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Sound from streaming

When streaming a live radio show the sound slows down at times. I have also had problems copying a dvd (not copywrited and have used the dvd drive on another machine with no problems). The video will do fine almost half way through and then start getting choppy and a few have stopped.

My son put this machine together for me and I got the system info off the machine. It is and Intel processor, Pentium 4, 2.80 ghz with 1gb Ram


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  • lindajune Nov 09, 2008

    I ran the ccleaner...thank you for that info. But... I only listen to this program in the morning and it is the only thing I have opened along with email. Fire wall spybot and just a couple of icons that I'm not using are there. I'm not an expert by a long shot but could it be something with the buffering (hardware)?

  • lindajune Nov 09, 2008

    Dahaka

    I am running windows XP home edition version 2002 with Sp 3.

    I had been making copies of a cd to hand out on my old computer and there were no problems. Also listening to the radio stream was no problem. When I moved the DVD writer to the "new" machine I started having problems and that is when the radio stream started slowing down. Not all the time. Also not right away and not every day.

    I have moved the DVD writer back into the old machine and am able to make copies with no problems. The old machine/cpu couldn't handle the new 230 gig drive I put in. I learned that I needed to flash the BIOS with an update so that the addressing issue would be solved. I hope i said that right. I'm concerned about messing with the Bios but will probably go back to try that when no so pressed for time.

    Thanks for this help
    linda


  • lindajune Nov 09, 2008

    I first go tohttp://gcnlive.com/Listen_Live.html around 7 am central time. The program is called The Power Hour. It's a talk show. There is something streaming on this network all the time, I think. I click on the Network 3 Winapp (Windows Media Application) this automatically downloads and opens the application.

    My DVD copy program I use is 1click.

    linda



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Hello Lindajuane,

Are you running windows vista?
If so, 1Gb of memory ram is the minimum memory ram needed to run. I recomend you to upgrade to at least 2 Gb Memory Ram.

If you are not using windows vista, let me know.
Dahaka

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    Santiago Vallejo Nov 09, 2008

    Hello Lina, 

    You probably have many programs running at the same time on your computer, or maybe one or a couple are usign too much ram memory.

    When you start your computer, press: ctrl+alt+del

    The admin manager will appear. Go to the third tab (performance) and 2 graphs should appear.
    The 1st one tell you how much percentage of the procesor you are using (pentium 4, 2.8Ghz, isnt too powerfull).
    The 2nd graph is the amount of Ram memory you are using.

    While you are monitroting both graphs, do your normal work (this can be burning a DVD). Tell me what both graphics read.

    On the second tab of the administrator manager, You can see what programs are running, click on the CPU or Memory Usage tab (under the second main tab(proceces)) too see what programs are using most of the CPU and Ram memory of your computer.
    _______________________

    About the radio show that skips the sound. Do you have that problem while listening to any video or only the radio show?

    _________________________

    PS. Sorry for using terms as "the second tab" but my windows is in another language and i dont know exactly what the tab says in english.

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You may have too much running on the background, I would suggest to clean it up a little, http://www.ccleaner.com is a good useless file cleaner it wont solve all of the problem, I would suggest you remove programs that are not needed from runing on the background.. If you have a ton of icons next to your clock that may be the cause.

You can use add or remove programs to remove useless programs start -> control panel -> add or remove
If your intrested I can start a remote support session to see if your computer needs a clean up, its free of charge for you.

add a comment if intrested. Reposting will reject my support.
Thanks,
Ekse

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  • Ekse Nov 09, 2008

    What program are you using to listen to the radio? My vlc media player starts skiping on online play sometimes and I just press stop and then play again to fix the problem.




    It sounds odd that the show would slow down... but let me know what program your using to listen and if you could also tell me what radio it is?




    Thanks

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