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WMP: "album art cannot be changed when a song from the album is in use"

Q: WMP: "album art cannot be changed when a song from the album is in use"

I added an album to my library in Windows Media Player.

For some reason the album art resolution got gimped.

I tried to drag the album art to the album, but it keeps saying "album art cannot be changed when a song from the album is in use"

The album is not in use. How do I fix this? I deleted it from the library and re-added, but got the same problem.

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I've been using the Windows 7 RC and having a great time, but after restoring or adding to the music library ("My Music" and what not), I've noticed that it is impossible for me to manage album art. For all the positive experiences with Windows 7, this one completely baffles me. When I try to drag album art over to an album in the library, it simply tells me "Album art can't be changed when a song from the album is in use. Please try again later." I've Googled this to death for over 6 hours and haven't found a solution. Obviously I wasn't playing the songs, but there is no obvious reason as to why they may be in use.

A:"Album art can't be changed when a song from the album is in use. Please try again later."

Yes, this is a bug in the RC.  The team is aware of it and will be addressing it post-RC.  Thanks for helping point it out.

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whenever i clicked on a large video file in explorer (running xp sp2 on inspiron 6000), explorer would crash. i found a tip online to run "regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll" and that fixed the problem completely.

however, this fix created a new problem - - now all the info that used to be under "artist" or "album" is gone! any fix? "date modified" is still there, but i like to sort my mp3 folders by artist, and now it does me no good.

by the way, when i now click on an mp3's properties, summary tab, and go to advanced, all the artist/album info is missing from there too.

from doing a search, i see that the way to undo the original fix is to run "regsvr32 shmedia.dll", but then i think i will have errors with large avi's.

so, any other fix?
 

A:Solved: "regsvr32 /u shmedia.dll" helped, but removed "artists/album" info

Greetings daverose808

Download the Attached File 'AudioProps.rar'> Unzip it > Right Click on "AudioProps.reg" > Choose "MERGE"
 

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Recently the "find Album Info" option has stopped working on Window Media Player.
It was working fine, the option still loads up, however when i select the track/album info, the small window closes and the track remains unmodified.
I'm stumped as of what to do, I've looked around for solutions, tried updating, reinstalling, even upgrading from WMP10 to 11 to fix the problem, but with no sucess.

if anyone could offer any means of alternative or support I'd greatly appreciate it.
Thanks;
 

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Well, the Winamp tagging thing stopped working so I tried to use WMP to tag my music from there. Only problem is now, every time I try to "Find Album Info" in there, it loads a screen with a "Internal Server Error" screen instead of the usual search results.

A:Windows Media Player 12, "Find Album Info" not working

Try this, open Services and scroll down to

Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service

Set it to disable, and reboot. See if that works. It's possible that something is using WMP and not allowing it to connect.

A Guy

Edit: Windows Media Player 12: 500 Internal Server Error

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Title says it all.

I don't care if the "Now Playing" window shows the album cover as 200x200.

All I want is to make it look sharp and not blurry.

My mp3s have embedded 1000x1000 album covers. (The problem persisted even when they had 200x200, 300x300 etc images)

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I need some technical help and am not sure where to pose this, as it's a problem that the program's developer has never seen before and his suggestions didn't solve.
Album Player is a very good sounding small audio player that's been around for a few years: Audio player Album Player 2.105. It simply unzips to wherever the user wants; i.e. it doesn't use the installer. After running it successfully for months, for the past three days it's been returning an error box on starting the program with the message, "Could not load the decoder." But the thing is the decoder file, ap2decoder.exe, shows as a running process in Windows Task Mgr (Win 8.1 x64 Pro). The developer says the decoder program hasn't changed in five versions (since 2.101, now 2.105).
Here's what I've tried without success:
- deleted and reinstalled the x64 and x32 versions a few times (with reboots)
- excluded the player from Comodo anti-virus and firewall (there were no warnings)
- changed folders where it's located
- run as administrator
- run Yamicsoft Windows 8 Mgr repair module
The only other new thing I can think of during these past couple of days is that there have been two computer startups among many where the system SSD wasn't recognized by the BIOS. The first time I checked BIOS settings and all looked normal, and then coming out of it the computer started right up. The second time I ignored it and it just rebooted normally. I also unplugged/replugged the SSD on both ends just to be su... Read more

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So basically i get this error when i want album info of a song/album:

I have done everything possible under my control...Set WMP11 as my default player..uninstalled programs that i thought might be interfering with WMP11 and uninstalled and reinstalled my anti virus/firewall. I cannot uninstall WMP11 off my comp because im on Vista (32bit) and i really dont wanna system restore. so any help will be appreciated...thanks in advance.

A:"This program cannot display the web page" in WMP11 Album Info?

WMP is also linked to internet explorer, so try and edit some settings under there. Also, yes you can uninstall WMP, by going to...
Programs and Features>
Turn Windows Features on or off

Are you connected to the internet? And how are you connected? (Wireless, Ethernet, or Dial-up)

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Hi All,

Maybe I'm just bad at searching the internet, but I've spent 2 days looking for a solution to a pretty major problem, and I'm astounded I seem to be the only person in the world with it.

I just did a clean install of Windows 7 Pro. On my old box, I had one huge folder with all my thousands of MP3s, which I copied into "My Music" on my new Win7 box.

When I started up WMP for the first time, I set the options to automatically download info from the net, rename files based on tag info, etc, as I had never bothered to do anything like this before to organize my mp3s. Immediately WMP went to work updating my mp3s. Good stuff.

Now to illustrate the problem. Lets use the example of 5 Aerosmith songs I have from the album Get a Grip. When WMP was all done with scanning my mp3s and updating info, everything appeared fine in WMP. That is, I could scroll to artist "Aerosmith" and then to the album "Get a Grip" complete with cover art, and see the 5 songs. Again, good stuff. Then I clicked "Show file location" and noticed something weird...

WMP player had automatically created the folder My Music\Aerosmith\Get a Grip. Awesome. Problem is, the "Get a Grip" folder only had 4 songs, despite the fact that in WMP I could see FIVE songs in the album. I searched for the 5th song and noticed that it was still orphaned in the base My Music folder. Why the hell hadn't it been moved with the rest? When I did some pok... Read more

A:WMP 12 sorts file system by "Album Artist" ??!

The reason you couldn't fix the data with a tag editor is that Album Artist is a field that's only stored on the WMP database and isn't written to a tag, so the only way to edit that field is through WMP.

Whenever you update your music information with an internet lookup the results are mixed, something will always get screwed up whether you use WMP or other software and then to use that data to change folder locations compounds the problem. You should only lookup an album at a time so you can fix any errors manually. I personally never let any software move my files around, it's asking for trouble.

My best advice is to not use WMP to store your music, the only thing I use WMP for is for viewing video. Try MediaMonkey it does a much better job of organizing music. It's also a good idea to use a tag editor so for that try Mp3tag.
 

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When I use the "Find Album Info" command by right clicking on an album or song, the recenlty changed info source kills my computer. My CPU freezes up and everything locks up as the program runs and there r small gaps that are large enough for me to close it. I have looked all over the internet for someone having similar problems with the new "fai.music.metaservices.microsoft" source and have found nothing. i never had a problem with music.metaservices.microsoft

if anyone can offer any help, it would b much appreciated. the only thing i can maybe think of is i disabled something that runs in the backround or i hav a certain port closed.
 

A:"Find Album Info" is killing my computer!

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Continually have pop-up message "Windows Live Album Veiwer has stopped" Can you help me make it stop? I'm not the only one with the problem.

A:"Windows Live Album Veiwer has stopped"

Welcome
If you dont want it uninstall using Revo
http://www.revouninstaller.com/
If you do want it, you might want to uninstall and then install, again.

When done make an SFC check.
System Files - SFC Command

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Is there a way to "unwrap" recorded music/album wraps? I am talking about multi-file albums which have been turned into one giant wrapped album file. Of course, I won't be able to get to the individual titles and artists, but I at least can listen to and re-record individual tracks.
 

A:How to "Unwrap" Music / Album Wraps

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Windows Media Player occasionally stumbles and mixes up the album art (a .jpg file) with a song from a different album. Usually this happens by replacing the generic album art picture (a musical note) with an actual picture.

To straighten this mess out I would like to know where WMA keeps the cross-reference between the song/album ID numbers and album picture ID numbers. (I would also like to add my own unique ID to an album when WMA cannot find the album info on the internet.)

There are no picture ID's in the Playlist files and there are none in the Registry or anyplace else in the computer that I can find. Has anyone figured this out? Thanks.
 

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Tried a few things on some of these links, no luck:

https://www.google.com/search?q=itunes,+cant+edit+song+info&rlz=1C1BLWB_enUS582US582&oq=itunes,+cant+edit+song+info&aqs=chrome..69i57.14342j0j9&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

This is a song that I moved to itunes using a you tube to MP3 converter, but I know I've been able to edit song info before after doing this.

Did a couple of thing, unchecked "read only" etc. Using Windows 7
 

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Hello everyone!! I was unsure of where to post this question,,so feel free to suggest i move it elsewhere becuase i wasn't sure wher to place it.
In a regular folder,,i would use a software program like Mp3 Tag, and i would "attach" the photo or album cover of my choice to each song,,so that in additon to each time i play the song on my computer or my phone,,the photo would appear and...when i open the folder in large view..each song would show my chosen photo/picture.

I've recently changed all my music to flac. It still shows up the picture,,but it doesn't show the picture in the folder view. I really enjoy opening the folders of my music and seeing the album cover/photo of my choice.

Any ideas??? Thank you

A:Album covers photos to be shown on each song, in each fold

Whether you use mp3 or flac. It should show the album image and in the folder view, it should show the image for each song.
Make sure you have an album image file specifically called: Folder.jpgMake sure each folder properties->Customize, you set the folder as Music folder.

Here's a screen shot of one of my flac Music folder:

I use Tag&Rename to set the image Folder and Files as shown below:

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Ok so my friend sent me a file called Photo album.exe over MSN, and i accepted it. A day after, msn keeps going all.. Well the mouse freezes & then all my msn contacts come up in random windows & i have to restart my pc =\ Ive tried the Hijackthis..
The log comes up as this;;

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 13:16:55, on 09/08/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\Program Files\Com... Read more

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Screenshot of my situation: http://i31.tinypic.com/e8txr7.png

I am aware that most or all of these song files do actually contain information on them, since I had them in an old computer, and everything was just fine. On this machine all the columns show blank.

I got tons of song files from various sources and none of them show any information under folder explorer. When I add them to the Winamp playlist the tags show normally, however by hitting Properties > Summary on any file I don't see any information there as well.

Thank you for your time, in advance.

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Music band's: Virtual Darkness & The Specialists
Peter & Frank Vanderlinden
The Specialists Records
Tentoonstellingslaan 36
9000 Gent, Belgium.
0032489654335
[email protected]

Dear Sir,

We have a 3CD various artists compilation cd released by megarave records.
The Album info at "Fai.music.metaservices.microsoft" is wrong.
I would like to know how we can update the correct artist meta, on
Fai.music.microsoft pleas?

Regards
Peter Vanderlinden

Under my win7 Home premium, I do not have the option "Distributed scan management" under the "turn windows 
features on or off".
Like explained on microsoft answers page.
What can I do about it?
I have tried everything from this page:
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_7-

pictures/faimusicmetaservicesmicrosoftcom-keeps-imposing/28b4bc6b-bec9-4799-96a4-

490ad043a465?msgId=f5561ee8-8c86-4eb6-9e45-baecc6646f38

A:Music Cd & album info is incorrect at "Fai.music.metaservices.microsoft"?

Hi Frank,
WMP gets most of its album information from AMG, if you find some incorrect information in the database, here is a link you can use to submit your corrections and additional information:
Data Corrections
http://www.allmusic.com/data-corrections

For convenience, you can manually edit the tags. Once you've changed them and saved the changes, then they won't be overwritten by those of the database.
You can refer to the following article to view the detailed steps:
Add or edit media information in Windows Media Player
http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Add-or-edit-media-information-in-Windows-Media-Player
Regards,
Yolanda

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Hi,

yesterday I was browsing Orkut and clicked on a link that says:

In Portuguese: "Meu album completo est? nesse site: <http://www.freewebtown.com/fotos_orkut">
In English: "My complete album is on this site: <http://www.freewebtown.com/fotos_orkut">

An empty browser window appeared, and I realized I did something stupid.

Since then, my browser shows an error every 10 seconds, saying it's trying to connect to something. I managed to stop it by changing my Orkut password. But I can't acess some sites and browsing is extremely slow.

Can someone help me? Here's DDS log. Thanks a lot!!!
DDS (Ver_09-03-16.01) - NTFSx86
Run by user at 22:27:54,64 on ter 17/03/2009
Internet Explorer: 7.0.5730.13
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition 5.1.2600.2.1252.55.1046.18.1023.499 [GMT -3:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated)

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\ARQUIV~1\GbPlugin\GbpSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
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A:Orkut "My full album.../Meu álbum completo..."

Hi,

Sorry for delayed response. Forums have been really busy. If you still need help with this post a fresh dds log, please.

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Okay, so apparently my "Programmer" folder on C:\ changed to "Program Files". I live in Denmark, so the system is danish. The folder "Program Files" used to be named "Programmer", but somehow it changed to "Program files". It is weird, becuase that my other x86 folder is still named "Programmer (86)". It's kinda annoying, please help me somebody!!!
Can anybody give me some tips and tricks, on how to rename it back?

I would be really happy!

THANKS!!!

A:The folder "Programmer" changed to "Program Files" HELP!!!

When i click "Rename" and i rename the folder to "Programmer", the folder automaticly renmaes itself to "Program Files"!!!
HEEELP

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Hi,
After reinstalling my Windows I've noticed it looks different.
everything looks brighter and the windows buttons are different,
instead of the normal left one I have the annoying appearance on the right. (images attached)

I know it has something to do with the color setting but I can find anywhere I can change it.
I would greatly appreciate a help with this one

A:Appearance of "close", "minimize" ecc buttons changed

Welcome to the Seven Forums

It looks like it's changed from aero's to the basic theme, right-click on the open spot on the desktop and choose Personalize and try changing it to a aero theme.

Jerry

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Hi, I need to find a fix for this issue I have with a change in Windows 8. I am running Windows 8 Pro and normally (in windows 7 and older) when I Right click on a folder, the default option for properties is "r". Nice and quick and next to my
left hand which rests on the left side of the keyboard. Now it has changed to "o" and not only that, there are 2 options for "o". Open and Properties. Very frustrating and not very easy to get around. Any way of getting around this whether
it be alternative software or reg hack or something... anything. Itsvery annoying.
Cheers

A:Right Click on folder and select "R" for Properties has changed to "O"

Well it looks like the US version oif the upgrade iso/cd is the version that has the r has properties. UK version is O which really doesnt make sense as open is O aswell so you have to press it twice then enter. I like my keyboard shortcuts so US version
is. Problem solved. language to install must read US (English) on the install screen.
Prolem solved
cheers all for your assistance.

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I have a bizarre problem that I can't seem to solve. I looked all over the internet for solutions, but can't find any.

My problem is that when I right-click on Mp3 files, the pop-up menu shows "Edit Song Information" as the default command for Mp3 files. The default command should be "Play In Winamp".

I've looked for a command in Winamp to change the default command back with no success. I've checked the Mp3 info in Folder Options > View File Types and the "Play In Winamp" command IS set as the default.

One of my other programs must be causing the problem. I have the following audio programs or codecs installed.

Winamp 5.52
Windows Media Player 10
VLC Media Player
iTunes (I don't really use it except for m4b files)
Roxio Easy Media Creator 9
RealPlayer 10.5
K-Lite Codec Pack 3.7.0
G-Spot 2.21
Quicktime Player 7.4

Does anyone know how to get "Edit Song Information" removed as the default command for my Mp3s and what program might be causing it?

A:Can't Remove "Edit Song Information" command in Mp3 Right-Click menu

Hello and welcome to TSF :Wavey:

What does the Edit song information belong too?

Can you post a screen shot of the .Mp3 file type in Folder options

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I am trying to embed sound on my wordpress blog, but I am not able to get a free

http : // site . net / song . mp3

link from any site or with a software.

Is there any way to get a direct link (....mp3) to a sound file? (Free)

A:How to get a free "http://site.net/song.mp3" link with a software ?

Most of the websites protect their content there is no way to a get direct link for an mp3 file (ex. myspace).

But if a website chooses to store an mp3 openly, you can get is easily.
For example this page here: How to Embed MP3 Audio Files In Web Pages With Flash Player

Open this page in Internet Explorer, Right click inside the webpage- View source (in other browsers menu line sounds simular) and just search for a link to an mp3. In our case that would be
Code:
http://www.labnol.org/assets/mp3/uno...yahoo-song.mp3
If you do not want to look inside the code you can install an plugin “Adblock Plus” for Mozilla Firefox.
It has a menu OPEN BLOCKABLE LIST ITEMS. You would be able to find an openly store mp3 there as well.

Link above actually has tips for embedding audio files in blogs.

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I finally got another computer, and it works great, but everytime I turn it on, the internal speakers (the one inside the comp., that *beep*'s when you turn on the comp.) plays the happy birthday song, and it never stops, it just plays it over and over and over and over again, the only way to stop it is to turn my computer off.

Does anyone know how to get rid of this problem?

Thanks for your help!
 

A:[SOLVED] PC plays "happy birthday" song at start!

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Hi Guys,

I've got seagate hdd that now displays ICL5Oxxxxx when booting up (as detected in the BIOS). Does this mean that my controller board on my HDD is faulty??

I can still run HDD diagnostics and it passes them however i cant boot from it. Any help on what i can do next? Thanks

Regards
steve
 

A:HDD title changed from "Seagate "XXX" to "ICL350XXXX

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hello all.

I just got my new pc with MS Windows 8.

I tried to set up the "People" app and I keep receiving an error which tells me that "Your password has changed. Please enter your password." Howvever there is no place to re-enter my password nor did I change my password.

Since I get the error my Facebook and Gmail contatc will not synch.

Anybody had this experience? How do I fix it?

Mike

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One lapse of judgement and I'm out of action for the weekend...
Anyway, I've run Avast and removed a number of viruses it found, but I still have these annoying popups, etc.
Log:

reLogfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 08:49: VIRUS ALERT!, on 12/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vVX1000.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\WTablet\TabUserW.exe
C:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.exe
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A:Time changed to 24h and reads "VIRUS ALERT!" also various "Security Alert" popups

Apologies for the double-post. I could not see an edit function.
I've cleaned out a couple of nasties with Adaware, although i've not seen much change - still getting the same "VIRUS ALERT!" and popups. Still, I thought it best to update the log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 13:37: VIRUS ALERT!, on 12/10/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\Ati2evxx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Avast\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\Avast\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\D-Tools\daemon.exe
C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_06\bin\jusched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\CTHELPER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RunDll32.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\vVX1000.exe
C:\Program Files\Skype\Phone\Skype.exe
C:\Program Files\Electronic Arts\EADM\Core.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE... Read more

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Love that song but don't know what it is?
Tunatic can tag it for you!

I had an MP3 on my computer that was mis-tagged.
I loved the song but had no idea who the artist was or the name of it.
(Turns out the song was "Phased" by Santessa)

I went searching for a solution and came across this nifty little program called: Tunatic

Tunatic is Freeware and is available for Windows XP and Mac OSX v10.2 or better.

To run Tunatic, you need:

* A PC running Windows 2000, XP or better or A macintosh running Mac OS X v10.2 or better
* Internet access
* A microphone plugged to your computer.

You start Tunatic, play the song so the mic can pick it up and Tunatic identifies it.

Nice
 

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I recently downloaded an ap to my iPhone that lets me email myself a voice recording. Problem is, when it opens iTunes to play my recording, it plays that recording and then proceeds down the list to play the next song and the next and so on. Is it not possible to play just the one audio file you have double-clicked on (obviously, this is with iTunes set as the default audio player)....
 

A:Want iTunes to play only one "song"

Like most media players, it will play all songs within the playlist. So really all you can do is put it in a new playlist all on its own.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 76.4

In Windows XP, fully updated, I have several folders full of mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

But all the figures in the "Duration" column appear to be in "hours" and "minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03", but what I want is "minutes" and "seconds".

Any thoughts as to how to change this?
 

A:Solved: Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

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Hi folks.  This is after doing an upgrade from Server 2008 to Server 2008 R2 mind you.  Not sure if that matters.  

I was having problems with RDPing to my Win7 clients so I checked that remote desktop was enabled.  When doing so I saw that it informed me that I had to allow rdp access in the firewall which I know had been done before.  After looking around I realized that my network profile had been changed to "Public".  I also noticed that my active network shows as "unauthenticated".  What does this mean and how can I fix this?  How did this happen?  Thanks.

A:Network shows as "Unauthenticated"....Changed my network profile to "Public"

How many DCs are there in the domain?
I suggest that you remove the Windows 7 computer from the AD, and exit the Windows 7 computer from domain. Then, re-join the computer to the domain. How does it work now?
If the issue persists, please temporary disable the firewall on both computers. Also, please check if Network Location Awareness service is enabled on the server and Windows 7 computers.Arthur Xie - MSFT

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I am running Windows XP SP3, fully updated, on an Acer lap top PC.

I have several folders full of .mp3's and want to see the bit rate and duration. To do this I right click on a column heading and select "Bit rate". I then click on "More..." so I can get to "Duration", and I select that one too.

The two new columns appear, but the format of the "Duration" column appears to be "hours:minutes", so I see "00:04" or "00:03" for most .mp3's, when what I want to see is 'hours:minutes:seconds", e.g. "00:03:45".

This also happens for video files (.avi files), e.g. all my episodes of "Heroes" (sad, I know) have a duration of "00:42" instead of "00:42:xx".


Here are two pictures showing the problem with the .mp3's. The first is of Explorer showing the Duration as "Hours:Minutes":




The second picture is of the properties window of the first .mp3 in the list above:




I copied some .mp3 files to another (old) PC on my home network, and it displayed the duration field correctly:




Also, the properties window correctly shows the duration also:





I'm not the only person to have this problem. I received a private message from a member of another forum where I posted about this problem several weeks ago. That person also has the same problem with the duration field.

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A:Windows Explorer "Duration" Column - no "Seconds", just "Hours" and "Minutes"

* bump *

Tricky, this one!

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My office just upgraded, and I can no longer use Windows XP. On this system, I was able to add a separate taskbar to facilitate quick access to commonly-browsed folder locations on our vast network, and another one expedited the launching of useful programs and lists. Each task on each taskbar was represented with a big custom icon to save eye strain. I had them installed in opposite vertical margins, and they were set on auto-hide to keep them out of the way when not being used. Just move your mouse pointer to the left or right margin, and BAM! Sorry for the cliche, but I really got used to the convenience of what I had set up, and I just don't think I can be as efficient without anything comparable.

Now there appears to be nothing comparable in the Windows 7 GUI, and it's making me sick with rage! I see only the option to put a "toolbar" on an existing "taskbar", and no option to create any additional taskbars! This cramps up your one-and-only taskbar, plus the tiny toolbar access buttons require way too much precision for anything that's supposed to be quick. When you've figured out how to bring up that ridiculous button, the list that it yields is small enough to cause painful eyestrain - nothing efficient, much less cool about this at all! I have seen customization options in other OS GUIs that may have resolved some of these issues, but I see none such in W7.

I have tried every google search string that I can think of, and found... Read more

A:Need to add "TASKBARS" (MSese for "Launchpads", "Docks" NOT "Toolbars"

Several possibilities here: Second taskbar in windows7? [Solved] - Windows 7 - Windows 7

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72

Hi,

When our website users click on an html attachment embedded on a web-page in IE9, the download manager will not display the "Open" option. It will only display "Save" and "Cancel" which our users don't like, having to save the
html document in a folder to open it. Whereas, when downloading attachments like pdf, word etc. all three options are displayed. 

Is there any setting to tweak , which will display all the 3 options for HTML attachments as well?

A:IE9 download manager will not display "Open" option (only "Save" and "Cancel" is displayed) for downloading HTML documents.

Hi,
As you know, the Open-Save-Cancel dialog box helps you prevent your computer from affecting by virus while downloading. 
So I suggest you test to reset all zones to a lower level temporarily and then please attempt to download this html attachment again.

However, since you can normally download the other documents, I suspect there is some restriction in the website which you are trying to view. I recommend you to contact the administrator of that website if possible.
could you please send me the link of the website from where you are trying to download the html attachment?
Thanks!


We
are trying to better understand customer views on social support experience, so your participation in this
interview project would be greatly appreciated if you have time.
Thanks for helping make community forums a great place.

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I got my dell few days ago. Installed it with Samsung EVO 850 SSD 500 Gb and Kingston 8GB PC3L - 12800 SODIMM.The Windows 10 Home OEM home is installed on HDD 1TB so I decided to use Samsung Data Migration software to clone the data to SSD. However, the OS crashed and decided to install a fresh Windows 10 Enterprise to SSD and deleted the previous OS on HDD using diskpart.Now after Installing Windows 10 Ent OS files. Every after BIOS run, I got BSOD errors "MEMORY MANAGEMENT" + "Page Fault it non paged area" + "IRQL NOT LESS OR EQUAL" 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

I am infected with this crap and have used the following tools to try to get rid of it:
Windows Defender, Unible PowerSuite (SpeedUpMyPC, Registry Booster & Spyware Protector) and Norton's One Button Checkup and WinDoctor.

Not sure if it's related, but my DISPLAY is locked at 640 X 480.

Atempted the 5 Step Process before posting and Panda ActiveScan froze and crashed after scanning 59253 files, but not before identifying 28 spyware files.

Here's my extra.txt log from Deckard's:

Deckard's System Scanner v20071014.68
Extra logfile - please post this as an attachment with your post.
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-- System Information ----------------------------------------------------------

Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition (build 2600) SP 2.0
Architecture: X86; Language: English

CPU 0: Intel(R) Pentium(R) 4 CPU 2.80GHz
Percentage of Memory in Use: 36%
Physical Memory (total/avail): 1277.95 MiB / 810.39 MiB
Pagefile Memory (total/avail): 1516.89 MiB / 1165.44 MiB
Virtual Memory (total/avail): 2047.88 MiB / 1930.88 MiB

A: is Removable (No Media)
C: is Fixed (NTFS) - 37.21 GiB total, 18.7 GiB free.
D: is CDROM (CDFS)

\\.\PHYSICALDRIVE0 - ST340014A - 37.25 GiB - 1 partition
\PARTITION0 - Unknown - 39.19 MiB
\PARTITION1 (bootable) - Installable File System - 37.21 GiB - C:



-- Security Center -------------------------------------------------------------

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A:Netsky Worm-Popups-The Three Icons - "Error Cleaner" "Privacy Protector" "Spyware..."

Bump.

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I am trying to use the fsutil file setshortname to set "Program Files" to PROGRA~1,

but the system is giving me an "Error: Access is denied" response.
what I have typed:
Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
(c) 2013 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
C:\Windows\system32>cd /d D:\
D:\>fsutil.exe 8dot3name set 0
The registry state is now: 0 (Enable 8dot3 name creation on all volumes).
D:\>fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1
Error:  Access is denied.
And I try it in Safe Mode.It is also "Access is denied.".
Can someone
help me?

A:"fsutil file setshortname "Program Files" PROGRA~1"=>"Error:Access is denied."

Hi TimFF,
This might be related with the UAC settings, check this thread:
give full permission for the users in program
files folder
The steps in the above thread is not recommended.
For the short name usage, we may consider to create a directory-junction from
PROGRA~1 to C:\Program Files:
With the following commands:
mklink /J "C:\PROGRA~1" "C:\Program Files"
Reference:
Mklink
Best regards


Michael Shao
TechNet Community Support

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.2

Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
Cdrom
Imapi
redbook

PLEASE HELP




OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
Motherboard: Dell Inc., 0FF049, , .HWPLLB1.CN1296167S5169.
Antivirus: McAfee VirusScan, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Disable
 

A:Solved: Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE

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It seems that no matter how I set this, after the next start-up it reverts to "15 minutes".  What registry key controls this?

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I double-click and get "search" instead of "open"--only when I click a disk, like Hard Drive C: or Floppy A: or CD F: and so on.

It didn't used to do this, so I must've inadvertently changed some setting somewhere, but darned if I can find it now.

Any ideas?
 

A:Solved: On the "my computer" list, I double-click on disks and get "search" instead of "open"

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RELEVANCY SCORE 70.8

Just recently something has happened to change things like "one" to "Half-Two"; "there" to "Thor"; "mathematics" to "spelling"; and "Yours" to "Y'all's" or "you're" to "Y'all're". This happens on IE and Firefox and even happens the URL when I attempt to go to a mathematics website. The only thing I have done that I can think of that might possibly be involved is I downloaded jsMath v3.6 (Tex fonts) but I removed that and the problem is still there. Any help would be appreciated.

A:How did "one" get changed to "Half-two"?

Get a font manager, like this free one;

Nexus Font free

and check what fonts are installed. Removing software does not always remove the fonts.

Regards....Mike Connor

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Ok, so im new here so hey everybody..

to the point: my laptop is "stuttering"/lagging/skipping.
whatever you wanna call it its doing it.
my video/music/and cursor skip every second for a splt second it starts on start-up and dont stop til i turn my laptop off. it happens in a pattern its not random, ive done checked my drivers, spyware, and m RAM is good.. so can someone please help me? ***could it be because my battery wont hold a charger? so it has to be hooked up to the charger at ALL times or it dies Example: is the charger not got the "juice" to run the laptop by itself so it studders/skips..*** i dont know if this has anything to do with my problem but i ran "event viewer" and found this : The following boot-start or system-start driver(s) failed to load:
Cdrom
Imapi
redbook

PLEASE HELP
 

A:Whole computer "studders"/"skips"/"lags" .. have event viewer report (PLEASE HELP)

**(DONT KNOW IF THIS WILL HELP..)***

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2250 @ 1.73GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 502 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 945GM Express Chipset Family, 224 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 39723 MB, Free - 23484 MB; D: Total - 12684 MB, Free - 3633 MB;
 

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Hi!

Yesterday, I got a virus which changed the background of my Windows XP to a blue background with the message "Warning! Spyware detected on your computer! Install an antivirus or spyware remover to clean your computer."

Also, my screensaver has been changed to a fake BSOD and then the Windows startup screen which is highly irritating! On top of this, I am being bombarded with pop ups and redirections when using the internet.

Here is a copy of my HijackThis log:


Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\csrss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXPPS.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\AOL\ACS\AOLACSD.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\TALKTA~1\backweb\81720\Program\SERVIC~1.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\BLUETOOTH\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk Online Security\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk Online Security\Anti-Virus\FSGK32.EXE
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk Online Security\backweb\81720\program\fsbwsys.exe
C:\Program Files\TalkTalk Online Security\Common\FSMA32.EXE
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A:Virus- Background changed to "Warning! Spyware detected on your computer!"

Anyone?

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Hello! I have a Dell laptop, running Windows 7. Yesterday my cat walked across the keyboard and literally that very moment, my internet lost connection.

It wasn't a case where she disabled the wireless capability by pressing the combination of fn and F2. The wireless is turned on, and is in face connected to the wireless network.

The troubleshooter said that the problem is that "default gateway is not available." Also, when I look at the network's properties, IPv4 Connectivity says "No internet connection."

I did a system restore to the night before and nothing changed.

I also tried resetting the IPv4 by entering "netsh int ipv4 reset reset.log" on the command prompt but this did not fix anything.

This afternoon I turned on the laptop again and for a split second, it said I had internet access but the yellow exclamation point came up quickly and I no longer had it.

I am on my old laptop right now and the connection is just fine, and it's also working for my roommate's computer.

Does anyone know how I might be able to fix this? Many thanks in advance.

A:Settings changed? No IPv4 internet access & "Default Gateway N/A"

Right after I posted this, I turned on the affected laptop. Because I had accidentally left it on earlier, the battery ran out so it ran startup repair. The internet worked for about 10 minutes or so. Now it's out again.

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hp pavilion desktop bought march 2009. windows vista xp svc pack 2 home premium. ie9.
i may have made things worse of course thru search engine remedies. i have possibly checked or unchecked boxes in internet options box. i also possibly clicked on something in a download programs box to open under ie (default) and now everything wants to open in ie, changing my icons, etc. but, even more damaging, i could click on anything from desktop to control panel, a window will flash but a view and track downloads box will pop up asking me if i want to run or save. no matter what i hit, the program's publisher couldn't be verified -- learn more--(something about signatures and certicates -help box will pop up). even now the download window keeps coming up with iexplorer in it, so this is probably getting worse. also when i first log on and my deskyop's coming in, a hundred windows try to pop up and of course still all turn into downloads/run or save boxes. oh and this whole thing happened sun or mon night ( 5/18-19/2014). i almost dread what you can tell me, but i've got to know. and a lot of the things through the searches said to run regedits, etc. or download cleaners, etc. (which are probably still stuck in this computer). in any way, i was still running into the download/run or saves, so i can't even get into my own computer sort of. and finally, i can get to the internet --my yahoo (homepage if i go to control panel and click on the welcome and then "more info") or i ju... Read more

A:Some desktop icons and in start list changed into "e"s (internet explorer).

Hi, and welcome to TSF.

I'm guessing you're a fairly new computer/internet user, otherwise you would know that posting everything in CAPITAL LETTERS is considered shouting. It is also extremely difficult to read.

For that reason, I haven't even tried to read it, I'll wait for the edited version.

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