I am not quite sure about posting this in graphic card or nvidia section.
I have a new laptop.. i5, nvidia gt425m, 4G ram...
I installed my licence of win 7 64 bits and while playing videos, on vlc or serato videosl i have this horizontal lines.
Those lines do not exists on the same video if played on my desktop.
I try several options on win7 64 but no changes.. i even downloaded the last nvidia 64 drivers ... so i reinstalled everything back from 0 and put win 7 32 bits (you never know)
But the problem is the same.
For info, on win 7 32, i havent installed the latest nvidia 32 driver as there was no result on the 64 i assume the problem is not there
In nvidia control pannel i forced VCL and Serato Videosl and WMP to use only GT 425M
the horizontal lines are (by far) less present in WMP
maybe i am missing just a dump thing..
so please let me know if you have any ideas.. i have tried several suggestions i founded on the net but no results yet..
Just to be sure, the nvidia options i changed are applied even without a restart?
Maybe i am just lacking some codecs? but why with a fresh install of VLC i have lots of horizontal lines?
the horizontal lines were the since the 1st played video.
meanwhile i installed
FFDShon and Hali
(as they are required for serato videosl)
after a lot of testing i managed to solve the problem:
I updated all of the drivers
i installed kazaa lite codec pack standard
AND i enabled aero (i dont know why, if aero is disable i have the lines, aero enalbled no lines...)
thanks alot, turning on aero in windows 7 fixed this problem for me too!!!
it seems rather trivial but it worked, they should really warn people about this, i couldnt find a solution for a very long time.
im running on an intel i5 chip with just integrated graphics, although i guess maybe the issue is with windows. .. .
Simply Amazing! For years I have had tearing issues with VLC. Ever since I had Vista, this has been a problem.
On adivce from the VLC forums a couple of years back, the only way I stopped the tearing was to use version 1.0.2 with a certain video renderer. Even then that version was outdated but the only one that worked (no tearing). Of late, I can't connect to the VLC forum. I don't think it's up and running anymore. I was always looking to see if VLC, finally fixed this issue or if there was a newer fix users found. But now with the forum gone, been googling and I'm glad I stumbled upon this thread.
After hearing hundreds of possible reasons for the tearing, video card, settings, monitor, Vsync, video renderers, and the like,.... it's amazing it has to do with Vista's Aero. Seems like a ton of people disable it like me, cause tearing has been a big problem for many. Like almost everyone has been complaining of it with no solution in sight. This thread should be bumped or stickied as I'm sure it is not widely known.
This is the first time I heard of enabling Aero's. What's crazy about this is?,.. we disable Aero's for better performance. Who would have thought? Obviously, the VLC developers never took this into account, and never duplicated the problem. Maybe now they can look into it. Cause like I said earlier, VLC versions 1.0.2 and older don't tear. Someone should get the word out, as I prefer probably like many not to have Aero's enabled.