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Forum: Media Center 29 Oct 2009
Replies: 3
Views: 3,767
Posted By dhar890723
Which is unnecessary and really sucks for those...

Which is unnecessary and really sucks for those of us who back up our music.

Won't that also knock out desirable features like Netflix and Internet TV?

IMO, the best thing to do is nuke the...
Forum: Media Center 20 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,900
Posted By dhar890723
Then your only option right now is to buy an ATI...

Then your only option right now is to buy an ATI OCUR tuner off eBay, after MS releases its program that will certify your laptop as meeting the CableLabs requirements and install the necessary keys...
Forum: Media Center 18 Oct 2009
Replies: 10
Views: 5,900
Posted By dhar890723
Hauppauge HD PVR, but I would wait a few months...

Hauppauge HD PVR, but I would wait a few months until the Ceton CableCard tuner comes out and get that. Then we will be able to do away with STB's and get encrypted cable simply by plugging a cable...
Forum: Media Center 04 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By dhar890723
One would think so. How I hate problems like...

One would think so. How I hate problems like this. What about the LEDs? The receiver should blink when it receives a signal, and the emitter when it forwards it. If the former blinks, but the latter...
Forum: Media Center 03 Sep 2009
Replies: 7
Views: 4,176
Posted By dhar890723
Are you able to change channels by clicking the...

Are you able to change channels by clicking the +/- icons that appear when you mouse over the MC window? One of the most basic things to do is make sure the MC window has the focus. If it doesn't,...
Forum: General Discussion 30 Aug 2009
Replies: 11
Views: 8,495
Posted By dhar890723
I posted on this the other day in another thread....

I posted on this the other day in another thread. The problem is not confined to the taskbar but manifests throughout Windows Explorer, except, oddly enough, in the property sheets for the affected...
Forum: General Discussion 28 Aug 2009
Replies: 8
Views: 13,438
Posted By dhar890723
This bug is still present in x86 RTM. Having long...

This bug is still present in x86 RTM. Having long experience with Windows, I knew to delete the iconcache.db file when it first happened a couple of weeks ago, when a few icons spontaneously reverted...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 24 Aug 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,966
Posted By dhar890723
Well, I'll be. This workaround that was just...

Well, I'll be. This workaround that was just published on 8/22 seems to work:

How to fix Flash video performance in Firefox...
Forum: General Discussion 23 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,672
Posted By dhar890723
The folders that are added to libraries aren't...

The folders that are added to libraries aren't moved to the libraries in any sense. Instead, libraries contain a type of link to the folders. Given that I can rename every other similar type of link...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,672
Posted By dhar890723
The design is inconsistent. Both libraries and...

The design is inconsistent. Both libraries and folders can be "optimized" in their respective property sheets, and Windows defines exactly the same five categories for each, "General Items",...
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,672
Posted By dhar890723
More seriously, they don't respect the "Folder...

More seriously, they don't respect the "Folder Views" that have been chosen with "Apply to Folders" in "Folder Options". For example, when I go to the Library Properties for my Music Library and...
Forum: Customization 22 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,834
Posted By dhar890723
I'm including a screenshot of the right side of...

I'm including a screenshot of the right side of my taskbar which illustrates what I described in my first message.
Forum: General Discussion 22 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 8,672
Posted By dhar890723
Using shortcuts would not be that similar; using...

Using shortcuts would not be that similar; using symbolic links would. I like the concept of libraries, but I can't get them to work in a way that works well for me.

1. I've set up a custom set...
Forum: Graphic Cards 22 Aug 2009
Replies: 15
Views: 37,505
Posted By dhar890723
If the audio doesn't skip when the video...

If the audio doesn't skip when the video stutters, then you may have described a known problem in FireFox 3.x which is also observed in Vista. However, I haven't seen it in "every browser"; in...
Forum: Customization 20 Aug 2009
Replies: 2
Views: 1,834
Posted By dhar890723
Toolbars - Number of rows - How to control?

I make my taskbar two rows high, and I made a toolbar named "Progs" containing several folders that contain program shortcuts. The toolbar is making poor use of the vertical space available to it,...
Forum: Drivers 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1,761
Posted By dhar890723
It is confusing. Windows Update is offering a...

It is confusing. Windows Update is offering a 2008 driver to update the 2006 driver Windows 7 RTM installed for my HP C6180 printer. The RTM driver works fine in my limited testing, so I ain't going...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 4,957
Posted By dhar890723
During the beta, I reported a bug in which the...

During the beta, I reported a bug in which the Windows 7 setup program would not enumerate multiple hard drives correctly, a problem that first appeared in Vista w/ integrated SP1. It did not occur...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,966
Posted By dhar890723
I wish I knew. It's the one thing I still use IE8...

I wish I knew. It's the one thing I still use IE8 for. I've never seen video "stop" in Firefox.
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,966
Posted By dhar890723
Wow, Firefox 3.5.2 is the best browser I've ever...

Wow, Firefox 3.5.2 is the best browser I've ever used, and I was a diehard IE user all the way to IE8! FWIW, I've observed none of the problems you mentioned. The addons I use are Adblock Plus,...
Forum: Browsers & Mail 17 Aug 2009
Replies: 55
Views: 6,966
Posted By dhar890723
If anything, it's better on Win7. (I use Firefox...

If anything, it's better on Win7. (I use Firefox 3.5.2.) However, it continues to suffer from Flash video stuttering, which occurs every 10 sec or so (audio is unaffected), and occasional pauses when...
Forum: General Discussion 16 Aug 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 691
Posted By dhar890723
Library stuff I can't figure out

I like the concept of libraries, but I can't get them to work in a way that works well for me.

1. I've set up a custom set of columns for my Music folder, and I made it the default for Music...
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