The video was downloaded and reviewed after your post in a Pentium III 900Mhz 128MB RAM machine running on Windows XP Pro. It did not suffer from glitches, slowdowns, nor any video related problems.
- Which version of Media Player are you using?
- Have you downloaded the latest codecs from Microsoft?
- Are you fond of watching movies downloaded through the web?
Some issues regarding compatibility between codec packs available through the web, and Microsoft´s wmp codecs has been observed, unfortunately the install of such codec packs is beyond our grasp and might be troublesome to some.
Remember Maya´s a resource intensive application, so why don´t you try watching the video at first without any application running? Remember to turn off AntiVirus´s Auto-Protect features.
Regarding render times, I noted it was a slow interval, but not unbearable at all, however this might be noted for future tutorials. Remember this was one of the first tutorials, and they have gone a long way now.
Here at SimplyMaya we strive to make your learning experience a better one.
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