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Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
But I never get a "region message", and I never...

But I never get a "region message", and I never said I did. The DVDs that won't play just never load and never appear in the E drive in the "Computer" window and there is no spinning noise. The...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Hi Indianatone, I guess that's a...

Hi Indianatone,

I guess that's a possibility, but that wouldn't explain why most of my DVDs that are from the U.S. will not play in this internal drive when it's set to the U.S. region and always...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Indianatone, I indeed did put more than 5...

Indianatone,

I indeed did put more than 5 Japanese DVDs in my internal DVD drive, but I still have all four of my allowed changes to make with the Region setting on that drive's Device Manager tab...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 18 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Hi Roadrunner and Indianatone... thanks for your...

Hi Roadrunner and Indianatone... thanks for your replies.

I'm wondering, did either of you read my last post?

My issue had nothing to do with the media player nor a defective drive, and I have...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
As I wrote yesterday, I have a LaCie DVD/CD...

As I wrote yesterday, I have a LaCie DVD/CD burner/player drive from around 2003... and I found it last night in storage, hooked it up and it flawlessly plays ALL of my DVDs. Even one DVD that...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Cool WIW2, I guess you are a better Googler...

Cool WIW2,

I guess you are a better Googler than me.

I've gotta check this out, especially since it is free. I'll let you know if I go ahead and install it and try it.

Thanks!
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Hi SIW2, That would be cool if there were a...

Hi SIW2,

That would be cool if there were a program to get around that issue, but then again, the way this drive is performing in my current tests, it still won't play some/most DVDs from the U.S....
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Well, this is what I've found... Japan is...

Well, this is what I've found...

Japan is region 2 and the US is region 1.


If some DVDs play and others do not (all of the same region), it is possible that the DVD laser is marginal.

...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Firebird, thanks for your reply, so much. Your...

Firebird, thanks for your reply, so much. Your post prompted me to re-check my Device Manger panel for the DVD/CD drive.



Ooops, ... the label, "Disk Drive" threw me off and I opened the wrong...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 16 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Hello Roadrunner and Firebird, thanks for your...

Hello Roadrunner and Firebird, thanks for your replies.

First, Roadrunner... the MPC-HC download that I downloaded from the page you linked for me was the one labeled "Zip file" next to the...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 15 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
First, thanks for the recommendation...

First, thanks for the recommendation Roadrunner... I thought that might be it since, according to the information on the Media Player Classic page on Wikipedia it says,

"Media Player Classic is...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 14 Oct 2012
Replies: 25
Views: 6,132
Posted By digiday
Why won't some DVDs play in my computer's DVD drive?

I have a small collection of commercial movie DVDs. Most of them are from the U.S. market place and some are from Asia... ALL of these DVDs play in my Phillips DVD player that is connected to my TV....
Forum: Software 31 May 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 8,524
Posted By digiday
tanyafitness, GIMP is a great Photoshop...

tanyafitness,

GIMP is a great Photoshop substitute, especially for a completely free GNU app, but it doesn't have the batch processing abilities.

There are several cheap, smaller Firewire...
Forum: Software 30 May 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 8,524
Posted By digiday
Thanks seavixen32, I forgot to mention, the...

Thanks seavixen32,

I forgot to mention, the external Firewire drive to install and successfully use PS 7 on
would have to be a smaller one, like what was available when Photoshop 7 was first...
Forum: Software 30 May 2012
Replies: 71
Views: 8,524
Posted By digiday
Hi all, I'm the originator of this thread...

Hi all,

I'm the originator of this thread and I was able to install and use PS 7 with no problem, but on a 6 year old Dell Inspiron with a comparatively tiny hard drive... only 160 gigs.

That...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
There is no signature that appears on this page...

There is no signature that appears on this page for karlsnooks, but there is one on his profile page, and there I see the link for CCleaner. I do see the link for Geekstogo TFC, but there is...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
Thanks zigzag, but I have backup turned off....

Thanks zigzag,

but I have backup turned off.

digi
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 18 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
Hello Sub Styler and karlsnooks, @Sub...

Hello Sub Styler and karlsnooks,

@Sub Styler, is running the system defrag app hard on the hard drive?... I've never heard about that, but I've never read-up on this topic either. Is it harder on...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
Well, it cleared 15 gigs... that's not quite the...

Well, it cleared 15 gigs... that's not quite the 21.1 gigs plus the misc smaller chunks that the Disk Cleanup said it would open (nor the 30 gigs that I've seen purged by itself a few times in the...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
Hi Sub Styler, I checked Disk Cleanup and...

Hi Sub Styler,

I checked Disk Cleanup and among a few other much smaller space eaters, I found 21.1 gigs being eaten by "Temporary" files. But my normal "Temp" folder only has 9.8 gigs in it......
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 17 Sep 2011
Replies: 12
Views: 14,011
Posted By digiday
Is there an automatic temp files clean-out process in Windows 7?

Is there an automatic temp files clean-out process in Windows 7?

Every once in a while I noticed that my hard drive is somehow automatically purged of about 30 gigs of data, so all of a sudden I...
Forum: Software 09 Jul 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,540
Posted By digiday
Hi batterycharged, I think it is likely that...

Hi batterycharged,

I think it is likely that you have just missed something in my instructions about where to place each file... I think the most obvious mistake that people may make is not...
Forum: Software 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,540
Posted By digiday
Hi batterycharged, You would check your WAV...

Hi batterycharged,

You would check your WAV file to make sure it converted properly by playing it in a music player that supports WAV format, like Windows Media Player, the way you would any other...
Forum: Software 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 71
Views: 8,524
Posted By digiday
I guess since Artsieladie hasn't responded in...

I guess since Artsieladie hasn't responded in over a month, she was either kidnapped or we (I) scared her away with too much tech talk.

Sorry Artsieladie, I hope you were able to finally open...
Forum: Software 08 Jul 2011
Replies: 10
Views: 5,540
Posted By digiday
Hi batterycharged, If you have TiMidity set...

Hi batterycharged,

If you have TiMidity set to convert MIDIs to WAV, then you can't here the playback while it is converting.

See this in my post...
1) Just choose "RIFF WAVE file" under...
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