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~~Need some help putting DVD movies on Hard drive~~

Q: ~~Need some help putting DVD movies on Hard drive~~

Purchased a new 2T hard drive and hoping to put my ever expanding, out of control DVD movies on the external hard drive. Need some ideas/help with the following:
I have about 500+ DVD movies in the DVD format of VIDEO_TS, and AUDIO_TS folders, also a goodly assortment of AVI type file format video. What I would like to do, is move the DVD's to the external hard drive and hopefully come up with a way to play on the Television directly from the external hard drive. It looks like an organizational nightmare. Would I generate folders Alphabetic ( Folder A, B, C, etc. ) and then move each movie DVD into the correct folder, etc.?  Is there a better way? How would I print a searchable data file of the contents? My Samsung TV has an external USB port, is there some program, etc. to do all of this. Just have so much space tied up with the DVD's ....time to shrink all of this down.
Welcoming some thoughts, direction, etc. before I begin the task.

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A: ~~Need some help putting DVD movies on Hard drive~~

What I would like to do, is move the DVD's to the external hard drive and hopefully come up with a way to play on the Television directly from the external hard drive.Not likely you would be able to play your videos directly from an external drive hooked up to the TV via USB. Check your TV owners manual for info. You'll most likely require another device, such as this rather expensive unit: https://www.amazon.com/WD-TV-Media-Player-WDBYMN0000NBK-HESN/dp/B00JXFM75Y  or, like me, you could have a dedicated computer [HTPC] connected to your TV via a computer's display port or HDMI cable with your external drive connected to the computer via USB. Your videos would be viewable via Windows Media Player Classic [my preferred video player] or VLC by simply dragging/dropping the Video TS folder onto the player. I always rename the TS folders first to the name of the video. Drop them all into a single folder & you'll have a continuous alphabetical listing, easily scrolled through [I wouldn't bother myself with doing folders A B C etc, it'll just slow you down]. Set the folder view to Details. Easier than trying to locate a DVD off your shelves. The Audio TS folders BTW aren't needed [they're always empty] & can be tossed.  I have an inexpensive wireless mouse/keyboard combo connected to the computer. I've used an old Win7 laptop in the past but now am using a dedicated low profile HP 8300 computer, I bought used for $125 running Win10. Just be sure the computer has a Display Port or HDMI available. I can kick back on my recliner, watch my movies, YouTube, surf the internet, read my email etc all on the big screen. In the past I've used this freeware to print out folder contents: https://www.karenware.com/powertools/ptdirprn but you may not need it with a video folder that is alphabetically set up. It's hardly what I'd call an 'organizational nightmare.' It's all really pretty basic stuff. Don't feel intimidated. Windows Media Player Classic included with: http://www.codecguide.com/download_kl.htm  A bit easier, VLC Player: https://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html MS Wireless Keyboard/Mice combos: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=wireless+keyboard+mouse+combo+microsoft&rh=n%3A172282%2Ck%3Awireless+keyboard+mouse+combo+microsoft Logitech Wireless Keyboard/mice combos: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Delectronics&field-keywords=wireless+keyboard+mouse+combo+logitech&rh=n%3A172282%2Ck%3Awireless+keyboard+mouse+combo+logitech Let us know how it goes, jake21.

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Hey guys!

My Zune 80gb stopped working a while back. It wouldn't charge. So I thought I would take out the hard drive and use it as an external 80gb hard drive. So I bought an 1.8" ZIF encolsure for it and installed the hard drive into it.

All appears good with the installation. When I plug the hard drive into the PC the light on the hard drive enclosure comes on and stays on & the disk starts spinning. Then Windows Vista does the whole "Install new Hardware" thing and calls it a "Disk Drive" and a "USB Mass Storage Device" and says hardware is installed and ready for use.

But the problem is I can't seem to access the drive. I can't find it anywhere. It doesn't show up as a drive I can use or anything. I tried a third party partitioning prgram to try and find the disk so I could reformat it but it wouldn't it couldn't find it either. I even plugged the drive into my Mac thinking that Disk Utility might be able to recognize it and let me wipe it, but the Mac doesn't recognize it as anything.

Back in Vista, Using Device Manager, Vista notices the drive under the "Disk Drives" option as a "Disk Drive" and that it is elecronically signed by Microsoft (since it has the Zune firmware on it) but I can't do anything with it ... And this is the only place where I can see that the drive even exists. I can't reformat it or anything.

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A:Putting a Zune 80gb Hard Drive in an External Hard Drive Enclosure, help please!


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A:Question on putting XP on 2nd hard drive

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A:Putting back old hard drive

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A:Putting old hard drive in another computer

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The hard drive from the Dell I put in (with all my valuable files) is a Western Digital WD800 80Gb (set to Cable Select) replacing a Hitachi Deskstar 80Gb in an old updated computer with an AMD Duron and Windows XP. I tried changing the jumper to Master, but to no avail.

I am a simple man, please keep it simple and thanks to all in advance.

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The hard drive that's running XP right now is a small 6GB drive, and I have recently bought a new 120GB drive. I transfered all of my large files on the new drive (that's now acting as a slave drive) such as music and games. Now, my old drive is getting too cluttered, and I just wanna wipe it clean and boot from the new drive. I want to install Windows on the new drive while retaining all of the things existing on the new drive. By the way, I have everything from the old drive backed up.

What should I do in this case?

A:Putting Windows on a new hard drive

Make your new drive master

Put your XP cd in and boot from it

Install keeping current os on new drive so you don't format it.

You can copy your "activation" file over from your old drive and it likely won't even ask you to reactivate.


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A:putting hard drive in workstation

do you know your way around a motherboard
have you installed HDD's before
do you have a OS to put on hard drive

open workstation up write down the board numbers and or check with HP they still may have info on that model
sounds like a good practice pc

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A:How to Get Data Off an Old Hard Drive (Without Putting It in a PC)

very good. I was trying to explain this to someone. Now I think I will just send then the Web Page.

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So would that work? Any immediate help would be greatly appreciated guys!

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hooked that up to my lappy. Would that work? Click to expand...

Sure would, but there may be an easier way to save the data.

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Wouldn't mind getting some advice before starting this.

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I have now put in another 2GB of RAM and this has improved things but the machine is down to 1.2GB dispite all my disc cleaning (I use Auslogics Boostspeed which always seems to work well). However I think I need to replace the hard drive with something bigger and have found a 500GB diac on offer for GBP50.00 which seems good. (I have tried to get her to use an external drive - which we have - however she mostly uses the machine for music and downloaded movies etc. In practice this is Itunes and while I think I have spotted how to redirect Itunes to find / locate the music library away from the hard drive (so I could just move all the music to the external drive I suppose) she doesn't want to have a clunky external drive permanently attached to her machine).

I have the drivers and utilities disc that came with the machine and the Vista product key but I need vista itself. If I have the product key can I;
1 download the software from MS - using the product key as proof that I have purchased it before. Otherwise
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A:putting existing set up on replacment hard drive

Another option would be to create a clone of your drive and copy it onto your new larger HDD using something like Apricorns SATA Wire and cloning software:


That way you have a complete copy of your old drive including OS and drivers.

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Ordered Harddrive from here: http://www.sparepartswarehouse.com/Samsung,Laptop,Part,HM160HC.aspx

I ordered the HP Restore Disk from this location: http://restoredisks.com/contactus.aspx

A:Putting in a new hard drive and installing windows xp

product key on bottom of computer. put in disk, set to boot from cd, follow on screen instructions.

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The 2GB harddisk will be big enough for Windows 98 or a slim Windows 2000.
You can not just move that HD from one PC to another, you need to install afresh.

See this thread for Dell passwords: http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic18780.html
If you are technically inclined, also see this: http://www.cgsecurity.org/index.html?ntfs.html

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Why is this?

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Any help is appreciated.

A:Corrupt hard drive putting in another computer

You cant see ANY disks, because the system cant see past the bad one, honestly this is where you should just pay a company to retrieve your data, its basically your only hope.

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Check all of your internal connections by removing connectors and reseating them. Check connections to the monitor on the back of the PC and that the monitor has power.

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There should be a way to do it, does the installer not give you the option to choose the destination path?

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How can I get videos that I record onto my computer? The camcorder came with Nero Express 6 and our computer came with Roxio, but I can't figure either one of them out.

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A:Putting home movies on computer?

Follow the first part of this guide: http://www.digitalfaq.com/guides/video/edit-dvd-recorder.htm

That gets the video off the disc.

Edit if you need/want.

But then video has to be converted to a web-friendly format, such as Flash. Free software exists for this, such as SUPER. http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html
Convert to H.264 or FLV (Flash Video) to share online.

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most hd manufacturers have a app available to do it or use this method


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If your new drive is a Sammy, why not just use the included software to make the image? Or is that what you are asking?

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A:Any way to rip DVD movies into my hard drive?

There is no legal way to do that in the USA and discussing ways of doing so is against site rules.

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Free in this instance might also be illegal! Free is not good particularly for the people who create and then have the fruits of their efforts stolen!

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Anyone have any ideas??


A:Problems putting movies on my webpage using Front Page

Microsoft FrontPage is fiendish, but what do you mean by "post"?

my suggestion at my current level of understanding would be to FTP the movies to your own site, and create the kind of linkage you want with FrontPage on the HTML document where you want the movie to be. make the link go to something else for now, some image or anything. then with your FTP program, edit the HTML document with the link. it should look like...

A HREF="http://whateverlinkyouused..."

the above being surrounded in < angle brackets > of course. change the URL in the quotation marks to the path of the movie. if it's in the same folder as the HTML document it's linked on, you can just name the movie file and it will be properly linked; if it's in a different folder INSIDE the folder of the HTML document, use "foldername/moviename.extension" and if it's in a folder outside or equal to the folder the HTML document is in or you're not sure, just type in the entire URL of the movie maybe like... "http://www.site.com/folderoritem/movie.extension"

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A:Putting dvd home movies onto a removable memory card

Try ripping them with this: http://www.videohelp.com/tools?tool=VOB2MPG

It will give you just the video and audio in a single file, MPEG's are huge. Using a card really isn't feasible. Get a external hardrive.

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A:How To Burn Movies From Hard Drive???

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ok so i just bought an external hard drive so i could watch my movies on my xbox without havin to deal with the discs everytime

i formated the drive into HFS+ and my xbox reads them fine but the problem is the video is incredibly choppy
and the sound doesnt seem to be in synch as a result too

the videos work perfectly on my laptop
the videos r .wmv

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I have several movies on my hard drive and they are taking up lots of my space. I want to burn them to DVDs then delete them but i have a problem. I got them on my hard drive by using MagicDVDripper and DVD decrypter. The movies are generally about 7 or 8 gigabytes, but i only have 4.7 gig DVDs. Is there a program i can use to "re-encode" these movies to mpeg-whatever?

any info would be appreciated

A:Buring movies to DVD from my Hard Drive

Dvd Shrink....google it, its free

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A computer I'm working on had a bad MB, which I have replaced. The hard drive is good. The people want me to see if I can get all their photos and movies off on blank media for them in case their hard drive ever crashes. How is the best way to do that?

A:Solved: getting home movies off hard drive to dvd

How much media is there? In any case its a good idea to have a portable external drive that you back up all the data to and also to DVD as a secondary backup that is easy to mail or take off site (though an external drive is almost as easy to transport).
Where DVD backup is concerned you can do it manually using any free DVD burning program (IMGBurn, CDBurnerXP, etc.) providing your own data cutoff points when the DVD is full. I purchased a DVD transformer from ClickFree some time ago and that makes backup to DVD a snap. It will do all your data or you can specify only certain directories and then it will only prompt you to label and exchange DVDs when one is finished, until the whole job is finished. Very simple and thorough, found one for $18 at buy.com.

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Hi! I backed up a few of my family's movies onto my laptop to take to a friend's house for New Years. I was wondering how to get them to play on my computer, do I need a certain program or something?

I searched but couldn't find any answers.

BTW. I have a PC if that is important.

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Hello, i had dozens of movies in my second HD for almost a year now and im not sure if its just me and im paranoid or what but it seems that they lost a bit of their quality and are slightly more pixelated and blurry ever so sightly. I've defragged the HD several times over the time of using it with all my data and movies and does defragging it deteriorate the quality over time?

A:Movies on hard drive lose quality over time?

hi dardra

movies stored on an HD will not deteriorate over time, through storage or moving. Because they are stored digitally, you can move and copy them without losing any quality.

If they are looking more pixelated or blurry, you should check your media player settings.

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I realize this may not be possible at all, but I thought I'd give it a shot.

I just got a 1TB Seagate "GoFlex" External Hard Drive, because I have a lot of video files and I was running out of space on my MacBook. I thought it'd be great to play these shows on my Home Theatre system straight from the external drive - it's a USB drive, and the DVD player has a USB port. My Home Theatre is Samsung, I'm not sure of much more than that but I can probably find out if I need, and the files I want to play are in iTunes format, or .m4v, if that makes a difference.

I've done some looking, and it seems like I may have to reformat the external to FAT32, but there also seems to be some concern about whether that's even possible for large drive sizes. So is this even an option, or am I stuck with hooking up my external to my computer to my HDMI and having no laptop when I want to watch anything?

Thanks. =)

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I can view movies from the library in my CD drive on my computer but
cannot view a DVD movie I just made on my camcorder.

I can view it on my laptop, but not the desktop computer.

Is it possible to copy a DVD home movie that I just put on DVD
to another blank DVD. I need to make about 10 copies.

Can I do this by having another DVD recorder with connecting cables
to the original DVD recorder as we did with VHS tapes?

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