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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #50 on: March 14, 2008, 07:34:59 am »

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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #51 on: March 18, 2008, 07:11:10 am »

Pops and Clicks
Laptop power settings and Intel drivers for two different users:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?p=13397850#post13397850
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #52 on: March 28, 2008, 07:14:28 am »

CD burning freezes Media Jukebox
Uninstalling bitdefender antivirus program solved it.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=45781.msg314313#msg314313
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #53 on: March 28, 2008, 07:36:55 am »

Vista crashes
Driver problems can account for many of them:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=45854.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #54 on: March 28, 2008, 01:07:59 pm »

MC steals focus
Uninstall the DivX decoder or configure MC so the FFDShow Video decoder is used instead of DivX Video Decoder
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=45710.msg314369#msg314369
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #55 on: April 18, 2008, 08:42:45 am »

Internet radio blocked by firewall
Zonealarm and McAfee problems.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=44973.msg316820#msg316820
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #56 on: April 30, 2008, 03:43:55 pm »

My folder.jpg art is getting changed
Windows Media Player 11 and Windows Media Center Edition can do it:
http://dalepreston.com/Blog/2007/04/windows-media-player-and-album-art.html
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #57 on: May 02, 2008, 10:05:32 am »

TV stuttering with more than 4GB of RAM
It was a Hauppauge driver problem.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=44990.msg318313#msg318313
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #58 on: May 25, 2008, 01:27:40 pm »

Crash importing video files
Solved by uninstalling Child Control application from Salfeld Computer GmbH:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=46726.msg320297#msg320297
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #59 on: June 19, 2008, 04:19:56 pm »

MC Slow
Yet Another Anti Virus Problem.  Uninstalling Threatfire solved it.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=46701.msg320088#msg320088
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #60 on: June 29, 2008, 03:16:55 pm »

Haali Media Splitters (no video playing) are stealing the focus
Changing a setting stops it
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=47201.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #61 on: August 18, 2008, 03:20:53 pm »

Downloads stall
A Linksys wireless router bug may be the cause (could also apply to local network files in transfer or playback).
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=47799.msg327894#msg327894

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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #63 on: October 04, 2008, 07:00:39 pm »

Sage TV causes problems with MC TV
A solution is also here:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=48510.msg332626#msg332626
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #64 on: October 21, 2008, 06:32:53 am »

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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #65 on: November 04, 2008, 12:23:11 pm »

DVD Playback Broken
Uninstalling Nero 7 fixed it.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=49001.msg335939#msg335939

Unused network hardware caused MC audio skipping
Disabling an unused interface stopped the skipping.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=49789.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #66 on: December 27, 2008, 07:27:57 pm »

Thumbnail problems
They are often DirectShow problems.  Two examples in this thread:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=49809.msg340918#msg340918

Crash related to PlayingNow plug-in
May have been a configuration issue:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=49985.msg341915#msg341915
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #67 on: January 14, 2009, 01:19:11 pm »

Early beta of Windows 7 may corrupt MP3 files
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=50086.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #68 on: January 30, 2009, 08:47:33 am »

No sound with MKV movies
Uncheck the ffdshow setting for SPDIF-only
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=50134.msg344235#msg344235

Sound distortion on track change using ASIO
Changing an ASIO setting worked.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=50358.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #69 on: February 28, 2009, 09:15:43 pm »

WASAPI playback causes stalls, hangs
There is a Microsoft patch available:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=49536.msg347104#msg347104
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #70 on: March 21, 2009, 06:46:50 pm »

Another crash caused by a virus checker
Removing Kaspersky solved the problem.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=51176.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #71 on: March 27, 2009, 05:37:13 pm »

Periodic Video Artifacts
Turning off a Windows service fixed it:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=51157.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #72 on: April 10, 2009, 06:53:43 am »

Audio out of sync with video
Mis-configuration in Windows mixer
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=51422.msg351114#msg351114
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #73 on: April 12, 2009, 12:27:22 pm »

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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #74 on: May 05, 2009, 01:03:20 pm »

Occasional tick sound using WASAPI playback
Updating Sigmatel sound driver solved it.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=51820.msg353600#msg353600
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #75 on: May 12, 2009, 09:19:40 am »

CD drive problems
Updating motherboard drivers solved it
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=51714.msg354145#msg354145
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #76 on: June 24, 2009, 03:34:46 pm »

Video Problems when Aero is on
This is a good example of a video driver issue.  ATI driver with Vista or Windows 7:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1136909
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #77 on: July 22, 2009, 08:27:11 am »

License Error
Vista UAC was the problem
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=53010.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #78 on: August 02, 2009, 11:04:33 am »

Playback hesitates / pauses every 2 or 3 seconds
Another program, catwalk, was the cause.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=53167.0

Noise when CPU usage is high
Solved by changing a setting with E-MU 0404 USB and ASIO
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=53248.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #79 on: August 11, 2009, 11:23:55 am »

Video Problems -- blanking out, distorting images and showing random characters
Bad Nvidia Chip?  8400M and 8600M.  Some Sony notebooks have this problem.  Probably others.
http://www.engadget.com/2008/07/10/all-nvidia-8400m-8600m-chips-faulty/
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #80 on: August 29, 2009, 03:12:01 pm »

Ripping fails with Windows 7
Updating the motherboard firmware solved it for one drive.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=53605.msg364937#msg364937
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #81 on: October 04, 2009, 07:17:47 am »

MC freezes on startup
Solved by disabling Comodo firewall and virus checker
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=54236.msg369036#msg369036
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #82 on: November 08, 2009, 07:30:38 am »

TV has a picture but no sound
Installing drivers (and codecs?) for the TV hardware solved it:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=54735.msg372589#msg372589
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #83 on: December 14, 2009, 10:52:21 am »

Slow performance
glynor found that Microsoft security software was causing a problem:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=55242.msg375790#msg375790
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #84 on: December 15, 2009, 10:01:20 am »

Video sometimes disappears when using an HDMI connection
Thread at AVSForum:
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1164975
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #85 on: January 15, 2010, 10:42:06 am »

Program stops responding and Win7 closes it
A video driver issue.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=55651.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #86 on: January 20, 2010, 07:01:48 am »

No Sound on Newly Built PC
Microsoft driver for Realtek didn't work.  Realtek driver did.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=55708.msg378711#msg378711
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #87 on: February 23, 2010, 07:27:42 am »

Ripping and tagging problems
Turning off Trend Micro Internet Security solved the problems.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=55326.msg382024#msg382024
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #88 on: March 07, 2010, 07:35:37 am »

BSPlayer conflict
BSPlayer installation can break MC's DirectShow support
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=56455.msg383354#msg383354
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #89 on: April 07, 2010, 07:10:08 pm »

Pops and clicks
Another network driver problem:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=56928.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #90 on: April 15, 2010, 06:41:59 pm »

Performance issues
Glynor found out the Microsoft's Security Essentials could cause problems:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=55242.msg375790#msg375790
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #91 on: April 27, 2010, 09:23:13 am »

MC Freezes
Line 6 Studio UX1 had a bad ASIO driver.  ASIO4ALL worked.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=57164.msg388984#msg388984
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #92 on: May 15, 2010, 07:46:47 am »

Slow FLAC Encoding
It was a problem with Microsoft Security Essentials.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=57635.msg390953
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #93 on: June 30, 2010, 07:00:17 am »

Bad sound, muffled vocal
Karaoke option was on in Realtek:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=58426.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #94 on: June 30, 2010, 10:12:59 pm »

Another sound problem related to network hardware
User Q found that the wireless interface caused it (reply #56)
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=57595.msg395541#msg395541
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #96 on: August 01, 2010, 07:05:02 am »

Clicks and pops sound problem
Disabling a wireless network device solved it
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=58899.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #97 on: August 18, 2010, 09:27:30 pm »

Audio Distortion
Microsoft Security Essentials was the cause.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=59224.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #98 on: September 21, 2010, 02:19:21 pm »

Playing MKV files doesn't work on Win7
Installing some missing Windows software solved the problem.
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=59543.0
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Re: Weird and wonderful (freak problems and their solutions)
« Reply #99 on: November 15, 2010, 01:24:15 pm »

Slow machine, high MC CPU usage
Microsoft Security Essentials was the cause:
http://yabb.jriver.com/interact/index.php?topic=60517.msg408527#msg408527
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