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Q: laptop to home stereo receiver

Does anyone know of a way to connect my laptop to my home receiver to play my downloaded music?

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A: laptop to home stereo receiver

Hello tpo9595!

If I may suggest: I believe this question would get much better response in the Hardware Forum?

If you wish, you can clisk the report button at the top right of the post and request that it be moved.

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Here is my situation. I have 5.1 surround sound speakers connected to my pc. I decided it would be nice to be able to run the ps3 through the surround sound for blu-rays and gaming without having to buy a whole new surround sound system. The setup that I have now sounds great for stuff on my pc. However, my pc didn't have an optical audio input so I got a usb device with optical audio in. Here is the problem that I'm having. I can get the sound to play through the speakers using vlc but there is quite a bit of latency. I've looked into using asio4all to try and eliminate the latency problem but I can't find a program that will let me use asio while directly playing the sound from my optical audio input. I'm wondering if anyone knows a way to either eliminate the latency in vlc or a program that I could use to directly play the input either without lag or using asio to try and eliminate it. Anyone have any ideas?
 

A:Using PC as a stereo receiver

Hmmm, I would probably look for an audio card with a digital optical input and bypass the USB conversion.

Peace...
 

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Win 7 hooked with HDMI to STR-DG1000 audio receiver. Windows detects equipment and installs microsoft "High definition audio device" driver. Go to configure speakers and only two channel stereo is available. Tried installing soundcard drivers and video card drivers, but HDMI port defaults to Microsoft driver. Does this mean my soundcard doesn't allow anything but stereo over HDMI?

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I just purchased the program called Cool Edit Pro, and wish to record my old records onto CD with my CD Burner. I am using an older Onkyo Stereo Receiver, and professional turntable, Polk Audio Speakers. However, I cannot correctly hook up the receiver to be able to record and play from Cool Edit. I hooked up the receiver on the EPS Main Connector with RCA Phono Plugs, but the RCA Plugs don't really fit into the Sound Card Ports on the back of my Compaq Presario. I also tried connecting to one of the tape ports on the receiver, didn't work at all. When connected to the EPS, I can pick up the radio tuner, it plays fine. But, it seems nothing is being read by my computer. Do I have the wrong connectors? What ports should I use? HELP! 8^)
Rhinestones
 

A:How can I connect a stereo receiver/Phono Player to my computer?

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I can't figure out what I'm doing wrong here. I connect my Ipod to my home stereo using a common miniplug to rca adapter, and it sounds great.

When I listen to music on my new laptop with my shiny expensive headphones - it sounds great.

But, when I plug my laptop into the same miniplug-rca I get a humming sound over my home stereo speakers.

I don' think there is anything wrong with my laptop, cause it makes great sound form it's little speakers; great sound from louzy ear bud headphones; and really great sound with my good headphones.

Any suggestions?
 

A:Connecting laptop to home stereo trouble

hmmm...
do you mean that:
there's humming sounds present
AND / OR?
the sound output quality is bad?

for the humming sound, it could be because your output impedance between headphone and home stereo is not the same. especially if your home stereo has a big powerful amp.

in this case, try to update the sound card driver. however case related to electrical current is difficult to solve. hope some professional would come to take a peek at this thread
 

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Laptop: Sager NP9150
Receiver: Sony STR-K850P
Audio: Realtek HD
Connection: SPD/F Optical Cabe
Listening mode: AFD Auto - runs everything as 2.1

Issue: when I know I'm utilizing a 5.1 source, the receiver only auto-detects 5.1 sound from DVD movies. Sources such as Netflix streaming and Steam games do not detect as 5.1.

I've run a few tests and for Netflix, I think the answer is as simple as selecting whatever Dolby flavor I think is applicable (Dolby ProLogic I or II, etc.) That seems to work fine.

For games, I'm less certain. I've read that games do not send 5.1 audio over SPD/F optical. The tests that I've run seem to indicate that in games, when I force a Dolby format with the receiver, it just sends the audio to all the speakers. In movies (DVD or netflix) I can (I think) tell that the individual speakers seem to be doing different things.

So, anyway - I apologize if this is all very confusing.

One thing I've hit on, is that I can use a hacked Realtek HD driver that allows me to force Dolby Digital Live. What is that? How does it work? Right now, it just seems to be muddying the waters.

A:5.1 Sound - PC Processing vs. Stereo Receiver Processing

What is your windows sound playback settings set for the output? Is it set to 5.1 under configure speakers?

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Hi,

I have a Samsung UHD tv series 8, a Pioneer receiver and a PS4. The receiver is connected to the HDMI Arc port on the tv. When I turn on my tv in the tv the PS4 and the receiver also turn on, each time my wife is screaming about that in the morning and I want to find a solution to this problem... I don't want to have all those advices on when I turn on my tv. Thanks for your help.

Serge
 

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is it possible to hook up a 2.1 pc sound system to 5.1 home theater system?
 

A:home theater receiver to 2.1 pc sound

Easiest way would be to get an adapter to convert the miniplug on the speakers
to fit the headphone jack on the reciever.
 

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i have a magnavox MRD210 home stereo system that came with a enclosed sub.so i just decided to put a 12'' car sub in a box and connect that instead of the stock sub.but when i turn it past up real loud the sub starts acting crazy.u kno what the problem is?

is there a way i can hook up an amp to give it more power? i have a ac/dc converter to convert the house current to car current which i did try to connect to my subs but it didnit work.is there anyway i can do this?
thanks.......for any help any advice
 

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i have a magnavox MRD210 home stereo system that came with a enclosed sub.so i just decided to put a 12'' car sub in a box and connect that instead of the stock sub.but when i turn it past up real loud the sub starts acting crazy.u kno what the problem is?

is there a way i can hook up an amp to give it more power? i have a ac/dc converter to convert the house current to car current which i did try to connect to my subs but it didnit work.is there anyway i can do this?
thanks.......for any help any advice
 

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Is it possible to connect my pc (thru the audio card) to my home stereo (audio-in?) so I can listen to my mp3 collection thru my stereo speakers?

I know this must be doable. But the audio card has only one hole for audio out while the stereo seems to need two/four inputs.

Any and all help is appreciated.
RFox

Pentium III
256 RAM
Windows XP
Sound Blaster Card (nothing special)

Home Stereo : AIWA NSX-BL54 (also nothing special)
 

A:Connect PC to Home Stereo

Your local Radioshack should have the cable adaptor you need.
 

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Thanks in advance for any help. I have no knowledge of tech language for audio. S/PDIF meant nothing to me until today when I researched a little.

Basic simple question. My motherboard has an S/PDIF out jack. My home stereo has only the basic r/l input jacks that come on all home stereos.

What is the best way to connect my computer to my home stereo?

Thanks again, much appreciated.
 

A:S/PDIF connection to home stereo

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicat...ails.asp?EdpNo=269416&Sku=C184-18843&CatId=79

something like that, you can get an adapter at radio shack for under 5 bucks.
 

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I have my pc run through my home stereo, it used to sound good but now it doesn't and no matter what i can't get it to work properly anymore. When i put a tape or a cd into the stereo they sound fine but no matter how much i try to tweak the settings when i play music from my computer it's really sharp pitched and there is tons of static/playback what can i do to fix this
 

A:pc sound run through home stereo not working

try ajusting either the computer volume up and stereo volume down OR vice versa.
hope that helps.
 

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So i just bought in my two car subwoofers becuase its getting cold out.
I have a kenwood av reciever and hooked up the subs to my home theater.
Thinking that it would be a good use and keep my subs running.
But its not providing the right power that i want.
Is there anyway i can hook up a amp to the av reciever or anyway possible.
Alot would be appriciated.
 

A:Car subwoofer to home stereo system.

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Hi, Having a problem that is driving me up a wall. I have a HP
cd burner 12 series that has always burnt cd's fine. All cd's have
always played well on all cd decks in my house including my
Aiwa home stereo. But for some reason, none of the cd's that
I have burnt from files or copy from other cd's in the last couple months will play on the Aiwa stereo. They will all play well on
every cd player in my house and the neighbors house, except
the Aiwa stereo. All store bought cd's and the ones I burnt
last year all still play fine in the Aiwa, but not the ones that I
have burnt recently. Still using the same blanks (Memorex).
Not sure what has happened. Can anyone help??
 

A:burnt cd's won't play on home stereo

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Hi all
I have a Dell Inspiron Computer with Windows Vista Home Premium 32-Bit software.
I have tried to enable ?stereo mix? by right-clicking speaker ? recording devices ? right click ? show disabled devices. Unfortunately nothing happens. I tried to download a?realtec? program but nothing happened ? not sure if I had the right program. So I need advice.
I want to be able to download music off the interenet ? yes I know its a subject in the news at the moment but its classical music I want to download ? which is out of copy-right and free music.

A:STEREO MIX FOR VISTA HOME PREMIUM

Real Player (free version) downloads music from YouTube quite well, IMO.

http://www.real.com/

Louis

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I am using an Rca plug with an audio jack plug on one end (looks like a headphone jack) to connect my computer with my stereo. and i am trying to get my music library to play. because my computer speaks were destroyed when I moved house (oh yay) and whenever i start a song I get nothing but silence through my speakers I have tried restarting everything rerouting the input through my computers sub witch has an input and output jacks on it and at this point my minimal technical experiance is drawing to a close and I would appreciate any help I could get.
 

A:No sound on My home stereo When hooked up through computer

Do you get sound output from the pc if you just use regular speakers or headphones? Do you have to select an input source on the speaker system's receiver?
 

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I've never tried to burn music to a DVD-R, don't want to waste one and find it doesn't work

Just trying to avoid splitting a playlist into two or three CDRs.

Thanks!
 

A:Will .wavs written to DVD-R play on home stereo?

Depends on the player. I'm not aware of any that support .wav but most DVD players support MP3 and some support WMA playback... Check your player here:

http://www.videohelp.com/dvdplayers
 

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hi! my friend is got a toshiba laptop with XP multimedia. he wants to see the television when he is abroad and he ask me about some kind of small plug and play powerful receiver that would allow him to receive television channels available on that area. does anybody know what he is talking about? if there is such a thing, may I know some examples he could check to buy the proper one? thank you.
 

A:receiver for multimedia laptop

http://www.dse.co.nz/cgi-bin/dse.storefront/en/product/XH3364

It will allow the laptop to act as a TV for local VHF/UHF Analog TV signals, but please be aware that for any "computer based TV adaper or card, a good TV antenna is always required. Indoor antennas may give disappointing results in many cases.
 

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This is driving me insane! I download (legally thru Napster) lots and lots of songs. I burn them onto CDs which play beautifully in my car stereo and my home stereo. I can even play them on my DVD player and my PlayStation. However, when I put them back into the CD ROM drive in which they were created they will not play. The light will continue to flash, indicating that the drive is attempting to read the disc but it never will. Blank CDs fire up without hesitation every time, as do audio CDs I have bought and software I have bought. The only discs I have a problem with are the ones I burn. I use Windows Media Player, Maxell discs... I've also tried Real Player and Roxio, I've also tried using other discs. Does anyone have any thoughts, suggestions, ideas... Please help! Thanks
 

A:Burned CDs play in car/home stereo, not in CDROM drive

That is strange, it's usually the other way around.

What happens if you burn a audio CD with tracks ripped from regular commercial discs? Can you explore the disc from My computer?

What I'm getting at here is the only thing I can think of that would cause that is if there is some kind of protecttion on the disc. You can try this really quick, hold the shift key in when you insert the disc. Hold it in until the disc is ready then try to play it. That will prevent any files from auto executing on the disc which is one way they try and keep you from copying... never heard of it used to keep you from hearing it though.
 

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Hi, I have burnt a cd from my downloaded music but I couldnt have it play in my car or on my home stereo system. It only plays onmy computer. Anyone knows why? How to know what file format will work in the car. My car is Toyota 1999.
 

A:Burnt Music CD only works on computer but not on home stereo system

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Hi all!
 
I have a CREATIVE Sound Blaster ZxR PCI-E Audio Card, and would like to connect my Yamaha PSR-E433 Electronic Keyboard and a Tivoli Audio Digital Radio to my INTEL Core i7-6700K computer preferably on the same input, running MS Win 10 Pro 64-bit.
 
And hence, my question is as follows;
 
Can a 3.5mm Stereo Plug to 2 x 3.5mm Stereo Jack Splitter Adaptor INPUT sound?
 
Thank you very much in advance!
 
Regards,
midimusicman79

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I would like to use my laptop to mix down a 24 track recording. What would be the best way to monitor the laptop through my stereo system? I don't want to use the headphone out jack. Is usb a possibility? Would there be latency with usb? Any suggestions would be appreciated. thanks
 

A:Laptop To Stereo Help

You can get USB to RCA jacks you can still do it with headphone jacks also. This way is analog if you want to go digital you would need SPF or fiber optical tosh-link cable.

1/8 male to dual male RCA (Left white) + Right Red) for stereo. There are female to female connectors for stereo you can extend the cable length. Software like Virtual DJ Pro. Here's a link to the list of them from cnet. http://download.cnet.com/windows/audio-production-and-recording-software/?tag=mncol;pop
 

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An article currently in the Tech/Help section of the Chicago Tribune talks about the ability to connect a laptop to a stereo and play Mp3s.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/techn...ug02,1,1861208.column?coll=chi-technology-nav

In it, he says:

"Meanwhile, let me suggest a work-around where you use your laptop computer in place of the MP3 player. Laptops, after all, do come with both USB 2.0 ports to accept external hard drives and with RCA pin audio out ports that can easily connect to the red and white audio inputs of a hi-fi system using conversion cords from the likes of Radio Shack."

Is the RCA audio out jack he's talking about my laptop's connection for headphones, or external speakers? If I run a cable from there to the stereo's AUX connection, won't I be running through the stereo's circuitry, as well as the laptop's?

JP
 

A:Connect laptop to stereo

Buy the correct 3.5mm to RCA plug cable, connect the Line-Out, headphone, speaker jack to the inputs of the stereo. Play the MP3 with your favorite player.

Of course you'll be running through the stereo, I thought that was the object of the exercise.
 

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On my old Dell M5040 laptop there were two simple  3.5" jack sockets one for input and the other output. I was able to plug a dual 3,5 jack cable into the headphone socket of my tape player the other end into the input mic socket of the Dell and it allowed me to digitise my old tape collection in stereo. My new HP laptop has just one 3.5 inch socket and from what I googled this might be 3 pole or 4  pole it might be somthing called OMPT which is not compaible with CITA devices (whatever those are) and if I do get the right cable, splitter, adaptor, then what way do I set it up to replicate what the Dell did so easily? Thanks

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Have tried all the suggesions to get the Stereo mix option on my Dell Inspiron N5010 64 bit new laptop to work. Updating driver,enabling disconnected devices in audio recording etc. These have all worked on many computers in the past. I undestand that Dell has some specific problems. I have been on a tech phone line with Dell for over 2:30 hours to no avail. According to a tech bulletin from Dell they admitted blocking Stereo Mix but said they have decided to "allow" the option. So how can I do it?

Can anyone help? THX

A:Dell Inspiron Laptop No Stereo Mix

Your best option would have been to post on the Dell users forum, Laptop hardware section. There are people on that forum that can specifically address this on Dell's. Home - Dell Community

First, in most cases the Dell IDT sound drivers need to be used. Non-Dell drivers will either not work or not work correctly. The lack of System Mixer is an issue on SOME Dell models (but it's not just a Dell issue, there are other Vendors with PC's that have the same issue).

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I'm familiar with the procedure, but have a problem with this particular set of components. When I connect the audio cable from the amp to the IBM ThinkPad's headphone jack I get a loud buzz - regardless of amp ports used.

Is it something in the computer's audio card? Settings?
 

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Hey guys,
I have been trying to get stereo mix working on my VAIO laptop but i have failed.
the model is VGN-AW110N. I have windows 7 ultimate x64.
please help me
i have gone to the VAIO esupport website and installed the audio driver from there too, but i dont get the stereo mix option in my sound settings.
thanks

A:Stereo Mix Problem on VAIO laptop

Right click on Microphone or Line In, put a check by Show Disabled Devices, and enable Stereo Mix.

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Hello, thanks for takin the time to help me out! Wanted to know if anyone had a clue as to how you can connect a laptop to your home stereo (I have a panasonic sa-ak25)...The disc changer is not working so I would like to play music through iTunes on my computer.

If u can help, please contact me! [email protected]

Thanks

-Musicman
 

A:Please help! Need to play music on stereo from Laptop!

I'm no sound expert but couldn't you simply connect via your laptop headphone socket. This may involve purchasing a cable with the correct connectors at each end but it should be no big deal.
 

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I have no audio, but when I go to (right-click sound icon in tray) --> Playback Devices --> Playback tab --> right click "Speakers / Headphones Realtek High Definition Audio" --> Configure, then in Speaker Setup dialog:
* If I select Quadraphonic in the "Audio channels" list, I hear sound for the RL (rear-left) and RR (rear-right) speakers, with my stereo speakers plugged into the black jack in back. I cannot get sound when testing the regular L and R speakers in Quadraphonic mode; I've tried all 5 jacks.
* When I select Stereo, then clicking L or R speaker icon to test results in no sound, again no matter which of the 5 jacks i plug my stereo speakers into.
* So the only way I have sound is in Quadraphonic mode, but only for the back speakers. Therefore I cannot hear regular stereo output from applications, such as Youtube in Chrome.
This seems like a bug, or a highly unintuitive aspect of Realtek's or Dell's software at best. Any ideas on how to solve? (Beside buying full surround sound speakers)

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Hi everyone,
I got an Averatec 3150H laptop, which I recently bought off ebay. I have a problem with the sound. The place where the headphones are supposed to go in (the female jack) is ruptured and thus I guess that it doesnt work because I dont get sound either on the laptop speakers or my headphones. It used to work fine before, but one night I guess I forced my headphones jack too hard into the plug and something inside is broken and hence no sound. I noticed there is also a microphone jack next to the headphone jack. Is there some way I could reconfigure my computer to permanently use the microphone jack as my headphone jack and my head phone jack as my microphone jack? simply put I want windows to swap headphone for microphone so that I can once again listen to music through the old microphone jack. I tried opening my lappy and see if there are any wires I could physically swap to make this possible but I guess everything is inside the circuit so I couldnt do that. My only other option of getting any sound from my lappy would be through a USB sound card but I dont wanna do that as it just adds to the accessory I have to tug around with my lappy. Does anyone have a solution for my problem?? please help!!!!!
Regards,
zaurav
 

A:Laptop Sound stereo Jack Problem

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hi quick question, when ripping songs from cds should you use stereo or joint stereo. i noticed that no matter which 1 u use, the file size remains the same.

i would like to know whick one gives u the best quality and such....i want my songs to sound the way they do on the cds without losing any information.
 

A:Solved: Stereo or Joint Stereo?

If you want a technical answer look here

http://harmsy.freeuk.com/mostync/

and here

http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=31963&hl=stereo+joint

(it starts a bit flamey, but gets more interesting towards the end)

As for which to use, thats really a personal choice, many will say to go for true stereo, because that is more like the original. However, that isn't necessarily true. It is possible to recreate the original sound via joint stereo (all my music is stored in lossless format and uses JS), and JS performs better under compression than true stereo. Therefore, JS should out perform Stereo in any given amount of data, or, if the quality is the same, the JS compression will give more data to other parts of the track. (I hope that makes sense).

You need to bear in mind that there is only so much data to provide for the track, good compression concentrates the data where it is needed. JS allows more data to be used by more important or noticeable elements in the track.

Of course the best way to find out is to test it yourself and run ABX tests.

http://www.hydrogenaudio.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=16295&

Foobar2000 is a good tool to do ABX tests. Try to use quality audio equipment

Doing these tests will show you what your ears find is the best system, which is what it really comes down to.

It is important that you use a good encoder and a bit-rate that will give you a quality that you are happy with. If you are encoding in MP3, th... Read more

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Hi all techno's,

I had a lightning strike at home, damaged several appliances. I have a home LAN cat5 network in every room, all coming to a 24 port patch panel, connected to an ADSL router / hub. I had to replace the ADSL hub, as the LAN ports got damaged during the strike. Now have a brand new SMC 4-port hub / ADSL router in.

Funny problem : the house computer does work if I plug a long fly lead from the house computer to the hub, but not if I plug it into the wall socket which then is connected through the patch panel to the same hub.

So, conclusion: the LAN / patch panel got damaged as well.

Only problem is, if I plug my newish T500 Lenovo laptop into the same wall LAN socket that is not working with the home computer, the laptop does work. It seams the network connection for the Laptop on the LAN runs at 300MB/sec+, but the home computer, with a 1.5years+ old LAN adapter at 100MB/sec.

HOW IS IT POSSIBLE that the LAN works with the Laptop, but not with the home computer?????
 

A:Mind boggling - home LAN working on Laptop, not Home Computer after lightning strike

jro said:





It seams the network connection for the Laptop on the LAN runs at 300MB/sec+, but the home computer, with a 1.5years+ old LAN adapter at 100MB/sec.

HOW IS IT POSSIBLE that the LAN works with the Laptop, but not with the home computer?????Click to expand...

The home computer may "report" that its running 100MB/sec, but the best way to tell what each of them are actually doing is by running a >> speedtest
 

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I accidentaly uninstalled something like media accelerator from Intel and it prompted me to restart. Then, it was centered and looked like Home Basic. How do I make it look normal? Please help I don't know what to do
 

A:My Vista Home Premium looked like a centered Home Basic in my Laptop

Check this on setting a theme.
http://www.myvistathemes.com/articles/how-to-change-the-theme-in-windows-vista/
Set a theme and it should reinitialize aero destop
if there aren't any problems.
 

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I want to use my home theater 5.1 system but realtek shows only stereo, there are no other options.
I am using AUX for connection
I have updated the driver. No reaction
what should i do? how can I add to the list 5.1 or 7.1 options?

A:on my Asus laptop i have only "stereo" as an option

You would have to use an external (USB Connected) sound card that will provide the 5.1 or 7.1. No way to modify the built in sound chip to get that.

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Well I have a question about this myself. I just got a laptop running XP home & my pc also runs XP home. I want to put a lot of date files on it, & some of them won't fit on a CD. Is there any way to conntect & send them with a USB cable? If not, any inexpensive solutions would be great! Thanks a lot!
 

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I have windows 2000 on my laptop and on 3 of 4 computers on my home network. i have 4 pcs and the laptop all networked and are all on cable connection. is it possible to dial into my home network so i can read the harddrives and use files from them on my laptop from a remote location? if so how?
 

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Hi, my laptop msi gt-70 dragon edition 2 windows 8 is having problem connecting to my home network. its always disconnected, showing the red x sign, limited connection and sometimes The settings saved on this computer for the network do not match the requirements of the network" . I have tried everything format factory setting, delete network, flush dns etc but its still not working. I have to switch off and switch on the router everytime to connect to the wifi for a short time period after that it will disconnected again.my router is tp-link wr841nd. help!

here is my ipconfig /all status

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.2.9200]
(c) 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.

C:\Users\nabskim>ipconfig /all

Windows IP Configuration

Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : MSI-nabz
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No

Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 14:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter #2

Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 1E-77-E6-0F-CB-6B
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes

Ethernet adapter Ethernet 2:

Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
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A:Help! Laptop wont connect to home network but other laptop able to do so

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About a month or two ago, I got a virus on my desktop.  My husbands IT friend dialed in and cleaned it out for me.  He recommended that I stop using Norton (because of the space it takes up and other reasons.....) and loaded AVG and told me to not use Internet Explorer and to use Firefox (which I have always hated)   He did a scan using Malwarebytes and found 160+ on my computer.  After he was done (5+ hours) I still seemed to have issues. (all programs would end up at "not responding" eventually, sometimes right after restarting the computer)
 
 A friend of mine's husband is an IT guy, so I took my computer to him, he found some add on's that should be deleted in my Inbox, but that was all.  He messed around on firefox, played around for a couple hours with different programs, etc.  Nothing went to not responding.  I brought the computer home and after about 5 minutes on firefox... Not responding.  My inbox went to not responding... etc.  And this is still happening. 
 
While my comuter was being fixed the 2nd time, I started using my lap top.  (which I hardly use at home at all)  I started having the same issues.  (Computer is Windows 7, laptop is Vista)  All programs started going to Not responding, taking long time to load, etc. 
 
Last week we went on vacation to Washington DC, and I took my laptop.  Issues seemed to disappear.  Got home... guess what.&... Read more

A:Laptop acts strange at home, fine while on vacation, now strange again once home

I feel like a moron just asking that question because it seems so impossible
 
Modem viruses are rare, but possible!. 
 
Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
 
1)  Double-click on mbam-setup.exe, then click on Run to install the application, follow the prompts through the installation.
 
2)  Malwarebytes will automatically open.  If this is the first time you have run this version of Malwarbytes you will see an image like the one below.
 

 
Click on Update Now, after Malwarebytes is updated FIRST DISCONNECT THE CONNECTION TO THE MODEM then click on Scan.
 
If this isn't the first time you have run this version, then you will see an image like the one below.  Click on Scan
 

 
You will be prompted to update Malwarebytes, to do so click on Update Now.
 
 
 
3)  The scan will automatically run now.
 

 
 
4)  When the scan is complete the results will be displayed.  Click on Quarantine All, then click on Apply Actions
 

 
 
5)  To complete any actions taken you will be asked if you want to restart your computer, click on Yes
 
 
 
6)  Please post the Malwarebytes log.
 
To find your Malwarebytes log, download mbam-check.exe from here and save it to your desktop.
 
To open the log double click on mbam-check.exe on your desk... Read more

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I found a Microsoft Model 1134 Wireless Receiver 700 v2.0 in my office drawer. What might it be used for?

Thanks,
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A:Receiver

looks like a optical wireless mouse
1786 Microsoft Wireless Optical Mouse 700 Model 1133 Receiver Model 1134 USB | eBay

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I am setting up a new wireless internet connection at my house. I had a 'b' router that broke and I'm replacing it with a 'g'...('n' is too new and expensive)

I picked out this router.

Which receiver would be better for a laptop? I can't figure out what the second thing is. They are both USB right?

http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=1086206
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=168277
 

A:Which receiver?

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Hi, Is there a Mac version of HP RGS Receiver? And what about iOS? (for use on iPad).  Best,Michael 

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hi all, please see attachment.
I received this 'philips ovu4003/00' infrared receiver with my new computer.my question is: what is this 'thing' on the [top] side of the picture? Is it another [extra] receiver? i was on-line all day looking for answers but no luck.
thank u in advance.
 

A:IR receiver

I googledd that and got several hundred hits. (remove the 'hyphon first)
Its the sending usit for remote (wireless) keyboard.
 

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Hi

I have a receiver type (Hivion HV-9090fta).
I need to control it using the computer
There is a serial connection (you can see it from the second picture) RS 232 and there is a serial port connection at the computer

Can I do that???
Thanks
Ahmed Hassan
 

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Hi Guys

I was wondering if someone could give me a bit of advice. At the moment my computer is connected to a Netgear router which I use to connect to the net. Both my kids computers are also connected to the router, and we all share the connection. My LAN is wired not wireless, and my router is only a couple of months old and hasn't caused me any problems (so far)so I don't want to replace it. The thing is I am going to buy a laptop with wireless capabilities, and want to be able to use it downstairs without having to run a cable from the spare port on my router. So basically my question is this; is there some kind of wireless receiver available which i could plug into my router and allow me to surf from the comfort of my sofa? If it is possible, would doing this present the same kind of slight security issues which a wireless LAN do, eg someone using my connection? Second small question. As I said we all share the connection, and I wondered if it is possible to limit the amount of bandwidth each of the kids use. If one of them is downloading a game patch for example, and I go online the connection is quite slow. Is it possible to set a maximum bandwidth allocation for example 33% of the available amount, or make the value dynamic so if someone else connects, the bandwidth is split between the 2 or 3 users?

Thanks for any help
 

A:Wireless receiver?

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Not sure if I'm in the right section.

Hi, I have a TV that has integrated DTV features but unfortunately only has MPEG-2 decoders so it can't pick up the Soarview transmissions, only Freeview (I'm in NI).

I saw this on Amazon and was wondering if it would work: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Freecom-Digital-DVB-T-Freeview-receiver/dp/B000ALAWQ6

Although, I'm not sure what decoders Soarview HD uses (does someone know?). Also, will this be able to decode Soarviews MPEG-4 transmissions instead of just the HD ones?

Hope I made this clear.

Thanks!
 

A:Digital TV Receiver

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