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Bluray Playback Freezes Win 7


I have recently upgraded my home pc from vista home premium to windows 7 home premium using the family pack upgrade option. I am now having an issue with bluray playback via powerdvd 9 ultra whereby the disc will play for 5-10 minutes then freeze the system completely. The pc will not respond to ctrl+alt+del and my only option is to power-down using the power switch. I have ensured all my drivers/firmware are up to date , cyberlink is up to date etc. I have even tried switching bluray roms as i thought it could have been a fault with my prev lg one but i have the same problem with the system freezing which i never had with vista.

Current system specs:
Windows 7 home premium(32 bit)
Intel core 2 quad q6600 @ 2. 4 ghz
2 gb ram
Ati radeon hd 4670 graphics card- connected through hdmi
Hp w2207h 22 inch monitor- connected through hdmi
Pioneer bdc-s03 xlb bluray rom/dvd+cd writer
405 watt psu

I have tried alternating cyberlink 9 ultra with powerdvd 8 that came bundled with my bluray drive but it makes no difference i have exactly the same issue. I do not know whether this is a problem with windows 7 itself? A problem with powerdvd ? Or some other issue with my hardware?


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