Re: Poor color in Windows Media PLayer

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by VanguardLH, May 10, 2009.

  1. VanguardLH

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    wrote:

    > This is a question from a friend who wanted me to try and find some answers for
    > him: I've seen the color on his system when playing a video and it's very poor.
    > Reds look more like maroon. I suggested it might be his video card, but he's
    > also wondering if it could be anything else. Thanks.
    >
    > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    >
    > Recently, within the last month I have been getting poor color when watching any
    > AVI attachments in email I receive, or any AVI files I have downloaded on my
    > computer when viewing them on Microsoft Media Player (a program I never had any
    > problems with in the past). I downloaded the Newer Microsoft Media Player 11,
    > and I am still getting poor color. I have burned these same files to a DVD disk
    > and they play fine on my DVD player when viewed on the TV. If I viewed these
    > same files on my computer using DivX Player 7.1.0 the color is good, but the
    > standard display is quite small on my screen. If I enlarge the picture, the
    > motion becomes very choppy. I would much rather use MS media player as I have in
    > the past.
    >
    >
    >
    > I have Windows XP Pro Version 2002 with service pack 3.
    >
    > My processor is a Pentium 4 CPU 3.0 GHz with 2 GB of RAM
    >
    > I have plenty of space on the hard drives.


    Using the classic menus in WMP, go to View -> Enhancements -> Video
    Settings. In the pane that appears at the bottom of the window, click
    Reset.
     
    VanguardLH, May 10, 2009
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