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ray112 03-15-2005 06:33 AM

trouble with my distro it only plays dvds
 
Hay to all GeeXboX users out there
As youve probibly gussed im having problems with GeeXboX.
My Problems started when i booted into the os.
The dvd player is the only thing that works and a tad slowly at that.
Ive tried

Playing music cd's
Playing mp3's
Playing avi's
Viewing .jpgs

Nothing Happens,After I select the mp3,jpg,cd,avi etc
The screen just goes black and im brought back to the main screen
You would think that if anything would fail it would be the dvd player because it is the most complicated.

I Have included the system information for my computer.

[b]Does anyone know how to get GeeXboX working on my pc.
And can it install to my hard disk without killing xp[\b]

My Pc Specs
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OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name Microsoft-F8343269
System Manufacturer Packard Bell NEC
System Model 00000000000000000000000
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 6 GenuineIntel ~701 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 3.0C, 9/25/2000
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name Microsoft-F8343269\ray
Time Zone Pacific Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 64.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 6.09 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 166.67 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

ray112 03-15-2005 07:30 AM

ok ive found out it should take 20 sec to boot on a pc with 256mb ram
so clarely somethings going wrong here.
ive never seen the geexbox boot screen im just brought to the main menu after 5 sec where i can play dvds


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