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configuring your codecs

Discussion in 'MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 encoding (AVI to DVD)' started by fstln23, Jan 28, 2007.

  1. fstln23

    fstln23 Member

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    Hey everyone.

    i just have a question about Configuring codecs.

    I have converted xvid divx AVI movies to DVD about 100 times before but recently I have been having problems with the encoding process in which my DVDSANTA CONVERTXTODVD TMPEG ETC programs all crash within 5 minutes of encoding.

    I was wondering if you actually HAVE TO configure the XVID DIVX, ETC. codecs first or just install them and thats it.

    I have windows XP pro with Directx 9.0c.

    I noticed that i never had this problem until i upgrated from Directx 9.0b to 9.0c and all the updates.

    Ive even tried transferring files that I already have done before - to see if that would work,... and even those files will not convert and crashes. I have been using the same codecs that I always have. nothing new


    I just did a memtest on my computer and out of 9 tests i got one error. it didnt really give me that much info on the error.

    im hoping its not a ram or mem problem. I have a 2004 Emachines T3256 series 160 GB hardrive.

    Any ideas? info? any would be appreciated. thanks in advance!

    FSTLN23
     
  2. rdmercer1

    rdmercer1 Active member

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    well what you could do is uninstall the update and see if you can still do your converting, and thain you would know that the update is your problem, but i would say that you would have to do a roll back of your system to the date before you instaled the update, and that should solve your problem
     

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