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== Windows Vista and Windows 7 ==
 
== Windows Vista and Windows 7 ==
# Go to ''''Tools / Options / Video'''' from the Media Center main menu.
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# Go to '''''Tools / Options / Video''''' from the Media Center main menu.
 
## '''Audio for Video, DVD, & Television'''
 
## '''Audio for Video, DVD, & Television'''
 
### First make sure audio works then set video to the same
 
### First make sure audio works then set video to the same
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### Select ''DVD Video (iof,vob)'' from the drop list.
 
### Select ''DVD Video (iof,vob)'' from the drop list.
 
### ''Playback Method'' should be set to ''Automatic''.
 
### ''Playback Method'' should be set to ''Automatic''.
### ''Audio Decoder'' should normally be set to automatic but you can try explicitly choosing ''ffdshow Audio Decoder'' if you are using either analog or digital sound output, or 'Microsoft DTV-DVD Audio Decoder' if you are using digital sound output.
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### ''Audio Decoders'' should normally be set to automatic, but you can try explicitly selecting either ''ffdshow'' (analog or digital) or ''Microsoft'' (digital only) if you are having problems.
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### ''Video Decoders'' should normally be set to automatic, but you can try explicitly selecting either ''ffdshow'' or ''Microsoft'' if you're having problems.
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### ''Video Renderer'' should be set to automatic. In rare cases selecting ''Video Mixing Renderer 9'' or one of the others may help.
 
## under decoders, etc. pick DVD
 
## under decoders, etc. pick DVD
 
### automatic
 
### automatic

Revision as of 09:34, 12 July 2010

Windows Vista and Windows 7

  1. Go to Tools / Options / Video from the Media Center main menu.
    1. Audio for Video, DVD, & Television
      1. First make sure audio works then set video to the same
      2. tell us what connection you're using
      3. check dsp settings if using "same as audio" especially "output format" page (trial and error)
      4. if sound stutters, reduce buffering, or try using default windows playback device
    2. Decoders, Renderers, & More
      1. Select DVD Video (iof,vob) from the drop list.
      2. Playback Method should be set to Automatic.
      3. Audio Decoders should normally be set to automatic, but you can try explicitly selecting either ffdshow (analog or digital) or Microsoft (digital only) if you are having problems.
      4. Video Decoders should normally be set to automatic, but you can try explicitly selecting either ffdshow or Microsoft if you're having problems.
      5. Video Renderer should be set to automatic. In rare cases selecting Video Mixing Renderer 9 or one of the others may help.
    3. under decoders, etc. pick DVD
      1. automatic
      2. automatic, then vmr9

Windows XP