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All my videos dvd and online play choppy and slow Help!!!!!

I think it may have something to do with my video drivers.

I have a Latitude D800 and I just put a new hdd in and installed windows downloaded the drivers off my resource disk but all my videos play slow and choppy even my dvds play jerky Help!?!?!?

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Re: all my videos dvd and online play choppy and slow...

Check and see if DMA is on.

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