VLC Lagging every 1 minute while playing file in WMP

June 17, 2013 at 11:26:03
Specs: Windows XP, 256 MB
Hi!
I have terrible lag of my computer
When I installed vlc and played a file ,things were going very good when on 1:12 minute it lags and sounds repeated frequently 1 bmps for about 5 seconds (no internet connection at that time)

This thing happen also now
Very rarely it stops doing this
I don't know which is the problem , I tried everything but hasn't found any good solution including disk cleaner,disk defrag,anti-virus and other things.

I have a pc
INTEL PENTIUM 4
EVO D510 EPC
256 MB RAM
2.4 GHZ PROCESSOR


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#1
June 17, 2013 at 11:43:22
"256 MB RAM"

You don't see that as a problem? XP will run with just 256MB RAM but it's just going to plod along. You should have at least 1GB of RAM. Which anti-virus are you running? If it's a heavyweight like Norton or Mcafee, it's certainly not helping matters. And you should have as little as possible loading at startup & running in the background. Download & install CCleaner-Slim - run both the Cleaner & the Registry Scanner & remove everything they find. Then manage your startup apps.

http://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/bu...

http://netsquirrel.com/msconfig/msc...

And tweak your system for best performance. Disableing Indexing & adjusting Performance Options are 2 of the best things you can do to regain some performance.

http://www.blackviper.com/2002/04/1...

Go to Performance Options > Visual Effects tab, select "Adjust for best performance" - all boxes will become unticked. Then scroll to the bottom of the list & check the bottom 3, click Apply.

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_jLaEIqL6T...


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#2
June 17, 2013 at 11:56:37
ok 256 mb of ram is a problem but on WINDOWS MEDIA PLAYER or Mplayer this thing don't happen

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#3
June 17, 2013 at 13:38:40
Re #2.

I still think RAM could be the prime suspect because VLC uses different resources to WMP.

#1 is good advice - attend to everything mentioned and if you are still in trouble increase RAM.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#4
June 17, 2013 at 17:31:22

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#5
June 17, 2013 at 18:56:09
NIce find Johnw - well worth a stab.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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#6
June 18, 2013 at 01:32:15
But on my laptop that has 128MB of RAM Videos play good and in HD on vlc play well
I think is a graphic card problem

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#7
June 18, 2013 at 01:48:59
"I think is a graphic card problem"
Take it out & connect the cable to the onboard connection.

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#8
June 18, 2013 at 05:18:36
"I think is a graphic card problem"

OK, if that's what you want to think.

http://h20000.www2.hp.com/bizsuppor...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produ...


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#9
June 18, 2013 at 07:29:12
Did you try the suggestions in #1 (apart from increasing RAM)?

Unusual for a graphics card to only give trouble on VLC.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks


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