Question about Televison & Video
I have an Acer aspire 9423 laptop with philips DVD-RAM SDVD8821. When I play dvd's the sound is awful -it used to be OK. If I copy the DVD to the hard drive and play it from there its fine. I use power DVD but have also tried vasrious othr players eg VLC media player, winows media player -all with the same result.
Do you run your volume flat out? If you do then perhaps you've damaged the cones in your speakers. Some of these 5.1 speaker systems are utter rubbish. They look nice but the speakers are often garbage. Also running speakers at high volume for lengthy periods can overheat the coils and distort the cones.
Posted on May 26, 2006
There is nothing wrong with your laptop. If you are copying a cd and trying to play music at the same time, you are pushing the processor power of your laptop or low on memory. When copying a cd it should rip it without sound to your hardrive, so i assume that your are playing music from your hardrive as well as ripping and this model of laptop i think comes standard with a 1.3ghz processor with 512mb of memory, which can easily be drained when ripping or burning.
Posted on Mar 03, 2007
heres a suggestion go back to xp service pack 2. service pack is very easy to use and more compatibility than sp3. right now my 10 pc's are all xp sp2 and they have no problems about the sound.hope that helps
Posted on Sep 14, 2008
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