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DVD playback is warbling

Acer Ferrari 4005 DVD has never played smoothly. I can read CDs and use it to burn CDs, but DVDs cause some kind of feedback or other interference that makes viewing them very distracting. It's like the computer can't quite keep up with the speed demands of playing video, causeing a choppy image, and the audio is affected too. If the movie is on my hard drive, or I'm playing it off the Internet, it works fine. It's only my internal DVD playback that's affected. Any solutions? It seems like a software problem, but I'm no expert on these matters.

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Re: DVD playback is warbling

Have you tried viewing in a different software, as i found that acer use a form of Power DVD as their standard movie player which comes installed with the system. Try viewing in media player for example.

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