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Q: dvd quality

can sum1 tell me does da video quality of a dvd reduced wen it is copied into a blank dvd?? o dvd files like .ifo n .vob files tat i downloaded,da quality will reduce if burned on a dvd..plz help..thankz

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A: dvd quality

If you have to resize the disk from a DVD9 to DVD5 you may notice some artifacts. If you are just copying vob files, no. Ditch the leetspeak too.

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Hello,

I'm having problems with my the graphics card on my laptop. It's an APU and I have picture and videos problems. Whenever I watch movies or look at pictures I see most things fuzzy, (if that makes any sense). I tried to watch a DVD and the video quality was unbearable. The most unbelievable thing is it affects picture quality. I can't do anything without poor quality pictures or videos. I have tried installing new drivers and all sorts of things. Is it me or is it my laptop?

My Laptop Specs:

AMD A6 Quad Core APU 1.5Ghz
AMD Radeon HD 6520G
6GB DDR3 Memory 1066Mhz
Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit

A:Graphics Card Picture Quality and Video Quality

  
Quote: Originally Posted by MarshCaptain


Hello,

I'm having problems with my the graphics card on my laptop. It's an APU and I have picture and videos problems. Whenever I watch movies or look at pictures I see most things fuzzy, (if that makes any sense). I tried to watch a DVD and the video quality was unbearable. The most unbelievable thing is it affects picture quality. I can't do anything without poor quality pictures or videos. I have tried installing new drivers and all sorts of things. Is it me or is it my laptop?


As you supply no technical information, it's hard to guess.

Is the laptop display running at its native resolution?

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Hi!
I want to improve the sound quality of my mp3 songs. Some of them sound really "low". Can I possibly increase their "volume"? Is there any programm?
 

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Hi,

I just got a new HD Mointor (Samsung 2333SW) but im experiencing even worse quality for films and games than my old Standard Def mointor.

1. On bootup the screen has a thick black border around the writing and startup logo, never before

2. Even though my other screen wasnt widescreen and this is the black bars have gone, every crop/video setting doesnt make a difference in VLC, changes no quality or video size

3. Dark sections of a film have grain, little dots flying everywhere my other screen is perfect

I just unplugged my old monitor and plugged the new one in and it seemed to installed the drivers for me I can see it in device manager.

Any ideas for any of the issues?

A:Bad Quality

  
Quote: Originally Posted by TheCase


Hi,

I just got a new HD Mointor (Samsung 2333SW) but im experiencing even worse quality for films and games than my old Standard Def mointor.

1. On bootup the screen has a thick black border around the writing and startup logo, never before

2. Even though my other screen wasnt widescreen and this is the black bars have gone, every crop/video setting doesnt make a difference in VLC, changes no quality or video size

3. Dark sections of a film have grain, little dots flying everywhere my other screen is perfect

I just unplugged my old monitor and plugged the new one in and it seemed to installed the drivers for me I can see it in device manager.

Any ideas for any of the issues?


go into device manager and go to displays, click on your video card and right click, go to properites and see if it installed and working. Is there a yellow triangle on th device, or is there any other "unknown device" with a yellow triangle on them?

ken

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http://www.uploadmusic.org/uploaded....83878482.mp3Ok we'll ever since i've gotten this new pc in June, that came with windows 7 home (i burned a ultimate) x32, the sound has been bad.

On my windows 7 and every other one ive been on the sound isn't as high and my mic sounds more high pitched, no its not the mic its the new computers from vista - 7

On my windows xp, which broke, the sound was more deeper? i dont know i cant explain it and the sound played twice as loud

Also when you listen on xp it sounds a bit different

heres some examples
Dont diss my songs lmao, the W7 1 is just a test

W7 -- (listen to the taken off part )
it sounds worse sometimes
http://www.uploadmusic.org/uploaded.php?file=3565421283878515.mp3

Wxp
http://www.uploadmusic.org/uploaded.php?file=1553131283878482.mp3

A:Mic quality

I have a computer based recording studio using Sonar. I would never use a "computer" mic or the built in computer sound card for any recordings.

You didn't list your system specs so we can't directly comment on your hardware. But, at a minimum I would suggest a good quality USB connected mic such as Samson or Shure, if you want to use the built in hardware for recording. Otherwise an external USB connected interface unit and a good mic with an XLR connector for the interface unit would be my recommendation.

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ive noticed that when i convert mp3s into wavs and burn to a disk the sound quality is not very good,it sounds kind of muffled and has lots of bass,i only convert mp3s that are 128 kbps or higher,i use a ricoh 6x,run win 98 on a p2 300 with 128 ram.is there any sound card settings or something i can do to increase the quality of the sound?my sound card is a yamaha opl3 sax.i am in the process of recording all my cds[i have 400 or so]into mp3s for safe keeping,and in the future if i have to replace a cd i want as good as quality possable.
 

A:wav quality

What software are you using to convert from MP3? That is probably where your problem is. Look for some kind of quality setting in the software doing the conversion.

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I've burned cd's for a while now and I've noticed that some can be read
better than others. Is one brand better than the others? (Such as the
difference between TDK and Memorex?)
 

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What programs do you use to convert VHS tapes to DVD that give very good quality on the playback on a TV ??

When I capture the VHS to the PC, the file plays great with excellent clarity (just as good as the original tape).

Yet, when I use software to put the file to DVD (for example, Windows 7 DVD maker, Pinnacle Studio 12, VHS2DVD,... ) they all create a lot of artifacts and distortion in the DVD... which wasn't in the original file played on the PC.

So, anyone have any ideas or leads?

Thanks a bunch!

A:VHS to DVD quality

Althought I edit all my HD video from my camera on my PC. I found the very best way to convert VHS to DVD was to actually use a console DVD recorder. Record each tape to a DVD. Then I have the raw, DVD "source" Then copy the DVD contents to my PC and edit if I want or backup. But since Tape is 1:1 playback speed only anyway, it's just far easier to record realtime straight to a DVD-R deck.

[edit]One problem with digitizing the VHS then converting to DVD is that you are goinf through two compressions which loses quality. The tape to DVD method one only compresses once directly to mpeg2 (DVD format) [/edit]

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I need a new video card. I want to play First Encounter Assault Recon at max capability, but unfortunately on the box, they only tell you the min req, which is usually not enough to power a small toaster.

What I have right now is not important, as it is on board and insignificant; I am looking for good quality for less than it would cost to sew my left testicle back on.
 

A:Max Quality for F.E.A.R.

You havent even said what pc you have. Without even the barest of information, how do you expect us to come up with a card that will work fine for you?
Your pc could have pci only, or it could have agp, or it could have pci-e.

We are not mind readers.
 

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I just bought an HP 21 black ink cartridge to use on my deskjet 3930 printer, I set my print properties to normal fast printing, with grayscale, and printed about 140 pages (some almost blank and all double spaced) of a text document, It stops at about 160page and completely runs out of ink. What is up with this stingy ink cartridge?
Anyone know of a better printer, that will yield more pages per cartridge?
My mother had an old brand that didn't print as fast as most modern printers, but you could get like 300pages with a single cartridge.
 

A:What's with Quality of HP Ink?

I own one ink jet printer but frankly with the prices of ink coming down, you need to look at laser printers. For my use Canon were always the least expensive cartridges and the longest lasting. Where I changed cartridges about every 2 months, with laser cartridges I do that yearly and the prices are only about double that of ink jet cartridges.
 

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this is the pc i am building

http://pcpartpicker.com/user/jalen793/saved/qnr323

i have a monitor that i will upgrade soon but for now. it is all i have, it is a ASUS VH236H
the monitor is only 60hz so my question is what can i do to get the best quality for cs:go? any specific display settings? i am very new to computers but im learning quickly.
Also is the build i have complete the way it is? minus kb+m
 

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poor dvd quality, 'blotchy screen'

Recently, for no aparrent reason, the quality of my picture when playing a dvd has deteriorated. The picture has small like squares when I go to full screen mode when watching. I have an asus laptop with an ATI mobility radeon 9100 graphics card, and also a pentium centrino processor.
PLEASE HELP!!!
Thanks.
 

A:DVD quality

Clarification

Just a few questions to clear up:
Does this happen with only specific DVDs?
Is your laptop plugged in when you watch the movie? (When a laptop is on battery power, the processor speed drops significantly.)
What DVD player program do you use?
 

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A while ago I tried IE7. It was so bad that I switched to using Firefox. I sometimes use IE6. That was a while ago. Can anyone tell me if IE7 has improved over time? Is it worth another try? I seem to remember that it was a pain to un-install IE7 so I'd like to be careful about another trial.
 

A:IE7 Quality?

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Hey, is there a way to achieve dvd quality not using video_ts files? if so how?

I have a program which can convert them but I don't know what specs to use to get highest quality (file size is NOT an issue)

could you help me out and tell me what options are best thanks, it gives me all these options:
 

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We don't assist with illegal movie copies here at TSG, please see the TSG Rules.

Closed
 

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hey i got a bunch of avi files but there really crap quality
so is there a way to make them more better looking
like changing the file format

A:bad quality

Hi starcraftmaster.
Changing file format just results in gigo (garbage in-garbage out)
You need a good editor. Something that can change lighting, focus, frame rates, etc.
What exactly do you mean by "really crap quality"? Please describe.

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I build computers to sell on eBay and one of the most costly factors is my time. Lately, more and more, it's been spent troubleshooting only to find that it wasn't operator error, but rather manufacturer defects that are the problem. Cases, mostly, are worthless. I've tried lots of different brands, and the only common thread has been poor quality and manufacturer defects.

Does anyone know of a quality case company; maybe something not out of China? I would be willing to pay more, of course, to save myself the time of returning cases to the store time and again and troubleshooting only to find something is wrong with the product. If I found one really good case, I'd like to think I could just buy that one over and over.
Thanks.
 

A:looking for quality

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I've heard good and bad about Rosewill, but this one has gotten rave reviews at newegg, is cheap, and provides great output:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16817182008

If anyone could comment on the brand, quality, personal experience, and so on, that would be great.

Looking to make a purchase within a few days, and need to be put in the right direction.
 

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I purchased three wireless headsets and returned two of them in the last month. Two were made by creative (One the HS-1200) and the one I have now is the .Audio 995 by Plantronics. Every one of them had the same issue, the mic quality is awful. They even sound the same.

I honestly don't know where to look anymore, I've tried everything I can think of down to fiddling with settings under sound to installing drivers. My suspicion is its something to do with the USB drive not working with my sound card when it comes to the mic. I've plugged these headsets into every USB on my PC, around 6-8 different places.

When I go under sound/recording/Microphone/properties/advanced I cannot change the default format from the lowest setting. Yet when I plug in my jack headset I can change that to whatever I please. Is the problem that the mic is just set to low quality? Help would be much appreciated.

A:USB Mic quality.

Could the problem be related to my USB drives not working with the soundcard? How would I know if they weren't?

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I have a Samsung VP-W75D Hi8 camcorder. About 5 years old.
I transfer to a dvd, then to a pc and use Nero to edit and burn.

After a change to a 40inch LCD tv, getting a bit concerned at the quality.

Would there be any quality improvement if I moved on to a HDD camcorder such as a
Sony DCR-SR32?

appreciate any views
 

A:camcorder quality

Lots depends on the quality of your camera---the number of sensors (three is good) the quality of the lens etc. The camera you are thinking of buying is a one chip camera. You will see some improvement, but if you really want to step up, look at a 3 chip camera.

Check this one out; http://www.camcorderinfo.com/content/Panasonic-PV-GS180-Camcorder-Review.htm
 

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hi guys,

I have an acer with a 17 inch screen. I have recently downgraded from vista to XP. Computer running much better now. The acer has an nvidia geforce go6100 graphics card and I downloaded the correct drivers and installed them for the graphics card. However, I have noticed a big change in the image quality where as in vista the image was glossy and crisp, etc, XP is displaying the image as a bit blurred and matt. To summarise, not as good as in vista.

Do you know why this could be ? I am using the correct drivers and have updated the settings as they were on vista i.e 1024 by 768 at 32bit.

many thanks
 

A:Quality of display in XP, help !!!

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when i use my mothers computer she has dsl and when a web page loads the picture quality is detailed. but where i live dsl isnt available yet so i have to use dial up. so to make the web page crisp and detailed i used to be able to right click and select " REFRESH WEB PAGE FULL QUALITY ". i have doenloaded all the updates lately for IE and now when i right click on a web page i dont have that option listed in my right click options. so when i want to use a picture from the internet or even look at one its blurry and poor quality. what happened to my option to refresh the page full quality, and how can i get the images to show up detailed again?

A:quality refreshing

It sounds like you had internet accellerator software using a proxy which fetched the page for you and recompressed image files to low quality. When you right clicked it gave you the option to download the full quality one.

Try uninstalling and reinstalling your internet accellerator. Of course it could be they just no longer support this option.

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I have just bought the Logitech Clear Chat Premium PC headphones, and the quality feels very low, its not very clear,

i have installed my sound drivers, but its made no difference, is it just the headphones? or is it something on my end?

thanks, Teeps
 

A:Sound quality.

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Hey guys,

Just a quick question. Is there a difference in speed (for instance) when you buy A+ quality RAM over B quality RAM? At the moment I have 2GB (2x1gb) cheapish RAM (DDR2 SDRAM PC6400 CL5.0) and want to upgrade to 4GB. I could add another 2x1GB of the same RAM but I can also replace my modules with 2x2GB quality RAM (also DDR2 SDRAM PC6400 CL5.0).

greets
 

A:Ram quality question

Generaly more expensive ram has a faster latency time. It is also a lot more reliable and most likely has a warranty. This meens that expensive ram will probably be better for you if you are willing to pay the extra money for it.

www.customdesktops.moonfruit.com
 

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Saw that P51 is available with a 15.6" FHD (1920x1080), anti-glare, IPS display.I know from experience that the previous P50 model with those specifications had bad screen quality. From http://psref.lenovo.com/Product/ThinkPad_P51:P50 has 600:1 contrast ratio,P51 has 700:1.Couldn't find other details to see if things changed. Any comments on screen quality for P51 (1920x1080,non touch) ? Is it good (or better than P50) ? Thanks !

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My sound is cutting out intermittantly when using either Windows Media Player or VLC. I have disconnetced the speakers and it still happens on the system speakers. I have tried re-installing the audio drivers but this has not helped. Is there anything else I can try?

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240p, 360p or 480p? I want to download this artist's YouTube videos in case they get lost.

A:[SOLVED] What quality is the best?

Well 1080P is the best.

It does 1440P - 1080P - 720P - 480P - 360P - 240P.

You can not download YouTube videos without the author's permission. It is illegal otherwise.

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I have a song idk the quality of the song but I want to convert the same song to the highest quality.Isit possible to do this?if yes how and give me please download link.( I thought to post it here beacause i didnt found a better place so if im wrong just tell me where to post threades like this next time!

A:Song quality

Umm, you can try www.zamzar.com

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For the longest time I have noticed when saving wallpapers from the internet or photoshop and setting them as a desktop wallpaper it always creates "artifacts". Artifacts are small pixels forming around outlines and such in an image.

When on the internet the pictures on crystal clear. I can't understand why when I set a wallpaper the quality drops? When I open the picture in a photoviewer they are still crystal clear. It's when I set them as a wallpaper is when they turn to crap.

This happens on Windows 7 too. I dual boot.

I have an example below. The left side is a screenshot of the desktop when I apply the wallpaper. I split the wallpaper down the middle and merged a clean version so you can see a half and half of what I am talking about.

Left = Pixelated / Right = Crystal Clear

A:Wallpaper quality is low

You never replied to your last thread about the same thing.
Fuzzy Wallpapers

Jerry

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I fixed my sound , still working on my printer problem,, now I still cannot watch anything on the computor from utube or cbs sites movies it will not download, or does and cant watch all the way thru, just stops
 

A:picture quality of

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Hello, I was just widening if anyone could tell me about the speed and gaming quality I would get using a specific gaming laptop( such as use in high quality or ultra rather than medium or low), specs below, thank you. ( In the specs, I am going to upgrade the memory storage to 240 Gb rather than 12o, and I am also going to use an 16 GB DD4- RAM).

https://www.ibuypower.com/Store/MSI-GP72X-120Hz-Leopard-Pro-Gaming-Laptop

Operating System :: Windows 10 Home - (64-bit)
Display :: MSI GP72 Leopard Pro, 17.3" 120Hz FHD, Anti-Glare 1920x1080 [KBL]
Processor :: Intel® Core? i7-7700HQ Mobile Processor (4x 2.8GHz/6MB L3 Cache) [GP72]
Memory :: 16GB [8GB x 2] 2133MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM Laptop Memory - Major Brand **FREE Upgrade to 16GB DDR4-2400**
Video Card :: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 TI - 4GB [GP72]
M.2 Solid State Drive :: 240GB M.2 SATA SSDSingle Drive
Primary Hard Drive :: None
Optical Drive :: DVD Super Multi [GP72]
Media Card Reader / Writer :: Built-in SD Memory Card Reader/Writer [Laptop]
Sound Card :: HD Audio with Dynaudio system
Network Card :: Killer E2500 Gaming Network
Internal Wireless Network Adapter :: 802.11 a/c Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Combo [M.2] - MSI

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I realized today, when I cleaned up all the crap on my desktop, that my wallpaper was filled with jpeg-like artifacts. Funny, considering the source file is practically flawless and a png. I tested fill, fit, and stretch by pasting a screencap into Photoshop. All 3 are identical in quality (or lack thereof). I also tried saving the source file as a bmp, because maybe Windows can't handle PNG directly? No dice - just as artifacted.

How do I fix this? I want the images scaled, but without the artifacting. The source files I'm using are bigger than my desktop's resolution, btw.

A:Wallpaper quality

Hello dondon, I have done a lot of testing with this issue, Windows 7, I know for a fact re-samples images when you right click an image and choose 'set as desktop background' even if its already a jpeg Windows 7 re-samples it and the image quality is bad.

The best I have come up with is to put the images in a folder and use that folder go to Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Personalization\Desktop Background and where it says picture location click browse and choose your folder you made.

The best image Quality I get is when saving files in Photoshop as jpegs then moving to your new folder.

Try it!! you will see the image quality is better right away!!

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i am using INTEL 3.0ghz HT,1 GB RAM, 8500 GT VIDEO CARD I GB OF VRAM,

AND I HAVE A monitor which support 1400x900 resoulution

i have downloaded movie avatar on xvid format.. its about 1.5 gb movie but when i switch to full screen quality is not satisfactory as we seen in TV can u tell me what should i do to enhance video quality?
 

A:Bad quality of video

Where did you download this movie from because as far as I know it isn't even out on DVD yet.
 

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I think this has been happening gradually...
Some of my graphics are too pixelated...not all though...
My pictures are ok, some graphics I work with are ok, some dld'ed from the web, some dld'ed from attachements or inserts in emails from my friends...others are not ok...I think particularly dld'ed from websites...I'll attach an example...
now if you tell me you can see this ok, I certainly have a problem...
also, my Windows logo looks partially bumpy from pixels...
Is there a card I need to change? or is my screen resolution not right? I have always kept it at 1024, even if I have a 17" screen, because I need my icons bigger than normal to be comfortable...I'm 61, don't have eyesight like some of you whippersnappers...lol...
If you can help me solve this problem, I would be very grateful.
Thanks.
 

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For the longest time I have noticed when saving wallpapers from the internet or photoshop and setting them as a desktop wallpaper it always creates "artifacts". Artifacts are small pixels forming around outlines and such in an image.

When on the internet the pictures on crystal clear. I can't understand why when I set a wallpaper the quality drops? When I open the picture in a photoviewer they are still crystal clear. It's when I set them as a wallpaper is when they turn to crap.

I have an example below. The left side is a screenshot of the desktop when I apply the wallpaper. I split the wallpaper down the middle and merged a clean version so you can see a half and half of what I am talking about.

Left = Pixelated / Right = Crystal Clear

A:Wallpaper quality is low

Are the pictures you are saving greater than or equal to your screen resolution?

This happens when you try and use an image that is a lot smaller than your set screen resolution, Windows has to stretch the image to make it fit correctly.

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Hello Everyone,

A long time ago, my PC stopped rendering videos as it was suposed too.
The video looks like this (Image 1), but it looks like this (Image 2 and 3). Looks like is zooming. The quality is also a lot worst.
It does this in all videos in my PC and in some Youtube videos.
I have all my GPU drivers up to date (Crimson 16.1). I have this issue since 15.7.
VLC is the only program that doesnt do it.

Do you have any idea on what this could be?

PS: Sorry for my bad english

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Hi there folks,
I know you must be thinking .......... WHAT? Let me explain.
The problem is that the photo file I have is far too big to put on my web site. I've been trying to lower the colours (Colors for the yanks) to a workable size, but when I try to save the file once I've done the work Paint shop pro tells me 'The original file does not support save'. (I think Microsoft said summit similar)

Can anyone help on this one please?
 

A:I want poorer quality

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hello, you probably get this all the time, but some pictures i download from the net are small, then when i want to blow them up to a viewable size, they are way too blurry. if i wan to print them out, will they still be blurry, and if so, are there any really good programs that would create a sharper, more focused picture.
 

A:poor quality

Most photos on the Internet are optimized to be as small a number as possible of bytes of information and still look acceptable on your monitor.

The reason is to minimize download times for web pages. So most pictures from the web are not suitable for enlarging or printing.

You can right click a picture and click on properties to see how many KB the picture is before you even download it. By experimenting you can up with a number you feel will enlarge enough for your purposes and make acceptable prints.

I include many pictures from the web in greeting cards I create. As long as you keep them small they can be fine for that purpose.
 

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Hi i have a sony DCRTRV33 cam corder and a p.c with the following specs

P4 3.06GHz (HT)
120 GB Deskstar HDD
512 MB DDR RAM
Gefroce FX5200 graphics card

I am currently using a trial version of video studio to see if i can get the hang of video editing.

What i want to do is take some video i have got on my cam corder and make some changes then burn it onto dvd. However when i do this the output quality is very poor, even though i have transfered it at the highest resolution the software will let me, 724*something! (sorry cant remember the resolution)

Any suggestions on improving the quality would be great thanks

Michael
 

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I was excited to finally get my zBook Studio G3 after a long wait. I was excited because this machine was a great fit for me and I've been without a laptop to use for my business work for about 2 months. I previously bought a Microsoft Surface Book (Core i7 / 16 RAM / 512GB SSD) but returned it because after 2 weeks it starting having serious hardware issues. It took days fighing with MS because 30 days had passed when I tried to process the return even though I created to support cases about hardware issues within the 30 days. Long story short, I got my money back. What a joke. Getting back on track here....What my issue with my zBook Studio G3 is this. I put the box on my office desk, cut the tape, opened the box, pulled out the laptop wrapped in it's tamper proof sticker sealed plastic bag and placed it ontop of the box. I carefully cut the tamperproof sticker and put my hand inside the bag underneath the laptop and slid it out. That's when my eyebrows arched. IT WAS COVERED IN FINGERPRINTS AND SMUDGES!! The real shocker was when I actually lifted the top to reveal the screen and keyboard! The screen looked as if it was CLEANED WITH A DIRTY RAG!!! There were spots on the keyboard keys and every more fingerprints all over the speaker grills and all around the screen. Was this device a return or a refurb? Now that I think about it.....My previous post about the Intel ME firmware update killing these laptops....maybe my laptop was one of these that got bri... Read more

A:Quality Control!!!!

"WHERE IS THE QUALITY CONTROL???" I don't know, but certainly not at HP.  Maybe at Dell, but then, I'm sure there are people who'd disagree. I highly recommend you return that thing within the return period.  I regret not returning my EliteBook 725 G3 ($1200 junk!) within the return period.  It came misassembled (display LCD module not wired in properly) and other flaws, but I dealt with it.  But the HP wouldn't leave it be and released a BIOS update that caused further problems.  At least I'm pretty sure mine was brand new, as it was probably one of the first to be manufactured.  It was shipped straight from China. Subpar components (trackpad button is weird on mine), bad assembly, and lousy firmware/software support.  Can they do any worse? Actually, the Elite support guys were quite good.  Well, at least the guys who helped on my second call.  First call?  Completely useless. Anyway return it and don't look back! 

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I have been using Auto GK to encode VOB dvd files to avi.

On select output size, i choose Quality and select 100%
Does this really keep a 100% quality from the original file?

Spud
 

A:Encoding a Vob to avi at 100% quality?

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Hey Guys.

Im running both vista and 7, and say if i open a episode of top gear on vista it runs great. but the same file runs really pixelated on windows 7, i have got the latest drivers for gpu, but quality still bad. any ideas?

Thanks
Matt.

A:Video Quality

Sorry, i use wmp and vlc media players. if that helps.

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Since everyone is sending me photos over the internet or on CDs, I've been looking into printing them myself. The results are pretty dismal. While the pictures look great on the screen, they are fuzzy and look quite out of focus coming out of my printer, an HP Deskjet 842C.

I've been using the Photo Printing Wizard, which came with my Dell computer and Windows XP. Under "Preferences", I click "Best". My browser, by the way, is Opera. I like smallish pictures, so I've been using the layout of 4 pictures (3.5x5" each) to a 8x11" page. I prefer my photos in matte, and am using matte photo paper, 92 bright, 6 mil.

I realize that, by right-clicking the picture, I can open it with Dell Image expert application and make it sharper; but then the pixels start showing, and I don't like that either. Anyway, the originals, as sent me, are perfectly fine.

So, what should I do to get professional-looking snapshots out of my printer?

Thank you,
Rose-Marie
 

A:picture quality

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I have a 5 megapixel camera .
Each pic(jpeg) is approx 2 megs.
I mostly will be printing 4x6 or 5x7 ( Ocassionally8x10).
Do I have to keep camera at 5 megapixel or would 3 megapixel setting work fine? Also,after editing pictures with other software , when I save them they are approx 1/4 to 1/2 the size (from 2 megs down to 500kb). Will I lose quality this way when I print? I cant understand how the size can be so much smaller.....Anyone????
 

A:size = quality

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I am having trouble with my color quality. I have no red color and I cant get my color quality to go to the highest can you please help me with this .. thanks
 

A:Help with color quality

Hi, and welcome to the forum!

It's probably either a faulty graphics card or just corrupt/invalid drivers. Do you know which graphics card you're using? Or the model of your PC (something like 6720s, 8710p...)
Also have a look in Control panel>system>hardware>device manager, is there a yellow question mark or exclamation mark anywhere? (especially sound, video and game controllers section)
 

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I am trying to find a headset that is capable on producing loud, deep, realistic base, and the highest of high frequencies. I want to be blown away at the quality every time I use them. I guess you could call me an audiophile.
These headphones would be primarily used for listening to music and when playing video games. Can someone who has lots of experience with many kinds of headsets give me advice on what I might like? I plan on spending around $100, so don't link me any of those nice $300 BOSE headsets I've seen. I've been searching for a long time but it seems every headset has mixed reviews. Here is one I got to test at PAX East, and I really liked them. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826235008&cm_re=surround_sound_headset-_-26-235-008-_-Product

Lastly, my PC(Desktop) does not have a special sound card built into it. However, the motherboard does have a Digital input, and 5 plugs for surround sound. I hope you can help me find a quality product.
Thank you.
 

A:Looking for the best quality headset.

Go to this site, there is no one size fits all for audio quality, everybody's ears are different.

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/list/4
 

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