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1) Check the cables if you are connecting to an external stereo
2) Press control-alt-delete to launch the program manager, and look for other tasks hawking the system. Try increasing the media player's execution priority by one notch (right-click on the task in the task manager, and change the priority to "Above Normal")
VLC player, for example tends to cause music drop-outs when the computer gets busy with other tasks. Make sure the computer is powerful enough to play music on, and don't run big applications at the same time as playing music.
It should be at least a P4 at 1.5 GHz these days and
512 to 1024 MB of RAM
Also make sure that the CD / DVD player is up to scratch
in terms of reading speed, and that it is not damaged or dusty inside.
Finally make sure the CDs or DVDs themselves are not damaged. If so they can often be re-polished by a professional.
The actual data on a CD is stored on the label side, underneath
the label/reflector. The laser shines through the plastic. If the plastic is scratched the laser beam scatters and you get drop-outs and errors. But this can be re-polished. If the label is damaged, however, there is a strong probability that the data is gone. Also CDs and DVDs uses powerful error correction schemes and data re-dundancy to compensate for minor damage.
Posted on Apr 18, 2008
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