Choppy video playback on windows 7 Tags: Windows 7 Video Performance Last response: May 17, 2010 8:20 PM in Windows 7 Share Anonymous Windows 7 Expert May 17, 2010 4:35:34 PM Hello, what is the cause for the choppy playback and the slow performance of any action taken in windows 7? opening programs, scrolling down pages, any game, any flash video or application. More about : choppy video playback windows | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove WR2 Windows 7 Authority May 17, 2010 6:26:29 PM Windows 7 is usually very smooth and easy to work with so something else maybe going on. Possible causes: Low power CPU. Low installed amount of RAM. Unusually high number of programs/processes already running. Possibly incorrect video driver. | Report abuse ksampanna May 17, 2010 6:33:26 PM Most probable reasons:  slow cpu  slow graphic card  inadequate RAM Does your pc satisly the min reqs of Win 7 32/64 bit OS? | Report abuse Zoron Windows 7 Expert May 17, 2010 8:09:47 PM Make sure your video drivers are up-to-date... it sounds almost like they've been corrupted or even uninstalled. | Report abuse sminlal Windows 7 Authority May 17, 2010 8:20:17 PM Open up device manager and check the properties of your disk drives to make sure they're running in DMA mode and not PIO mode. | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Windows 7>Choppy video playback on windows 7> Related ressources: ForumChoppy Video Playback ForumChoppy Video Playback with Blu-ray and HD files ForumVideo Streaming or DVD Playback is Choppy ForumChoppy video playback ? ForumNewly built htpc has choppy hd video playback ForumChoppy video playback ? Bad HDD or not? ForumVideo playback choppy after addition of X1300 to HD4870 setup Forum2 year old HTPC with Choppy playback only in HD ForumChoppy Video Playback , and Slow PC ForumChoppy Video Playback , and Slow PC ForumNeed assistance random choppy playback and software ForumVideo playback is choppy ForumWindow 7 this copy is not genuine More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !