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With Windows on an SSD how can I put my downloads/music/etc on a HD

Q: With Windows on an SSD how can I put my downloads/music/etc on a HD

I hope you will forgive me if this question has already been answered in the past. I have looked but have failed to find a similar problem but the range of this site is huge. So here goes....
I have fitted a Sandisk SSD to a friends pc and cloned his 7 Home Premium 64bit onto it. So far so good. When I come to move the folders 'my downloads/documents' and all the other storage folders (his photo collection runs to over 7 gigabytes) onto his old one terrabyte drive now freshly formatted to NTFS I get a "server failed" message when I try to access them.
I realise he can simply create folders and access them via my computer but he is a creature of habit and wants to continue to use his tried and tested desktop icons.
I think what I'm asking is for help in redirecting the target of these icons to the big HD. Can you help please my credibility is in danger !!

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A: With Windows on an SSD how can I put my downloads/music/etc on a HD

For the location of Internet Explorer downloads go to Tools, View Downloads then click the Options at bottom left, will give a panel where you can change the drive/Folder to use.

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I am wondering if anyone can please help me,

I am currently well hacked off as I have bought/downloaded music from both Tesco and iTunes and it seems that most if not all are protected so therefore I cannot convert the songs from Tesco (WMA files) to my iPod or mobile phone. The same applies to most iTune songs that I cannot load them onto my 3G phone. Is there any way I can convert these protected files?

I stupidly thought that as I had BOUGHT these songs it would amount to the same as buying the cd. Oh no, If I had bought the cd then I can do what I like with the stuff but with the downloaded tunes I cannot, and they wonder why peope still use things like Kazaa.

So any help would be much appreciated as I feel I have just wasted my cash on a lie.

thanks!

Paul.
 

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Hi,could someone tell me some good sites that are safe and no spyware for downloadings free songs to my computer?I dont want to be hijacked.Thanks
 

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Hi all
I can't seem to find the info I am looking for even at the music download help site.
How do you ensure a good quality download?
Some songs I have downloaded sound like pure crap.
Should you look for a high or low number for kbps?
Any sites that explain in greater detail would be great.
Also, I have windows xp with the new media player. I cannot find where or how to print covers for cd's.

Thanks All
 

A:Music downloads

if you are referring to standard mp3s, then 128kbits/s or higher, but shoot for at least 192kbits/s

but as how you ensure a good quality download, you really can't. If you download it, it either sounds good or it doesn't. not much you can do about it. But generally it doesn't matter how you download it.

If you use the standard MS download utilty as opposed to a download accelerator/other, you might have better luck.
 

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After hearing that P2P filesharing can do terrible things to your PC (from loading your PC with spyware to turning it into a deadly thermonuclear device), I'm looking for a good and safe alternative.

I've heard of one such site but wont include the name in case you think I am an advertising spammer, which I am not!

Cheers,

AM

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Go to 1st-free-music-download.com and scroll down to the bottom.It lists the top 3 legal music download sites, with links to them.

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does anyone know a good place to download music that is legal and free of spyware and viruses

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Hi markmgk62, to BCHere is a site that I have downloaded quite a bit of music from, http://www.garageband.com/The site has free downloads and streams from emerging bands and some bands that you may or may not have heard of before. Some of the bands are pretty good some aren't so good but there are tons of free downloads and they are free from ad or spyware.Go there and look around, try some streams to see if you like the band and if you do they should have a song or two you can download.Enjoy

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Since the death of Napster, I am in search of a decent, free, music download site.
Send me any suggestions you may have:

Anybody, Anybody, Anybody...........lol

Thanks all
 

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Am I in the proper forum to get information on a Web Site for free or inexpensive music downloads?
I need recommendations for sites that wont load my PC with junk.
 

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Are there any sites where you can get free music downloads? Legal of course! If so, any good sites I can take a look at?

Cheers.
 

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Try mp3.com and soundclick.com, they have a lot of good independent artists. Most of which, you might of not heard of.
 

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Hi,
I was under the impression that "free downloads" of music were illegal, and being cracked down on...
My daughter in law found "free sites" and sure enough, when I searched, they said "free & legal" !? From selected songs.
Is this true? Are they safe? Do any of you know about this?

If not, which services are best, for downloading music? (for a reasonable price)?

I hope this is not saying too much. Please let me know if it is! I don't want to lose my membership. I trust you guys on this site, so thought it best to ask the pro's!
 

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mp3 music downloads
 

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Can somebody tell me. Which is the best programme, Kazaa, Morpheus, or Audiogalaxy Satellite? I don't know because I am a new user. Are they all full of spyware?

Karbun.xx.
 

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I have neither but from the response to similar queries to yours on other Boards, the majority of respondents favour Morpheus. Apparently Morpheus and Kazaa are almost identical but the latter contains spyware.

[EDIT] Just came across this thread which seems to contain the info you are seeking.
 

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anyone recommend a music downloading site?
 

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im not sure if anyone can help but here goes:
i use an online music download service called e-donkey. when i download an album wrap from this service it is downloaded as one song even though there are several songs on it. the file format is mp3. is there anyway of being able to put my own song breaks onto this file to save me from having to fastforward the album manually? i have tried to do this on my mini disk player but it would not allow me to preform that task any suggestions?

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Yes! but it will mean that you are going to listen to the whole album.
I had the same problem with 2 albums.

What you need to do is record it with a recording program.

when a song starts you record when the song is finnished press stop.

you will have to find a program to do it though. if you have Windows XP you should have a program called AvRack you will have to learn on using it though. i'm better at showing than typing.

Remember, this site does not tend to illegal matters.

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Does anyone know a good safe music download site besides wal-mart? I know I have to pay for the song but I want a safe and trusting site. Wal-mart is ok, but they don't have a shopping cart so that you can download more than one song at a time. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thanks!
 

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Take a look at http://forums.techguy.org/t261984.
 

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i want to download music off the internet....i need some help to find a site that doesn't have all the baggage with it....i don't want KazAa or grokster.....amy one have a suggestion? thanks!
 

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I use winmx but you have to be careful, don't know if any load without baggage. Check your add/remove programs before and after downloading it and use ad aware.
 

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I am trying to download some Paul Robeson music for a friend which I intend to burn to a CD. What is good free software for this? Does anyone know of a good site from which to download music? What format must the music be to burn to a CD to be played on a CD player not attached to a PC?

Thanks for your assistance.

Phil Taaffe
 

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I don't know of any free sites, but I would assume that Amazon carries it.
 

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Hya Can anyone help me. I am using Limewire to down load music but I do not know how to save the downloads to a specific file so I can transfer to my Windows Media Player so to be able to burn to CD. Please advise.
 

A:How do I copy music downloads to Cd

I know I am not an employee, but I might as well let you know that Techspot does not Condone the use of any P2P Filesharing Programs.
 

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I am paying for 12 mbps DSL and I've done three separate download speed tests and they all say I am getting right at 11.50 mbps on downloads and 1.5 mbps on uploads. I use MP3 Rocket Pro for my music downloads. When I first used MP3 Rocket on my old computer a couple years back I was paying a premium for 6 mbps DSL and the music downloads were blazingly fast at almost the 6mbps I expected. Now, with this new pc build and 12 mbps DSL (doubled) I am, for some reason, limited to around 1 mbps music downloads. What is limiting this? It (music downloads) used to be six times faster. A MP3 tech said it was probably due to my I.E. settings. Could this be true or is it because of limitations they themselves have installed in (new) their site? Anyway, I don't know how to change any settings in Internet Explorer to make a difference and if it is a problem with I.E. why was it so fast previously compared to now? I never mess with internet settings so that would mean they thought people would prefer a slower internet and changed it themselves. That's crazy and not true! The only other thing I can think of is maybe this new DSL router has something to do with it. I used a different one with the old computer. I'm stumped. Any help out there?

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use any download manager. ex: IDM u can download files way faster,,
Hope This Helps.
Thank You
Shon John Xander

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well i'm back on my favorite multimedia forum,

does anybody know of a good place for legal free music downloads so i can test the fast download speed of my new DSL connection ? i figure there must be some artists that offer some free songs as samples, etc.
 

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I live in the United Kingdom and occasionally my brother downloads a couple of songs using KaZaA but he deletes them when he gets bored of them and has no more than about 5 at one time on the PC. All these American horror stories I keep reading in the papers and magazines are starting to worry me is it possible that we could be prosicuted, fined or arrested for this? Or have our Internet taken away. Please advise so I can start sleeping again lol.
 

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Hello guys, can you recommend sites that is safe and free for movie and music downloads?

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Heres a place you can get lots of music and movies, tv shows and a lot of other stuff.
Its public domain. Its free and legal. You can download to a dvd or cdr or you can just
click and listen or watch.

http://www.archive.org/

Its a great site.

Evenflow

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Bought my wife a Sylvinia SMPK4068, 4gig MP3 player. My son has a zune and an account. He was able to download to an OPEL RCA MP3 player with no problems from the zune site. However when we try to down load to the Sylvinia it states it's a bad file type or can't download subscription. This is a plug and play device with an disc included for conversion of AVI files. Any suggestions? Like all the options of this unit for the price just the problems with downloads from the zune site.
 

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I thought that site was strictly for zune users, as I own one myself, i know you cant go hooking an ipod up to it either.
 

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HI:

No matter what I do whether it is Imesh or just my media player - I keep getting a new music folder on my desktop every time I open them. How can I prevent this from constantly happening?? Thanks
 

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Please take note that we cannot assist you with problems related to P2P software (like iMesh and the like). Read Forum Rules.

For your Windows Media Player issue:

Press the Windows key + R to open a Run box.

Type in (or paste):
Code:

cmd /k reg query "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Shell Folders"

Click OK.

Copy the Command Prompt output and include it in your next reply.
 

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Are there any free LEGAL music download sites?
I wouldnt mind being plagues with ads for the duration of my browsing the site, if the revenue went towards legal downloads.
 

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If you like jam bands go here http://stash.nugs.net/stash.asp and you can download over 200 full length live concerts, all free.
 

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Hi long time no type, and that is a good thing because I haven't required anyones help as of late .

Winmx won't allow me to connect and Kaaza only lets me browse for songs but won't let me download anymore. Is it over . I read in the news that there will be no more free download sites or people caught sharing will be forced to pay a penalty.

Can you suggest a site that I can pay for music and videos with out breaking this law. A cheap one

?
 

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Hi
Hope I am in the right place to ask this. I have just joined limewire music downloads site before I really realised what it was. How do I make sure that I am only sharing the files I want to and not my whole hard drive? I don't really know what I am doing so step by step would be well appreciated.

Thanks
 

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Hi just wondered if anyone had some recommendations for legal MP3 download sites, the ones suitable for drag & drop & will play on most players ?

Thx
 

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I need someones opinion on the best free music download site that doesn't have a lot of spyware attached to it.
 

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It doesn't exist.

Note that we don't support illegal activities here, which includes music and software piracy.
 

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I recently downloaded some music from Walmart.com, but every time I go to play the songs, a message pops up that says "the required security upgrade cannot be validated". I tried updating the service pack for Windows (I have ME) as well as my media player, but nothing seems to work. Can someone please offer me some info on how to fix this? I would really appreciate it!
 

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I have downloaded alot of songs from sharepro360 and they are saved in their library. How do I transfer them to my Windows Media library?
 

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hi are free sites for downloading music like limewire safe and legalto use also is napster which ive seen aedvertised for 10 a month a proper and safe site to use even if i have to pay for it i dont mind
 

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I lost the license for many songs I purchase when I did a system recovery because I didn't back up the licenses and couldn't play some. I was able to re-download most of the songs and can play them now. I really need to know what the heck to do to get started backing up. I know nothing about it.

Thanks,
Marianne
 

A:how do I back up license of music downloads

Hard to say without knowing details about where you purchased the songs or how you are playing them.

To make a backup in Windows Media Player 10:

Select the "Tools -> Manage Licenses ..." menu item to open a dialog box.

Browse or enter a location for the back-up.

Click the "Back Up Now" button.

If you backed up to the computer's hard drive you may want to copy the backup files to a CD-ROM, a USB thumb drive or some other location that will not get wiped if you ever need to reformat the hard drive. Zipping the files and sending the zip file to yourself on a Gmail account would even work in a pinch. PM me if you would like a Gmail invitation
 

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I want to download music to a memory stick (USB) so that I can play this in my car. I would like some advice as to which are the best websites to purchase singles from as I don't want full CD's and how can I download these onto the memory stick as I have not used one before. I Have Windows 7 Ultimate with 4Gigs of memory and 500 gigs for hard disc. My taste in music is not POP but more to Classic or Whitney Houston Barbara Streisand Johny Mathis etc. I would be glad of a ltlle help on this thanks Bobbysgirl.
 

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What file format does the car stereo support?

There are only a few places to legally download music. iTunes and Amazon are the sites in the US I know of. I don't know if any UK-based company has any additional offerings.

You don't own any CDs to rip?
 

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so gang, is .99 the best price for legal song downloads?

i'm thinking of iTunes for .99 per song,
 

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Hi just wondered if anyone had some recommendations for some legal Music Download sites ?

Anyone use 'Napster' ? Which boasts ' Get instant access to more tracks for less cash with Napster Premium. Legally listen to and download over 500,000 tracks for less than 10 bucks per month'

But is only 'compatible with Windows XP/2000' as yet ?
Thx !
 

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I have a problem when downloading music.

When I play it back sometimes its real low. I can turn the volume up all the way and the song will still be low.

Any suggestions?
 

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http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,146009/a...ml?tk=nl_sbxrvw

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Great link, thanks

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Hi, I have just put v.11 on my Vista Home and XP pro.

When I open WMP it is automatically downloading my music that I have on my computers. How can I stop this? I want to be able to put the music on WMP that I choose because I also use iTunes and keep different music on that.

Is there a way of doing this please?
 

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When I go to the search mode in winmx in stead of getting Artists name - song title mp3 I get C:\documents and settings\my docs\my music. This does not leave roomto see the artist name and song title. My last major change to my system was downgrading internet explorer 6 to IE5[successfully] . Can anybody help?
 

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Hiya

Try this. When you're in the Search page, look for View Full Paths. Its next to the drop down menu for the connection. Press that so that it looks like all the other buttons.

Does that work?

Regards

eddie
 

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I recently started downloading tracks from the Tesco Download store to burn CDs via Windows Media Player V11 on Vista Home Premium to play on my car stereo. At first this worked no problem but now if I try to burn a CD containing any tracks downloaded from Tesco (including ones that used to burn OK) I get a Media Player message saying that the tracks are protected with media usage rights and will not play on a car stereo - which they won't. Have I inadvertently changed something?
 

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All of the music that I am downloading via Itunes is being saved as Rhapsody files? I have since deleted Rhapsody from my computer and want to change all of my music files into regular mp3 files so that I can use them in slideshows (ie photo story 3) and things of that nature. Can someone please explain how to do that and how to save any of my future downloads as regular mp3 files.
 

A:Why are all of my music downloads being saved as rhapsody files?

iTunes files are not MP3s. Whatever Rhapsody-related program you had installed must have been associated with all your music files. You'll have to change them back to whatever program you want to use. If you need help, we'll need to know what operating system you have, what you use for music, what file types are mis-associated, etc. More info.
 

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When I'm downloadin songs from msn the only way i can actually download them is if i turn off my security, which leaves me vulnerable to attacks. I don't know wot part of the norton internet security is doing this and i doubt i am the only person hu had this problem, so i was wonderin if ne1 knows whats stopping it and can help me please?

Thanks
 

A:Internet Security stopping music downloads!!

Hiya and welcome

Which version are you running?

This is for NIS2004:

Configuring the Personal Firewall features in Norton Internet Security or Norton Personal Firewall
Does that help at all?

Regards

eddie
 

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Lets get right to it...

When I visit a site, for example we will say youtube, my browser takes forever to buff the video and also Does not download or stream the video all the way through. It loads about 15% of it then just stops. When the players reaches the point at which there is no more video downloaded it stops too and the video just sits... It doesnt try to download more or get another connection it is like it just timed out or doesnt care anymore... I have to click a couple seconds ahead on the timer before it will load more video. I use firefox and the bottom left hand corner say that it is transferring data from blah blah blah but it really isnt. Ive tried everything but nothing works. It also happens while loading mp3's from myspace or hypem, music websites. It will load about 15% then just stop all together. On downloads it is the worst though because before I downloaded DTA i would just lose files because i didnt have a file manager. I need help please if anyone has had this similar problem or knows how to correct it because iam stumped...

A:Streaming of Videos, Downloads, Music all interupted

Test what happens when you boot to [safe mode + net] and attempt downloads from there. If the behaviour is substantially better, that suggests something loading in normal mode but not safe mode is the culprit.

Most likely, your anti-virus, or 3rd-party firewalls, or anti-malware... something with an "inspection" bent.

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i have never used Groove for music simply because I have an iPhone so my music management has always been iTunes. But I was curious about groove. One thing I can't find any info for is if you was to buy a music track from groove/Windows store what file format is downloaded? On iTunes it's typically an m4a format

A:Groove music downloads - file format?

Hi,

Purchased music is 320kbps MP3

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So this site so far has been very good to me and just want to know if there is such a thing as a free internet site thats safe to upload free mp3 music? Limewire always seems to give me a virus or sumthing. Any thoughts?

thanks

A:good safe free music source for downloads (if any)

If you want to get free music that is copyright and that you should normally pay for, then the answer is no.Having said that, most record labels offer limited free downloads, such as this one.

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