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"Cd Music with Opera" but no Opera,SOundFx option

Not sure if this would be the place to discuss this... But I have a fairly good and decent PC and recently reinstalled the "Heroes 2" or Heroes of might and magic 2 Game on my c: drive running windows 98.. It use to run with Opera option and now the "Cd Music W/Opera" option only plays the music and sound Fx w/o Opera... What could be wrong? do i need a set of speaker hooked up to the Cd player itself and not the sound card? nothing is working.. do you have any clue?

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Re: "Cd Music with Opera" but no Opera,SOundFx option

Check if you have the right codecs install in the sound player

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How do i reset my gateway if I forgot user password?

If Cindy's option don't work use Hiren Boot CD and use mini Windows 7 (that's included on the CD) it has a program that will reset your password.
of course you will need another computer and a ISO burner program like Imgburn. Download Hirens BootCD 15 2 HBCD Fan Discussion Platform hope this helps...

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How to Play iTunes Music on Windows Media Player

There's a good chance when you buy music from the iTunes Store that the files that you download will be copy protected by Apple's FairPlay DRM system. It's a great system that protects the rights of the artist and publisher by making it difficult for the consumer to distribute copyrighted material. However, DRM can also be very restrictive by stopping you playing legally purchased music on your MP3 compatible hardware. So, what happens if you want to play your DRM'ed music on a non-iPod?

This tutorial will show you a way to produce DRM-free music that doesn't require any special software that you would normally need to buy. All you'll need is the iTunes software, and a blank CD (preferably a rewritable (CD-RW)).

Before we begin, check for any updates that are available for your iTunes installation, or download the latest version from the iTunes website。

Configuring iTunes to burn and rip an audio CD

CD Burner Settings: In order to set up the iTunes software to burn an audio CD, you first need to go into the settings menu and select the correct disc format. To do this, click on the Edit tab on the main menu and select Preferences from the menu list. On the preferences screen, select the Advanced tab, followed by the Burning tab. First, make sure your CD burner is selected from the drop-down menu alongside the CD Burner option. Next, Select audio CD as the disc format that is to be written by your CD drive.

CD Import Settings: While you are still in the preferences menu, click on the Importing tab to access the CD ripping settings. Verify that the On CD Insert option is set to Ask to Import CD. Next, set the Import Using option to a format of your choice; the MP3 Encoder is your best choice if you want to import audio CDs as MP3 files that play on virtually all compatible devices. Choose an encoding bitrate from the Setting option; 128Kbps is the normal setting that is good enough for the average listener. And finally, make sure the Automatically Retrieve CD Track Names From Internet and Create File Names With Track Numbers and both checked. Click the OK button to save your settings.

Making a custom playlist

To be able to burn your DRM copy protected songs to audio CD you will need to make a custom playlist (File > New Playlist). You can add music tracks to a playlist easily by dragging and dropping them from your music library to your newly created playlist. For instructions on how to achieve this, why not follow our tutorial on How to Create a Custom Playlist Using iTunes.

While creating a playlist, make sure that the total playing time (displayed at the bottom of the screen) doesn't exceed the capacity of the CD-R or CD-RW you are using; typically, the total playing time of a 700Mb CD is 80 minutes.

Burning an Audio CD Using a Playlist

Once you have created a playlist, simply left-click it (located under the playlists section in the left pane), and then click on the File tab on the main menu, followed by Burn Playlist to Disc. The CD drive tray should now automatically eject so you can insert a blank disc; ideally use a rewriteable disc ( CD-RW) so you can reuse it multiple times. Before iTunes starts burning the DRM protected songs, it will remind you that creating an audio CD is for your own personal use only; once you have read this notice, click on the Proceed button to start burning.

Ripping an audio CD

The final step in this tutorial is to import (rip) the songs that you burned onto audio CD, back to digital music files. We have already configured iTunes (step 1) to encode any audio CD that is inserted into the CD drive as MP3 files and so this stage of the process will be mostly automatic. To start ripping your audio CD, simply insert it into your CD drive and click the Yes button to start. For a more in-depth look at this process, read the tutorial on How to Import CD Tracks Using iTunes.

Once this stage is complete, all the files that have been imported into your music library will be free from DRM; you will be able to transfer them to any device that supports MP3 playback.

Note:The only downside in using this method is that if you have a lot of files that you need to convert, then it ends up a slow and tedious process. With this in mind, use a legal drm removal tool if you have a large quantity that you need to convert.

on Aug 25, 2010 | PC Desktops


Speed Up your Opera !!

This Post is specially for opera lovers, Though i am not opera lover, but I believe opera is one of the fastest browser in this web world. Just follow the simple steps to speed up your opera Desktop Browser :

1. Open your Opera, Hit Tools menu -> Preferences -> Advanced -> Network.

2. Select Server name configuration.

3. Uncheck the following options :
Try name completion Look For local network machine

Hit OK, and Restart your Browser.
Surely speed varies.

on Dec 16, 2009 | PC Desktops

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What is the best 300-500 dollar laptop to get a tech-disabled, in minimum use for self but not broken easy by 7 kids at home and often frequent travel to "sandy" , places in army but also...

Acer is a very good brand if you are looking for a decent laptop that will sustain fair amount of use with the computer.

Thank you for serving our country! God Bless!

Hope this helps! Please rate my answer :) Thanks!

Jun 12, 2011 | PC Desktops

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I have a dell gx520 running xp home . I want to dual boot ubuntu but the cd rom will not read from ubuntu disk. It readsxp and music cd's ok so it is not the rom at fault

Make sure you set the BIOS to boot on the CD rom first. You can set it via the BIOS utility. Usually you press the F5 key and then go to boot options. And then place your CD ROM drive on the 1st boot priority.
Make sure also that your CD installer is working and not from a bad ISO download.

May 25, 2010 | Dell OptiPlex GX520n PC Desktop

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When I try to rip music it says a cd drive is need in order to rip music. How do i add a cd drive?

these days you can buy an external USB dvd/cd drive for about $100 givs you more options to transport music than an inbuilt one.

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Nov 20, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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My PC doesn't produce sound from any file or program on internet, for example when I download Winamp media play it doesnt produce sound but you can see that the music is playing

First check you dont have a red line through your speaker on your toolbar. If so click it and "UN-mute it.

Open volume control.

When the box with all the sliders opens up click on OPTIONS (top left)

Make sure that Volume controls, Wave, SW Synth, CD PLayer, Line IN, and MIC all show on there and that the volume sliders are about half way up.

Make sure noe of the sliders have ticks at the bottom, if so UNTICK them.

If any of those are missing click options then properties from the top left and put a tick besides any that were missing (nothing else unles you know you want that item)

Now close the slider box.

Put a normal music cd in your cd/dvd player on the computer and set it to play with windows media player.

You should now have sound out of the speakers.

Sep 07, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Sounds like a bad drive. But if it was me I would open the case and check to see if all cables are snug in there place (ofcourse make sure it's unplugged from power). I have seen EIDE's work them self's loose just enough to make a hard drive or CD/DVD not work. Good luck.

May 31, 2009 | Dell OptiPlex GX280 PC Desktop

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My acer m1640 is my first ever pc . i want to burn a cd

from the model number that you gave it shows that you have a burner. try going to were the music folder is at and right clicking with your mouse on the music and hit the send to option then select your cd rom as a destination then it will burn it this way as well. also make sure you have cd-rw disc dvd-r disc will not work for this

Jan 22, 2009 | Acer Aspire M1640 Refurbished Intel...

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Uploading music

Well first of all, all music purchased from iTunes is in mp4 format, not mp3. You will have to convert you music to mp3 format for it to work. The retail version of nero, works well for that. Another option is to burn your music to cd, then reimport it into your music library, from the cd, as mp3. You'll have to change some setting though if you go that route.

Jul 05, 2008 | PC Desktops

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