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January 4, 2005, 11:25 pm
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Okay, so I got this nifty new IBM X40. I bought the Ultrabase Dock and
the CD-RW/DVD-ROM drive.
When I try to play any DVD movies, the picture has a lot of "white
noise" , and there are these annoying stationary vertical magenta bars
all across the screen. (I tried several, and played the same DVDs in
other systems with no problems)
The particulars are:
IBM X40 Model 2386 6GU
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Model 73P3288 in the Ultrabase dock
Win XP Pro, SP2 fully updated.
InterVideo WinDVD player (Version: 5.0-B11.250, latest update from the
Has anyone else experienced this, or am I just that lucky?
Thanks in advance for any feedback, I'm pretty much a novice about DVDs
on a pc, but we just started traveling alot and it seemed a better idea
than a seperate laptop and DVD player....
PS, if replying directly, remove the .nospam from the return address.
Re: DVD Playback problems on IMB X40
I generally use some other program because I often experience problems
One thing to check. In preferences, video tab, try unchecking 'Use
Hardware Decode Acceleration' and 'Use Hardware Color Acceleration'. I
know mine doesn't work well with Hardwire Decode Acceleration checked.