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system freeze when playing video

  1. #1


    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1

    system freeze when playing video


    When I click to play a video, the system freezes (no mouse or keyboard input). Lasts maybe 30 seconds (while buffering?) then it's back to normal. This behavior started a few days ago, previously had no problems playing videos. Any ideas? Thanks! ...Steve

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  2. #2


    Melbourne,FL.
    Posts : 187
    Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center x64


    Update your video card driver's and then run Windows Update and install any updates found. Yuo may need to run Windows Update a few times, until none are found.
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system freeze when playing video
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