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Forum: Media Center 10 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
I solved it! :party: After extensive Googling...

I solved it!
:party:
After extensive Googling I came across this article:
Fix Windows 7 AutoPlay Dialog Box Missing or Not Appear, Display and Pop Up My Digital Life...
Forum: Media Center 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
Almost a breakthrough: I was at a friend's...

Almost a breakthrough:
I was at a friend's house this morning discussing this and his son showed me an 'under the bonnet' configuration screen that shows various Autoplay statuses and I felt sure...
Forum: Media Center 08 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
Yes, I tried that a few times and any changes...

Yes, I tried that a few times and any changes there have no effect.
Forum: Media Center 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
Hi dsperber. This is a home computer (music...

Hi dsperber.

This is a home computer (music recording studio DAW)and I am the sole user as Administrator.
I haven't installed any software recently, no.
From Googling around I'm pretty sure now...
Forum: Media Center 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
Many thanks brianzion. I ran the MS Fix and now...

Many thanks brianzion.
I ran the MS Fix and now both drives will play audio CDs, but reluctantly. That is, despite being configured to play via WMP automatically, nothing happens when I put an audio...
Forum: Media Center 07 Jan 2012
Replies: 17
Views: 5,561
Posted By SkylineUK
Suddenly Can't Play Music CDs!!!

I have two CD/DVD players in my high-end PC (i7 2.6Ghz,16MB RAM), a Pioneer DVD-RW and a TSST Corp CDDVDW. Bot show up in Control Panel/Devices as 'Working properly'.

For some reason today both...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
I took my courage into both hands, did the backup...

I took my courage into both hands, did the backup line first, all ok, so went for it.
And it worked! Media Player fires up now instead of QuckTime. :party:

Is it Quicktime that are responsible...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
Agreed. In fact the guy with the solution says...

Agreed.
In fact the guy with the solution says to run the two statements above to avoid editing the registry. The first statement backups up that single entry (the QT secret hijacker...) to a place...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
That doesn't work - it disables any playback,...

That doesn't work - it disables any playback, including Media Player. I found a site discussing this and they say the only sure-fire way to cure it is to do a registry amendment of:

reg export...
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
I can't find a plugin tab or anything in IE9. :(

I can't find a plugin tab or anything in IE9. :(
Forum: Sound & Audio 13 Aug 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
Bump. Is this in fact a bug/'feature' in IE9? I...

Bump.
Is this in fact a bug/'feature' in IE9? I don't recall getting this with IE8.

ALL settings in QT and WMP are set for the LATTER to play MP3s and not the former, but when it comes to...
Forum: Sound & Audio 22 Jul 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
This is still happening, despite all Quck Time...

This is still happening, despite all Quck Time preferences clearly showing that MP3s are NOT associated with QT but with Windows Media Player.

Has anyone any idea of a solution for this stubborn...
Forum: Tutorials 19 Jun 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 326,664
Posted By SkylineUK
I've tried both of those methods and I still get...

I've tried both of those methods and I still get a notice at the bottom of my IE9 screen saying Active X is blocked, with an 'Allow' button for me to click. I'm testing a web site I'm designing...
Forum: Installation & Setup 20 May 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,001
Posted By SkylineUK
Need to zap W7 and reinstall

I've got fundamental problems with my music software (Sonar) that other users and the company can't replicate. After days wasted trying for solutions I've decided the only route is completely clean...
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By SkylineUK
Many thanks guys!

Many thanks guys!
Forum: General Discussion 20 May 2011
Replies: 6
Views: 1,196
Posted By SkylineUK
Silly question - what version do I have?

For support on a piece of hardware I need to tell the manufacturer the W7 version and service pack I'm running. How do I find that information? Help oddly enough doesn't tell me.
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
Thanks DG, actually I'd already found and looked...

Thanks DG, actually I'd already found and looked at that - MP3 is already unticked... :confused:
Forum: Sound & Audio 16 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
Unfortunately I need QuickTime for a couple of...

Unfortunately I need QuickTime for a couple of applications (plugins to Sonar music program) otherwise I'd delete the bloody thing.

I can't find anything under Tools/Options??

If I go into...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 16 May 2011
Replies: 4
Views: 2,128
Posted By SkylineUK
Windows Services - which to switch off?

I've got a new Sandy Bridge-based PC which booted fast but has naturally slowed down now that I've put my various applications on. Is there a handy utility anywhere that can tell me which ones are...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 May 2011
Replies: 20
Views: 3,104
Posted By SkylineUK
QuickTime plays my MP3s but only sometimes...

If I click on a web site forum where someone has posted a link to their song which is an MP3, QuickTime takes over and plays it instead of my default player Windows Media Player. But if I say, double...
Forum: Software 03 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By SkylineUK
I used the registry hack utility on this other...

I used the registry hack utility on this other thread and it worked!
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/19449-default-file-type-associations-restore.html
:D
Windows should have an equivalent...
Forum: Software 02 Mar 2011
Replies: 3
Views: 1,946
Posted By SkylineUK
How can I 'disassociate' a .MSP file ?

I'm trying to run a valid download to update a soft synth by Steinberg called 'Halion Sonic'. Its extension is .msp. When I tried to execute it my PhotoPlus program opened (?!?!) and of course...
Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By SkylineUK
After two days of toil I decided I was beaten. I...

After two days of toil I decided I was beaten. I zapped everything and did a(nother) clean install of Windows7. WMP and iTunes now work perfectly. I got no sounds at all while just the Realtek was...
Forum: Sound & Audio 28 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By SkylineUK
Tried that, no change. :(

Tried that, no change. :(
Forum: Sound & Audio 27 Feb 2011
Replies: 9
Views: 2,480
Posted By SkylineUK
I've filled those in fireberd, thanks. I hope...

I've filled those in fireberd, thanks. I hope they're helpful.
As an experiment I downloaded a free media player and it wouldn't work. I'm really puzzled, when all other sounds are working fine....
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