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Viewing Mixed Content CD with Windows XP

Q: Viewing Mixed Content CD with Windows XP

I am having difficulty viewing a mixed content CD. I have a CD that has audio and video on it that I have purchased. The problem is that when I put it in my drive it only shows the audio files. I have tested this with another computer and when I put in the disk it only shows the video files. What is the work around so that I can choose what files on the disk I want to access please? I am sure it is something simple, but I just cannot figure it out.

Thanks,

Jeff

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A: Viewing Mixed Content CD with Windows XP

which drive(name & type) u have.audio and video files of which format.is u refering to the autoplay feature.try right clk on drive on my computer and select"explore"

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/viewing-mixed-content-cd-with-windows-xp-200143.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-mixed-content-settings-keep-changing.845518/
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If you read this blog in its entirety, you'll get some ideas: https://blog.mozilla.org/tanvi/2013/...in-firefox-23/

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A:AutoPlay Mixed Content problem

Oh... Wow. Way to go, Windows... Like I'd REALLY be worried about viruses. One of the downsides to 7... :/ This topic can be closed now.

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A:MCE 2005 Restricted Content when viewing TV

DRM shouldn't be stopping the viewing but if the V-chip type software is set for sexual or violent content restrictions that would certainly be causing the effect. If you're watching Mary Poppins on the Disney channel then I don't know.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mce-2005-restricted-content-when-viewing-tv.639164/
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A:Giving up Chrome for any flash content viewing

I've had a few, I'm pretty sure you replied to my thread with the youtube black screen.

After re-installing the newest version of chrome it all seemed to be better though.

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A:Mixed results with with Windows 10

I'd advise not upgrading from Win 7 to Win 10, 7 is not broken. On the other hand, if you are using Win 8-8.1, then you should benefit from the upgrade.

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A:Solved: windows keyboard characters mixed up

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I'm still looking for a suggestion on this one.







Originally Posted by Humblewizard


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Welcome aboard.

Your crashes are caused by Norton.

► First, Symantec Heuristics Driver.

Code:
fffff880`0324c358 fffff880`051752e0Unable to load image \??\C:\ProgramData\Norton\{0C55C096-0F1D-4F28-AAA2-85EF591126E7}\NAV_19.7.1.5\Definitions\BASHDefs\20120928.001\BHDrvx64.sys, Win32 error 0n2
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BHDrvx64+0x1372e0
► Again, Norton Internet Security itself.

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fffff880`0324c678 fffff880`0478cfd8Unable to load image \??\C:\Windows\system32\Drivers\SYMEVENT64x86.SYS, Win32 error 0n2
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Uninstall Norton, using Norton Removal Tool.

► At the same time, uninstall the following knows trouble causers.
Start Menu\Programs\ASUS
Start Menu\Programs\ASUS Utility
Start Menu\Programs\ASUS Utility\ASUS Splendid Utility
Start Menu\Programs\QuickTime - Use QuickTime alternative.
► Free up the startup.
Click on the Start button
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Select the “Startup” tab.
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Apply > OK
Accept the restart.
► Update your display driver from Intel Download Center

Code:
Name Intel(R) HD Graphics Family
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\igdkmd64.sys (8.15.10.2405, 11.69 MB (12,259,712 bytes), 7/28/2011 6:31 AM)
► Update your audio driver from Realtek

Code:
Name Realtek High Definition Audio
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\rtkvhd64.sys (6.0.1.6383, 2.75 MB (2,886,888 bytes), 9/18/2011 4:48 AM)
► Update your Ethernet driver from ATHEROS drivers for Microsoft Windows (Atheros?????)

Code:
Adapter Type Not Available
Name [00000007] Atheros AR8151 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (NDIS 6.20)
Driver c:\windows\system32\drivers\l1c62x64.sys (1.0.0.35, 165.61 KB (169,584 bytes), 7/28/2011 6:32 AM)
Let us know the results.

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Have a look at this. How to Share Printers and Files in Ubuntu and Windows 7

http://www.sevenforums.com/network-sharing/204330-issue-area-mixed-network-file-sharing-windows-7-home-premium.html
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A:Windows Explorer Column content and font colour in Windows

Google is your best bet for this: replacement file managers windows 8

http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/46085-windows-explorer-column-content-font-colour-windows.html
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A:Windows 7 Content Freezing .. Where to go and what to do first?

If this was just recently purchased, I would take back to Office Depot and demand a replacement. There are a few things that can cause lockups:
From Easy fixes:

System Settings for power options
HDD settings
RAM Settings

To the serious:
Heat
Device Failures
Drivers
Corrupted OS installation
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The SPD tab will tell you your RAM settings that they should be. post Screenshots or compare to the Memory Tab to see what your RAM is currently set to

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http://www.sevenforums.com/bsod-help-support/176039-windows-7-content-freezing-where-go-what-do-first.html
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nzmose now climbing down off of soapbox...
 

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A:Content Advisor, Windows XP

Open IE at the top tools>internet options>content>content Advisor heading
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/content-advisor-windows-xp.408975/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/performance-maintenance/176565-windows-7-ie-8-content-ie5-folder.html
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A:Windows 7 searching for content only.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/179703-windows-7-searching-content-only.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/c-windows-media-content-199607.html
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Hello Djinn,

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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...l-folders.html

Hope this helps,
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/14148-windows-7-view-content-help.html
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/51205/viewing-windows/
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A:viewing my dvd on windows 98 se

If your machine has a DVD player in it preinstalled, then you should have the software for it. Windows Media Player should also be able to play it.
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-my-dvd-on-windows-98-se.375413/
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you may need the correct codecs. Also if the discs are +R, you will not be able to read them in a -r drive.
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/cannot-read-dvd-r-with-data-content-can-read-same-type-dvd-r-with-video-content.97274/
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Dear Anakunda,
Hi! This can be due to a "virus attack" OR a corrupted File system. You can try and navigate the steps given in the link. No folder options in Windows Explorer | Kioskea.net

regards,
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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/217830-explorer-windows-wont-show-any-content.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/cd-content-trusted-sites-windows-xp.336612/
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http://www.eightforums.com/general-support/38930-windows-search-8-1-not-finding-xls-content.html
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Hi JukeboxJezabel,

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http://www.sevenforums.com/general-discussion/105753-windows-7-folders-content-images.html
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Download the Outlook Add in Download: Windows Desktop Search: Add-in for Outlook saved mail (.msg file) indexing - Microsoft Download Center - Download Details

http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f217/windows-7-wont-search-content-of-msg-files-647051.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-xp-account-mixed-with-system-account.799536/
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http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/240033/problem-viewing-bar-across-btm-of-windows/
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http://www.sevenforums.com/software/284593-pdfs-not-viewing-still-windows-7-64-bit.html
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A:Windows 8 Viewing IE on the desktop

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-8-viewing-ie-on-the-desktop.1088331/
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You abandoned this topic in the past: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/494267/hotstartsearchcom-whenever-i-google-something/
Why?

http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/512046/websites-do-not-fully-load-content-windows-7-64-bit/
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http://www.inmatrix.com/articles/mediasetup.shtml

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-media-content-crashing-computer.239765/
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A:Windows 10 Should Ban Downloads of Pirated Content, Organization Says

I agree 100% i am not a fan of pirates at all.
 

https://malwaretips.com/threads/windows-10-should-ban-downloads-of-pirated-content-organization-says.62000/
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f56/windows-live-through-internet-content-filter-136282.html
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http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/windows-explorer-slow-in-displaying-content-44462.html
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Hiya and welcome

go to http://forum.aumha.org/downloads/hijackthis.zip , and download 'Hijack This!'.
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eddie
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/mcafee-priv-ser-blocks-my-windows-content-sometimes.292497/
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https://hardforum.com/threads/windows-pc-better-than-comparable-mac-at-content-creation-with-lightroom.1898132/
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A:Folder content missing after sync (Windows 7 x64)

Hi sysvatar and welcome to the Forum.
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-gps-place-name-on-images-in-windows.1143588/
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Hi

when you connect via the wire, and via wireless is the ip address,subnet and default gateway in the same range ?
 

http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/viewing-microsoft-windows-network.131090/
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-a-windows-spool-file-spl.273113/
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http://www.beemerworld.com/tips/thumbnails.htm
 

https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-thumbnails-in-windows-explorer.291249/
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And what are you going to do if you find out who had this mishap ?  I know 'revenge is a dish best eaten cold' but also 'Vengeance is Mine, sayeth The Lord'
 
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A:Need help with Windows 7 Search Results Viewing

Welcome to the Seven Forums
Right click on the folder/file and chose
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http://www.sevenforums.com/customization/188305-need-help-windows-7-search-results-viewing.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/photo-viewing-problems-in-windows-7.1169645/
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http://www.computerhope.com/forum/index.php/topic,152847.0.html
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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-thumbnails-in-windows-explorer.294025/
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Quote: Originally Posted by Winuser


...Windows Live Mail search is searching only email's subject and sender.
Is it possible to make WLM to search email's content as well?


Sounds like you may need "winlivemailfix.reg":
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Using Windows Search to search for Windows Live Mail e-mail will return incomplete results on Windows 7 64-bit Operating Systems
kb969165


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Quote: Originally Posted by nigelmercier


In Windows Mail one could do a full content search, inside the text of a group of messages. How does one do this in Windows Live Mail?


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LiveMailFix.reg file attached.

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http://www.sevenforums.com/browsers-mail/30941-full-content-search-windows-live-mail.html
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A:Viewing source on Windows XP Internet Explorer

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-source-on-windows-xp-internet-explorer.286111/
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A:Viewing windows files in Internet explorer?

I suspect you mean view all files on a computer using Windows Explorer, not Internet Explorer.

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https://forums.techguy.org/threads/viewing-windows-files-in-internet-explorer.1151658/
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2 ) I have a load of JPEG images on my system from holidays etc but unlike Windows XP windows 2000 doesnt have a Image view program that you can hit an arrow and go to the next image. Is their a way around this instead of closing and opening next image ?

Thx for any help..
 

A:windows 2000 , Image viewing problem ???

anyone ?
 

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Running Window XP Home Media Edition When I open certain file folders on my hard drive Windows Explorer will give me a message telling me quot it has encountered and error and needs to shut down file Viewing Windows Folders Down Shuts XP Certain When quot I have two external hard drives on which I capture and backup video files Most of the Windows XP Shuts Down When Viewing Certain file Folders file folders on the drives can be accessed by Windows Explorer with no problem but certain folders shut down immediately upon opening My hard drives mirror each other manually not in a RAID config and the problem folder shuts down Windows explorer on both drives I tried changing the column view applicable to all folders such tha only the file name comes up in the Explorer window and that actually helped Explorer will stay open and I can access many of the video files However eventually I ll get a notification and Explorer shuts down I searched this forum and based on my findings I ran Malwarebytes and Avast and found nothing Based on my very limited use of the Internet and lack of any other computing problems I didn t expect to find a virus or spyware I also ran cleanmgr and cleaned up everything I could including Temporary Internet Files and Recycle Bin Any idea why Windows Explorer is having trouble simply listing the files within certain file folders and not others

A:Windows XP Shuts Down When Viewing Certain file Folders

My guess would be possible bad sectors on the hard drive...the alternative would be to guess some sort of file corruption.I would try running the chkdsk /r command on each of the drives with this situation.Start/Run...type chkdsk /r X: (where X: represents the respective partition/drive) and hit Enter. Spacing must be exactly as shown.Alternative method of running same command: In Explorer or My Computer, right click on the drive, select Properties, select the tools tab, and click on the Check Now button. Check both of the available options and click Start button.Louis

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When I choose Thumbnails view in Windows Explorer I get a set of thumbnails as expected.

But when I click on a thumbnail the image opens in Internet Explorer. I'm sure it used to open in an image viewer that let me run a sort of slideshow.

How can I get things back the way they were? Hope you can help.