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The one thing I'm NOT sure about is how important it is to do such a dump AFTER Media Player has frozen. Quote: Also, grab something like VLC. As for on your end for potential remedies, since we're dealing with managed code, perhaps you may wanna uninstall & reinstall whatever version(s) of .NET Framework you have installed on the constantly freezing up The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. check over here

The cable is connected directly from the wall into my PC's TV tuner card. If you're unsure, you can save the output from Autoruns as a file and send it to me and I can see what you should disable or not. It's not just you that are experiencing these sort of errors. iYogi recommend reading the full Disclaimer About Us Press Release Disclaimer Privacy Terms of Use Forums Insights FAQs Blog Videos Complaint Form IoT Platform Tech Articles Careers Contact Us Select http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f299/windows-media-center-hangs-computer-589349.html

If you can only have the chance to create a minidump, do so. What's the specs on your PC? This can also (similarly) affect watching in "Live TV" mode, probably because playback is buffered (so not actually "Live").

Sometimes, while watching a show, I'll begin to hear a slight "click", once every few (6-8) seconds. For USB keyboard, go to kbdhid instead of i8042prt. After 30 seconds or so, I receive the blue 'No TV Signal' screen. We can still go through diagnosing this, but if you have any other video card laying around or your motherboard has onboard graphics, you may wanna temporarily switch to that as

While frozen, if I move the time-pointer by any amount, and in either direction, the show will begin to play normally again for about 6-8 seconds and then freeze again. I haven't tried the manual crasher yet. Does your Windows Media Center™ keep Freezing? https://mymce.wordpress.com/2013/08/23/how-to-fix-if-windows-media-center-freezes/ Stay logged in Sign up now!

The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. I have 4 of 6 ATA Channels in use, all set to Ultra DMA Mode 6, with the "Enable DMA" box clicked. bovinda Senior member Joined: Nov 26, 2004 Messages: 692 Likes Received: 0 I just rebuilt our HTPC and reinstalled Windows 7. This site is completely free -- paid for by advertisers and donations.

In fact, I'm pretty sure any minidump will just not give enough in this situation. read the full info here There is a bug in Media Center. I haven't received a JCGriff Report from you, and while it's somewhat unnecessary, at least it gives me a good bit of info to get my bearings on what PC we're New Posts Why the left hates Trump so intensely Latest: xthetenth, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:33 AM Politics and News **OFFICIAL** Diablo 3 Thread Latest: Fingolfin269, Jan 16, 2017 at 11:31

I just kept adding drives as they filled up and have no idea how best to do this. http://newsgrouphosting.com/windows-media/windows-media-player-9-crashes-my-computer-help.php One other thing you can do, is grab Autoruns, and use it to look at stuff that starts on your PC (typically under Logon, Services and Drivers). Just some info about my PC in case it helps. Possibly the best method of troubleshooting that anyone can do is to start with a fresh environment and change it bit by bit, testing as you go.

Be sure the path is typed correctly. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center DaniWeb IT Discussion Community Join DaniWeb Log In Hardware and Software Programming Digital Media Community Center Hardware I reinstalled twice since then, but it was never clear at which point the freezing recurred. this content As for WMC optimization, all that a setting does is restart ehShell.

constantly freezing up by mandarinspyce / January 12, 2009 12:18 PM PST I've searched the internet high and low & posted on numerous forums.. When I tried to upload this message with the image embedded, however, the forum complained my reply was 250000 characters long, so I've attached it instead. I don't have another memory card to test.

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It's on the list. After the picture and sound is restored, the sound is fine, but the video signal lags behind for about 3 minutes, and goes faster than it should in attempt to catch I have a feeling a lot of this has to do with that Slimdrivers software you're using. have a peek at these guys The card will record as you are watching so make sure your HD is plenty big and plenty of free space. 2.

If for whatever reason the big crashdump isn't being produced, then this may be a bug with Windows 7 SP1, of which a fix is located here. When some hard drives start dying, they make a clicking noise. Preview post Submit post Cancel post You are reporting the following post: Windows Media Center.... MaxDurango, Sep 8, 2007 #11 Classics Thread Starter Joined: Apr 22, 2007 Messages: 155 I found installing a codec pack worked well for me.

With Windows 7 I could ... Im still getting glitches, but its less frequent, hopefully this will get rid of them completely, will post back tomorrow with the details. -Andrew Classics, Apr 29, 2007 #9 Classics Sometimes I don't hear the "clicks" and sometimes I also don't see the "pauses"... I limited the columns to those regarding the CPU and the CSwitchDelta.

The next thing I'll do is generate a kernel dump. I'll need to wait till I have access to the right PC to do this. Does it respond to Ctrl+Alt+Del or can you move mouse cursor? It work great.

Reinstalling Windows won't help if it's hardware, and swapping hardware won't help if it's drivers. __________________ 07-26-2011, 12:53 PM #8 VirGnarus Windows Tech TeamBSOD Kernel Dump Expert Join Fortunately I'd copied most of it to the clipboard... 07-27-2011, 09:08 AM #10 echo14612 Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2011 Location: Rochester, NY Posts: 22 OS: Windows