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GTXP and DVDs

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October 13, 2003 3:03:10 AM

For some reason I can no longer play DVDs on my PC. Whichever program I use it crashes. I tried Power DVD, WinDVD, Interactual Player and Windows Media Player. They ALL crash. If I remove or disable my GTXP then I can watch DVDs but what's the point of that? Then I have no sound!

My system:
Asus P4C800
512MB Kington HyperX PC3500
Adaptec 2120S SCSI 320 RAID
2 Seagate 15K Cheetahs 72GB RAID 0
Pioneer DVD 120-S
Sony DRU-500A DVD RW
Radeon 9700 Pro
Hercules GTXP
Klipsch Pro Media 5.1

I tried moving the Adaptec and the GTXP to different slots. I made sure that the onboard sound was disabled. I reformatted and reinstalled. I even swapped out the mobo with an MSI Neo-LSR. Still crashes. I'll try swapping RAM next. I have a pair of OCZ PC3500 I could swap from another system. Other than this headache everything else seems fine. Weird, eh?

Okay, brain. You don't like me, and I don't like you, but let's get through this thing and then I can continue killing you with beer. -- Homer Simpson.

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October 26, 2003 12:56:46 AM

Well, it's not the ram. It seems like an incompatibility with the GTXP software. Try uninstalling it, and removing the drivers for it. Then download the drivers from <A HREF="http://www.hercules.com" target="_new">http://www.hercules.com&lt;/A> and reinstall those drivers.

Out of curiosity, the sound works fine normally, right?

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