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Q: poor video quality

Hi,

I recently bought a new laptop and have noticed that the video quality seems washed out when playing movies in wmp or divx. my old laptop had windows xp and it seemed as though the video quality was much sharper. i have the latest codecs installed and have installed the latest updates for vista. any help would be appreciated. Thanks a lot.


sony vaio T5800 (VGN-FW235J)

64-bit operating system windows vista home premium

Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family

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Preferred Solution: poor video quality

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: poor video quality

Hello Ak-47 4 Life, my name is Rick and I work with the Windows Outreach Team. I would like to try and help but I need some additional information. What Video Card do you have installed? Second question have you gone to the Manufacture site of your Video Card and download the latest Drivers directly from them or from Sony?
Rick

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For reasons unknown to me the video quality of videos downloaded from the internet or internet streams is very poor on my computer on WMP or any other media player, the contrast is also higher than my normal display, any help?
 

A:Poor video quality

Are you loading high quality videos?
If that's the case you most likely have the wrong codecs installed.
Check out www.matroska.org. Or install the VLC player, it's a player for almost any OS in existence, I believe, complete with the essential codecs (including Matroska, I think).
 

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I have just got my computer hooked up to watch streaming video on my tv, via s-video connection. I have got it to work but the picture quality is very poor. I have been told that I should be able to get a better picture than I have but I don't know what the problem might be, - settings, hardware, tv?
Anybody got any suggestions.

Thanks

pc = emachines t4010
graphics card = nvidia fx5200
tv = old but good

 

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Regarding camera issue of mine it's not covered in warranty no damage has been found on phone just on lense what a coincidence I asked for quotation or in written that this will be covered out of warranty service center denied that why I had to voice record there statement 1st on call your excutive said who camera is covered in warranty because camera is single unit she told me bout company and all. And I had Moto X2 for almost 2 year that camera's lenses is bigger that this phone but never got any quality issues with that used iPhone 5s for more than 2 year not even a single spot on lense had Nexus 5 for over 2 year even bigger lense but nothing even tempered glass that cost around INR 7 on my screen lasts for 3 month on my phone but in this phone 100% of back is of glass but no scratches on back but just on camera there is glare type effect and service center said this is physically damaged and not be covered in warranty and I have to pay INR 230+ for quotation orally and approximately they said INR 1000 and even after repair will not be covered in warranty. After use of 25-30 days of normal usage I have to spent INR 1000. So in a year I have to spend INR 14760 on this phone maintenance if I want to use this phone's camera. I think I had make a BIGGEST mistake choosing LENOVO for 1st time. I want a solution or permanent fix for this issue. I am attaching photograp and voice recordings and call records how much I had to suffered and I had to wait for almost 3 hours just... Read more

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Hi friends:

I have an HP dv5-1002nr laptop. Seven days ago, I upgraded from Windows Vista Home Premium to Windows 7. I updated all drivers, per the HP support site, and all seems to be working really good.

The only issue is when viewing downloaded or other videos that are in on my pc (no problem with online viewing or DVDs). The videos are fuzzy/with blocks, pixelated. This is especially true the bigger I make the viewing screen. Aweful.

I have done much googling, and tweaking. I've used a number of video players. Many seem to have the problem, but I've been able to get no solution.

Please help. This is really a major issue for me.

Thanks,
Hiram

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Since installing Windows 8, the audio quality in any MP4 files is distorted and echoes.

This happens regardless of what player I use to view them (You Tube, iTunes, Media Player). If I play a professional video in You Tube it is OK.

All other types of video are fine and all other sound output is fine.

If I transfer the same video to my HTC phone the sound quality is normal.

Can anyone help please????

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My Daughter just purchased a Genius VideoCam Trek Internet USB Video Camera to use on my system mainly on MSN Messenger. The picture quality is extremely poor after all adjustments. The transfer rate is also quite slow. Is my system too slow for this unit.

My O/S is Windows 2000, 256MB RAM, PC133 SystemBoard (Bus clock 100MHz) 900 Mhz Intel Celeron Processor, Broadband 256 Mbps. I have a Firewall (Zone Alarm) and AVG Antivirus. Hope I have provided enough information.
 

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My audio and video quality has recently gotten very bad. It keeps breaking up, stopping mid-stream and sound is terrible. This is for streaming and playing back music.

A:Poor audio/video quality

My audio and video quality has recently gotten very bad. It keeps breaking up, stopping mid-stream and sound is terrible. This is for streaming and playing back music.Hello and welcome to Bleepingcomputer.I can understand your stress when things stop working as they should.I would like to offer you some assistance with your computer problem, but to make my job easier I would need to know some information about your computer.So introduce us please.Computer make and model number please.Video card and sound card information would be helpful as well.As much as I'd say your video may be an over heating problem, its not common for sound cards to act up, but just the same I have to ask when is the last time you performed any internal computer house keeping?If its been a while, I would suggest you open that computer up if it is a desktop type and inspect cooling fans and heat sinks for dust build up.If we're dealing with a laptop, those can still accumulate dust build up, a can of compressed air will sometimes do the trick with blowing out laptop computers.If you need further instructions please ask, help is a key stroke away.Bruce.

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After video taping I notice that my videos seem to look like the video is dripping or to be streaking at the bottom of the video image if that makes any sense.

The lens is clean and clear, I use good lighting.

The camera is almost 2 years old and just recently started doing this on
new or old tapes. I have tried using the mini tape cleaners in it to clean it and there is no difference unless there is some special one that should be used?

The camera is a Samsung digital camcorder, SCD70 ntsc, mini DV.

Help.
 

A:Poor video image quality.

Have you cleaned the heads of your camera since your purchased it----Usually the kind of degradation you are describing is caused by dirty or clogged heads---
 

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Hi , Im experiencing problems when transfering video from my Sony Handycam (DV) to my PC , or perhaps its better to say that the problem is with the quality of the video once burned. Whilst if connecting the camera to the TV gives great results on playback , I have found the picture quality is grainy if the video has been captured/encoded/burnt to DVD. I have used Sonys software , Nero and Roxio all with disappointing results. My PC has XP , and Im using the firewire cable that I was forced to buy as Sony didnt provide one.
Any help will be very gratefully received.
Thanks in advance - a very frustrated Rob.
 

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having had this yoga700 14 for a year ,a nd today it is dead , no power at all , the  the LED indicator light is not on even with the adapter plug in . ONE year , this is the shotest life laptap that I have ever own. And I have had it sent to Lenovo's depot center four times in this one year . I can only say that their skill is terrible , every time I received my computer from the cemter , my computer would have some new ugly scratches and some sign and distorting edge which was apparently caused by improper disassembly operations. A month ago the computer could not boot up , and it was sent in again and they replaced the motherboard . in just a month, it completely  dies now ,  it does not have power at all, the power led indicator does not turn on at all , even if I have tried several confirmed working adapters. So you can see how poor their quality is   warranty is expired now , I m really disappointed with this first lenovo product I owned  , it was the first and it would be the last lenovo product in my life.       

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Recently I got a new laptop, a Dell Inspiron 15R with Nvidia GeForce GT 525M. When I play my videos on this laptop however the video quality is poor, it is blurry and pixellated and is worse than my old laptop, on which all my videos were perfect. I thought it might be a codec problem so I have installed pretty much every codec pack under the sun but there has been no difference, videos still look poor in VLC, WMP, WMPC and Windows Media Centre. I also updated the driver for my video card but this did nothing.
Today I plugged my laptop into my tv using a VGA cable and not only is the video quality on the TV excellent but the video quality on my laptop also became better while plugged into the tv (although the video became squashed into the middle), so I am thinking that the problem may be due to my resolution? I have tried all the resolutions for my laptop but none have made any difference when the video is played in full screen, the video does not look as good as when it was plugged into my tv.
Any help would be appreciated on this matter, what did my tv do to make my laptop's video quality better, how can I make videos appear better on my laptop?
Thanks

A:Poor video quality on laptop but good on TV?

It may be a faulty laptop screen. Return it.

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Greetings....I have a Dell Dimension 4400 PC, this past week my hard drive crashed. I replaced the hard drive with a used Western Digital WD400 drive. The hard drive has Windows 2000 installed. However, the video and picture quality is extremely poor. The images are fuzzy and my display sometimes flickers. How can I correct this problem? Thank you in advance.
 

A:video and picture quality extremely poor

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Hello,

I am having some problems while viewing video over the internet and also when using SKYPE (a particularly frustrating problem since we are living overseas).

I originally suspected some sort of spyware / malware and posted this request to the relevant section of the forum (my first reply is more descriptive than the original post). However, a reply from Ried (who reviewed my Hijackthis log) has my system being clean. Ried suggested I try this section of the forum.

This problem has not always been there - the PC worked fine for a year or two before things started to slow.

Grateful for any help.

A:Slow video and poor quality SKYPE

Bump.

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I am experiencing video glitches on some video on Youtube.

This only happens on Chrome for Windows. IE on the same computer runs it just fine, and my tablet's Youtube app handles it okay as well. Here's a link to the video in case it might help.

I tested this on Chrome v 36 m

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I am experiencing video glitches on some video on Youtube.

This only happens on Chrome for Windows. IE on the same computer runs it just fine, and my tablet's Youtube app handles it okay as well. Here's a link to the video in case it might help.

I tested this on Chrome v 36 m

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Hello all

My WMP 12 is having a video quality problem with all video files. There is apparently nothing wrong with the audio. I use Windows 7 Enterprise.

When I use any other player, any file plays just fine.
Here are two screenshots, one of WMP and one of VLC playing the same file on my computer:

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac20/astrobeaver/WMP.jpg

http://i881.photobucket.com/albums/ac20/astrobeaver/VLC.jpg

This has been happening, I guess, since I had installed K-Lite Codec Pack for playing DVD, as I was unable to play them otherwise.

I really appreciate any help regarding this. Thanks!
 

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Hey, I was just wondering if there was anyone here that could help me with this problem I am having with Adobe Premiere Pro.

I have used it to edit a movie together with MOV video files from my iPhone 3GS which are of decent quality but everytime I try to export it, the video quality is degraded significantly from the original. I have tried several different export options but none seem to do the trick.

Also, exporting with DivX just gives me an audio file with no video so I have been unable to try that.

Anyone have any ideas?

Thanks.
 

A:Poor video quality when exporting from Adobe Premiere

use the converters from allplayer
 

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Since I reinstalled my graphics card, when watching videos the colour is all messed up. The colour is a lot whiter than usual and is almost black and white. I never had this problem before I reinstalled my graphics card and I have the latest driver for the website. The driver I had before I reinstalled my graphics card was different however I don't have that any lnger as I lost the Cd that came with the card.

The graphics card I am using is the XpertVision GeForce 5500 fx 128mb and I am using Windows 2000 professional SP4.
 

A:Video quality is poor since I reinstalled graphics card.

The last version of Forceware, I think 77.72 caused the same problem for me. 77.77 cleared it up. You can find older versions of the driver on nVidias site. You dont have to use the ones from the cd.
 

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Whenever I go full screen on youtube it looks terrible. I have searched and searched and have no idea how to fix this. Can't even find someone with a similar problem.

Blurry and 256 colours. Something similar happens to the desktop when I leave fullscreen from VLC or VirtualBox. That makes sense though, I guess this is some metro related memory saving process. Anyone got any ideas how I could sort this out?

Non fullscreen:
http://i.imgur.com/XIu628pl.png

Fullscreen:
http://i.imgur.com/IFtCQWD.jpg

A:Full screen flash video very poor quality

It's only as good as what the uploaders use to upload. Certain video will have multiple modes to view,
look on the bottom right corner to switch mode: 360p, 480p, 720p or 1080pAlso depends on how good & resolution your video card supports.

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I have a Dell XPS 630I, 4GB Ram, Intel Core 2 Duo, running Vista Home Premium. It has a dedicated Dell NVidia GeForce 9800 GT video graphics card installed. In the last couple of days my video display has become very poor. The screen either has a real fuzzy look, or it will be clear but has 4 black vertical bars on the screen. The system will lock up sometimes requiring a hard reboot. And my NVidia Control Panel will not open. In my 'Problems Reports and Solutions' screen I have the following recent errors listed.

Host Process for Windows Services
Stopped working

NService Application
Stopped working

NVidia Control Panel Application 4.3.790.0
Stopped working

NVidia Control Panel Application 4.4.730.0
Stopped working

NVidia Performance Service
Stopped working

PSIService PSIService
Stopped working

Windows Explorer
Stopped responding and was closed

I have tried updating my video drivers, removed and reconnected my video card to ensure proper seating, but I'm still unable to open my NVidia control panel. I have also tried using the second port on my video card to see if that would solve the issue to no avail.

Is there a way to test if this is my video card that just needs replaced, or if it is something entirely different? Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
 

A:Video Issues, Poor picture quality or black vertical lines

Did you try installing a new and updated driver version from NVIDIA?
 

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My son was given a laptop for his birthday last year and it has a cracked hinge. 
After much research I've learned that this is a very common problem in this laptop. We called customer care center 2 different times and stayed on the phone for at least an hour each time. We were told a box would be sent out for repair. His laptop was still under the 1yr warranty at this time. 
Today, we called again to get some answers and they have no record of us calling. (Surprise, surprise!) We still have not received any return box and his warranty has now, of course, expired. 
I will never purchase another Dell product again in my life! Also I'll warn everyone I know to stay far away from your products. 

A 16 yr old kid has a "new" computer that he uses a stack of books to prop the screen to use his $400 laptop! (because of a cheap screws and plastic casing)
This is unacceptable and shame on you Dell! 

A:Poor Quality & Poor Customer Service!

Hi,
We?re listening. We?ll surely have this reviewed and let you know with the right information. We don?t want to see our customers upset and inconvenienced. We request you to PM us with the service tag, registered owner?s name, your email address and any reference number in regards with the previous conversation with Dell. We?ll be more than happy to look into it and assist you further.

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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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Ive been downloading videos from youtube and converting them using Riva flv encoder,but the quality of the video after encoding is very poor.Am I doing something wrong or are there any settings I need to tweak.Cheers

A:Poor Quality Videos

those videos usually arent the greatest in quality to begin with, you are compressing/rendering/encoding the video again which will remove a little bit of quality everytime, even at higher settings. I'm sorry I have never used the same program you are using, and instead just giving a basics of what I have found to be true when I have made my videos

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Hi people,

im sure someone on here with their infinate wisdom will have an answer for this.

I recently just bought a new 40" samsung LCD and thought I would utilise my old PC as a media centre pc. It has a 2.6Ghz Pentium, 1GB Ram, 200GB HDD and a 128MB 6600GT. I was going to buy a nice new sound card to get digital, but I dont see the point if the video quality is poor.

Now, on media centre in the setup, it plays a clip to set your monitor up and the quality is perfect. However, when I play a dvd directly from the dvd player or HDD,.. the quality is degraded to say the least.

I've downloaded my graphics drivers and various codecs, divx, xdvd, and a few others but it doesnt seem to have made any difference.

Does anyone know why this may be?

Thank you.

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Hi Team,  I really appreciate with the service/quality provide by HP. For which I bought many HP products and suggest to other people to buy HP products. But I bought a HP Laptop as below description: Model No.- g6-2010AXProduct - B6U50PA#ACJSerial No. - 5CD2425F7L I usually use this laptop in office purpose and never fall/breakdown. But in normal use hinges from both sides broke which made it harder for the laptop to close properly and now the frame is breaking apart. Is there a way I can get replacements before other parts get messed up. Please do ASAP because my office work should effect due to this.   Thanks & Regards,Vikas Girdhar9910061587

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Hi. I recently bought a new monitor the other day. It's a flatscreen, 20.1" LCD Sceptre.

I'm new to this whole HD thing, so I was wondering: Why do dvd movies look so grainy on my new monitor?
 

A:DVD quality poor on new monitor

Have you set it to its native resolution? LCD's unlike crt monitors have one native resolution at which they look best.
 

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The audio that come out sounds pretty bad. ive changed the bit into the maximum, 24 bit but it still sounds crisp. what can i do? Thanks in advancesound driver: realtek high definiton 6.0.1.7606

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Hello Everyone,

I have an issue with my printer and was wondering if anyone had any suggestions as to how I go about fixing it.

I have Canon BJC-4200SP, it's a few years old but still does the job. Today though it has been playing up. I have been using it for work purposes for a while now, printing out customer receipts - so I use the highest quality option.

I had to change the ink today though, I've actually changed the cartridge twice now to try and fix it but what is happening is that I am getting this poor printout quality. You know how you get those white lines through the text and lines for tables come out squiggly and that. That's the only way I can describe the problem really.

Is it that I changed the cartrigde and it needs a few prints before the ink settles. Or is it time for a new printer? I dusted everything and cleaned as much as I could as well. Even did all those printer head cleaning things in maintanence.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
 

A:Poor Print Quality

In your Canon software there should be some way for you to calibrate your ink cartridge. That's what it sounds like to me. Before you calibrate it, I would also do a clean print heads as well. If you don't have Canon software installed, just go to Canon's website, www.canon.com , and see if you can download the drivers from there. GOOD LUCK!
 

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I recently upgraded my SattellitePro 4300 laptop, increasing the ram and HDD. This required a reload of operating system (WIN 2000 Pro) and all drivers and software.
Now the sound coming from the speakers or headphones, no matter what the source (CD's, MP3, or WAV files) sound like an old scratched record, with a "click" every 3 seconds. This is more noticable with loud music, and seems to be an "break" in the sound continuity every 3 seconds, just for a small period, perhaps less than a tenth of a second.
I have done all the obvious things (updated sound drivers, etc.) but still the problem remains. All sound output experiences this problem.

The sound driver is Yamaha DS-XG.

Any suggestions what else I could try?
 

A:Poor Sound Quality

Well, maybe "fixed" is a little strong.

Not sure what I have done, but it did not include any more drivers, but merely changes to the settings and today, after I powered up this morning, the sounds is working without those annoying "scratched vinyl" simulations.

I'll have to mark this one up as "smoke and mirrors".
 

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I had a large music collection on my old system (XP sp2). After a motherboard death, I pulled the hard drive and installed it as a slave in my new system. (Presario SR1724NX).
The sound quality is very poor. Sounds echo, and some of the vocal tracks are almost inaudible.
I have tried Media Player 10 and RealPlayer and both sound alike.
I am thinking the Sound Card is bad, but before I buy a new one I am hoping someone will have some suggestions.
Also recommendations for a good sound card and speakers are welcome. I don't have a "Golden Ear", but I would like it to sound good.

Thanks
 

A:Poor sound quality

First thing to do is try uninstalling and re-installing the sound card drivers.
 

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Just installed Lexmark printer 3400 to my windows XP. In testing the print quality, I find it is quite Light-gray rather than black. How can I adjust the printer to improve the quality.?
 

A:poor print quality

Hi Berthan
Welcome to TSG.
You have posted in a non technical part of this web site.
I have asked a moderator to place your question it in a tech forum here

Good luck
Jack.
 

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I have an HP 2000-2D19WM that I bought five days ago. It is running on windows 8 and has all the drivers updated. The problem experienced is that it produces very poor quality of sound whether I use speakers or headphones. I tried to tweak by using the enhancement options but to no avail. The sound may be louder but the quality below par. Please I need help.

A:Poor sound quality

Hello @Shelomoh, Welcome to the HP Forums, I hope you enjoy your experience! I see that your notebook computer is producing a poor quality sound, and I would be happy to help you!  To improve the quality of sound on your computer, I recommend following this document on No Sound from Speakers (Windows 8). This should help with the playback on your system. In addition, you can also follow @SuperMario1's thread on Troubleshooting Guide: Audio does not Work after a Certain Period of Time. This guide should help with your notebook's audio output in regards to a recent Windows Update. For more assistance, I will need to know: If your computer has completed all of its important Windows Updates.If you have updated your HP drivers using the HP Support Assistant.The format of music files you are playing, and the program you are playing them on.If this is an on-going, or recent issue.If using headphones produces the same poor quality.  Please re-post with the results of your troubleshooting, as well as the requested information above. I look forward to your reply!Regards   

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I've had the P50 now for about two months and the touchpad and it's buttons are really poor quality. So bad indeed that they are also unusable. The touchpad seems to get triggered by the slighest touch, even if I have the 'disabled while typing' set and am typing away (which means while I am typing the mouse pointer will have a mind of its own, jumping all over the place, even selecting large block of text and overwriting it while I'm typing.) And then when I actually want to use the touchpad, it seem to take mutiple 'taps' before it registers, and the left mouse button, when usin git for drag and drop is 'hit-and-miss'  it either takes two or three attempts befor eit actually selects the object under the cursor, and half the time it stops working half way thorugh the drag-and-drop, meaning files get dropped where they shouldn't. It's come to the point where I use the menu cut-paste, which is inconvienient., and will have to go shopping for an external keyboard and touchpad. This is not what I've come to expect from a Lenovo Thinkpad ... this is the 4th Lenovo model I've owned (since back when they were IBM) and this laptop is by far the worst in terms of build quality. ------- Note: I am running RHEL 7.3, not Windows and have no intention of loading Windows on anything I own. But I've been using Redhat on all my Lenovo laptops, and had little to ni issues with them running it to this point.

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I am the proud owner of a 250 g5 notebook for roughly a month now. Everything is working perfect except for the fact that when i want to connect my notebook to my audio setup via the aux port, the quality is very poor. I have tested this on different speakers and the quality sounds way worse than my phone, tv, old computer or any other device with an auxilary output. I have installed new Realtek drivers, but this does not seem to solve the problem. I hope that someone can help me out here.

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I have a new HP with a conexabt hd audio card.  My music sounds very distorted and there is no bass what so ever.  I tried adjusting the enhanecments, but there aren't any listed.  I have also updated the driver, but still very poor sound quality.

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I have the Beats by Dre audio software/hardware on my laptop and it sounded great but all of a sudden, some months ago, the audio became very poor. It's quite tinny and very quiet. I feel like it may have occurred after a system/OS update but can;t say for sure. I constantly connect it to a bluetooth speake ror use headphones but it's becoming a pain. I should've dealt with it right away but didn't. any ideas?

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I have not been able to record a clean audio track. There is always some echo or distortion.Have tried every option available but cannot get a clean sound. I've had many computers over the years and have never had this problem.I wonder if the soundcard is faulty? Has anyone else encountered this?

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I just bought a Dell 1721 laptop the audio driver is SigmaTel High Definition Audio CODEC... Im assuming that means that its built into the motherboard... I used to be quite happy with the way everything sounded till I bought some SE210's by Shure... Now it does not sound very good... I have plugged the headphones into my brothers iMac and they sound great... What can I do to make the audio sound better and more alive... It sounds very flat and feels like low on power... At low volume levels there is no bass... I turn up the bass on wmp11 and all it does is almost mute the highs when the bass hits... Leads me to think there is not enough power going to the jack to support both.... I can turn it up quite loud and the bass sounds great if i wanted to go deaf in a week but the rest is still lifeless.... I am hoping there is some settings that need adjusting since i dont think i can install anything internally and dont know of any other fixes... (wanting better graphics also but dont think i can change that)

A:Poor sound quality...

Yes you are right..its inbuilt into the motherboard. All laptops are like that. You could try and external soundcard or a gadget from Creative using its crystallizer software. Heres the link:

Creative Xmod

Hope that helps. Says its built to improve onboard sound like your problem

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Just recently when I try to watch DVD's on my laptop the picture quality is not very good, it seems to be little bit blurry and streakes of lines are around moving things and the red colours seem to be bright and weird like high contrast.. I have tried to change the colour settings and other settings but nothing has worked, I also changed the display colours setting from 32bit to 16bit as was suggested by others. I've reinstalled myATI X600 display driver but this did not work. I have used Intervideo DVD, PowerDVD and Nero 7 Premier DVD player but the same problem exists.
Please Help !!!!!
 

A:poor dvd playback quality

This sounds more like an issue with the DVD drive or possibly the interface to the laptop. Have you tried playing a video that's on the hard disk, copy one over on a network connection and see if the problem still exists.
 

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My laptop has excellent quality audio on cd's, streaming videos, games, and everything else EXCEPT DVD's. It used to play the sound normally but suddenly it started to skip, echo and sounds 'tinny'. The video on the DVD's still plays fine, so it is just the audio that seems to be messed up. Like I say, the audio on everything else still works absolutely fine.
I contacted Acer about the problem and they said I should just reset the laptop and start over, but since most of the programs on the laptop were put on at the factory (including windows) if I reset it then I won't have the disks to put all the programs back on. Any help would be much appreciated.
 

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hello, very new here. i recently was given a cannon BJC-4100 printer. after purchasing new cartridges and replacing them i am still having trouble.

i can get it to print things, color is fine. however the black is very light and appears as it would when the cartridge needs to be replaced.

i tried to preform a nozzle check and preform a cleaning, but neither one will print. after a few minutes i get an error.

any input would be greatly appreciated, thanks
 

A:poor printer quality

Redbud,

Check the print quality setting of your printer. If it is set on draft quality you can get the results you are describing. Hope that helps.

Nitro
 

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Lately I noticed my pictures [online or on HD] are fuzzy ... need to correct before I go blind

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:45:06 AM, on 1/10/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

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\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\aswUpdSv.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Eset\nod32krn.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton Utilities\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\Program Files\NovaStor\NovaBACKUP\NSENGINE.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ZONELA~1\ZONEAL~1\zlclient.exe
C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\ATI Control Panel\atiptaxx.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\ALWILS~1\Avast4\ashDisp.exe
C:\Program Files\UnH Solutions\IE Privacy Keeper\IEPrivacyKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Sympatico Dial-up Accelerator\slipaccel.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\nopdb.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast4\ashMaiSv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\explorer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cidaemon.exe
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A:Picture Quality Poor

You are running Sympatico Dial-up Accelerator, which drastically compresses all graphic content viewed over the internet.

Hence your picture quality has suffered. You cannot have both a "faster internet experience" and higher quality web graphics. Choose one or the other....

Also you should not be running HiJackThis from a Temp directory if you want to be able to undo any changes, install and run it from a different directory.

Have HJT fix tese:
O16 - DPF: {9394EDE7-C8B5-483E-8773-474BF36AF6E4} (ST) -
O23 - Service: avast! Web Scanner - Unknown owner - (no file)
 

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I have a Minolta magicolor 3100 (1200x1200dpi) laser printer that works just fine for everything except PHOTOS. I have downloaded and installed the latest driver from the Minolta website with no improvement. I am using Adobe Photo Shop 3.0. The test pictures that the printer produces are much sharper than anything I can print from Adobe. My jpeg files are 500K or greater and the pictures look great on the monitor. I have also tried printing from the Cannon software that came with the camera, but the results are the same. Minolta tech support is now saying that this may be the best I can expect. How can a 1200 x 1200 dpi be of such poor quality for photos? This seems incredible to me.
Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
zebes
 

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When I connect my CB3-111 to my Sony bluetooth speaker  with WI-Fi the sound quality is pretty unbearabely poor. I know it's not the speaker because that sounds great when streaming off my smart phone. Any ideas why??

A:Poor Wi-Fi Speaker quality with CB#-111

Sounds like it could be a setting in Chrome OS. I read on another forum users reporting that turning off Ok Google helped. Can you try this and see if it helps?
 

Open Google Chrome.
In the top right corner, click the Chrome menu  > Settings.
In the "Search" section, check Enable "Ok Google" to start a voice search. To turn Ok Google off, uncheck this box.
If you're on a Chromebook, you may be asked to turn on the Voice & Audio Activity setting.
Under Enable "Ok Google" to start a voice search, you'll see where you can use "Ok Google." In Chrome, it's usually on google.com or a new tab. On some Chromebooks, you can say "Ok Google" from any page if your screen is on and unlocked.




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