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#1
Been using fraps for the past 5 years, did a fresh install of windows about a month ago, everything running smooth. Using win7, 4gb ddr2, pny gtx 550 ti, q6600. up until today i could record games just fine, perfect. Just a few hours ago, everything is so choppy now and recording starts out smooth , then about 10 seconds later it gets choppy on me. I Have no idea what the problem could be.

Not recording games i am playing runs at 60 frames all the time, no problem.
Any ideas?
 
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Drivers?
 
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maybe you raised the resolution of the fraps recordings?
 

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It could be the things mentioned above, or it could be your HDD. I find that recording to a different HDD helps, though it isn't necessary. The HDD you're currently using could have degraded in performance over time causing the stuttering.
 
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True that! Fraps need high bandwidth on the harddrive.
 
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#6
Everything has been working perfectly with recording as i said, up until a few hours ago. Didn't change anything, its 3:45pm right now, recording problems started at around when i woke up at 10am. Recording starts off good for about 10 seconds, and then out of nowhere it gets choppy.

Are you guys sure its my HD, because when i dont record, games work just fine.
 
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I just use ccleaner and did the reg thing and cleaner and just tested fraps again and everything went smooth. Maybe something was wrong with the reg or i guess i had to do some cleaning.
:) all is well now
 
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Very unsual. Sounds like something you installed to me. All of a sudden a working thing going wrong. Driver, framework, some small decoder missing, some option. Is your UAC on or off? Sometimes when turned off it gives a better refresh rate to the system. That may or may not transfer to the FRAPS recording.

Edit: AAAhhh you posted by the time I write my post. Anyway. Awesome everything is fine now :)
 
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#9
yea thanks, might of been a reg problem or something. its fix now, recording is back to normal.