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Solved: My Videos Library Ate My Pictures Library

Q: Solved: My Videos Library Ate My Pictures Library

EDIT This issue has been solved Hi there This problem is slowly driving me crazy and I d appreciate anyone s insights My default Pictures library has somehow become a permanent clone of my Videos library It s not that it s a copy of Videos it s that both libraries have merged into the same entity The quot Pictures library-ms quot file literally does not exist Windows is using one file and one set of options yet displaying it as if there were two libraries And it stubbornly refuses to acknowledge that quot Pictures quot can or should exist If I delete one of the quot Videos quot both links remain visible until I refresh the Explorer window which makes them both disappear If I try to delete one and then the other Windows says it Library My Videos Solved: My Pictures Library Ate can t find the file which makes sense since the individual quot Videos library-ms Solved: My Videos Library Ate My Pictures Library quot file is already gone If I delete all of my libraries and then select quot Restore default libraries quot both duplicates reappear as before No quot Pictures library-ms quot is ever created I can manually create a new library called quot Pictures quot but it doesn t Solved: My Videos Library Ate My Pictures Library affect the presence of the duplicate Videos and other applications such as Windows Media Player do not recognize it as the official Pictures library WMP only shows images in the Videos folders and if I select quot Manage Pictures library quot from the WMP navigation pane it opens the options for the Videos library Strangest of all is this if I delete all libraries and don t restore them manually a quot Videos quot library will automatically reappear at some point no more than hours later I can delete it when this happens but it will continue to reappear at regular intervals I ve tried editing the registry to completely disable the Libraries feature as seen here and then reenable it using the factory defaults but this doesn t make a difference Since that patch completely removes the default libraries properties from the registry I have to conclude that Windows stores additional library data elsewhere but I haven t had any luck finding it I would really appreciate any suggestions nbsp

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A:Lost pictures on Windows 7 from power outage

Oh mary; I feel your pain. Were the pics within one folder and now they're ALL missing?
 

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A:Running three videos on separate computers simultaneously

I want these videos being projected to all start and run simultaneously, keeping them in sync with one another.Click to expand...

almost 99.9% impossible. Whether it's streaming or simple MP4s, each system is pulling independently and every system has a unique client-host latency and will likely get out of sync almost immediately.
 

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Whenever you install a new OS, always take note of the model of core system hardware like GPU, chipset, and ethernet/wifi (there are a few others that aren't as important, but nice to have updated) since those are critical to your computers core functionality.

However, a quick google search of your model yielded me with your PC's system specs. Your PC contains a Realtek RTL8201N ethernet adapter. So far I am unable to find a driver from Realtek itself and the HP driver is not Realtek, but instead nVidia nForce.

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A:Pics & videos together

As you can see, the first 5 are pictures & the rest are videos, is that normal?


 

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A:Sound Blaster Z: Everything sounds phenomenal except Youtube videos

Hey Coxis,

The behavior that you explained can be fixed if you set the adobe flash player to 'follow' your soundcard settings. If you're on 64-bit windows, go to:
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\

Open MMS.CFG and add this line:

UseWAVPlayer=1

Worked perfectly for my 5.1 setup. Youtube audio was previously stuck on its own upmix (a.k.a simulated surround) settings and ignored my soundcard settings.

Good luck
 

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Also, I tried disabling hardware acceleration and had no luck.

RE
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A:Fullscreen button not working with online videos

Other than the video being stretched on my 16:10 display, I had no issues w/ the playback on IE10 & FF26. Have you tried updating Flash plugin, if not the latest, to see if that fixes your problem? Do you have the same problem w/ IE?
 

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I tried both of Kolavec's fixes. Neither worked.
I've also tried keeping Youtube and Task Manager open to check which process was doing the damage...
It seems that keeping Task Manager open stops the video from lagging (also tested on IE 11.0.2).
This antidote, sadly, doesn't extend to games.
This thread was created by someone with the same problem who seemed to have found a trojan responsible for the slowdown. Any and all advice would be appreciated.
PS. I'm so relieved that there are recent thread on this topic! Thank you (and I share the pain of every sufferer).

EDIT:
Following the advice given in linked thread, I found an executable file "vpecyihvyphx.exe" that started upon leaving the mouse idle and disappeared when I moved the mouse again. I await any guidance/ recommendations you have for me.

EDIT 2:
I just downloaded and ran MalwareBytes Anti Malware (Free) and it seems to have done the job for now. I'll keep you all posted and I hope this helped some of you.

Moderator note - Post moved from this thread: http://www.techspot.com/community/t...hen-I-dont-move-my-mouse.196106/#post-1375126
 

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A:Videos/games lag when i don't move my mouse

Open Task Manager to the performance tab. Leave mouse idle. Does CPU usage rise?

If yes, hit PRocesses tab, and take a screenshot of which process is taking up CPU time.
 

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What is the total size of this hard drive, and its 4 partitions?
 

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Have you tried transferring the video to other PC and see if it works fine? the program you used to play the video may be the culprit.
 

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A:Why can't I download YouTube videos?

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A:No video output after reassembling good parts -- solved

I guess you could say...
The shlt hit the fan.
ok, terrible pun, I'm sorry.
 

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A:Audio bad when viewing online videos

Make sure you have the latest version of Flash installed. Does this occur on all browsers? Do you have any plug-ins running or audio codec's installed? You could even go as far as checking to make sure your video drivers are all up to date.





if the mouse is being moved while it is stuttering, it will freeze with the same frequency as the audio!Click to expand...

When this happens. Does the computer it self freeze or just the video?
 

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Hi Mike
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A:My laptop crashes whilst watching videos

Please tell us more about computer brand and model, opeating system, etc.
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I think the lack of responses here may be the result of everyone else being confused as well.

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Try re installing Windows 7 fresh. Most laptops have a restore feature accessed during a start up. Laptops do tend to get bogged down with a lot of unnecessary stuff slowing things down and affecting other programs
 

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A:I have a green screen when I try to play videos

You could try updating video drivers.

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A:I think I lost My Pictures

It sounds like you copied the shortcut to My Pictures onto your CD. Double click on My Computer, right click on the CD you have supposedly copied your pictures to, then click on Explore. You should be able to browse your pictures. Or instead of clicking on Explore, click on Properties. It should tell you the total MB of pictures. 300 pictures would probably be couple hundred MB. If that's not what you see, then thing didn't go as you hoped.

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A:DVD videos freeze, then release, then skip?

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A:Graphics card issue (not solved by any other threads)

I suggest a clean reinstall of the OS and drivers from scratch. Clean out your PC, re-seat all the components and continue with a fresh install of OS, drivers, etc.

If that doesn't work, then it's an issue with your card or the PCI-E slot on the motherboard.
 

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A:Videos not playing, even after updating codec packs

Have you tried using Windows Media Player 11?
 

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A:Rainbow effect and slight blurring on videos

What are your computers complete system specs? Make, and model would be nice
 

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1. AMD Phenom II X2 560BE at stock speed.
2. 2 x Kingston Value Series DDR3-1333 2GB ram (Ganged)
3. Gigabyte 870A-UD3 motherboard (Bios version: F5a)
4. Gigabyte Radeon HD5750 GDDR5 1GB graphic card
5. WD-5000AADS Caviar Green 500 GB hard drive
6. Creative SB Audigy Value
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8. Coolermaster Hyper 212+ cooler
9. Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
10. ATI Catalyst 11.2

Is my computer dying?
 

A:Sudden black screen and lagged sound when playing videos

have you tried different player? i.e. vlc or media player classic.
it can also be a codec issue, have you tried other video types?

yes i have tried both PowerDVD Mk I and Mk II and both are filled with bugs, especially when dealing with certain codecs. although i have to admit the video effects are sometimes useful.
 

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A:My Dell monitor goes black only when watching videos online

yaniktissera said:





So, last week i jumped online to watch a clip on the BBC website, and as i clicked play, my screen froze for about 5 seconds, the screen then proceeded to turn black - displaying "entering power save".Click to expand...

Try turning off your power saver mode:
(o/s XP this is mine yours may be similar)
-> right click your mouse button when the mouse is on open desk top space
-> navigate to "Properties"
-> select "Screen Saver"
-> in the lower portion of the window there is the "Monitor Power" section and select "Power" button
-> at the heading "Turn Monitor Off" from the drop down menu select "Never"
-> click "Apply"
-> click "Ok"
Hope this helps
-> Cheers
 

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that's what's happening. I have XP with 4G ram, radeon hd 6850, dual core processer intel.

Really, I can't think of any reason why this should be happening. It really ruins videos to have this happen. Any ideas?
 

A:YouTube videos lag for 2 seconds every 30 seconds or so?

BlackScarlet said:





that's what's happening. I have XP with 4G ram, radeon hd 6850, dual core processer intel.

Really, I can't think of any reason why this should be happening. It really ruins videos to have this happen. Any ideas?Click to expand...

Are you letting the video buffer sufficiently?
 

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A:Problem solved: undervolted PS for modem

This is called "Common Sense" troubleshooting
 

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A:Left click on Logitech wireless mouse stopped working (Solved)

Good stuff there J. I don't know anything about wireless mice but i am wondering if it "reset" itself. Just a thought and a small one at that.
 

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i have recovered some of my deleted videos with a recovery software but most of the filles can't oppen with any of the palyers that i have down load even down load the codec pack but still not working.. need a help on this as these videos are very important !!!!!!!!
 

A:Some videos I have recovered from my phone is not working!

A file doesn't get permanently destroyed and eradicated from your memory by simply deleting it from the directory structure. Instead, it is kept safe in a free memory area, stored in case you change your mind and need your file back. What gets deleted is the link pointing towards the file, so if you would compare a file to a book page, deleting the file does not tear the page out of the book, but rather deletes the page's index from the table of contents, represented by the file system here.

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hi
i am using HPw15e monitor. I ve no trouble in viewing videos online but when i view videos thro VLC, KMP,etc i couldn view it in the default colour. video can be viewed oly in odd colours. tried re installing the players but the result was same. how to fix this problem?
 

A:Problem with colors when viewing videos (HP w15e)

Video playback problems

Can't be sure which audio and video codecs you have installed, but I would think if you go to this site; http://www.mediacodec.org/ and download this codec pack, you probably won't have any trouble with video playback, using VLC, KM & WM players. Hope that does the trick.
 

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A:No picture while watching videos

Without doubt its your codecs.

Remove klite codec pack and download vlc media player here :

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/

Its free, easy to use and ive never come across anything it cant play!

Hope this helps.
 

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My laptop is brand new and is the Alienware M11X, capable of watching standard videos.
 

A:YouTube choppy/green videos

That's them, not you.. Either they're upgrading servers and software or something else. I was on there last night on my dual core over 802.11n in HD mode and it was okay.
 

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i have had my computor checked for virus' and deleted everything like that. i have delete my browsing histroy/temporary internet files etc. and now i have run out of things to try!

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please can someone help me.
i am not that good with technological terms, so please can you explain it in simple terms

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A:Getting my pictures back after system restoral

Dan,
When I formatted my W2k computer and upgraded to XP Pro years ago i woke up in the middle of the night and realized one CD wasn't big enough to hold all my photos. I had many GBs of photos. I bought a program ($30 to 35) called Active Undelete. found at:
http://www.active-undelete.com/
And after many hours of scanning I actually restored all my photos where there were none when I started.

I found out formatting doesn't really remove data!
 

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A:Megavideo, zshare videos, and pics on sites like failblog have stopped working

Any progress with this? Virus or malware infection?
 

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A:Videos don't play right

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A:Youtube videos keep stopping

Try IE Reset:



Then restart Internet Explorer

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More info from here: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/923737

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A:Computer having trouble decoding 720p videos

Video cards do improve video quality through hardware accelaration, Though i would try to find and borrow a decent one before you invest in your own, just to be sure you get the results you are after.

Check here:

http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic51437.html

For an idea of what pci cards are best.

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Hey thanks for posting this!
I have the same videocard 4850 and it gave the same problems and i didn't know why.
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A:Solved: Major problems with Sigmatel audio card

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A:Name brand PC Recovery problems solved

I take it that the extra 256Meg of Ram did not originally come from HP
I'm not sure if that's relevant or not, but even same rating Ram (but different manufacture) has been known to cause issues (ie best to use exactly the same Ram cards always)

I was discussing a similar matter earlier on here: Windows will not boot with more than 2gb of ram (although the emphasis in that thread was the 2Gig max, before installing Windows, and strangeness of having increased ram in a system)

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Thanks for the info

I stated similar fixes, and other common power up fixes here:Tutorial: No POST (Power On Self Test)
 

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A:Acer 5920 pictures and upgrade info

icic....
it's good to see acer can be "halfway"opened like my old travelmate.

hence it's possible to clean CPU heatsink without doing full teardown..

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A:Can't view music videos on my MySpace profile

Do this:

How to use Reset Internet Explorer Settings (RIES)

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Sounds better than the original !

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A:BSOD prob when playing certain games and videos

Uninstall the ASUS enhanced video drivers that came with your video card. You don't need them and they're known to cause problems. You may have to reinstall the Nvidia supplied drivers.
 

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//edit//the videocards are crossfire ready and i am able to play quake 4 in crossfire mode
 

A:ATI Crossfire with two X1950GT's aren't letting me play videos or play battlefield 2

What's your psu? For two of those cards in Cross-fire mode you're looking at something like 550w and 38amps to be able to do Crossfire.
 

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Thanks,

-'Mage

EDIT: Mods, please delete this thread, I reposted it in "Misc. Software". Thanks.
 

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A:Streaming Videos & other videos , CPU usage %100

on second thought even in safe mode cpu usage is %100, is direct x enabled in safe mode... now what?

i also occasionally get windows virtual memory is low i have 256 mb ram that is only recognized but why does that mean cpu usage %100?
 

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A:Comp wont play videos?

you may need to see if your videos are in a proper format for playing. find a video and right click and see what type it shows. for example is it avi, mp3, mp4, divx etc, or in your case, wma - windows media file format.
 

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A:Odd video problem selecting videos in windows explorer

Have you plug in the auxiliary power to Geforce 6600GT ?

Have you updated the DirectX ?

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A:Photo names do not coorespond to the photo in My Pictures

dhack said:



... they seem out of order and the names do not coorespond to the photo. When I view them as a slideshow they are in the correct order, ...Click to expand...

The names in a folder view will be different than that of your camera software.
What 'slideshow' software are you using?
 

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A:Videos not working on secondary monitor

"don't work" means what? The media player application crashes and formats your hard drive? Little blue gnomes start dancing on your keyboard singing "No video, no video"?
 

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A:Mediaplayer will not add to library

http://www.microsoft.com/windows/windowsmedia/player/faq/library.mspx
 

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A:Unable to watch any downloaded videos

1.Have you updated your ATI video video card recently ? If so, look HERE

2.Try System Restore to last week

3.Reinstall your media players.

4.Download KMP media player or VLC media player.
 

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