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VLC Taking 5 minutes to load

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    VLC Taking 5 minutes to load


    The VLC media player is taking about 5 minutes to load and run. No other program is having this problem. It was running OK then suddenly it started taking 5 minutes to load.

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    Hafnarfjörður IS
    Posts : 4,376
    Linux Centos 7, W8.1, W7, W2K3 Server W10


    Hi there
    are you using the latest version -- some older versions have some issues with "Fonts(?)"

    There's a 64 bit version now available try that.
    Normally VLC is just fine.

    cheers
    jimbo
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    Rebooted my machine and now everything is back to normal. No idea what the problem was.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

VLC Taking 5 minutes to load
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