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DVD Playback the sound on the dvd player echos like 2 sound devices are on!

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Re: DVD Playback

That's due to the audio/video card not being balanced with memory needs. go to system in control panel, and then sound/video card, and re allocate memory for best performance.

got backup for that computer?

Posted on Feb 19, 2008

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My sound out of the speakers in my laptop, constantly echo's when ever i play any kind of sound. please help!

Try restarting your computer or looking at the settings to your sound by right clicking on your speaker icon and go into playback devices then go to your speakers and playback then adjust the settings then run a test of the sound system by going to the last tab and clicking test.

May 25, 2011 | PC Laptops


Easy way to burn WMV video to DVD and play on a DVD player

One of the most popular video formats used with computers and found on the web is WMV. WMV is wide compatibility with Windows PCs. it short for Windows Media Video. And it is the name of the video encoder that was created by software giant Microsoft. The advantage of WMV is that Good compression and quality. WMV movies are played with third party media player programs such as "Windows Media Player, "RealPlayer" and "VLC player". A lot of people saved WMV clips onto compute and want to make WMV to DVD for playback on a DVD player watch videos on TV screen.

DVD ( Digital Video Disc ) is an optical data storage device which can hold large capacities of digital data like high quality video and movies. A VOB ( DVD Video Object or Versioned Object Base ) file is a container format for DVD video files. An explanation of VOB files is beyond the scope of this article, but a study of the software part of the DVD format is essentially a study of the VOB container file format. With CD’s or Compact Disc’s becoming virtually obsolete with the emergence of high capacity storage HD DVD’s and Blueray disc’s, more and more video editing tools are geared to conversion between these two highly popular media formats, WMV to DVD.

How to convert WMV file to DVD?
Before we go to detail steps, there are some Pre Requirements: A blank DVD disk (DVD +R, DVD-R, DVD+RW or DVD-RW), rewritable DVD-ROM, A WMV to DVD Converter. Most DVD burning software can easily burn WMV files to a DVD as data. Here we use Daniusoft DVD creator. It can burn WMV Video files to DVD directly.

Step1. Import WMV videos
The first step is to import WMV files that needs to be burned onto a DVD may reside on the local hard drive or on an external device such as iPod. If it is not on your computer, copy the WMV file onto the local hard drive first and then Select/drag the WMV file into the main interface of D DVD creator. You could check the video size on the measure bar on the bottom. Make sure the space doesn't exceed the total DVD capacity.

Step 2. DVD menu making
Click "Menu Template" to create DVD menu. There are different styles of built-in templates, frames and buttons for your choice. To apply a template, frame or button, you can just double click it. You can even add text, background music and background image to customize the menu.

Previewing WMV video
Just for make sure everything goes as your plan you could have a video preview before burning it to DVD.

Step 3. Convert WMV to DVD
Now you can burn WMV to DVD disk. Go to set TV Standard (PAL/NTSC) on "Setting" option and output Aspect Ratio (4:3/16:9) on "DVD setting bar". Click "Burn" and then select your DVD drive (if you have more than one DVD drive on PC) and Click "Start" to burn your project.

Tips: The volume of DVD use is shown on the bottom side. You can select DVD type of "D5" or "D9". If the video size is exceed the DVD capability you can reduce it by setting output quality. E.g. select "high quality" instead of "Best performance".

That it, with Daniusoft DVD Creator, you can convert WMV to DVD and even make your own DVD menu in 3 steps. And the application also can burn other common files like MKV WMV M2TS MPEG AVI FLV MOV, etc to DVD and fully compatible with Windows 7 (DVD Creator MAC version is also available). Now, just enjoy watching your own made WMV movie on home DVD player.

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on Jun 10, 2010 | PC Laptops

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No audio when playing dvd

There can be many reasons why this happens but one of the common reasons is that your sound drivers are outdated or corrupted,, to fix this problem go to control paniel, hardware and sound, device manager , and in there find the sound drivers, if there is a little yellow signal its because they are corrupted, you must right click it and uninstall, and reboot,,it should fix them. Another problem could be your playback program it doesnt have the codecs needed to play the sound,, i recommend you downloading Vlc Player and playing dvd with that.... One last piece of advice is i recommend checking the volume settings.

Jun 04, 2010 | Lenovo ThinkPad T400 Notebook

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DVD CD audio is garbled and sounds "skippy" o garbled

DvD playback can be a result of dirty lens on your dvd player and bad driver updates from your dvd program vendor. if this is the problem try to check back when you think it started and see if you had any driver updates or software update. use a good dvd cleaner and then check the results.
You can look in the event veiw. Go to my computer right click and than click manage you will see the event viewer and it will show you any conflicks that have happen. if it is a driver conflick remove the driver and it should fix your problem.

Mar 20, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1525 Notebook

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Play dvd nothing - play s/d card (video) sound but no picture.

You need to update the dvd softwear. Check the default settings for playback of media,if it is set to windows media it won't work if you hav'nt installed the correct updates. Choose the Toshiba dvd player as the default player and it should work. If you prefer windows media then you can get the updated codecs from ' ' Easier still,try uninstalling your windows media player and installing windows media 11, this will usually resolve the problem.

Oct 25, 2008 | Toshiba Satellite A100-S8111TD Notebook

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Shutdown and DVD Player problem

Hi, as this is a new unit I recommend you return it to your point of purchase and have the problem addressed under waranty.
regards mistyman

Aug 14, 2008 | Toshiba PC Laptops

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CDR/DVD R Drive Repair

First of all, I would recommend you to copy the movies or audio files to the Hard Drive and play from there as it is not totally recommended to play audio or video files from the DVD Drives directly which may reduce its life span.

For DVD Videos, you need to copy the Video_Ts folder which containt the video files.

Sort out the files according to file types and files with .Vob are the video files which can be played.

However, if you are not comfirtable with the above instructions, try the steps listed below which I use to resolve this kind of issues :

Step 1:

1. Click Start.
2. Right-click My Computer (My Computer is on the Desktop for versions of Windows prior to Windows XP).
3. Click Properties.
4. Click the Hardware tab.
5. Click the Device Manager button (Device Manager is a tab in versions of Windows prior to Windows XP).
6. Click the plus sign (+) to the left of IDE ATA/ATAPI controllers to expand this list.
7. Right-click Secondary IDE Channel.
8. Click Uninstall (Click Delete for versions of Windows prior to Windows XP).
9. Restart the computer.
10. Repeat steps 1-7.
11. Click Properties.
12. Click the Advanced Settings tab.

Verify that the transfer modes for both Device 0 and Device 1 are set to DMA if available.
13. Click OK and try playing a DVD.

i) The current transfer mode should read some thing like "Multi Word DMA Mode 2" or "Ultra DMA Mode 5" under Advanced Settings tab after this.
ii) The above procedure applies only to certain model notebooks. If the Secondary IDE is not listed, then this step will not help resolve the issue.

Step 2:

DMA setting will not stay enabled after rebooting (OR) switches back to PIO from DMA during startup:
IN this case, Please download/install of Notebooks Windows XP Registry Patch to Reset DVD Mode from PIO to DMA from:

Step 3:

You may experience stutter, echo, or distorted sound if the hardware acceleration is not set correctly. To experience good audio quality, adjust the hardware acceleration slider for speaker in the Device Manger by following these steps:

1. Click Start and then Control Panel.
2. Click Sounds and Audio Devices.
3. Under Speaker settings, click Advanced.
4. Click the Performance tab.
5. Change the Hardware Acceleration slider's position.

NOTE: The slider can be positioned from "none" to "full" depending on the usage.

6. Click Apply and OK.

Repeat steps 5 & 6 till you get optimum audio performance.

Step 4 :
BIOS Reset
1. Restart the notebook.
2. Tap the F10 key as soon as the HP logo appears.
3. Using the arrow keys, navigate to Exit menu and select Get defaults values.
4. Navigate to Exit menu and select Save Changes and Exit.

Even this steps look lengthy, they should resolve the issues.

Aug 08, 2008 | HP Pavilion zd8000 Notebook

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Cannot play dvds as drivers lost when changing from vista to xp home.when enter dvd it says dvd decoder and drives lost

If you are running XP, you will need to install a DVD playback application. IN VIsta, DVD playback is native to WIndows, in XP, Dell used a program called Cyberlink PowerDVD. You can either buy PowerDVD on line or download a free DVD playback application from places like I've had good luck with the AVS DVD player here:

If you just installed XP on this system, it is also important that all the drivers are installed and in the correct order. Dell's preferred order is:

Notebook System Software
Chipset Utility
Video Driver
Sound Driver
Modem Driver
Network Driver
Wireless Driver
Touchpad Driver
Quickset Utility

Drivers are available here:

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Mini dvds

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Playback of a cd or dvd

not really..

is this a new problem or an old one?

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