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Anytime Windows Media Player starts to display a video of any type, the screen will blink black 2 or 3 times and then the screen goes completely black and I have to hold in the power button to restart the computer. I have now idsabled it for all extension types. I need another media player that will be stable in my computer or else I need one of your Techs to fix this computer. I have updated to v-11. I have 2 other computers and there is no problem there. the system is xp pro with sp 3. Comments: Sep 04, 2009 - I actually just installed the VLC player and tried to play a .wmv video. The screen blinked black 3 or 4 times and then went completely black and then a blue screen. I shut it down with the power button. It didn't come up the first time, but after another shutdown, the computer came up normally. I need help and I'll pay.

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It sounds like you have a problem with your video card & it may need to be replaced but try updating the drivers before you do anyhing else. You could even try a clean install of your operating system as this will be chaper than buying a new video card. Sometimes things just stop working & I'm afraid the most likely thing is that your video card has died.

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