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Old 20th March 2011, 15:29
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Originally Posted by AquilaVolans View Post
I started using Procaster a few days ago, and each time I try to go live it lags my computer like crazy and has already caused my laptop to crash several times in the middle of a broadcast. I usually have iTunes and Paint Tool SAI running when I use Procaster, and it's extremely frustrating when I'm trying to draw and SAI shuts down right in the middle of it. I don't know what's going on, because when I use Hypercam3 my laptop doesn't lag at all. If there's no way that I can solve this lag problem, is there a way I can use Hypercam3 to broadcast instead?

Also, the control bar and chat aren't affected at all when this happens.
AquilaVolans,

What are your system specs (OS, CPU, RAM, etc)? Procaster is a very CPU intensive program - if your CPU is being maxed out, this could be responsible for the delay. I recommend monitoring your CPU usage while running a test broadcast.

FYI, here is a link to the minimum/recommended system specs for Procaster:
http://www.livestream.com/userguide/...m_Requirements

In terms of crashing, can you elaborate or provide some further details? What happens when your lap top crashes? What about SAI? Does Procaster ever crash? Reinstalling Procaster might help.

Best,
Jason
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