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VLC freezes while playing AVI

Discussion in 'Desktop / Server Applications' started by madguy000, Feb 3, 2009.

  1. madguy000

    madguy000 Techie7 New Member

    Can anyone figure out why will VLC hangs randomly while playing AVI files? the video freezes while the audio channel keeps on playing without interruptions. the latest k-lite pack of codecs is being used with default settings, with VLC.

    This is the laptop specification

    Mobile Intel Pentium 1.9Ghz
    RAM 240 mb
    C: 2.09gb free
    D: 12.6gb free
    WinXP sp2

    The video is being played from a USB 2.0 drive, where the free space is over 200 GB.
    The same video has previously played flawlessly on the same machine. :hang:
  2. soundbarrier

    soundbarrier Techie7 New Member

    Why do you need K-lite for VLC? If I am not wrong, VLC has it's own decoders, so it's a standalone player. Maybe try uninstalling k-lite and see if the problem continues?

    I was warned against using any of these 'codec-packs ' by users on other forums. So, I have only VLC, and
    FFDShow + media player classic installed for video playback. It works nicely.