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Forum: Sound & Audio 31 Jan 2012
Replies: 1
Views: 1,045
Posted By aBoppa
Sounds cut short

Since a recent re-install of both Win XP & Win 7 on my dual-boot system I have been having issues with sounds. I have substituted a "WELCOME TO MY CASTLE" wav for the Windows Log-On sound. However,...
Forum: Sound & Audio 29 Mar 2010
Replies: 0
Views: 1,145
Posted By aBoppa
Sounds cut short

My Windows 7 (and also XP on a dual-boot) logon sound should play as 'Welcome to my castle, stay for a spell!' This works fine when in 'XP'. However, when it plays in '7' it seems I barely hear the...
Forum: Media Center 22 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By aBoppa
Configure WMP to play 1 at a time unless is playlist

Perhaps there is a place within the WMP configuration options that will allow me to play only 1 title at a time unless I have created a playlist. Find that when I click on a title to play it does...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 13,461
Posted By aBoppa
Unable to play DVDs

I see you have a homebuilt PC but I don't see the make and model of your DVD drive in your PC specs. The problem could be an old drive or drive that needs a firmware update.

I recently rebuilt my...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 16
Views: 13,461
Posted By aBoppa
Unable to play DVDs?

Is it true that I need 3rd party software installed in order to play DVDs via the Windows Media Player. I seems to me that when I tried this I got a message to that effect. So, I have to purchase...
Forum: Sound & Audio 20 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By aBoppa
Sound cards

Sorry, the terms 'hook-ups and/or plug-ins' relate to those sound card on-board connectors. I have had these in use for years thru the Win98SE, WinME & WinXP periods. It wasn't until Win7 came...
Forum: Sound & Audio 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By aBoppa
Sound cards

You do realize that those CD/DVD connections on a sound card aren't needed and haven't been needed for years. Unless you have some antiquated drive that will only work with an analogue connection...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 25,698
Posted By aBoppa
THANX!! Will pass this info on to my son! I...

THANX!! Will pass this info on to my son! I guess we may have eventually run across this somehow, but time will tell. Only been around computers since the early 60s but a relatively newbie as far...
Forum: General Discussion 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 2
Views: 25,698
Posted By aBoppa
Add/Remove Programs

I guess I missed
the boat or whatever vehicle I should have been on. Whatever did Microsoft utilize to replace that good old Add/Remove Programs feature in the Control Panel??? Also, where is the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 9
Views: 1,702
Posted By aBoppa
Sound cards in general

Was surprised to learn that many (if not most) of the mfgs. are putting out cards with no internal hookups (or perhaps 1 at best). So, if you have need for two internal plug-ins you probably will...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,323
Posted By aBoppa
How to access data on external hard drive

I took the suggestions from several posters on another thread. It looks like the internal HD within this external enclosure has quit on me. Fortunately, much of the data is on two other former...
Forum: General Discussion 17 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,304
Posted By aBoppa
Unable to access data on enternal HD

I have removed the physical HD from within the enclosure. It is not an 80GB but rather a 40GB Samsung HD. I have placed this HD in my system on the IDE cable as the second item. The drive is...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,304
Posted By aBoppa
ACOM Data external HD

Unfortunately, my ACOM unit is perhaps 5 to 6 years old - maybe more. My son will be bringing his unit here to try that trick and perhaps have him take mine to his place. As a previous poster said,...
Forum: General Discussion 15 Jan 2010
Replies: 6
Views: 2,304
Posted By aBoppa
Unable to access data on external HD

System recognizes that I have a USB 2.0 external. When I power it on the little red light will flicker and then nothing. Formally, both with Windows XP & Win98, the light would flicker for a while...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,323
Posted By aBoppa
It is an ACOM data 80GB connected via a USB cable.

It is an ACOM data 80GB connected via a USB cable.
Forum: Hardware & Devices 13 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,323
Posted By aBoppa
how to access data on external hard drive

Have just installed Windows 7 on a dual boot with Windows XP. Can not seem to get to display the material on that external HD. See this HD indicated in Devices and Printers and can click on the...
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