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August 14, 2006, 8:50 am
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Re: toshiba DVD-RAM
I don't know if your problem is similar to mine.
You should check for any updates on the Toshiba website for the display
driver for your model.
I have ATI.
I have found differences between DVD-Video playback from the DVD drive and
from the HDD.
It is a mystery to me. The display driver update improved some things.
I have abandoned WinDVD because it cannot play DVD-Video properly.
I use Media Player Classic for some uses. For proper DVD viewing I use
The issue has something to do with the display hardware/software.
I use PowerDVD without any hardware acceleration and it goes good.
It can go well with hardware acceleration, but the de-interlacing mode must
out of the 3 or so options available. 3 of them are just letters and number
strings like registry entries.
I am not yet comfortable in trying to watch it yet for a long time with
hardware acceleration on.
Also, with PowerDVD I must turn off some processes and one of the Norton
services to minimize annoying slight stutters.
They are the ones being busy while watching a DVD, but having nothing to do
They include things on the taskbar.
I wonder if the new fangled display hypermemory has flaws in working
properly with the optical drive.
Left for service nothing was discovered.
I don't know about having PIO mode? Shouldn't that be DMA?