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CasualMat

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I'm having some odd problems with playing videos on my laptop.
I have videos on my external hard drive and when I go to play them they either: a) start fine and then the video gets all choppy and behind while audio stays the same, or b) start slow and choppy and I restart to try and fix whatever is wrong.

When I ctrl+alt+del to look at my processes and performance my CPU usage is getting maxed out and I don't know why that would happen. I have 1 gig of RAM, Dell Inspiron 5150, Windows XP pro, and am using Media Player Classic for playback. Any suggestions? Should I check on my memory settings to make sure everything is set correctly?

Thanks!
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gerryf

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what if you put the file on the local harddrive, instead of the external?

I wonder if this is an issue with the drive, the os, or the usb interface
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