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Trouble fast forwarding burned nero 7 dvds

Q: Trouble fast forwarding burned nero 7 dvds

Minor issue here. I have a lite on dvd recorder that came with a nero 6. Recently I upgraded to nero 7 ultra and now I notice that when I playback a burned dvd in my dvd player that it cannot fast forward over 2x the speed. It simply freezes up then return to the original menu. Before I could fast forward a scene up to 8x the speed(the maximum of my dvd player).
I tried changing the settings just before I burn my dvd. First making sure that it was a the maximum setting. Then i tried to change the write speed setting to 8x. No change. Like I said this is minor but I was wondering if this is a glitch with nero 7 ultra or did upgrading somehow change a setting or what? Thnks!
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A:Trouble recording audio

I am surprised no one has replied to this yet, but no worries, I will do my best to help solve your problem

So from the sounds of it, you are having troubles with Audacity noticing your Microphone to record audio. Now, I have never used this program before, but from the sounds of it the only thing you are missing is setting your headset/microphone to the default in windows.

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Gazher said:

Good day PC masters/expert/etc, can I ask something? about my computer, the cmos battery of my motherboard just last with in a week what should I do? need some help or tips, thanks a lot

-gazClick to expand...

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programs will hang or not open ( not responding ). This includes the task manager. Browsers will not open or operate normally. The system will not operate normally.Click to expand...

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7ryota said:

1) could i replace my motherboard if it is still under warrentyClick to expand...

I guess so, have you ever tried to establish the communication with the motherboard maker yet? Many of them has it own support lines that can provides the RMA informations.

7ryota said:

2) could the burnt mark cause by the mismatching of the ram..Click to expand...

How? Did you actually force it to be seated in backward position? Look closely at the notch of RAM, they can only go one way, and you can feel the pressure of installing the ram if it goes in wrong way.
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Just for laughs you should beg or borrow a USB DVD burner and see what happens with that.

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detrunks said:

Please can someone advise whether it is value for money to get a SSD compared to getting a VELOCIRAPTOR.
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All points of few welcome and I am particularly interested in how noticeable any performance difference would be. Budget is sub-100.

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My set-up is M4A785td-v evo, O/S is W7 - not sure what else is relevant?

thanks for any helpClick to expand...
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supersmashbrada said:

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Problem solved...

after running combo fix..its fine now..i will post the log here.but what is cause of this problem

ComboFix 10-11-14.04 - sri 11/15/2010 23:45:04.1.2 - x86
Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 6.1.7600.0.1252.1.1033.18.3070.2095 [GMT 5.5:30]
Running from: c:\users\sri\Desktop\ComboFix.exe
* Resident AV is active


((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((((( Other Deletions )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))


((((((((((((((((((((((((( Files Created from 2010-10-15 to 2010-11-15 )))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

2010-11-15 18:21 . 2010-11-15 18:21 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\temp
2010-11-15 18:03 . 2010-11-15 18:03 301568 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\cmd.execf
2010-11-15 05:27 . 2010-11-15 15:51 -------- d-----w- c:\users\sss
2010-11-14 18:42 . 2010-11-14 18:42 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Switch Off
2010-11-13 05:18 . 2010-11-13 05:18 -------- d-----w- c:\users\Default\AppData\Local\Microsoft Help
2010-11-13 01:54 . 2010-11-13 01:54 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Office Genuine Advantage
2010-11-12 15:12 . 2010-11-12 15:12 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\FlashGet Network
2010-11-12 13:49 . 2010-11-12 13:49 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\WinPcap
2010-11-12 13:49 . 2010-11-12 13:49 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\URLSnooper2
2010-11-12 13:49 . 2010-11-12 13:49 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\DonationCoder
2010-11-12 12:58 . 2010-10-18 04:11 6146896 ----a-w- c:\programdata\Microsoft\Windows Defender\Definition Updates\{EE4859BC-26EC-443A-A815-66EC6FC04319}\mpengine.dll
2010-11-11 04:24 . 2010-11-11 04:24 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\PDF Writer
2010-11-11 04:23 . 2009-07-14 01:15 90624 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\Spool\prtprocs\w32x86\HPZPPWN7.DLL
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2010-11-11 04:21 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Common Files\Bullzip
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2008-10-30 17:45 227840 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzFlRdr.dll
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2008-07-09 18:49 103424 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzDCT.dll
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2010-09-27 09:57 135168 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzpdfc.dll
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2010-09-27 09:58 196096 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\bzpdf.dll
2010-11-11 04:21 . 2010-11-11 04:21 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Bullzip
2010-11-11 04:21 . 1999-05-06 18:30 140288 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\comdlg32.OCX
2010-11-10 15:54 . 2010-11-10 15:54 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\TeamViewer
2010-11-10 15:13 . 2010-11-14 15:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Garena
2010-11-10 14:58 . 2009-11-03 08:37 679936 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\D3DX81ab.dll
2010-11-10 14:58 . 2009-11-03 08:37 1970176 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\d3dx9.dll
2010-11-09 17:34 . 2010-11-09 17:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Conduit
2010-11-09 17:34 . 2010-11-09 17:34 -------- d-----w- C:\extensions
2010-11-09 17:33 . 2010-11-09 17:33 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\UseNeXT
2010-11-09 17:32 . 2010-11-09 17:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\uTorrent
2010-11-09 16:17 . 2010-11-14 13:31 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\Cheat Engine
2010-10-31 08:11 . 2010-10-31 08:11 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\GRETECH
2010-10-31 07:59 . 2010-10-31 07:59 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\Sun
2010-10-30 09:15 . 2010-10-30 09:16 -------- d-----w- C:\Downloads
2010-10-30 07:27 . 2010-01-25 21:18 13952 ----a-w- c:\windows\system32\drivers\urfltwlh.sys
2010-10-29 16:45 . 2010-11-14 14:23 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\ESET
2010-10-28 17:25 . 2010-10-28 17:25 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\VideoLAN
2010-10-28 16:10 . 2010-10-28 16:10 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\EA GAMES
2010-10-28 15:31 . 2010-10-28 15:31 -------- d-----w- c:\programdata\Kaspersky Lab Setup Files
2010-10-28 14:54 . 2010-10-28 15:34 -------- d-----w- c:\program files\EA SPORTS
2010-10-28 14:54 . 2010-10-28 14:54 -------- d-----w- c:\windows\system32\Macromed
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i have dual core 3.11Ghz and when i run high end game on my computer my cpu speed drop and back up it continue until i quit.Click to expand...

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These are the specs

I upgraded the Power Supply to 650 W, so I know that's not the issue.

I've tried uninstalling drivers, messed with settings in BIOS (which doesnt have an option to disable onboard cards), disabled onboard card via device manager. And all of these methods have failed me. I've been doing this the whole day and I literally have no idea what to google / do next.

I'd appreciate any help guys ((

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I was wondering if someone could help me. I just purchased this dvd burner. The problem I am having is that I was able to burn a video dvd with the bonus light scribe disc that came with the burner. I then went to use the dvd-r's I had left over from before my last burner died. It would not record to the dvd-r's. It would encode the video to my harddrive but when it shouls open up and begin the writing process it fails every time. tried with 5 different dvd's but of same variety. Checked specs and it says it is both dvd+ and dvd-. Anyone have any ideas. Doesn't really pop up with an error message just tells me process failed. Thanks

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you should try burning with lowest speed, and update your burner firmware.