DVD playback problem

  Photographica1 08:34 27 Jun 2005

Hi all, I have a bit of a mystery. I use powerDVD to watch dvds on my PC and up to now have had no problems. When I play a DVD I get a black image area. I can hear it but cannot see it!
I can play videos in Divx, and my TV card still shows TV (although that will not play DVD either (Showshifter).
I reinstalled powerdvd and the graphics card (Leadtek A310 - Nvidia FX5200) drivers but that has not solved my problem.
Any ideas?

  fazer 12:47 27 Jun 2005

Try going into the menu system of PowerDVD and go through all the tabs within properties. Ensure that the correct graphics driver is showing. You can also try reducing the "video acceleration" slider.

  Photographica1 14:25 27 Jun 2005

I tried that thanks, unfortunately it did not work. Any other ideas?

  De Marcus 14:41 27 Jun 2005

make sure dma is enabled on the drive still

  zarobian 15:13 27 Jun 2005

How much Memory (RAMs) you have got. Re-
check the size if it is still the same as you installed.

Also check the Device Manager if there is any yellow (!) or (?) mark against Graphic card. DMA is also an important factor as suggested by De Marcus.

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