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Windows 7: force video overlay question

12 Aug 2011   #1
Wicca

 
 
force video overlay question

i want to know having force video overlay on what does this do will this improve image quality at all


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12 Aug 2011   #2
speedgamer01

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit SP1
 
 

W-what are you talking about?
VLC?
the answer is : no it does not improove quality nor permormance, but you can give it a shot, again I dunno what is the case really...
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12 Aug 2011   #3
dsperber

Windows 7 Pro x64 (1), Win7 Pro X64 (2)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wicca View Post
i want to know having force video overlay on what does this do will this improve image quality at all
As was mentioned above, what exactly are you talking about?? A particular program option (and what program)? A Windows or driver settings??

Anyway, for sure using "overlay" does allow things like TV windows to be played on any of your multiple monitors, if you have multiple monitors. You're not tied to a hardware limitation of displaying only on primary monitor #1 (which might benefit from hardware acceleration, but is limited to monitor #1). That's one very strong reason for making use of "overlay" in Windows Media Center or other TV apps (e.g. BeyondTV).
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