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MMJB 10: No option to save library or new library

Q: MMJB 10: No option to save library or new library

I have Musicmatch Jukebox I used to have and I have a saved library ddf file in my external hard drive After getting the library is now not saving to any ddf file that I know of I have searched all my drives for all ddf files and produced nothing My original ddf file I saved all the time when adding new music has been the same mb since i upgraded to the ddf file isn t getting any bigger I have tried deleting mmjb from my entire computer and going to MMJB option save or to library 10: new No library the C directory and physically deleting musicmatch When I download a fresh copy I still cant save or create a new library In MMJB 10: No option to save library or new library addition it still pulls up all my music which is stored in my external hard drive Even if I turn my external hard drive off mmjb still brings up all the music of course it wont play because the hard drive is turned off but somehow mmjb knows my current library so is it storing it in a file which is not a ddf file There is no option to quot new library quot or quot save library quot Someone help me nbsp

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A: MMJB 10: No option to save library or new library

It might be that the file is hidden and windows cannot see it. Go to My Computer, then Tools > Folder Options > View > select shown hidden files and folders.

Also it could be that it's not using the DDF file anymore and using a different one. Maybe M4U or something similar.
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I assume you are talking about Media Player setup. Did you see this?
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BILL_S said:

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Hi Bill

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A:extended desktop troubles, save me...!

Is the TV actually set for S-Video input and not composite?
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Unfortunately, I have an older game that I play a lot that has extremely garbled sound at full acceration levels.

I have tried everything I can think of to try to get the sound settings to "stick", but am out of ideas. Does anyone here have any ideas I could try?


A:Cannot save sound acceleration setting

Latest update: I removed and reinstalled the sound drivers. The drivers on the motherboard CD are the same release number as the latest drivers on the ASUS site for my motherboard, so according to ASUS there are no updates available.

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Is there any point in posting a message to technical support?

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A:Floppy Drive Starting whenever I Try To Save/Download Files

It might not apply to you but, for example, in Firefox you can set a default download folder. Maybe the default download folder was changed to an A drive folder by mistake.
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A:accessing old HD with an old OS on it to save some data

got to setting/control panel/administrave tool /computer management
disk management see if it shows up here, if so,right click on the drive box, assign a drive letter
if that does not get it
try a disk management utility trial version see if it will assign a letter
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A:Should I replace my hard drive or try to save it?

I would also be suspicious about bad sectors. My suggestion will be The DiskCheckup program from PassMark. It's free and can be downloaded from the following address:

You can read the page to get more information.
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A:Samsung 512 USB Flash Drive Wont Save unless I format.

That doesn't sound good, my guess is your drive is toast. Best to buy a new one, where did you get it at? Can you take it back? Has it ever worked properly?

Try to format it through disk management in XP, if its still no good, try it on a Windows98SE machine (you will likely need a driver for your drive to do this). Or try to format it as FAT32 from a linux machine.
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A:Slow "save as", opening my computer, manually entering url in IE

also, I have XP Sp2...the slow browsing for non-Favourites website I mentioned afflicts only IE and not Firefox, but the slow Save as affects both IE and Firefox
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I just read a post about a similar problem and have found out about
"stopping" the device before unplugging it - I don't have that green
arrow at the bottom on either computer - would they be hidden
somehow and how to get them to show?

Anyway, now that I know that, is there any way I can fix the problem?

I can read and copy from them, so if I save all the files to my desktop,
can I then reformat them or something to regain the save functionality?

Thanks so much!

A:Can no longer save to flash drives

Yup, that worked.

I copied all the files (successfully) into
a folder on my hard drive, then deleted

Don't know if I needed to, but I ran
Scandisk on the empty drive.

Now I can save again! :approve:
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A:BIOS/CMOS Save & Exit prompt hangs.

Hello and welcome to Techspot.

Please would you take a few moments to read this post. A message for all newcomers. Thanks.

What are you trying to change in bios? Does this problem occure no matter what you change?

Does your computer boot into Windows ok?

Have you considered flashing your bios to the latest version?

You can get the flashing software from your mobo manufacturers website. If you decide to do this. Make sure you follow the instructions exactly.

Regards Howard :wave: :wave:
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My system spec is.

Intel Celeron D 2.4Ghz
MSI Mobo with 4x AGP.
512 MB DDR 400 bus.

I have decided to upgarde my system. Plz help me for selecting me a right option or tell me what to do.

1. Buy Intel pentium 4 HT 3.0 GHz 1mb chache memory 800MHZ FSB with AGP 8x motherboard and keep my (newly bought 8 days ago)R9800pro.

2. Buy pentium 4 3.0Ghz 512 chache 533MHZ FSB and buy 6600gt and plug them into my current MSI 4x AGP mobo or buy 1 with AGP 8x Mobo.

PLZ help me for selecting me right option!

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A:Help Me For Selecting A Right Option For Me For System Upgrade.

I've heard it said that celerons are the equivalent of a pentium with 70% of the celerons clock speed, so a 2.4 celeron would be like a 1.68 pentium 4, if that % is right. It would slow you down a bit having a slower cpu.

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Backup registry before trying this! Modify the registry at your own risk!
You can highlight the Hewlett-Packard entry and export from file menu to a
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click on the exported file to restore the original settings in the registry.

Happy Scanning! - Raj

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I dont't see the options for file type


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A:mmjb soundcard proble

you've got to try and update your device drivers for the card. you can look up your model on your card's manufacturer's website, and downlaod the appropriate driver. i'd try playing your files on another media player and see if you get the same problem.
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A:Need to save my HDD, cannot be formatted

I would like to add i see this

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No open discussion on piracy and how to do it is tolerated here. Thread is closed.
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A:Cannot save Excel file, marked read only

If you leave the disc open, you can overwrite files as long as the disc is a -RW disc and not a standard -R disc. Honestly I've had bad experiences with -RW and leaving discs open. That was ages ago and CD-Rs are so cheap now. O've been told that OfficeXP doesn't like floppy discs. I have no proof of this. I haven't used a floppy in quite some time either.
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Yours confused


A:No microphone option on soundmax cadenza

How did you even get the sound to work, ive been tryin to do stuff to get it to work all day and it dont seem to work, and i dont know whats wrong with yours mine shows microphone.