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Forum: Media Center 2 Weeks Ago
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Views: 223
Posted By pxfragonard
.wav flies show up "unknown" in wmc. Fixable?

I love WMC to play music files, because I can browse by album, artist, song, etc. I've done this with .wma files but it's a lot of space. I like very high quality, so I decided to rip all my music...
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Dec 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 217
Posted By pxfragonard
play a media sound on a schedule

I'd love to be able to play a media sound on a schedule, and not through WMP or any other player other than the native player that plays these notifications. I can't find out any information about...
Forum: Sound & Audio 21 Nov 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 347
Posted By pxfragonard
This thread probably belongs in Videolan help but if someone could hel

I'd appreciate it if someone could identify what to call the black screen with writing on it so I can ask the question at Videolan's support forum. It only comes up after I enable my remote control...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 113
Views: 216,367
Posted By pxfragonard
Thanks, Shawn.

Thanks, Shawn.
Forum: Backup and Restore 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 5,600
Posted By pxfragonard
After many years of experience with free Macrium,...

After many years of experience with free Macrium, I can really recommend this program. With the Windows imaging I had nothing but problems and the worst part is that you can never be sure whether you...
Forum: Tutorials 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 113
Views: 216,367
Posted By pxfragonard
Yes, but so does Windows backup and restore....

Yes, but so does Windows backup and restore. Click on "Make System Image." UAC approval, check, pick location. Don't get the difference. Why is Macrium better?
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 14 Nov 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 311
Posted By pxfragonard
Task won't run: The directory name is invalid. (0x80070108)

Don't know why this task won't run. Can someone tell me how to check the validity of the directory name please and how to fix it? I've never had a problem with task scheduler before.
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 113
Views: 216,367
Posted By pxfragonard
Aren't those a lot bigger, Shawn? And doesn't...

Aren't those a lot bigger, Shawn? And doesn't Windows do restore points anyway? Why Macrium? I hear people praise it but I've never had a prob restoring pc from a Windows-made system image. Excuse my...
Forum: Tutorials 13 Nov 2015
Replies: 113
Views: 216,367
Posted By pxfragonard
Hello pxfragonard, I'm afraid that restore...

Hello pxfragonard,

I'm afraid that restore points can only be stored on the drive letter they are for. :([/QUOTE]

Thanks for your reply. I can't help wondering now why volsnap error 25 keep...
Forum: Tutorials 11 Nov 2015
Replies: 113
Views: 216,367
Posted By pxfragonard
I don't understand why, in method 2, I wouldn't...

I don't understand why, in method 2, I wouldn't just start at 3) without downloading the tool. Let's say I want to make a separate drive to store restore points from C: (the boot drive) because I...
Forum: Hardware & Devices 22 Oct 2015
Replies: 22
Views: 1,922
Posted By pxfragonard
Solved. New heat sink paste!

Solved. New heat sink paste!
Forum: Sound & Audio 15 Oct 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By pxfragonard
Windows fails to recognize recording/playback devices after updates

Twice now, after updates, Windows fails to recognize all but one playback device, the AMD HDMI Output and no recording devices at all. In the screenshots below, you can see what playback and...
Forum: Sound & Audio 14 Oct 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 307
Posted By pxfragonard
Windows fails to recognize devices after updates

Twice now, after updates, Windows fails to recognize all but one playback device, the AMD HDMI Output and no recording devices at all. In the screenshots below, you can see what playback and...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 12 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By pxfragonard
I programmed it through Computer Management/Task...

I programmed it through Computer Management/Task Scheduler. I chose new task and selected the day under trigger, chose weekly, programmed it under action to play the .wpl file.

That's it! WMC...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 11 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By pxfragonard
I didn't try it. Instead I specified which...

I didn't try it. Instead I specified which program to run and now it runs in wmp as it ought to have since that's the default for those playlists. It was a week to test it (only once weekly) and I...
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By pxfragonard
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Music, Pictures & Video 03 Oct 2015
Replies: 6
Views: 562
Posted By pxfragonard
Mystery: music plays, can't stop, WMP not open (!!) ?

This is odd, I know. I programmed the computer to wake me up later on Saturday. I made a new playlist for that day. ONLY on that day, THAT playlist opens and plays and yet, the Windows Media Player...
Forum: General Discussion 19 Sep 2015
Replies: 16
Views: 19,344
Posted By pxfragonard
What could you add to the message pop-up to close...

What could you add to the message pop-up to close it, say, in 2 seconds if the point is just to wake the computer?
Forum: Windows Updates & Activation 22 Aug 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 359
Posted By pxfragonard
Reserved Win 10, not yet installed, want to cancel, remove

Hi. I reserved an upgrade and found a couple of things I want to keep on Windows 7 sp1 and a couple of other things I'd need to upgrade and can't afford. The machine keeps trying to get me to install...
Forum: Backup and Restore 16 Jul 2015
Replies: 0
Views: 343
Posted By pxfragonard
Volsnap Error 25 all restore points deleted at random

Microsoft says reduce I/O load or move location of restore points to another disc. I disabled system restore and tried an external drive. It won't allow me to store settings so that's out.

As for...
Forum: Backup and Restore 05 Jul 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By pxfragonard
Sorry for the late reply but I thought I'd post...

Sorry for the late reply but I thought I'd post for someone having the same problem. I found a tutorial here (I think you recommended it) and the first thing I saw was to go to services, check...
Forum: Tutorials 16 Jun 2015
Replies: 87
Views: 614,047
Posted By pxfragonard
When right-clicking, "Find" is blanked out

When right-clicking, "Find" is blanked out. Any other methods for Vista? I just paste the line in for my 7 machine.

UPDATE: Please ignore post. Found it in eventviewer by scrolling.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 88
Views: 108,322
Posted By pxfragonard
Didn't work. Tried several times restarting each...

Didn't work. Tried several times restarting each time it goes back to default.
Forum: General Discussion 01 Jun 2015
Replies: 88
Views: 108,322
Posted By pxfragonard
What I'm wondering is how many programs will I...

What I'm wondering is how many programs will I have to replace that won't be compatible with Windows 10. I'm running 7 and it's going pretty smoothly. Why rock my boat?
Forum: Backup and Restore 17 May 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 590
Posted By pxfragonard
Yes, all of that done already. Thanks though for...

Yes, all of that done already. Thanks though for your suggestions.
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