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Old 04-12-2006, 10:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Having Trouble Getting new DVDRW drive to work...

This actually is more of a software issue, but nonetheless, I'll post it.

I recently built a new puter and havne't until tonight gotten around to really testing out the DVD drive.

I popped in Bad Boys II, Pirates of the Carribean, and then King Kong, and all three had the same problems.

WHen I played them in WIndows Media PLayer, some no-name free player from Download.com, and in that built-in player that comes bundled with most DVDs they all exhibited the same trait -

massive verticle lines/relics. There are about 25 - 30 blurry vertical lines that go through the picture. Further, the picture is blurrier than anything I've ever seen on a computer.

My monitor is a 20.1inch Acer Widescreen running 1600x1000 resolution.

What's teh problem??!!

THanks guys!

AMD 3800+ X2
2GB PC3200 ABIT ram
250GB WD Caviar SATA 300
XFX Geforce 6800xt
Acer 20.1 inch Widescreen LCD
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Old 04-12-2006, 11:24 PM   #2 (permalink)
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first thing, have you installed the latest graphics drivers for your 6800?
try downloading and installing the k-lite codec pack
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