Multiple Programs Memory Problem Help!

Discussion in 'macOS' started by brsboarder, Jul 18, 2009.

  1. brsboarder macrumors 6502a

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    #1
    So, I'm running a C2Dual 2.0ghz macbook with 4gb ram installed. Yet, when I try to watch a video (non-hd) on vlc player, while running firefox, the video stalls. Activity monitor says I have over 70% cpu free with 400mb ram free with 1.4gb inactive.

    What is happening and why? PS. I have recently wiped my drive did a fresh os x install, and everything is updated.
     
  2. spinnerlys Guest

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    If you have everything up-to-date, you should have VLC version 1.0 or so.
    It seems to be a known problem, that VLC stutters sometimes since a 0.9.x release. Maybe you try an older version and see if the problem remains.
     

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