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Video Playback Very Slow After Driver Update


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My computer has been very good to me and I have not had a problem until now. I use my computer as a media center connected to my TV. Until today, all videos played back smoothly in good quality.

Today, all videos, whether played streaming through the internet, in VLC, WMP and WMP Classic, they are slow, laggy, choppy and are plain unwatchable. The only thing I did between then and now is update the ATI Video Driver from 11.1 to 11.2. It is ATI RadeonHD 5400.

I have attached a Speccy XML for my specs.

I have tried turning it off and on again, I have tried rolling back the driver, windows restore won't work because the service was turned off for some reason... I'm at a loss. PLEASE, help. :D
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If it isn't letting you roll back, try to download the 11.1 driver, boot into safe mode, uninstall the 11.2 video driver and install the new (old) 11.1.
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If i uninstall the old driver, won't I not be able to see the screen? But I trust u and I'll try it and let u know
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If you uninstall the old driver, Windows will use a generic driver, the same one it uses in Safe Mode. That's why in safe mode the colors suck and the resolution is huge and you can't do 3D gaming - because it is just a generic driver that works with all video cards.
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