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Blu-ray problems

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September 17, 2009 4:56:16 AM

For starters, i'm not sure if this is the right area to be posting this... it seemed the best @ the time...

I recently bought an internal Blu-Ray drive for my Vista x64 PC. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...

It installed fine, and it came w/ Cyberlink's PowerDVD 8 BD edition

When I insert a BD disk, it runs w/o sound for about 2 minutes, then the picture freezes. The display timer continues on the screen, but i can't click on anything (2 minutes isn't long enough for the menu to fully pop up)

does anyone have any ideas?

oh, btw. Normal DVD's work just fine.

My computer is:
AMD: Athlon 64 X2 5200+ 2991 MHz
Mobo: Gigabyte M57SLI-S4 v.2
RAM: 4GB Mushkin DDR2 PC2-6400
OS: Vista 64bit SP2
VC: EVGA 8800 GTS 320MB

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September 17, 2009 7:19:25 PM

i've run that test before i bought the optical drive
(the test was also on the PowerDVD software as well)
it says everything is OK for BD
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September 18, 2009 12:18:01 PM

Test the memory with memtest86+.
Tell us about your power supply.
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September 18, 2009 2:49:39 PM

memory is fine
PSU is a BFG 800 Watt ES Series
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