VLC® Media Player for Windows® XP®
What are the things that need to be taken care of while using VLC Media Player in Windows XP system? How can problems be resolved, if any?
Windows XP is an Operating System with a set of programs which are capable of regulating the ways in which the application software programs make use of the computer hardware. Among the editions of Windows XP, Home Edition is the most common edition and is targeted for the home users. Windows XP Professional supports Windows Server domain and two physical processors. Then for enhancing the ability to record, watch movies, listen music etc Windows XP has got Windows XP Media Center Edition. VLC Media Player in Windows XP is a portable multimedia player capable of supporting most of the audio and video file formats from files, TV capture cards and physical media such as CD/DVD. The options in the VLC Media Player are very convenient for the users.
The following are some of the problems of VLC Media Player with Windows XP:
- Audio problems
- Video problems
- Compatibility issues
Audio is a very important component of the VLC Media Player as without it you won’t be able to hear anything. When the audio application in your PC is muted mainly, you won't hear any sound. To solve this issue you would have to check whether the playback devices in your PC are enabled or not. If the audio feature in the VLC Media Player is not enabled then you would have to enable it.
Sometimes while using the VLC Media Player you would see the disappearance of the video images. This issue mainly occurs when there are changes in the Video acceleration option in your PC. When you face such an issue you would have to right click on the player when it is active and select Options. Then at the bottom of the Window you could see the Video acceleration option. Change that option to full, if it is at zero by moving the slider.
When the VLC Media Player which you have installed in your PC is not compatible with Windows XP Operating System then you would have to face certain compatibility issues. Then when the compatibility issues occur your VLC Media Player won’t be able to play any of the Multimedia applications in your PC. Thus always try to install a VLC Media Player which is compatible with your system.
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