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Question: Video jerky

I have a packard bell system running the following:
Vista home premium
AMD Phenom 8450 Triple-core processor
3GB Ram
Nvidia GeForce 8400 (I think because since a driver update this now reports as a 9200)

I did a system restore to go back to factory settings and had a failed reinstall so I used the rescue discs I originally created when I bought the system. This went fine but the video driver install failed to so I installed the updated drivers from Nvidias site. All good and I could get the resolution to optimum.

What went wrong is that with Aero enabled I have noticed that the video output is jerky and often when cycling down a start menu list the reaction to the cursor hover is delayed.

My windows experience Index score is 3.8 even here are the full scores:

Processor 5.3
Memory (RAM) 3.00 GB 5.9
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce 9200 3.8
Gaming graphics 1407 MB Total available graphics memory 4.5
Primary hard disk 209GB Free (286GB Total) 5.9

Any help would be appreciated

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Answer: Video jerky

So you sure the driver installed correctly? In Device Manger does it show it with a yellow explanation mark?

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Question: video is jerky

I just replaced the video card on my computer because my old one went out.  N ow the problem is that whenever I play videos on my computer, whether disks like from blockbusters or netflix or from online sources like youtube, the video is very jerky.  Also when I view images on my computer like family pictures and move them up or down on the screen, the movement is very jerky.  Has this behavior got something to do with the video card and if so how do I fix it?

Answer:video is jerky

New drivers installed ? ?

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Question: jerky video

I've just downloaded some glastonbury highlights that have been done using XVID.It mentioned that if the video is jerk to update your XVID.I have done this, but still get jerky video.Any clues?

Answer:jerky video

any ideas anyone?

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Question: Jerky video

I installed Windows 10 and everything is slightly slower but it works. The problem is videos do not play smoothly. Any suggestions?
 

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Question: Jerky HD Video

I recently purchased a Gateway DX4200 series pc. Processor is a Phenom X4 9100e 1.8 ghz. 4 gb ram. I added a Sapphire HD HD3450 512mb DDR2 video card. I'm using a Acer 22" widescreen monitor. OS is Vista Home Premium 64. Right out of the box this pc was very sluggish loading screens, applications, etc. I purchased it with the intent of adding a tv tuner card and recording HD Video and watching it on the pc or streaming it to a 42" tv using a media extender. However all HD content I have found on the net is jerky or choppy when watching full screen. This includes Hulu, Fox, NBC, etc. This also applies to HD video that has been downloaded from NBC instead of just streaming from the web. After adding the video card it is no better. I mistakenly thought that shifting the video memory to a dedicated card instead of using the 128 mb shared video on board might improve this. My Vista perfomance scores are Processor 5.7, Memory 5.9, Graphics (desktop) 3.5, Gaming 4.0 and Hard drive in the 5's. After updating the video card I went to AMD and updated the drivers and ATI Catalyst. What can I do to make the video play smoothly? Also I'd like the entire system to move a little faster, loading programs, web pages, etc. I can watch NBC HD video full screen with none of the hesitation problems on a old HP pavilion with a Pentium 4 2.8 ghz processor, connected by wireless g, running Win XP. Is it the 1.8 ghz processor thats the problem?

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Question: Jerky video

Hi,

Compared to my old P2 450, my current PC (in profile) plays video a lot more jerkedly than the former. Switching media players doesn't help. Why does this happen?

Thx
 

Answer:Jerky video

Specifically what type of video? Is it just one video file, all of a certain type, or all video types and any file? Did you rip these videos from like a DVD or VCD? Where'd you get them? Have you tried reinstalling Windows?

I'm just kidding on that last one
 

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Question: Jerky Video

Having problems playing video using WMP, VLC but sound is great. Jerky Jerky.....
Any ideas why ? No such probs in Win 7.

Answer:Jerky Video

Try another filetype. Convert it with Format Factory

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Until recently I have been able to watch BBC iPlayer and other TV on line. Now, however, the sound quality is good but the video is "jerky" as if there are misssing frames! I have uppdated to Adobe Flash Player 10.1 but the quality remains the same. I would be grateful for any ideas as watching catch-up progs. is becoming an eye strain.

Answer:Video on my PC is "jerky"

Could it be a java problem then.If you use java are you using the latest update for that.All old versions should be removed and only have the latest version installed.Latest Flash.click hereThis looks like the latest Java update for 32 Bit.click here

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When I playback HD Video on my 1080p LCD it jerks occasionally - like its dropping frames...

I have a Core-i7 860 (8 threads @ 2.8Ghz) and an ATi HD 5770 ... all connected via HDMI

Iam using Windows 7 64-Bit and MPC Home Cinema with 64-Bit K-lite Codec Pack - it does the same with WMP

can anyone help?
thanks
 

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OK, this is something I cannot quite put my fingers on.

Video playback on my new Compaq F762AU notebook (AMD Turion TL-60 2GHz, 2GB RAM, Windows XP Home SP2, built-in nVIDIA geforce 7000M) looks as if the camera used to shoot the clip was dragged across the sand. The viewing transition or anything that moves can be perceived as stopping every quarter of a second - oddly enough the audio is not affected. It's not jerky enough so as to make any video unwatchable, you understand, but quite noticeable and very annoying. Panning scenes are a pain to watch, and this jerky-motion in action is also very noticeable during the credits at the end of the clip/movie. This happens to ALL video clips, regardless of the codec - codec reinstalls and even system reformats fail to give the matter a close. And it also keeps happening despite (one of or combination of more of the following:

1) using various players (WMP, Winamp, VLC)
2) Disconnecting from the Internet
3) Disabling anything running in the background
4) updating to the latest system and graphics drivers
5) playing the clip/video from HDD/ flash drive or DVD (DVD-video or data disc)

CPU usage during video watching is rarely above 20%.

I'm at my wit's end. Please help.
 

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I know this has been covered before in a number of different ways, but I'm a bit lost.I have a neat Samsung NC10 notebook that is doing all I ask of it.However video sources seem a little jerky in their playback.Youtube videos play ok but are not smooth as expected.I have a new camera a Lumix LX3. This creates HD .mov files and these do not play back smoothly either.I have tried downloading Quicktime alternative, but it didn't seem to help, plus I admit I was at a loss as to what boxes to tick or untick.I then tried the K-Lite pack, but again there are so many options I'm unsure what to do!In any event I have not been able to find a quick and tidy solution.Hope you can help/offer guidance.Thanks in advance.

Answer:Jerky video playback...

It's just a case of hardware specs. I'm afraid...Poor old lappy isn't (and was not designed for) All that Video playback.Sad..But trueIf you can't have a high spec PC. and need a laptop that will do the kind pf thing you mention, then:click hereAs you can see..HUGE price hit.

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I am having a problem with my GraphicsSystem :-Windows XP Pro with SP2Graphics card :- GeForce 4 MX400 Latest Driver 63 buildVia Chipset QDI K7 M/B Universal Drivers installedDirect X 9.0cIf I perform a clean install of Windows and run my Game animations all is wellThe problem seems to start when I put in Power DVD to view my DVD'sAgain I am using the latest XP Drivers and patches from CyberMediaBy Jerky I mean there is a definite jerk that seems to happen every 3 seconds I have tried to tweak the system and can get it to all but vanish but the quality is not as good as the clean install aboveThe same happens when I go through the DxDiag tests ie bouncing white box and spinning cube yet they are reported as OK

Answer:Jerky Video/Graphics

Ensure you shut down as many unnecessary programs that may be running and see how that goes.Ensure you have plenty of RAM available

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Greetings--I hope someone can help me with this; it's puzzled everyone I've talked to. For the past month or two, video performance on a couple of games we play has gotten very poor--instead of moving smoothly, things seem to start and stop. The games involved are Zuma Deluxe and Luxor. Luxor even stopped running altogether; just a black screen. Neither game is very graphically intense. Other games that are more demanding, like Prince of Persia Sands of Time and Indiana Jones & The Emperor's Tomb, seem to run fine. DVDs play fine. Specs are: MSI mobo (KT4AV), AMD Athlon XP 1800 chip, 768 MB RAM, Windows XP SP2, and an ATI Radeon 8500 AGP w/ 128 MB RAM. I swapped the ATI card for an nVidia GeForce 4, and the problem has eased somewhat, but is definitely still there. Device Mgr shows no hardware or memory conflicts. Has anyone else run into this, or have any suggestions on what to do? Thanks! Keith
 

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Hi, my dad is having problems playing video files on his computer. It will play a couple of seconds then stop for a second or so then play for a couple of seconds and so on and it's REALLY frustrating!!! His spec, AMD K6 450Mhz, 350MBish of SDRAM, 32Mb ATI Rage Fury graphics card, is not very good by today's standards but I would have thought it enough to play a movie.

Does anybody have any idea what could be the problem behind this? I believe that my dad has the latest drivers.

BTW the operating system is Windows XP.
 

Answer:Video Playback Jerky

Despite what Microsoft may say XP can run on you are indeed pushing it ... go back to 98/ME and you'll probably find your 'video' will play a lot better.

You could try and turn off ?the bells & whistles? but your system really is lacking to run XP.

The minimum I would suggest to run XP would be an 800/1000 CPU + 256mb ram.
 

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Jerky video playbackI've been running VHS video clips copied onto my home computer and then transferred to my laptop in school. The film is very jerky, though the audio file is fine. I've noticed that the processor (celeron 1133mhz) is working at over 90% capacity while the video is running. Is the processor too slow or is there insufficient RAM (256 SDRAM)? How fast would the processor need to be to ensure smooth running pictures? I've tried ringing DELL but they say it's a software issue and aren't interested.

Answer:Jerky video playback

I have a Athlon 750Mhz with 512MB Ram based machine and that plays video back with no jerkiness. So Dells comment may have value. What software are you using (inc OS)

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Hi,

My computer is an AMD Athlon XP 2600+ with 1GB RAM. I have a Jetway N2GAP motherboard with an nvidia nForce2 integrated graphics processor. And I am running Windows XP SP1.

Sometimes when I am watching a DVD that has been backed up to my hard disk, every 20 seconds or so, the picture kind of seizes, and then speeds up to catch up with the audio. And when I am playing games, the screen also freezes for a second or two and then resumes.

What could be casuing the problem, and could anyone help me resolve this problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

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Capturing some Mini-DV video the picture is very jerky. Checking already captured stuff that has been transferred to DVDs I find the AVI masters are also now jerky but mpeg1 masters play OK.
I suspect that the problem stems from the PC - could it be the graphics cardor something else?
Windows XP Home, Pentium dual core 2.60GHz ram: 4GB DDR2
Video Card: Nvidea GeForce GTS250 HardDriveCapacity: 500GB.

Answer:Jerky video playback

"Capturing some Mini-DV video the picture is very jerky", do you mean you are getting dropped frames during the actual capture process?
Is this a new problem that's just started or have you just recently started capturing video and it's been like this from the start?
Are you connecting your camcorder to your pc with a firewire lead, not a usb lead?

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All of a sudden my PC has been unable to play any type of videos. It doesn't matter what format or what medium I'm viewing them on, they are constantly jerky. The mouse also appears to become jerky while the video is playing too, it's as if the whole PC becomes slowed up and starts stuttering. Flash videos from the likes of youtube also display exactly the same problem.

I've tried updatng my ATI Sapphire Radeon X300SE graphics card drivers, rolling them back to previous ones, reverting to an earlier system checkpoint and done virus scans with AVG. I've even cleaned any dust from the Main CPU and Video Card CPU incase it was an overheating issue. NOTHING I've tried has fixed the problem.

In task manager the cpu usage spikes up to 100% when videos are played.

I'd be really grateful if anyone has any suggestions for me to try as I'm getting really stressed out and am not sure what else to do! If you require any further details about my PC i'll get them posted up right away.

Thanks for your time.

Answer:Video Jerky on WinXP

Have you checked for malware? The mouse jumping around could be caused by an infection and would affect the other problem.

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Video viewing with WMP and Real Player has become very jerky. At first I thought it was just streamed content, but it's the same with every video file I have - picture freezing and unfreezing every few seconds. The sound is OK.

I downloaded what I believe to be the latest driver for my graphics controller (Intel 82852/82855, driver version 6.14.10.4396) but when I try to install it, it says it cannot be installed on my computer. I have 64MB of video memory on the system - maybe that's insufficient? Task Manager shows the most memory usage being iexplore.exe (53,136K), followed by svchost.exe (33,664), explorer.exe (24,260) and vsmon.exe (15,352).

My hard disk is defragged regularly using Perfectdisk.

Would anyone have any ideas? I'm running Windows XP Home on a Dell Inspiron 1150 laptop, have plenty of disk space and have done full virus and spyware checks.

TIA,

Ian

Answer:Jerky Video Viewing

I am having what sounds like the same problem and it just developed recently. Playback of video will play for a few seconds, stop for a split second and then play again. It looks as though it is trying to buffer a few seconds of video and then play it and buffer again. I have run anti-virus, anti-spyware and reinstalled drivers, etc. This problem is system wide, that is, it occurs in embedded flash video like with youtube as well as with video players like Windows Media. Audio is not affected so the file would appear to be okay, only a problem with video playback.

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After much investigation I have established that my relatively new StarTech 7 channel USB Audio Adapter External Sound Card is the cause of my jerky video playback - disconnected all is fine except no sound - connected, even after latest software download, videos become unwatchable. My operating system is Windows XP and all my system checks are OK, I have adequate RAM and free HD space, Does anyone know of a solution or is it dustbin time for the StarTech card?
 

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I have been playing video clips (embedded in websites like youtube etc) satisfactorily for a long time using Windows XP.
In the last few days these clips will only play in a very jerky way with no smooth stream. I cannot figure out the problem. I haven't changed anything recently like new software etc.
I'd really appreciate any help that anyone can give. Thanks

Answer:Jerky Video Playback

Do you have the latest version of Flash?

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Video viewing with WMP and Real Player has become very jerky. At first I thought it was just streamed content, but it's the same with every video file I have - picture freezing and unfreezing every few seconds, but the sound is OK.

I downloaded the latest driver for my graphics controller (Intel 82852/82855) but when I try to install it, it says it cannot be installed on my computer.

Would anyone have any ideas? I'm running Windows XP Home, have plenty of disk space, have removed all unnecessary programs and done full virus and spyware checks.

TIA,

Ian
 

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hello guys, I have bought an Acer aspire one {11.6} screen. Fantastic portable little notebook, but when playing back video or using BBC i player, the picture is jerky and freezes momentarly etc. Do I need to adjust anything on my netbook, or is it due to the size of the processor etc. I have windows xp loaded and it is a intel atom inside. cpu z520 1.33ghz 2gb ram. I would have thought this would have been ok for smooth video viewing. Any comments welcome. I also intend to buy a small portable disc drive so i can use cd & dvd. Has anyone had experience of these and any suggestions for a low cost answer.
Thanks to all of you who help, once again.
cj47.
 

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It seems that whenever I play a YouTube video directly, from a link or something, it frequently stops and starts. Must be a buffer thing. However, my computer (Vista) has plenty of memory, uses ReadyBoost, and has a 2 gig processor.

If I download the video and run it from my computer, no problem.

What's happening here?
 

Answer:Why is YouTabe video jerky?

It's not really related to your computer specs. It can be an Internet speed or connection issue.

Also, do you have the latest version of the Adobe Flash Player?

Adobe Flash Player for IE

Adobe Flash Player for non-IE
 

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Hi,

My computer is an AMD Athlon XP 2600+ with 1GB RAM. I have a Jetway N2GAP motherboard with an nvidia nForce2 integrated graphics processor. And I am running Windows XP SP1.

Sometimes when I am watching a DVD that has been backed up to my hard disk, every 10 seconds or so, the picture kind of seizes, and then speeds up to catch up with the audio. And when I am playing games, the screen also freezes for a second or two and then resumes.

What could be casuing the problem, and could anyone help me resolve this problem?

Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:RE: Jerky video during DVD playback

Have you considered purchasing an actual video card and disabling the on-board video device?
 

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Hi,My computer has been irritating me for months with laggy typing, when I close programs they do not disappear from the bottom bar quickly, when I try to play Spider Solitaire, the cards deal and move jerkily.I scan with NOD32 daily (NOD32 is updated daily). I used to run a paid up version of Counter Spy but have removed it because I don't like the program. I also run a paid up version of The Ultimate Trouble Shooter (like SiSoft Sandra) but can discern nothing in the process descriptions that looks out of place.I followed the Hijackthis routine to the letter and saved the log which I am posting. I didn't post it at the time as I have never used a forum before and got a little nervous about it all....*sigh*After I did the Grinler/Hijackthis routine, the computer ran well but now it has gone bad again so I have to do something to preserve my sanity.I did install Zone Alarm but have not used it for a couple of weeks as I never seem to be able to manage personal firewalls very well. While I was running Zone Alarm the computer was fine and now it is not so I guess that tells me something.Anyway, this is my HijackThis log file from a couple of weeks ago. I have compared all the numbers to the numbers in the HijackThis tutorial and cannot see anything suspicious. Maybe somebody else can help. Thankyou.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 8:26:41 PM, on 29/10/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:&#... Read more

Answer:My Computer Is Jerky, Typing Laggy, Spider Solitaire Jerky

Hi and welcome to Bleeping Computer! My name is Sam and I will be helping you. I apologize for the delay getting to your log, the helpers here are very busy.I don't find any indication of malware in your log. It sounds like you may have a hardware problem, possibly bad memory. You may want to post a new thread in the hardware forum.http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...&s=&f=7

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I'm really confused. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling Firefox, and uninstalling and reinstalling flash,
but none if it seemed to work. Videos play smoothly on IE, but on FireFox, playback is jerky. By that I mean,
when videos start, it's fine, but a few seconds into a video, the picture in the video freezes for a split second
and continues to where the audio is because the audio in the video doesn't lag with the picture in the video.
And it happens continuously throughout the videos. It's hard to explain, but I hope that makes sense.
This happens to all videos I watch, whether it be on Youtube or Google. I don't know what is causing this.
Please help.

Answer:video playback on firefox is jerky...

Produce a link to a video please.

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hello good people,

i have inspiron 1150 DELL laptop 512Mb Ram 2,4Ghz intel. first few months video worked good, but now 50% of dvix, avi, mpg that i play i have a problem.
The audio is perfect but video just slows down and is not synchronized . after few minutes it speeds up to catch with the audio and then here we go again. At first i thought it was the probem with memory (but i have 512) then i thought it was the player. (now i get the same thing with WMP 10, real player 10, MV2Player and nero player) so i guess it is not the player's problem too.

I remind you that 50% of the movies i play are with no problem.

Please tell me what I should do
thanks

drvarska

Answer:jerky video, good audio

Does this happen now with a video that was a known good orginally?

If not then I would suspect the files that you are playing back myself especially if they are downloaded as these can quite often be out of sync

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Having made a video with a digital camcorder and processed it in an editing program and transfered it to CD I find that it will not play correctly. It replays in fits and jerks, apparently leaving out short pieces of film with the sound track complete but slightly distorted.However if I transfer the file from CD back to the PC and then play from this it plays as it should. Any suggestions?

Answer:Jerky playback of video on home CD

How fast is your cd player? it sounds as if the info is not getting form you cd to video card fast enough.

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What initially got me traveling down this road was that just about anything involving video, be it media player, flash player, divx webplayer, does this ... digital grind, is the best way to explain it, for about half a second, then plays, then does it again. The audio halts and the video stutters for a moment, but very briefly.. but it constantly does this.I've updated Java, Flash, haven't touched codecs yet, but I've also noticed that like right now, when I'm typing, there will be pauses where I'll keep typing, but nothing will appear on the screen, then it will all instantly appear. When this happens I hear my hard drives thrash a brief moment like it's swapping something.I have 8GB of ram and yet this crap is constantly happening. I have a since SVCHOST.exe process sucking up 1gb of ram. I am tired of this. This computer should be a complete beast and yet it stumbles around constantly for no apparent reason... Here's some screen shots.Here is my HJT log:Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 9:58:00 PM, on 5/30/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\PixArt\PAC7302\Monitor.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\uTorrent\uTorrent.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Pando Networks\Media Booster\PMB.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files�... Read more

Answer:SVCHOST.exe @ 1GB+ ram, jerky video, 5.4/8gb ram usage.

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below I will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.Download OTL to your desktop.Double click on the icon to run it. Make sure all other windows are closed and to let it run uninterrupted.When the window appears, underneath Output at the top change it to Minimal Output.Under the Standard Registry box change it to All.Check the boxes beside LOP Check and Purity Check.Click the Run Scan button. Do not change any settings unless otherwise told to do so. The... Read more

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Okay, I'm having trouble with playback on some HD videos. It shouldn't be a hardware related problem because I can play some 1080p videos fine, but others (even in 720p)are really jerky. It's not like too slow jerky.. the picture will just freeze for 15-20 seconds while the audio continues. I'm at a loss because it only occurs with some videos, and other videos of the same format (usually x264) play fine. And it doesn't seem to be a problem with the actual video because it doesn't freeze in the same place every time.


I've updated all of my codecs (K-Lite 4.0) and my video card drivers (Radeon 9800pro) and the problem still persists. It's really annoying because I can still watch the videos if I pause every time it freezes it will catch up and work fine for another 30 seconds or so.


I'm using Media Player Classic, I tried Windows Media Player 10 and it still freezes up.
 

Answer:matroska video playback jerky

bump
 

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I have a PIII, 1 GHZ Processor with 512M of memory. My video card is a 32M nVidia RIVA M64 AGP graphics card.
My OS is Win ME.
Question:
When I am in the middle of a race the video will all of a sudden get very jerky. If I continue to race it will come out of it after about 30 secs or so. After another 30 seconds or so it will do it again. It just does it over and over. 30 secs good video, 30 seconds jerky video. My frame rates are usually 50/47. I'm not sure what that means, however when it starts getting jerky, the first number of the 2, 50/47, starts fluctuating like crazy. It will go down to single digits,up to the 20's. As soon as the video smooths out, the frame rates stablize and go back to what is normal.
I HAVE DISABLED "System Restore"
Help please!!!
Is my video card junk?
 

Answer:Jerky Video when running MCM2

could be your video card, not the fastest out.

Try lowering your game settings for resoloution and color depth.
Also close any programs running in the background before starting the game, use control alt delete to bring up task manager and endtask on everything except explorer and systray.
 

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Hello to all,
I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop, running XP home edition, a few years old--use it to teach my classes (so I do not have $$ to buy a new one). Lately the sound (use lots of it in Powerpoint) is jerky, and words are lost. Same for video---both the sound and the jerkiness of the video (I have tried .mov, .avi, and others---all the same). I absolutely need this computer for teaching, and really need the sound problem fixed.

I tried just playing a sound file not being in Powerpoint and it is the same problem. I am right now defragging and cleaning up the hard drive of old files (but I did that recently). No software has been added in the last 4 mos. (this is a more recent problem). I run Norton Security and antivirus and keep up with malware and viruses. I have 10GB used space, and 26GB free space. RAM is 500MB. Celeron CPU 2.8GHz.

HELP!
 

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I am trying to deal with a strange issue. I inserted a couple of WMVs into a PowerPoint presentation using a Surface Pro 4 computer. The problem is this. I have 41 Surface Pros within our group. They were all purchased at the same time from the same supplier. All are i5 chips, etc... On some of the computers the video runs well and there are no problems. On other Surfaces the video is jerky, but the audio runs without a problem. I don't know if this is a Surface Pro problem or a PowerPoint problem. All computers are current with Windows upgrades. I have attempted to re-render the videos to different specs, different codecs, etc... but to no avail. Any suggestions would be appreciated, no matter how insane they may sound. And yes the Surface Pros are all supposed to be identical. Some are slow, some are fast, some average. Don't understand why that . Help.
 

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Live video feeds appear to be stopping to buffer, so I don't get a smooth video from beginning to end. It has been suggested that I turn off hardware acceleration to remedy this, but that option is grayed out. What to do?

Answer:live video feed jerky

The most common cause, assuming your computer doesn't have serious performance issues, is an Internet connection that is too slow to keep up with the video feed. It can also happen with a shared Internet connection when other users are active. This forces the video to pause so it can catch up.If that is the case the only solution is a faster Internet connection. Or solve the sharing problem.

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I have a mesh matrix AMD athlon 64 3500, 2.21 ghz & 1gb ram. The screen is a sharp LL-173C-B with default settings at 1280x1024, 32 bit colour, 60hrz refresh.Whenever I play a DVD or video from hard drive the picture is always jerky. The sound is fine.This happens using any video playback software.I have tried help and support center with no luck.Does any one have any suggestions?Thanks Jeff

Answer:Jerky video play back

Do you have anything else using the hard drive at the same time?Video playback is very CPU and (if you're playing from it) hard drive intensive.

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Hello there, I'm new to this forum and techy stuff in general, so please forgive me if I come off as a total idiot (or if this has been posted in the wrong area [mods please move it for me if it is]).

The issue here is video playing on my computer. For some reason whenever I try to play videos it becomes extremely jerky. The video and audio hiccups and trying to watch is a pain. Whether the video is on the internet (such as youtube) or whether I'm playing video files on the computer (although in general it's not as horrible). Furthermore, when I try to play videos that I record on my HD film camera on the computer, the same lagginess happens.

I looked at the CPU usage while the videos were playing and I found out that for youtube the usage hovers between 30-50% for a short while before steadily climbing to around 95-100% and staying there. The video smoothness corresponds with the usage: the lower, the smoother. I've included a screenshot for reference (note: the sharp drop in the CPU usage you can see is due to me pressing the pause button before playing it again).

When I try to view videos in HD there's no steady climb; it's just one huge jump to around 100% from the start and everything lags like crazy.

I also included a screenshot of the processes that are running at the same time, arranged according to memory usage. Do you see anything unusual with them (besides the blanked out user name. I did that on purpose)?

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Answer:Extremely jerky video playback. Help!

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Got an Acer Aspire 5100 laptop, approx. 3y old. Dual core AMD processor and 2GB RAM, running Vista. Over the past few months I?ve noticed video playback problems on iPlayer, YouTube, etc. All is OK for up to about 1-2 mins, then the picture either freezes or becomes very jerky for for 15-30 seconds, then plays again, then freezes again, etc. When this happens the CPU usage jumps from about 25% to 100% and then back again. It?s not just streamed content; I get the same problem on playing downloaded files including .mpg types, and even on DVD playback. I?ve updated the video drivers (ATI Radeon Express 1100), cleaned all the junk out of the system, cleaned the registry, scanned for malware, updated the system BIOS, disabled the Avast AV protection, changed browsers and players, and just about every other trick I know! Nothing makes any difference. All other functionality seems fine; it?s just video playback that is the issue. I really can?t think what to try next?HELP!

Answer:Jerky video playback with 100% CPU usage

Have you installed the latest Codecs?

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Ok, I can't figure this out. If I'm on YouTube or IMDB watching a trailer -- ANY streaming video whatsoever in IE9, if I move the mouse at all, the video jerks. I've tried launching IE9 with no add-ons, safe mode, everything. This doesn't happen in latest Firefox or Chrome or Opera, ONLY IE9. I've tried with wired USB mouse AND wireless mouse with same results. CPU usage does go up to higher than it does in FF or Chrome or Opera from mouse movements (40%-50%) but I don't think it should be so high as to cause jerky video playback (sound is not affected, by the way -- only video). Already have latest driver for my ATI graphics card so that can't be it.

See video here to see what I mean: capture 1 - YouTube

Any help would be greatly appreciated -- thanks in advance!!

Answer:Mouse movement causing jerky video in IE9

do you have any antivirus programs active ? I've seen this happen to me when I'm infected .

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Hi

Thought this problem may be related to a virus / rootkit, so I posted in the security area and was kindly helped by that department and all test showed my systems ok

So it must be something else common....

For the past 3 or 4 years I have been trying to get a DJ video system up and running, I previously have purchased Hi spec motherboards, rapster harddrives, a range of powerful graphics cards etc.

I have never been happy with the video output whilst playing vob video files from my hard drives after ripping the files from my Music video DVD's

they always played choppy and jerky from the hard drive on ALL my pc's, (this is where I keep moaning about all my systems having performance issues!!)

I have also tried a range of ATI and Nvidia video Cards

So a month ago I purchased a top spec Intel I7 system 6gigs of DDR3 etc, etc, so no one could say my hardware was under spec.
When I played my ripped vob video files on the new system bang still choppy playback and this is on every pc I have Win7/XP

The issues seem more visual with NTSC video files (29 frames)

So I contacted a video company in the uk this week who transfer video formats as a service and spoke to a gentleman about my problems

I sent him the VOB video file that plays Jerky & Choppy on every machine here, he tried it on his vista machine and he tells me it plays perfect. ??

Point 1) I know its Not my Ripp as it played ok on another totally isolatted PC (I use DVD decrypter to rip my v... Read more

Answer:Jerky Glitch Video Playback On All My PC's (NTSC) Please help

when you are playing a file whether it be from a read only dvd or a file on your hard drive the media is not being written to it is only being read.
you said your playback is choppy across all your computers but not the computer that you sent the file to.
there is your difference.
find out what program the specialist used for playback
how did you send the file to the specialist?

if you are getting poor playback from a rip it is usually due to a bad rip, low frame rates or poor processing but you said that the specialist could playback fine so you have to find out why he could play it and you can't.

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I did a complete reformat and upgrade of my daughters HP pavilion g6 Notebook PC over the last couple of days. Prior to this I saved backups of her photos, personal videos and her important files onto my own desktop PC. As her laptop was too messed up prior to reinstall/upgrade I couldn't connect via Home Network and did it using two 32GB memory sticks. I checked the files once they were imported to my Windows 7 PC and they all worked fine on it. However after re-importing them back onto her now Windows 10 OS laptop the photos, screenshots and written files are all fine but the videos are very jerky and switch between fine and blurry, ie colours blending in similar fashion to a negative photo, although the sound is working fine. I have installed and use VLC Player 64bit as the default player on both machines but have checked the same files on my PC where there are still copies and they work fine on my PC just not on the laptop. Does anyone have a reason or even better a solution to this problem?.

Answer:Imported Video Files Are Very Jerky After Upgrade.

Just a guess -

Is the notebook using the Microsoft Basic display adapter drivers? They tend to give poor performance.

If you can come up with proper graphics drivers, that should fix things.

I'd look for drivers to see what's available, but "pavilion G6" covers many models.

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I haven't played a DVD on the computer for some time, playback was ok before. Tried a DVD today and playback is very jerky with stuttering sound, this is on all players PowerDVD, WMP, Real Player, and Nero. Any opinions?

Answer:Jerky Video Playback, stuttering sound

Spyware, out of date drivers/codecs, lack of free memory or processor power (not necessarily in that order).

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Hi Fellas..DVD play is poor, video is clear but jerky and sound awful. I have DMA enabled 'if available'. I've tried various codecs and it doesn't improve. It's on a Howlett Packard PC and I've spent hours on their help line and they can't solve it. I'd be glad of any sugestions. Is it a knackered player? Thanks in advance.

Answer:DVD replay video jerky and sound poor

Is this a new fault? Did it used to play ok?

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Hope someone can advise.

I have copied some video from a Sony Camcorder (Mini-DV) via the Firewire link on my machine.

Quality of picture and sound ... generally brilliant!!

However some of the scenes include high volume music (in one case from a choir in a church and the other a "disco" with a load of kids dancing). In both cases I noted that as the volume rose the video started to become jerky and freeze periodically. At first I thought the problem was with the files but I found (by accident) if I switched off the volume on my computer the picture became smooth with no jerkiness at all. Then I found I could turn the volume up to 30 - 40% and the picture was reasonably smooth with only the odd momentary freeze.

So I conclude, nothing wrong with the files (there should not be anyway) but something wrong with my computer (or at least it has a severe limitation) in that I cannot play these avi files at full volume.

I am not a computer buff, so all I could think to do was observe CPU useage while the video was playing which I did using Task Manager - while the video was running CPU useage was between 9 and 12%.

Grateful for any help so I can enjoy the full glory of these videos on my machine, particularly the choral bits.

Regards

Lindsay

Answer:High Volume = Jerky Video on my P300-31i

Hope someone can advise.

I have copied some video from a Sony Camcorder (Mini-DV) via the Firewire link on my machine.

Quality of picture and sound ... generally brilliant!!

However some of the scenes include high volume music (in one case from a choir in a church and the other a "disco" with a load of kids dancing). In both cases I noted that as the volume rose the video started to become jerky and freeze periodically. At first I thought the problem was with the files but I found (by accident) if I switched off the volume on my computer the picture became smooth with no jerkiness at all. Then I found I could turn the volume up to 30 - 40% and the picture was reasonably smooth with only the odd momentary freeze.

So I conclude, nothing wrong with the files (there should not be anyway) but something wrong with my computer (or at least it has a severe limitation) in that I cannot play these avi files at full volume.

I am not a computer buff, so all I could think to do was observe CPU useage while the video was playing which I did using Task Manager - while the video was running CPU useage was between 9 and 12%.

Grateful for any help so I can enjoy the full glory of these videos on my machine, particularly the choral bits.

Regards

Lindsay

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Nothing unusual about internet video being jerky, but my connection has just been upgraded from 512kb to 2Mb, and I thought it would no longer happen. Do I need to upgrade from 512Mb RAM to get round this or is it just an unavaoidable aspect of internet video players (BBC news in this case)? PS - Win XP.

Answer:Broadband video still jerky after speed upgrade

HiThe BBC news appears to stream it's data at 256kbps, or there abouts. So going from 512kbps to 2 MB wont make any difference. Someone can correct me if I'm talking rubbish...Question.. have you got the connection speed for RealPlayer (assuming your are using this rather than Windows media player) set to "high quality"? IE 256kbps or above.I find the quality on the BBC news site acceptable, so it sounds like it might be your PC, rather than the speed of your internet connection. 1GB of memory certainly would be helpful. Though there may be someone out there with other suggestions.Good luck...

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I have upgraded to windows 8.1 and have an issue with the jerky animation in gameplay, under window 8 the games were very smooth scrolling.  I have re-installe the graphics driver with version 9.17.10.2843 dated 21.08.2012.  Obviously a year old driver is likely to be the best for Windows 8.1 that has only just been released.Has anyone else had this problem?  Any suggestions on how to fix it?  Is there a driver available direct from Intel?Thanks













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Answer:Yoga 13 Windows 8.1 video jerky in games

Update: I updated the display adapter driver automatically online, the new driver is version 10.18.10.3316, dated 1/10/2013, this driver seems to be working correctly, smooth animation within games.Will update further should there be any more problems.

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If I'm on YouTube or IMDB watching a trailer -- ANY streaming video whatsoever in IE9, if I move the mouse at all, the video jerks. I've tried launching IE9 with no add-ons, safe mode, everything. This doesn't happen in latest Firefox or Chrome or Opera, ONLY IE9. I've tried with wired USB mouse AND wireless mouse with same results. CPU usage does go up to way higher than it does in FF or Chrome or Opera from mouse movements (40%-50%) but I don't think it should be so high as to cause jerky video playback (sound is not affected, by the way -- only video). Already have latest driver for my ATI graphics card so that can't be it.

See video here to see what I mean: capture 1 - YouTube

Any help would be greatly appreciated -- thanks in advance!!

Answer:Mouse movement causing jerky video in IE9

What kind of display are you plugged into?
That sounds similar to what happens when you are using trumotion or some other lcd tv feature with a computer hooked up to it.
Of course that would only be the case if you had the system plugged into a tv.

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I've managed to copy a brief 3 minute VHS video extract into a Powerpoint presentation using Movie Player 2 (.wmv file) and played it today in front of a class. There were two problems:1. the audio was too low (the amplified speakers are '160 watts PMPO' - are they the problem?)2. The frames didn't run smoothly. Is this because the compression ratio is too high or the processor on my laptop (Celeron 1100mhz) too slow?

Answer:Jerky digitised video and low audio on playback

some Video buffs on here - will bump this thread and keep it at top. They will probably help.Bodi

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Hi everyone,

I am running Win XP Pro. I had been having problems with my laptop for sometime now that whenever the hard drive was nearing full the entire system would start acting up in that when the system started up the Windows login sound would sounds like a CD skipping, then my mouse would jump around the screen and basically not move in a flowing manner, if I then try to watch video its like watching a DVD that skips and jumps every few seconds.

So to try and rectify this I did a much needed clean install of Windows. This seemed to fix the problem until after I installed the ATI display driver, I think, it may have been the previous drivers for the Toshiba Console/Control. So if the problem is the display adapter, what other options do I have? Or is it something else altogether?

Any help will be much appreciated!

Answer:Satellite P30-110 video, sound and mouse is jerky

>So if the problem is the display adapter, what other options do I have?
If this issue is related to the graphic chip then you have no many options; in such case the chip malfunction and should be replaced. But the point is that the graphic chip is not possible but only the whole motherboard replacement!
The mobo is not cheap and it would be a costly affair to replace such part. In my opinion it?s not worth to replace the mobo?

But the point is that we don?t know what?s wrong exactly?. Maybe it?s not a graphic card problem.
Did you try to reinstall the OS using the Recovery disk?
You should try this because the recovery disk already contains the necessary drivers and tools.

The issue could be related to a HDD issue?. if the HDD start to malfunctions (it would rotate slower or some sectors would be damage) then the access to the data would be affected and the notebook could start to interrupt.

As you see, this are only some suggestions and I think nobody would be able to say, what?s wrong until the notebooks hardware has been checked!

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I got a new laptop: Acer Aspire 5517 with an ATI Radeon HD 3200 graphics chip.
When I watch videos, whether it's on youtube or hulu or DVDs, the video is only good when it's small. When I expand to full screen, it automatically gets jumpy.

It's the worse with hulu.com It's not a buffer issue because it happens when there is a full buffer. There's a night and day difference from the small screen to full screen. It is not a 'pixelation' issue due to compressed video from hulu.com. The picture is relatively clear, it's just jerky (not a smooth frame rate, so to speak)

Any advice? The worst part is that my old laptop, a really crappy 4 year old dell, played all videos well.
 

Answer:Bad/jerky full screen video playback

Install and run superantispyware and check for malware.

Defrag your drive and make sure all your drivers (especially video) are up to date.

Hope that fixes it.
 

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Hi all,

I've recently been given a Toshiba Satellite Pro P300-19Q. When I took it on I had to re-install the operating system (XP Pro) as the original user had forgotten the user password.

its XP Pro version 2002 SP 3. model number is PSPCDE-009005EN.

Since rebooting, there has been no sound, only a really annoying beep when a dialogue box had opened or something. Also the video is running at about 3 times normal speed.

I re-installed the drivers via device manager, but still have problems there. There is a unknown device on the high def audio bus (disabled for now), a mass storage controller (also disabled), and a VGA compatible video controller (disabled). These are disabled because otherwise the laptop runs found new hardware wizard everytime it boots up.

When I reinstalled the drivers with the restore disc in, the annoying beep was gone, and there is now a sound device listed in the hardware list. I have updated the drivers for this but still no sound.

The video is also crook. No sound, and it appears to be running very fast.

Any ideas? I've looked at a lot of threads, and tried some stuff but need my hand holding really.

All replies will be appreciated and thanked.

Best regards,

Simon.
 

Answer:No audio and jerky fast video on Toshiba Satellite Pro

I'm not in the UK but I did manage to get to the driver's page for XP and short model PSPCDE
http://uk.computers.toshiba-europe.com/innovation/download_drivers_bios.jsp?service=UK
There is a chipset Utility. I'm not sure what that includes.
In a laptop the sound and video are chips on the motherboard. It might be possible that you have not installed the chipset drivers and that's why the audio and video is either not there or acting strange.
The sound driver is Conexant 3.47.1.50 from the link above,
The display driver is ATI 8.477 also found at the link.

I'd probably download all the drivers shown and burn them to a CD to archive.
 

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Hi, till about a week ago, my PC was playing the videos fine, but now my video and audio are totally out of sync. The video is usually 10 seconds behind the audio. The videos are choppy and jerky. It's driving me crazy. This happens with all videos like from Youtube, Dailymotion, IMDB etc.
     I have scanned my PC with MalwareBytes AntiMalware , Avast, Bitdefender and all the scans are fine. I have used CCleaner to clean up the PC too.
     I have also checked the Ping and download /upload speed at speedtest.net and everything is OK. This problem happens with both of my browsers- Chrome and Internet Explorer.
This is my some of my system info...
 
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition service pack 3.
Processor: x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~2593 Mhz
 
I am an amateur at this, so please be kind enough show me in detail, all the steps that need to be taken. Really appreciate any help I can get to solve this problem. Thanks.

Answer:Video & audio out of sync, choppy, jerky in windows XP.

Does this happen ONLY with video/audio from streaming media (Youtube, Daily Motion, etc), or with files that are downloaded and/or saved on your computer?
 
Do you have any mp3 songs or videos on your computer that you can play? Perhaps with Windows Media Player?

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I will describe as well as I can what is going on.

Whenever I use the computer, the mouse kind of halts as I move it, regularly, as if it were on a click.

Video playback is halting, skipping and twitchy.

Sounds are all broken, from the Windows startup sound to game and video sounds.

All this is a recent happening. I have run Super Antispyware and it's clean, Malware Bytes scanner is coming up clean, MS Security Essentials is coming up clean also. AVG anti virus is coming up clean. Also using ZoneAlarm firewall. All that security might seem like overkill, and it might be, but better to have it and not need it.

Defregmented the harddrives, check. Ran sfc.exe, check.

I know my cd-rom is buggy, not sure if that will cause an issue. It has a problem reading/writing sometimes. It is IDE, main harddrive is SATA, secondary is IDE on the same chain as the CD-rom.

I have used Ububtu to check for disk defects, it comes up with no errors. Used the speedfan program to see about voltagers, they are all above the minimum, and the fans are all reporting, so the SM buses are all working. Drivers do not seem to be an issue, they are as up to date as they can be using Windows update and I went to the manufacturers (mostly) and they are all up to date.

I have NOT updated the Adobe reader which is asking for updating.

Went through some tweaks, using this site:

http://peart.ucs.indiana.edu/docs/tweak_windowsXP_services.html

I did NOT turn everything off, just a few, but it does... Read more

Answer:Things are all jerky and twitchy, mouse, sound, video, everything

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Hi,

I've been trying to resolve this for weeks, without any success. I hope someone will be able to help me.

I'm using two screens, the first one for computer use, the tv for watching videos :

PC monitor : 1680*[email protected]
TV : 1920*[email protected]

The thing is that no matter what hardware i tried, i get jerky aero and video when video is playing on the tv.
I tried with two different systems, a couple of nVidia GPUs or a new ATI GPU (see my specs), results are always the same.
I tried with all the renderers, codecs, players.

I guess this is because of the different refresh rates.
If i set both screens to 60Hz, aero/video are smooth.
It's also good when i deactivate the PC monitor, so only the TV is running at 24Hz.
But i want to keep both screens and the tv at 24Hz to avoid jitter when watching blurays.
Issue doesnt happen on XP.
So how can i fix this ?

Will 2 GPUs or an integrated GPU + a PCI-E GPU will do it ? So each one would handle its own screen.
I could try to add a cheap PCI GPU but i don't know if the motherboard would let it run along with the PCI-E GPU at the same time.

Thank you in advance for your advices,
Regards.

Answer:Jerky aero and video when 2 screens at different refresh rates

Hmmm, this is actually about 24FPS (frames per second) and obviously HDMI. What brand of TV is it, will it display 30FPS? Although you say it looks fine when you turn off the Monitor. Does your GPU and the TV have VGA out/in? I'm thinking the GPU is having problems dealing with the different output formats or resolutions. What kind of output is connected to the Monitor?

You say,"If i set both screens to 60Hz..." I'm thinking you're mixing up Hz and FPS, where are you making the changes, and what settings exactly? Am I correct the TV is hooked up to HDMI out? A Guy

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Hello there members ,

I'm working on my mom's computer again. Last time I was here it had a bunch of viruses, and the good folks here helped a lot to get it functional again. It does not have a virus now, nor malware, but it is extremely slow. Trying to play music from Internet stations or watch youtube videos online is impossible, and overall it feels sluggish.

The Windows Task Manager shows CPU usage pretty low at 4% or so. 71 processes running which doesn't seem high to me. I see System Idle Process, CPU at 99? Not sure that's it though. There's probably about 55% or so available on the C disk drive. I'm about to defrag it and see if that fixes anything, but I'm pretty doubtful.

I've run all the usual anti-spyware (Spybot + Malware bytes), and anti-virus (Avira) but that hasn't helped a thing. What are some things I can do to troubleshoot?

BTW it's Windows XP on this machine. Any assistance is most appreciated

Answer:Slow Computer - Herky / Jerky Streaming Audio Video

Did you used to have the problem before your malware issues? Playing audio and video online could simply be an issue with your Internet connection. When you say playing is impossible, what does that mean, nothing comes out, stuttering.... Have you measured your upload and download speed? Speedtest is fine, if you avoid hitting the ads.What sort of things are sluggish? Page changes, mouse movements, programs starting up.........The System Idle process being 99 means it's not very busy! 71 processes does seem a bit high but these days every man and his dog wants to run a service on your PC. Mine are currently 54. I would have thought that during your malware removal exercise, others in this forum would have indicated what programs and services do not need to be running.

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Hi,

I have a problem when i streamed video on the web such as Youtube, the video appear choppy and jerky while the audio is running ok. But I could run the video smoothly on 240p resolutions but not higher. Is there any setting on the laptop to improve this?
 

Answer:Video streaming on the net appear choppy and jerky while audio is running smoothly

Unfortunately I don't have any inspiring ideas, just some standard ones that I can suggest.

A) Make sure you haven't set the battery settings to low. I know on my lap top if I have it set to the power-saving setting than everything runs pretty poorly.

B) Update video card drivers. Usually my first suggestion for anything video related. Or, if you just updated them, roll back to an older version.

C) Make sure you don't have a lot of stuff running in the back ground. Did you download something recentley and then this started happening? Make sure it isn't doing funny stuff in the back ground.

That's all I can think of off the top of my head. Like I said, it's nothing unorthodox, really, but hopefully it might help.
 

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Hi,

When I put a disc in the computer's disc player, the audio and video playback is very crackly and stuttering. I really don't have any idea why, and it used to play just fine. Can anyone help me? If you do reply, please give clear instructions -- thanks!
Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 3.00GHz, x86 Family 15 Model 4 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 893 Mb
Graphics Card: 3DP Edition v10.04 (Radeon Xpress 200 Series), 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 147204 MB, Free - 111446 MB; D: Total - 5401 MB, Free - 2147 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, D102GGC2
Antivirus: Webroot SecureAnywhere, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled
 

Answer:Solved: Audio/video playback jerky & crackly - Windows XP

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Hi

Last day I was downloading some torrent file when it started. The videos started breaking up and even the cursor movements started becoming jerky. Generally such problems get rectified on restarting the computer but this time, nada. I store stuffs on an external HD connected through USB. I tried reinstalling VLC, defragmenting both the drives and a disk cleanup as well, total antivirus scan and even changing the usb ports, but no improvement. I wonder if it is a software/USB port/ external HD/ virus/ RAM or some other problem all together. Please help me out.

OS Windows XP Home SP 3
Intel Pentium M 1.70 GHz RAM 1.46 GB
Norton 360 antivirus.
 

Answer:Laptop freezing for seconds making jerky audio/video playbacks

Remove Norton 360 and see if the jerkyness stops. You may have a malware infection that Norton missed
 

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I just upgraded today.
We use the PC as a media center, so we watch live TV using ATSC cards.
Every TV program I tried, the video drops frames, watching someone walk across the screen, they do not move smoothly. The sound is ok. Seems every half second, frames drop.

This did not happen in win7.
I have 8gb ram, AMD phenom 9650 quad core, sata 2 drive, GTX260 nvidia card.
I upgrade the nvidia driver.

Would a newer video card make it work properly?

Answer:jerky stop motion video, dropping frames after upgrading from win7

And youtube is also bad, halts, jerky frame dropping video.
I can swap a newer GT610 or GT640 nvidia card and see what happens. BUT, I may just downgrade back to win7.
What a disappointment.

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This laptop does terrible video, youtube, netflx etc... Must be dropping lots of frames.

So I am trying different drivers and the laptop locks up.
So I restarted in safe mode, and the video is very good, smooth, normal looking.
No sound in safemode so that is not good to use as is.

I have rebooted back and forth, so was wondering what is safemode doing that the nvidia driver cant do in normal mode?

I have tried laptop2govideo for drivers. Running 296, 297 drivers, they can load but if I started chrome or firefox, the video after a minute locks up or turns black. I then discovered if you turn off aero, then the video will stay on, but the video playback quality is bad, jerky, etc...

So how can I get safemode type normal video quality and also have sound?

I know the video card is old but if safe mode looks good, cant it be made to work?
Also, safe mode the laptop is much quicker navigating file manager, everything seems peppy .

Answer:dv9000 laptop with GO 6150 nvidia video jerky issues, safe mode ok

I am trying an older driver which is slightly better still little laggy.

Nvidia 186.82, the inf for laptop is inside the driver archive
v186.82 Windows 7/Vista 64bit | NVIDIA - 18x Series GeForce Driver Releases - LaptopVideo2Go Forums

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I wonder if someone can give me some pointers please.
I have a W7 starter netbook and have recently purchased a Panasonic DLNA enabled TV.

I've put the TV into 'media server' mode, and enabled Media Streaming in WMP12.

Using the TV remote control, I can now play music from the PCs library and look at pictures on the PC. But when I play video (esp HD video - AVCHD light 720p) the playback is very jerky with broken up sound.

The videos do play OK on the PC itself in GOM media player.
The TV plays BBC iPlayer HD programs fine.

So the questions are:
1. How do I investigate whats causing the jerky video on the TV and is there anything to 'tweak' to get smoother playback.
2. When you enable Media sharing does the PC use Media Player (WMP12) to do the service or is it W7 itself? i.e. can I use GOM to 'serve' the video to the TV?


TV - TX-L37DT30
Netbook - Atom N455, 2G ram
The TV is connected to my router via power cable ethernet adapters.
The Netbook is connecting wirelessly on an 'n' link at 65.0Mbps, 'Excellent' signal strength.

Ive asked Panasonic support a few days ago, but have not had a reply yet.


PS - I wasn't sure if this was a Media question or a Network and Sharing question. Sorry if its in the wrong area of the forum.

Answer:Windows 7 Media sharing - DLNA TV - "Jerky" video

Sorry I cannot help you - but I was looking for this very question. Maybe if I add my comment we can generate some interest. I have a Sony MediaPlayer. On rare occasions it plays a video with minimal problems. At other times, I cannot get the thing to work more than 3 seconds. Mine is wifi connected. I do not believe the wifi is the problem. I can play the same videos using the AirPlayIt APP and AirPlayIt media player on my iPod and iPad. That thing can play the .wtv files from MediaCenter with almost no problem - as long as I am NOT using the PC for anything else.

My suspicion is that I do not have enough horsepower in the processor.
Is there any way around that? Can I stop things or free up things?
I have a Compaq / HP - AMD Athlon II X2 215 Processor 2.70 GHz and 3 Gig of Ram.
OS is Windows 7 64 bit. home premium - up to date with SP1.

Thoughts?

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So I bought this Digital TV Card, loaded the drivers etc, all systems go, only all ITV/Channel 4 channels are jerky in both pictures and sound. All BBC/Sky channels are spot-on, watch TV and surf the net at the same time.Gratefull for any ideas. Thanks all.

Answer:Jerky TV.

Ether get a better arial or and more memory. You may need a better graphics card as these can be a problem with TV

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I am sure someone will know this one.I have a pentium 111 700 processor with 512mb of ram but on trying to play a dvd film it runs very slow and in snatches, both sound and vision.My graphics card is Nvidia tnt 32mb. I have visited the MS website to download the correct updated driver but it is still the same. I am running windows XP.Robert Phillipart.

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I'm not sure if this is a software prob, but my pc has started to get jerky, by this i mean the mouse pointer as it crosses the screen it will stop for a second then carry on. This also happens when i listen to music and it now has started to stop me from burning any discs. It use to fix its self when i stopped then restarted the pc but now it is happening more and more does anyone know of anything like this. Thankyou
 

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Question: Jerky DVD

Hi,I have an older eMachine running Win2K pro. It has 256M of ram. It was playing DVD movie nicely for the longest time using Power DVD. Somehow, I don't know what I did, I think it was after I did a fresh reinstallation of Win 2K, it started playing very jerky    Does anyone know why?Thanks

Answer:Jerky DVD

Did you install the latest video driver after the fresh installation of Win 2K?  Does Device Manager indicate any problems?  Run dxdiag (Start, Run, and enter dxdiag), select the Display tab, and run the tests.  Any problems indicated there?

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Hi,I have an older eMachine with 256M RAM (Maxed out) running Win2K Pro.  I used to be able to play DVD movies on it using InterActual player. Awhile ago I did a system clean up, reformated the HD and reinstalled a freash Win2K on it. Ever since then, I can't play DVD on it any more. Besides from reinstalled OS and PowerDVD, hardware wise it's the same as before. I know this old dog can handle DVD since it was playing fine before. I just don't understand why it doesn't do it any more. :-? What causes the DVD to play jerky? Did I miss some configuration?MacPC

Answer:Jerky DVD

So, you used InterActual player before the OS reinstall and now you're using PowerDVD, right?  Can you reinstall InterActual and try it again?  Do you have your resolution and other display settings (monitor refresh rate, color, etc.) set the same as before the OS reinstall?  Are you usng the same video driver now as before the OS reinstall?How does the rest of your new software configuration compare to the old?  Same anti-virus?  Same firewall?  Same programs running in the background?  Etc.?Have you run Disk Cleanup since your OS reinstall?  You may have a lot of files in your Temp folder; might help to clean it out.  

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Hello, a couple of days ago i formatted my hard drive, (at this point my windows XP was working okay) i only had an upgrade of windows XP so i installed windows 98 and then installed XP, only after installing XP i noticed differences when i moved windows around. It was very jerky and when i scrolled down web pages it was also very jerky the web page sort of rippled ad i scrolled down the page. This same problem has also happened to my mate. My windows 98 worked fine but i do want windows XP on my computer can somebody please get back to me on this problem my cpu is not doing much and my system specs are..

Athalon xp 2800+
400 Watt power supply
Msi Delta - L motherbaord
pretty old hard drive
a PleXWriter 12/10/32a cd rom
640 mb of Ram

I dont think it could be hardware as it was working last week very well.

Daz

Answer:Xp Slow And Jerky Somebody Please HELP!

If I understand what you have said you 1st installed WIN 98 and then installed the XP upgrade. OK, if so, you do not have to install WIN 98. Backup any files you may need to floppy - CD, etc. You need both the WIN 98 & XP Upgrade discs. Put the XP Upgrade in and reboot system. Make sure your BIOS is set to boot from CD. It has been a awhile since I installed an upgrade but follow the prompts. At some point, if you don't reformat the drive, it well detect the WIN 98 OS and ask if you want to over right it. You do! You should be prompted about formating you hard drive. I would go with the FULL format to NTFS. Along the way you will be prompted to insert your WIN 98 CD. M$ just wants to check that you do have a previous WIN OS that is eligible for the upgrade. WIN 98 is. All it does is check the CD then it should tell you to take it out and put the XP Update CD back in. Kick back and enjoy the ride. I probably don't have the exact sequence listed but if you ran the upgrade before you know how to follow the prompts. Bottom line--you don't need to install WIN 98 at all!!!

Good Luck

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Can anyone help with my scrolling problem in Firefox 1.0.6? Instead of smoothly scrolling as I arrow down or use the mouse wheel, the screen moves in jumps as if it's refreshing each view (or something!) I only have this problem with the browser. Everything else scrolls OK. I did a HijackThis scan and here is the result:


Edit by bjgarrick: Unrequested, Inline HJT log removed!
Can anyone see what might be gumming up the works? Any help would be appreciated - it's driving me nuts!
 

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

If you believe the problem may be malware realted then:

Please follow the steps below:

- Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support

Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.

- Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis:

Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Otherwise, have you uninstalled and installed Firefox 1.0.7 to see if that fixes your problem.
 

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I own a Toshiba Gigashot HD camcorder (a brilliant camcorder) and I have been recording video in 1280720 MPEG-4 format.

However, when I playback any video on my computer it is very choppy and jerky. It skips irregularly every couple of seconds or so.

It is jerky if I play it on QuickTime or VLC but if I play it on "PIXELA ImageMixer 3 for Toshiba" there is no jerkiness.

This isn't a good solution though because this is an editing program and it isn't paticularly appropriate for playback of videos.

Can anyone explain why the playback of my videos could be like this?
 

Answer:Jerky MP4 playback

Hmm, I think it's probably computer spec tbh because the videos play absolutely fine on my dad's incredibly fast Apple Mac.

I thought that my laptop woud have definately been fast enough with its processors and 3GB of RAM so is the onboard graphics card a problem?
 

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I have Total Media 3.5, to view my USB DBTV. Everthing is fine while I'm watching a program, but if I start recording a program, the images are jerky, and so is the recorded program. What could be causing it, and how can I prevent it?
 

Answer:Jerky Pictures

what format is ir recorded in , I have noticed this on a high spec PC that .mp4 files do not like realplayer and need to be run in quick view

Whats the spec of the machine?
 

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Question: suddenly jerky

Hi All,

I have a dell inspiron 1720 which runs and NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GT.

I've been playing call of duty 4 on it, and it's been working fine. But recently, its been jurking every few seconds, which is very anoying and spoiling game experience.

Any thoughts on what might be causing this? is hardrive of CPU a factor? do new updates from windows cause problems?

Thanks,
bruno.

Answer:suddenly jerky

any background work will affect performance, i suggest you disable anything that runs automatically in the background, ie/ automatic updates(set them to notify me) and/or antivirus that auto scans at a certain time.

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I have got a jumpy explorer due to a format,do i have to format again to sort this out or is there another way to deal with this,its fat 32 at the moment running xp pro

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how do i format in ntfs? if i need to format again?

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I recently downloaded Jing. I used it once, didn't like it and removed it. Since that time I've been troubled with an issue with the screen only when I scroll. Instead of it moving up or down smoothly, it gives the appearance of "refreshing" itself each time. It's unusual, hard on the eyes, and probably shouldn't do that! I've checked mouse settings, screen resolution and can't find a fix!

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My new system will show any films videos youtube videos in a very stop and go manner with about 5 seconds between the run and load right through the whole film? can you help
 

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I'm not sure if this is the right forum for my problem but I figured I'd start here.

The problem I'm having is that after a day or so of use my computer starts to lag/stutter in certain programs. The first indication my system has gone crappy is my real media files stutter during playback, getting worse the longer my PC is kept on. Next I noticed that certain video games like X3 and Crysis started doing the same thing. Restarting my computer fixes the problem but this is far from an optimal solution.

Originally I'd thought bad video codecs in real media but I can't explain why only 2 of the 6 games I've got on here stutter. Weird, at least to me, is that all of my other forms of video media work fine as do the rest of my games.

Any ideas would be great or even just an idea where this question would be better served, if not here.

Answer:Jerky APPs after 1 day

When was the last time you defragmented your hard drive? Also, what do you have running in the background as far as programs? Is this a newer PC or an older PC?

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I reinstalled xp and now when I scroll it is not smooth. The page jerks along. I tried searching on the net and it said uncheck smooth scrolling - that didn't work. Again searching the net I found it might be in my device manager. I found Video controller vga vcompatible not installed - no driver found I guess. I am not a computer whiz so I am really stuck. Are the two things related? How do I go back to smooth scrolling and how do I find a driver for that uninstalled Video Controller? Or how do I install the controller? Any help would be appreciated. Thank You.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

You need display drivers :)

what graphics card do you have, if you dont know what machine do you have?

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I have a 4 year old 1 Ghz speed Mesh computer with a 32Mb Nvidia GeForce2 MX/MX 400 graphics card. For viewing DVDs I have the version of PowerDVD that came with the PC. Operating system is XP Home. Drivers for the graphics card are up to date (as judged by XP).There is a problem viewing some DVDs. Sound is uninterrupted, but the picture continually stops and starts, as if the graphics card can't keep up with the DVD. The strange thing is, the problem only occurs on Warner Brothers DVDs. Also; the same thing occurs on all my Warner Brothers DVDs without exception. Does anyone understand what's going on here?

Answer:Jerky DVD playback...sometimes

At a guess it seems that WB discs have a lot more data to pass.Jerky repro is usually indicative of lack of memory.Make sure that you have no programs running the B/Gthat could be closed down.A copy of Enditall -click here will help here

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This is not a major problem, but it's something that has really been bugging me. My 3D screensavers don't have smooth animation. They are "jerky". I don't think it's a lack of ram, because it happens all the time...even after a fresh boot. Does anyone have any ideas? I've tried everything I could think of...updating my video driver, adjusting display properties, adjusting virtual memory, updating Direct X, etc. I'm running a Dell with the following:

XP home - sp1
P4 - 2.53 ghz
60 gig HD
512 ram
NVIDIA GeForce4 MX 420
21" Trinitron monitor (1998)
 

Answer:Jerky 3D Screensavers

I don't think it's a lack of ram, because it happens all the time...even after a fresh boot.Click to expand...

I'm not sure what this means. You always have the same amount of RAM, freshly booted or running for months at a time ;-).

This is from a review of that card. Not exactly "stellar" in it's performance:

"Overall, the Xtasy GeForce4 MX 420 isn't a stellar performer, though it's fast enough for common business applications and for light-duty game playing. In most of our tests, it couldn't reach 60 frames per second, even at 1024 by 768 resolution using 16-bit color, our lowest test resolution and color depth. Frame rates dropped considerably--by about 80 percent, on average--when testing the board's mettle at the more demanding resolution of 1600 by 1280 with 32-bit color, making games virtually unplayable. The lukewarm performance may be partially attributed to its 64MB of SDRAM--all of the other cards we tested at the same time came equipped with faster DDR SDRAM."
 

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Hmm, I just can't figure it out. Everytime I install XP, I get a jerky screen whilst scrolling down webpages. It drives my pparents mad. It's always like that, then after a while it goes, so I think it's an update. I just formatted this laptop.

Answer:Jerky Screen

Most probably you updated you Graffix driver as windows may have been using the default VGA driver before.

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What causes my screen to jerk when scrolling? I have a new wireless mouse and keyboard and have updated all the drivers. I am running Windows 7 and have a Netgear router. TIA
 

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For the past few months my ability to scroll smmothly on the screen has gone and it scrolls, stops, continues, stops etc. Also, when I stream sound through it does the same, the speach breaks off at regular interviews and then resumes. I have Windows 2000 and have a 576kbps broadband connection. Can anybody tell me why this may be and if there is a simple solution. (It needs to be simple!!). I would appreciate any suggestions.Thanks.

Answer:Jerky Scrolling

cleaning the rollers by removing the circular disk & ball from under the mouse ? Dirt can build up and cause this. If you have optical er then not.Check drivers, disk clean-up do you programmes open ok ?

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Question: Display Jerky

Hello,

I am having trouble with my display. When accessing the internet I have noticed that IE is jerk when scrolling. I have also seen it when using other applications like word and Acrobat. At first I though this may be a display adapter problem but now i am not convinced. I noticed a similiar thread on the site that appeared to be a result of Malware. I am concerned that this may be the cause of my issue too. I have run Adaware and Spybot and have cleaned up the few issues it found but the problem remains.

My system details are:

XP Pro SP 2. IE version 6.0.290.2180.
AMD Athlon XP 1733MHz, 512MB.
Asus A7V8X, VIA VT8377 Apollo KT400.
Video: nVIDIA GeForce4 MX 440. LeadTek WinFast A180 DDR

I ran HiJack This and have been unable to resolve the issue myself. Here is the resulting log file:

Edit by chaslang: Unrequested inline log removed

Any ideas? I am pretty cheesed off and out of ideas.
 

Answer:Display Jerky

Okay, RFI.

I am now going through http://forum.majorgeeks.com/showthread.php?t=35407. Looks like I done everything I shouldn't have done. Will update this post if I am still having trouble. My machine is still running like a dog though. I have already tried the online scanners and nothing found thus far. Maybe it isn't spyware/virus after all.
 

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IE has been really slow & jerky recently: scrolling with the mouse wheel jerks around rather than being smooth, when I pass over a link it takes a second for it to highlight (like it's lagged), it takes another second or two after clicking on a link for it to actually register, highlighting text takes a second until the highlight actually shows up and then it takes another second when I click elsewhere to unhighlight a selection, typing on a page (forms, this message, etc.) hiccups so that I'm still typing but it doesn't register until a second or two later, buttons on a page (like "Save Changes" down on this page) take a second to register, and pages with a lot of images scroll ridiculously slowly. Unless I'm mistaken, this seemed to coincide with my move into a new apartment and cable Internet. Before we had DSL at the house where I was and I never had this problem.

I've tried running Norton, checking for viruses, defragging, getting all the latest windows updates, and nothing seems to make a difference: there's still a terrible lag in the activities I mentioned above. What could it be? I've tried testing it on a loaded webpage while the computer's disconnected (physically) from the Internet and it's still jerky, so I don't think it's the connection itself. As far as I can tell the rest of Windows is working fine... Sifting through directories in My Computer and Explorer seem to scroll fine.

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Answer:Slow & jerky IE6

Morgan,

My sympathies.

About a thousand possibilities run through my mind, and you're on the way to most of them way ahead of me:

Get out the screwdrivers, open 'er up, and check to make sure that all cards and cables are securely seated since the move.

If you have Aida32, run it and read it, especially on memory.

But the most interesting of the "usual suspects" that comes to mind is your network settings involved in the switch from DSL to cable modem. There should be significant differences in settings for the two, and since you seem to have your problems ONLY when on the Net (and thus ONLY when you're using your cable actively), I'd look to those settings.

There are a number of sites available that will help you figure the right re-sets for yourself if you're comfy with regediting and such, or they'll offer you free or cheap sware that will give you a one-size-fits-most solution for your type of hookup to the Net. Speedguide is one of the best, I think. Try it. Everything you do to get a better response on the Net is reversable.

Speedguide on the Web
 

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Hi all,

I get this intermittent problem with MCE when watching recorded programs. The playback will become "jerky" and quite often the sound will be normal.

I've tried reformatting but I still get the problem. I've got the latest graphics cards drivers and codecs.

Does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks,

Sam

Answer:Jerky playback?

Have you checked your hardware to make sure that all is running well? What about your Reliability and Performance reports? Is it possible another program starts running in the background (for example, something that is network intensive, as for some odd reason the new UI doesn't like necessarily mixing network activity and sound activity)?

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Question: DVD display Jerky.

I have and old XP laptop loaded with Power DVD, presently region-set for American, because my wife has just brought a new, large album of DVDs from America. Each DVD has three short films on it, some of which play perfectly, some of which play well until half-way through and then become jerky, and others which are jerky all the way through. When I play other American DVDs which I have, they all play perfectly. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what may be wrong? I have heard recently of dual layer DVDs, and I know nothing about it If the DVDs were dual layer, would my lap top not be able to play them. Or is this irrelevant to my problem. Any ideas? Allan
 

Answer:DVD display Jerky.

Could simply be a matter of bad/damaged/poor media. If you have Nero do a 'Transfer Rate' test with Nero CD-DVD Speed.

You want it to look like this (it can be a little little more jagged).

You can get for for free, but it may not work with an ASPI manager.

http://www.cdspeed2000.com/download.html

Get Nero's ASPI and put it in the same folder.

ftp://ftp6.nero.com/wnaspi32.dll
 

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Question: Jerky Computer

Hi,Over the last six months or so my PC has become a bit jerky and laggy. What I mean by this is when I sign in to my hotmail account to check my email or use a web page which is java based, or most commonly when i am using media player, the mouse is very jerky as opposed to moving smoothly accross the page. Im not really sure how to explain this, I hope it makes sense.Thank you

Answer:Jerky Computer

I would guess you are using a mouse with a Ball underneath. Take out the ball and clean off the little rollers inside the mouse, best done with something like a nail-file or small screwdriver. Make sure all three rollers inside are absolutely clear of gunk! Your mouse will then be like new!

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Question: Jerky sound

Using Win2000Pro and a Creative Sound Blaster Card. Music playback and from saved albums and streaming audio and videos from the internet will suddenly get jerky. Is this a buffering problem? What is the fix?? Chuck
 

Answer:Jerky sound

Sounds like your CPU is maxing out doing something else?

Use Task manager to find out what.
 

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I have a sidebar gadget which I used on my old system which I really liked. It's like a speed dial with the CPU round the outside and the RAM on the inside. It used to be really smooth but since I have had my new system it is really jerky. I have also reinstalled it but have had no luck. Any suggestions?

Answer:CPU/RAM Gadget jerky

Are there options to check how often it updates the graphs?

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Question: jerky DVD playback

When playing a dvd with realplayer or powerdvd, it is not smooth and keeps stopping and starting?I have downloaded that lastest driver for my graphocs card.I have xp.

Answer:jerky DVD playback

Have you got DMA enabled on your DVD drive?

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Question: Jerky DVD Playback

I have an external USB 2.0 Freecom Classic DVD+/-RW which I run on a desktop through a USB 1.1 connection with Windows 2000, P4 1.5Ghz with 256Mb RAM, Nvidia TNT64 32mb Graphics Card and Realtek AC97 Soundcard.Using the free RoxioDVD player bundled the playback is always jerky (sound and video). When I first got the player I played a DVD and everything seemed fine. I have connected to my laptop running XP and USB 2.0 with P4 2.8Ghz 512Mb RAM and integrated graphics and sound card. The DVD playback with the same software runs fine on this although I have just run it again and looked at the Task Manager which even on the laptop was showing between 90-100% CPU usage!Is this a software problem or hardware issue? I flashed the firmware on the Freecom Classic and had to return it for replacement, so would hope to find a solution that did not involve updating the firmware. The only other thing I can think of is that I connect via USB 1.1 but I don't think this is the real issue.I have tried the Freecom Tech support with poor response i.e none so far!!

Answer:Jerky DVD Playback

You have two problems your graphics is not very good and you are using a External USB1.1 that is slow DVD drive

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The touch pad on my computer has been very jerky lately. Sometimes it is impossible to hold the cursor steady. It is a Synaptics I went to the dell site but the only drivers they had are the same ones I already have in it. should I disable it and restart?
Thanks for any response
 

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