HI, Id really like some help. I bought a computer equipped as listed below. Ive been using Media Center to watch videos, and movies since I got it.. about 4 Months ago. Recently Ive been getting errors when attempting to view a video (AVI). the error says there was an error and the program will have to close. I could restart Media Center and then view the video. I am using the Microsoft remote to start Media center. Now, I cant get it to work at all. I only get the error that the program has to close. Ive gotten no reply from Microsoft about the error and I was wondering if anybody on this forum had a similar problem and what was the fix. Im getting very frustrated and also I cannot find a way to do a repair on vista like you can with XP. any help you guy can give me would be appreciated. I really dont want to re-install vista if I dont have to but it may come down to that. Thanks in advance.
Windows Vista (Home Premium)
Motherboard Manufacturer Foxconn Model 945 7MD Series
Chipset Chipset Model 945G Processor to I/O Controller South Bridge 82801GB/GR (ICH7 Family) LPC Interface Controller SMBus Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) SMBus Controller @0500h
CPU Cpu Socket LGA775 [Socket 775] Max CPU Speed 4000 MHz One Physical Processor / 2 Cores / 2 Logical Processors / 64 bits
Intel Core 2 Duo E6400 @ 2.13GHz
Memory 2X 1024 Mb Memory Type DDR2 SDRAM Speed DDR2-533 (266 MHz) Data Width 64 bits
Hard Drive Western Digital WDC WD3200JS-00PDB0 320 GBytes SATA-II Western Digital WDC WD3200AAJS-00RYA0 320 GBytes SATA-II Graphics Card 256 MBytes NVIDIA GeForce 7300 GS
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Try uninstalling all 'other' media players on your system, Real Player, etc.
thanks badge, I should have thought of that. Ill try it and let you know if it works.. thanks