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  1. jgraves4480's Avatar
    I have a video I recorded from my HTC 8x that is 1080p mp4 that will not play on my laptop smooth. I have loaded codecs, checked drivers, even dual booted to vista. Is there some new codec I may be missing? Also other videos of like format are choppy. My wife's netbook and laptop play them fine.
    11-24-2012 08:07 AM
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    Is there no one that can shed some light?
    12-01-2012 11:26 AM
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    Last edited by Bearach; 07-08-2013 at 08:03 PM.
    12-01-2012 04:08 PM
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    Amd turion 64 2Ghz processor, alienware m9700, nvidia go 7900gs, 2gb ram. The norm for a $3500 paperweight bought at the beginning of 2007. Yes it's old, but vista ran hd mp4 and mkv files fine. Seems like codecs have been blocked in windows 8. It's like hardware acceleration is not being used on the video card. Vlc just seems messed up since the last update. The only player I ever used was wmp. I even tried recoding the video to avi format, still choppy. I just keep thinking I saw this way back in 2008 and it was a codec issue.
    12-02-2012 06:10 AM
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    Last edited by Bearach; 07-08-2013 at 08:02 PM.
    12-02-2012 03:16 PM
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    Thanks I think I found the problem. My sli setup was why I wasn't having issues before. One of my 2 video cards is d.o.a. Gotta get a new one. Thanks for the links. I will dig through and see what may help.
    12-02-2012 05:25 PM
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    Ok I re-encoded the video and it plays. What? Same resolution. Except aac codec. I assume that is HD. Higher compression rate I guess.
    12-02-2012 06:45 PM
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    Last edited by Bearach; 07-08-2013 at 08:02 PM.
    12-02-2012 08:50 PM
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    Yeah I thought about sound, but its weird that the HTC 8x is recording video in a codec not available. But sound drivers are updated and video drivers.
    12-02-2012 09:24 PM
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    Last edited by Bearach; 07-08-2013 at 08:02 PM.
    12-03-2012 10:29 AM
  11. jgraves4480's Avatar
    Yeah I think the compression is to high on the HTC 8x for one video card to handle. I'm gonna test my second card in slot one and see if it boots ok. If not gotta buy a new used one. If they had the 64bit audio drivers I'd run 64bit os. I think that is the main issue now.
    12-03-2012 02:05 PM

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