Media player skips and goes to blank screen and locks up computer. What can be the problem?

Question

media player skips and goes to blank screen and locks up computer.

Answer

This question was answered on February 25, 2003. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Check to see if your drivers are updated

1 Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click System

2 On the Hardware tab, click Device Manager

3 Expand the Sound, video and game controllers branch

4 Double-click the sound card.

5 On the Driver tab, click Update Driver, and then click Next

6 Follow the prompts to automatically install the driver If you have recently downloaded an updated driver, click Install from a list or specific location (Advanced) to install it.

You can also check Windows Update to obtain the latest Windows driver for your hardware if a driver is available In Internet Explorer, click Windows Update on the Tools menu.

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Posted by Ileen of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 25, 2003