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Forum: Installation & Setup 03 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,356
Posted By RazMan
Excellent advice there Greg ..... if I was...

Excellent advice there Greg ..... if I was installing to my workstation - this is a netbook. :p

No worries now anyway, it was fun while it lasted (NOT) and I am now giving the Office 2010 Beta a...
Forum: Installation & Setup 02 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,356
Posted By RazMan
I'm not quite sure what happened but in my...

I'm not quite sure what happened but in my impatience I tried a 'repair installation' and everything went totally pear shaped -:cry: My netbook was running so painfully slow that I decided to...
Forum: Installation & Setup 01 Mar 2010
Replies: 14
Views: 7,356
Posted By RazMan
Another vote for EasyBCD (it must be V2 though) I...

Another vote for EasyBCD (it must be V2 though) I had exactly the same problem while trying to rid my netbook of XP. EasyBCD worked like a charm and I was able to recover my old XP partition to use...
Forum: Installation & Setup 23 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 5,628
Posted By RazMan
Just a little update - I have installed Win7 on...

Just a little update - I have installed Win7 on my SSD and WOW what a difference!
Boot up and shut down times are now half of what they were and my progs open up almost instantly! :geek:
...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 5,628
Posted By RazMan
Thanks guys, In an ideal situation all of...

Thanks guys,

In an ideal situation all of my progs would go on the SSD along with Windows to keep everything buzzing along nicely. I was a bit concerned that as my prog list grew bigger, the...
Forum: Installation & Setup 22 Feb 2010
Replies: 4
Views: 5,628
Posted By RazMan
Installing Win 7 onto SSD

Now that SSD prices are coming down to sensible(ish) levels I have decided to buy a Crucial M225 64Gb. Searching around, most of the installation guides I have found refer to notebooks and are quite...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,635
Posted By RazMan
I've sorted it now :D I had to reboot a...

I've sorted it now :D

I had to reboot a couple of times while resetting msconfig to 'normal startup' and all of my cores magically returned - all 8 of 'em.

btw the 'number of processors' in...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,635
Posted By RazMan
Thanks for the tip - however that just reduced...

Thanks for the tip - however that just reduced the number of cores to two! :eek:
So just to experiment I reduced it to one and now I can't even bring back any more cores - I'm stuck on ONE CORE now...
Forum: Installation & Setup 19 Feb 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 5,635
Posted By RazMan
Twin Quad Core Xeons - Only One shows!

I have an HP XW6400 (dual cpu motherboard) workstation which has been running fine on a single Quad Core Xeon processor. Today I decided to fit a second Xeon cpu and was suprised to find that...
Forum: Media Center 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,028
Posted By RazMan
I've just figured it out - I HAVE got duplicate...

I've just figured it out - I HAVE got duplicate tracks - for example I have Steely Dan's 'Babylon Sisters' on 'Gaucho' and 'The Best of Steely Dan Remastered'.
I've even got 1320 cases of...
Forum: Media Center 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,028
Posted By RazMan
Then I don't understand where MM is finding these...

Then I don't understand where MM is finding these duplicates. I have been ultra diligent with my files and they have been very carefully filed with no duplicate names or content. I have only got one...
Forum: Media Center 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,028
Posted By RazMan
Ahhhh it seems that I've got 996 files in my...

Ahhhh it seems that I've got 996 files in my 'duplicate titles' directory in MM...... although I'm not quite sure how these 'duplicates' are identified. This might be because I have folders for each...
Forum: Media Center 26 Jan 2010
Replies: 8
Views: 4,028
Posted By RazMan
Update: I have been through all of my mp3s...

Update:

I have been through all of my mp3s with the excellent 'mp3tag' program, rewriting all of the tags and generally tidying things up. After this very lengthy process I then forced my Media...
Forum: Media Center 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 3,439
Posted By RazMan
I'm not sure how much help this will be but I...

I'm not sure how much help this will be but I have built a similar, if more modest system which comprises:

Media Server / Desktop - HP XW6400 Workstation (see my system spec)
Shuttle PC
Netbook...
Forum: Media Center 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
Bingo! Thanks for all of your help everyone and...

Bingo! Thanks for all of your help everyone and well done JK :cool:
Forum: Media Center 19 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
MP12 sees the deleted files in the library until...

MP12 sees the deleted files in the library until $RECYCLE.BIN is deleted. If I right-click on a file and 'open file location' it will take me to either a 'proper' or deleted file. Of course this only...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
A little more info... I just checked my...

A little more info...

I just checked my other shares on the NAS drive and if I delete a file on them I am asked 'are you sure you want to permanently delete this file?' which means there is no...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
Nope, that's where my problem lies. I cannot seem...

Nope, that's where my problem lies. I cannot seem to edit the properties of that folder. I have taken ownership, clicked it to death but nothing seems to work - The damn thing just resets itself...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
One more bit of snippiness :) 48430

One more bit of snippiness :)
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Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
At last, an excuse to use the snipping tool!...

At last, an excuse to use the snipping tool! :geek:

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Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
@ JK - Yes but I only have that one location in...

@ JK - Yes but I only have that one location in my library so if I delete it ..... :confused:

@ derekimo - Nope, I've got my folder view settings at default so that's not it..... But if I...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
That only gives me the option to add locations...

That only gives me the option to add locations and not exclude them. I think the problem is that the recycle bin is not on the root of my share - it is in the library's directory. Therefore it is...
Forum: Media Center 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 19
Views: 3,986
Posted By RazMan
How can I stop MP12 seeing my recycle bin?

I have my MP3 library on a NAS drive and things are working quite well except when I delete any files, they are still being 'seen' in my recycle bin(which is on the root of the same directory of the...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By RazMan
Over the weekend I got a chance to fully use...

Over the weekend I got a chance to fully use MP3tag to 'heal' my collection of 10k files - it is certainly a brilliant program and really easy to use. I found that simply re-saving the files was...
Forum: Sound & Audio 18 Jan 2010
Replies: 5
Views: 1,639
Posted By RazMan
I've got similar problems here and it appears to...

I've got similar problems here and it appears to be something to do with the tag data. I found that changing the file's tag data to version 2.3 using a prog like ID3-TagIT3 corrected the problem....
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