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Media Player Blurred Vision


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Despite my best efforts I keep getting blurred vision when playing a video file on Media player. I'm runing Media Player 7.1. Could omeone please help me.
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Try using VLC Media Player to see if you get the same thing

http://www.filehippo.com/download_vlc/
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Well, I installed real player and i experienced the same problems, do you still think that VLC player might ocercome these problems?
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Probably not, I suggested another player but you already have one

Download and install Everest Home Edition

Run the programme, click + next to computer then summary

Look on right for display / video adapter

Look at the manufacturer’s site for the suitable drivers for your Operating System


If you are unable to find them, please post the make and model here before you download anything

Please set a system restore point before you install anything
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Thanks for getting back Keith. When running Everest I discovered that I am actually running windows 98 SE not 98: I had downloaded media player 7.1 for windows 98 only. So I downloaded media player 9: this version cured all video blurring problems but I find that when playing a video that it will stall for a second or two or skip. Do you have any suggestions?
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If it is streamed media, open media player, click tools, options, performance, check the detect connection speed is automatic, increase the buffer size to 20 seconds, click apply, close media player
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I tried it but it didn't help: any other suggestions?

Also, I had my drivers scaned and discovered that my video adapter needs to be updated but that site which performed the scan charges. My current video adapter is VIA Tech VT8501 Graphics Controller: Do you know where I can get an update for free if you think this would help?

Thanks
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What does Everest have for the motherboard and chipset
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