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Videos only play in black and white

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  • Video
  • Flash Player
  • Media Player
  • Windows XP
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August 3, 2006 11:21:46 AM

Hi, I'm not sure how long ago this started, because I haven't been downloading many videos, but whenever I play a video in a player (VLC, WMP, etc.), the video always plays in black & white. If I watch a video online in flash player though, it plays in normal color. I thought it might have been Windows Media Player that was the problem, so I upgraded to WMP 11 beta to see if it restored a codec or something that was missing, but nothing changed.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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August 14, 2006 9:42:46 PM

Hello!

I had the same exact problem, but try this, it workd with me.

(By the way, i have windows media player 11 in french, so i dont know exactly what are the exact translated word... :/  )

Open windows media player.

Go to :

"Tools"
"Options"
"Performances"
"Advanced Options"
now check the "Use High Quality Mode" box.

Hope its gonna work. C ya.
September 30, 2006 12:20:37 AM

dear ching0, I don't know if you are still tracking this topic, but I sent you a PM regarding this
hope you can help, thanks!

Quote:
Hello!

I had the same exact problem, but try this, it workd with me.

(By the way, i have windows media player 11 in french, so i dont know exactly what are the exact translated word... :/  )

Open windows media player.

Go to :

"Tools"
"Options"
"Performances"
"Advanced Options"
now check the "Use High Quality Mode" box.

Hope its gonna work. C ya.
February 24, 2008 7:19:15 PM

I had the same problem with my dual headed nvidia card. In VLC it's probably the video hardware acceleration. Try the following -or- update your video drivers...

In VLC...

"Settings"
"Preferences"
"Video"
uncheck "Overlay video output"
click "save"
close VLC and reopen

Hope this helps :) 
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