screen flickers black when watching movie fullscreen

Discussion in 'OT Technology' started by frostedfrank, Jan 7, 2008.

  1. frostedfrank

    frostedfrank Active Member

    Oct 2, 2003
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    Ottawa, Canada
    wtf, I don't get it.
    so it'll be fine for about 20-30 seconds then screen goes black for about 1 second then back to movie, then it'll flicker again 10-15sec later and so on.
    I am using VLC but I tried with Kmplayer as well as GOM player witht he same results. this only happens when the video is fullscreen.

    I uninstalled all drivers (ati) redownloaded and installs latest but still doing it. WTF :wtc:

    I am running a fresh copy of vista and screen saver is disabled btw

    trying to play AVI files. wmv files do not seem to cause the screen to flicker.
    fucking weird
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2008
  2. awns729

    awns729 New Member

    Jan 4, 2008
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    erm, not really sure. try k-lite codec pack maybe?
    maybe install the bundled player ti comes with too
    just kind of a shot in the dark, but it might be worth a shot :)

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