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Actionguy 05-05-2009 10:53 PM

divx playback problem
 
Hi all.
Since I reinstalled my XP Home, I have a problem playing divx files. I can see it all but when I leave the reader my computer restarts. It happens in Windows Media Player and having VLC. Is there someone who could help me?
thank you in advance

Viceman 05-05-2009 10:55 PM

Re: divx playback problem
 
Does the PC is up to date? (Update, Service Pack)
Are you getting an error message, or the PC restarts without saying anything?

Check this, the automatic restart:
- Click on "My Computer", then "Properties"
- Go in the "Advanced" tab, then under "Startup and Recovery", click on "Settings"
- Uncheck "Automatically Restart"
You may have a blue screen crash to the next, post it here to see what it says ...

Actionguy 05-05-2009 10:56 PM

Re: divx playback problem
 
Yes the pc is upto date.
I followed the instructions and I had an error message on a blue background that said:
A problem has been detected and Windows has been edge to prevent damage to your computer.
Consult your hardware vendor for any BIOS update
TECHNICAL INFORMATION
STOP: 0x0000008E (0xC000000S, 0xF6D1CC01 base at F6CFC000, Datestamp 47 to 922C.

JAMES_911 05-05-2009 11:01 PM

Re: divx playback problem
 
Here is the solution for the Blue Screen Error

Random "0x0000008E" Error Message on a Blue Screen in Windows XP
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/827663/en-us

Team Leader 05-05-2009 11:02 PM

Re: divx playback problem
 
try installing the video codec(s) again - ffdshow is useful. Also Combined-Community-Codec-Pack-2007-07-22.exe. Disable dual-view - see if its that causing a problem...


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