Xp home sp3 problem with large avi files [Closed]

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I have a pentium 4 , 1gig machine using xp home sp3, i have external hard drive that is loaded with different kinds of avi most of them close to or over a gig. Everytime i try to load it the drive freezes or I get explorer error saying sorry for the inconvenience but it will shut down, i can run virus checks and every thing seems fine, the hard dive was formated when i had xp pro, but i downloaded over a gig file on the main hard drive and its doing the same thing it wont along me to click on it or nothing i finally deleted it but i dont know why my machine is doing this, its dual core memory maching i think but i have one set of memory right now if anyone knows of a solution please let me know , and i my external drive is 1tb from western.

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Hi. Do the same AVI files work on other computers? And do smaller AVI files work on your computer, files up to 300mb? We need to find if the problem is in the external hard drive or the computer.
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Hello thanks for answering, well i dont have any other computers to try the files on, when i download videos from youtube they work fine, it just seems to be the big files that i am having troubles with, i didnt know if it had anything to do with memory or not since i only have one gig.
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one GB left of hard drive space or RAM? Because RAM shouldn't be a problem with virtual memory in use. Try to clear up some hard drive space, won't do any harm (if you only have 1GB). What media player are you using as well?

Try the external drive on a friend or families PC and see what happens.

Good luck.

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