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black screen on mpegs

Postby nick » Fri, 25 Jul 2003 18:40:13 GMT

Hello,

When i try to play Mpegs Media Player makes the monitor 
go black. I cannot end the task to get back to my 
desktop. This means that i have to reboot the PC before i 
can use it again. Not ideal! I have upgraded to the 
latest version of media player but still with no joy. 
Anyone else had the same problem?

Regards and thanks

Nick.

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