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[solved] VLC showing pixelated grey screen every now and then

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Eadwine Rose
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[solved] VLC showing pixelated grey screen every now and then

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Sat Feb 09, 2019 4:26 pm

I just wanted to share this as I was looking for a solution to this and found it just now, I wager there are others bothered by this.

It is a very old issue, considering this is a 2014 post, and I am amazed that it hasn't been taken care of by default yet.

First post shows an image of what I mean, solution is at the bottom
https://forum.videolan.org/viewtopic.php?t=117809


Person says:
PREFERENCES --> Show Settings --> All
Input/Codecs --> [ADVANCED] File Caching
Default 300ms ; changed to 10000ms

WORKED FOR ME.

edit:
I also increased my *Disc caching* and *Network Caching*

And then someone right below that (the last post on the page) states that 3000 helps plenty which I can confirm, haven't seen it happen in the past half hour.

Oh.. I didn't look on the forums here, so maybe it has already been posted *chuckle*
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