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#1 Christoph182


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Posted 12 September 2007 - 03:30 PM

hey guys, the dvd player on my gateway laptop keeps skipping when I watch movies. The picture will freeze for half a second and come back, continuously doing this. I know it's not my disc because it does it to more than one orginal movie. What's wrong?

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#2 garmanma


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Posted 12 September 2007 - 03:53 PM

What player are you using? The lens could be dirty. There's a cleaning disk that has little brushes on it that spin against the lens. Here's a checklist
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Posted 15 September 2007 - 09:23 AM

Try shutting down all open programs, the stuff in the Notification Area (AKA the System Tray - the stuff down by the clock), and maybe even some of the processes in the Processes tab of Task Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del). Then try the movies again - if they're OK then, it's just too much stuff running to allow the system to process it all.
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Posted 15 September 2007 - 11:28 AM

Usasma read my mind I was thinking you may be running into a memory problem. How much does the computer have? and what are you running on the machine?
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