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sambo135

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Hello
i recently formatted my computer and reinstalled everything, but now, when i play any movies files the quailty is really low for some reason. I've updated the graphic driver, reinstall an old driver, downloaded codecs. I would understand it could be my graphics card, but when i play games such as WoW, UT2003, CS, NFSU2 they all work prefectly fine.

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Kurt_Aust

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I had a problem similar to this a while ago. I made the mistake of updating my graphics driver without uninstalling the old one (nVidia FX5200 on XP-64 box).

See if there is an option under "add/remove programs" to remove your graphics driver, do so, reboot and then reinstall.

PS: It would help if you could tell us what your graphics card is.
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em.. i put it in the heading, its a FX 5200, i uninstalled the drivers then reinstalled an old version that came with the cd. and it worked
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Sam

It appears that when i install the newer driver: 77.72, this problem occurs. Does any one know why??
Thanks

Edited by sambo135, 02 October 2005 - 04:22 AM.

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Opps, that's what you get for answering questions when tired. Lucky for you that I had the same problem with the same card, or perhaps not.

I also had that problem with the 77.72 version drivers, however I have video cables running to my TV (secondary display in full screen mode) and that worked fine, weird. Still, it was really irritating, especially when looking at email attachments.

Upgrading to the 77.77 version drivers seems to have fixed it though (up to 78.01 currently), will probably do the same for 32bit XP, note the bit about removing the old drivers first.
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