Posted 22 November 2005 - 05:36 PM
Click Start>Run and type dxdiag. In the window that opens at the bottom it says what version of Direct X you have. What is it? On the 'Display' tab it will tell you the name, manufacturer and chipset of your graphics/video card. Post them back please.
Just out of interest try downloading Irfanview and using it to open one of your videos.Irfanview
is a free graphic viewer for personal use, which can view and edit images and playback video. Download it from here
What type of files are you opening, avi, mpeg, wmv?
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