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Was curious if any of you may know what this issue is. While watching on my HTPC the picture will get pixelated and act weird and sometimes change colors usually to green. Not the whole screen but just in some areas. Also the picture will delay sometimes. What could this beans how to diagnose it?
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Sounds like a graphic card problem to me. Try using a different graphics card and see if the problem persists.
    
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The gpu is built into the motherboard
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Can you give us the specs on the htpc? CPU? RAM? mobo? What content are you watching (Standard def, 720p, 1080p)? What are you outputting to? Is it a full HDTV? Is your media on your HTPC or is it streamed from another pc/server? If it is streamed, what kind of wireless do you have?
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post #5 of 5
What program are you using? Have you tried a different program? Sometimes videos get pixelated/lag in VLC for me, but play fine in MPCHC.
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