversation between my husband and me. http://nanextechnologies.com/media-center/media-center-solitaire-powertoy-for-windows-xp-media-center-edition-mar-6.html It has never frozen my computer.

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links TechSupportForum.com Advertisement 07-25-2011, 09:16 AM #2 VirGnarus TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jun 2010 Posts: 2,210 OS: Windows 7 SP1 How does it freeze? Do you also see a consistent number pop up in the CPU column for interrupts? Solved: Windows Media Center Freezing Discussion in 'Windows Vista' started by Classics, Apr 22, 2007.

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Oh - and that dump file I'd tried to make from Process Explorer was 0 bytes. It happened again last night and I checked the syslog and it doesn't show anything for the time that the freeze occurred.The freezing issue is completely random - sometimes I get Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Just checking. Unless something is bogging down your PC constantly to where Process Explorer is refreshing slower than it'd like too, then those are extremely high amount of interrupts.

I am in the proces of removing some of the older apps like ATI control center and installing the new stuff. Phil freezes on me almost every day.Anyhow, does anybody know why this is happening? matt_aj, Apr 24, 2007 #5 Classics Thread Starter Joined: Apr 22, 2007 Messages: 155 Driver is up to date, there is only one driver, and i reinstalled it yesterday. get redirected here Quote: Given your report so far, I am starting to believe that you are experiencing the dreaded strife that is an interrupt storm.

Cannot access website Capture card stops working once I... » Site Navigation » Forum> User CP> FAQ> Support.Me> Steam Error 118> 10.0.0.2> Trusteer Endpoint Protection All times are GMT -7. Soon all files were hidden and only option on screen was "XP Repair" pop up. Do you think an upgrade to Windows 8 would make any difference?Thanks! Member Posts: 276 Re: Video playback random freezes - Windows Media Center and Mymovies « Reply #11 on: November 27, 2012, 06:47:27 AM » Quote from: Orbi on November 26, 2012,

So there is definitely not a transfer speed or any other network issue either!! Technology helps you sleep well and wake up even better!All you want to know about the Apple iPhone 6S and 6S Plus before they release! Logged Media Server --- Asus ATX DDR4 Motherboard H170-PRO/CSM, Intel 3.70 GHz Core i3-6100 CPU, 8GB RAM, 1 X WD RED 3TB, 5 x Seagate 3TB, StarTech.com 4 Port PEXSAT34RH (PCI I was using on-board video at the time, and I figured it was inadequate for 1080P duties.

Windows Media Center is a hub for all entertainment. Member Posts: 276 Re: Video playback random freezes - Windows Media Center and Mymovies « Reply #13 on: November 27, 2012, 09:59:23 AM » Quote from: Frank1940 on November 27, 2012, If not then the situation looks grim.If it locks up after the OS reload then you have a warranty issue. One of the main reasons for the windows media center not working is due to defective components.

Your chances to catch are greater if it doesn't freeze instantaneously but degrades into a total freeze. Versions of .NET Framework don't work the same way as other "programs", where one version updates over another one. You have plenty of HD space. This device is run off a Silicon Image card (3132 SATALink Controller) with two e-Sata connections.

At anyrate thanks for the post. I know already they ARE being generated, but I checked the settings you described to be sure. I don't know what's normal and what's high. All cabling is good.