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Solved: quality of printed pictures...

Q: Solved: quality of printed pictures...

I am so hoping someone knows the answer to this very perplexing problem... I thought it was my printer so I bought a new one and I have the same problem. I print a picture of my granddaughter, who has these wonderful chubby cheeks.........until it is printed and the chubby cheeks are gone. She has slimmed right down...... lol I have been struggling with this problem for quite a while now, have asked everyone who comes within two feet of me and no ones knows how to fix this or what is even causing it. I know someone here will know. I have never had a problem that this site has not been able to fix for me. : ) Thanks, in advance.

Oh yes, and new printer is an Epson 835 al-in-one and my old one is an HP photosmart 2575

A: Solved: quality of printed pictures...

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I have a cannon mp210 all in one printer,scanner. When placing actual photos into the machine to be scanned then printed they come out perfectly fine but when I try to print pictures already imported onto my computer they come out very faint/light. The computer keeps saying the ink levels are low which is incorrect as I have just put in new ones. I beleive this is a issue to do with the colour settings installed on windows 7 as our pictures print out fine when the printer is connected to our lap top. If anyone could help me with changing the colour settings that would be great. Thank you

A:printed picture colour quality poor

Have you made adjustments to the paper type and print quality?

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I have searched to find an answer to this problem of faded pictures when printed from windows photo gallery. I have seen a few others having the same problem, but no solutions. I am hoping that someone now can help.

I can print pictures from other software on my computer, from the internet, etc, with great photo quality. When I print from Windows photo gallery they are very light and faded looking. I have made sure the adjustments are for my printer.

It seems that most of the people experiencing this problem had canon printers. Does anyone have a solution to this?


A:faded printed pictures

I have found the solution to this problem, you need to untick the checkbox for "borderless printing", this is how to do it:


When you click print, go to Options > Printer Properties

Click on the "Page Setup" tab, then Untick the box that says "Borderless Printing"

I love Myriam the little bunny

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When using my picture it! publishing....when I add a border to a picture it comes out distorted when I print them out. With no border it prints out great.

Any ideas why this is happening?

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I am unable to print pictures completely. I print them from Picasa on HP photosmart C4250. When I try to print, although the preview is correct, the printed result is not. Part of a picture will come out, or the image starts at the end of the paper and is therefore incomplete. Until now, everything worked properly.


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I'm trying to print images/pictures using windows photo viewer and I get this error "Your pictures can't be printed because this error occurred".... It doesn't tell me which error.. simply just says that in the dialog box. THe dialog box comes out like 4 times with the same message and I have to click OK.

I've already tried googling it and the only fix I can find is replacing photowiz and I already did but it has fixed. I've also installed Photo Gallery and it stil lgives me the same error when I try to print and picture. I've also reinstalled all my printer drivers...
Windows 8.1 Updates installed . HP Computer

A:Your pictures can't be printed because this error occurred

What is the mfg & model of the printer? How is it connected to the computer?

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I have an Access database used on daily basis to enter and print the maintenance work order in a report format. I have assigned a command button to print the required record. On clicking the button in the Form, a parameter query will run asking the user to put the record number to proceed. Once the correct record number is entered in the parameter text box, the report is previewed and the user click on the print button to print the same.

My question is as follows:

Is there any method to find out the record i am going to print now was already printed before? A kind of record keeping for the printed records.

Also, a message box should warn the user saying incase if the record was already printed, “The record was previously printed, do you want to continue printing again?”

Please tell me a way to perform the above in my Form.

A:Record keeping of the printed records & warning user when printed more than one time

could't you just add a field in the record for printed?

Then if printeed true, show warning, else show printable form.

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Many of you already know about this, but for those who don't, you can get excellent astronomical and space pictures from

Astronomy Picture of the Day Archive

Thats Astronomy Picture of the day archive. A new picture every day. Click on the picture to get to the highest quality, then save to you local drive.

Fantastic pictures, and you might even learn something.

A:High Quality Wallpaper Pictures

If you really want to check out some cool looking backgrounds...

They're not "real" but they're pretty.

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i have a problem with my contact pictures in office 2007. I already have some contact with pictures and the quality of these is very good, but if i load new pcitures for my contacts the quality is very bad although the picture has a got quality in the original. so it's just in outlook ... is there anything which let the pictures shine in a nice appearence?
would be nice if someone could help ...


A:Outlook 2007 bad quality of contact pictures

Some good guidance in the following links:
Add, change, or remove a picture for a contact - Outlook -

Add or edit an image for an Electronic Business Card - Outlook -

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I made this script (powershell, included in Windows 7+), and thought someone here might find it useful, what it does is do a google image search for every picture in a directory, and save the biggest result in a target directory, using the same name if it's bigger than the original source. So you can review the pictures, than just copy them over top. I found it useful since I save a lot of pictures I find on the web, and it's tedious to upload them to Google Image Search to find better versions one at a time.

Usage: get-large-pics.ps1 c:\source_dir c:\target_dir

Also uploaded it to PowerShell Code Repository - Get-Large-Pics.ps1

*Updated this morning - this version should be much better, now it only downloads the biggest
image by analyzing the http header content length properties, instead of downloading all the images
and comparing their sizes to find the largest*
Update #2: Filter out files that are not *.jpg, *.gif, *.png, *.jpeg


# get-large-pics.ps1 - takes two arguments, source directory and target directory.
# all files in source directory are uploaded to google image search one by one,
# and in turn it downloads the resulting pictures and saves the largest picture,
# in the target directory, using the same file name as the source file.
# so you can just, after verifying the pictures are correct, copy the target directory to the source directory,
# to have larger versions of all your pictures.
# If no target directory is specified, it will use ... Read more

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I know original size and exif is preserved on the computer itself, but what about when you upload it to Facebook and google plus? If you delete your pictures from your computer after you upload them to Facebook or google plus, and then download the pictures from Facebook or Google, would the size and exif be preserved?

A:Does uploading pictures to Facebook or Google+ result in quality loss?

Facebook does have restrictions of file sizes so yes these files will be altered,
Technical articles - Upload photos to facebook
Google Picasa ? I will assume there are settings which can control whether your uploading the Original or a compressed/ resized version depending on storage,

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I have the names Charlie Lori Jo, Printed in the top left hand corner of everything I print.
I don't know how it got there, and dont know how to get rid of it.
Can you help me?

A:Solved: Printed name on paper

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Other than using View>Text Size, is there anything I can do that may cause the print to be darker? I know that my eyes are beginning to grow weaker but perhaps someone knows a trick for me to use or an answer. The light print seems to occur on most web pages and very bad on my ISP webmail account. My signature will tell you I am using WinXP Pro and SP2. If all pages were as clear and dark as the print I am seeing while typing this thread, I would not be asking for help. As always, TIA

A:Solved: Pages Appear To Be Too Lightly Printed

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I suspect this might be a fairly common problem. Whenever I print there also seems to be a block of about 5 fine lines printed over the text for about ever new line of text. Now I recently bought a new (high capacity) cartridge which costs a fortune, so I'm not too keen to buy another if it is the printer (about 6 years old) which is the problem.

Has anyone else had the same sort of problem?

A:Solved: Lines through printed page

Try cleaning the print heads, this is the normal solution to this problem.

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I recently acquired a Canon EOS Rebel T1i (500D) 15.1 mp. Previously, I had a Canon PowerShot A80 (4.0 mp).

Here's my question. Whenever I try to print a photo from my Canon i860 printer, the picture is a lot brighter than the image on screen (overexposed). I need to darken the picture significantly before printing it, in order to get a ressemblant result on paper. When I was printing a photo from my PowerShot A80, the result was almost identical to the image on screen.

Does this have anything to do with my new camera's higher resolution? Would I need to lower the resolution in order to match the printer's capacity?

This is becoming annoying and I really would like to find a solution.

Thank you.

A:Solved: Printed photo very different from on screen image

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I have Compaq vista laptop with HP deskjet3050A connected. As far as I can see the printer is not able to do copy enlarging, as my last printer did. I want to make a copy of a hard document with enlarged font size. Is there any "work-around" I could try to achieve this? Allan.

A:Solved: Copy and enlarge a printed document

It seems there are enlargement options. Have you see this link?

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When I print anything off a web page I almost need a microscope to read the print. This is a sudden development - although I haven't installed anything new or made any changes recently.
I can increase the font size on the screen OK, but whatever I print is still the same tiny sized printout on paper.
Appreciate some help and advice as to how to make my printout readable
Thanks !

Win XP Professional SP2
Dell Dimension 5000 (Pentium 4)
Epson Laser EPL-5800 and Epson StylusPhoto 870

A:Solved: How to increase printed font size ?

try this

file print preview and adjust the last button ...

mine is shrink to fit

You can choose a different layout

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Hi, I have a user on a XP pc with Office 2007. He is having problems when he is printing a graph - some of the details on the Y axis are missing and also the graph header (see example2). Looks OK in print preview and also if he prints to a PDF file (see example1). Same result when he tries otehr printers from the same pc and old files containing graphs have the same problem. If he selects the graph and prints, then it prints OK but this is not really an option when he has multiple pages with multiple graphs.

The same documents on 2 other PCs prints OK.

Any ideas on what is causing this ?


A:Solved: printed graph missing some Y axis and header

I had that same problem. I uninstalled the Excel updates I had automatically installed on 12/15 and the problem went away.

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I have graphics that I would like to print, but the address, date & time are printed on the page. Is there a printer setting that would remove those?
Many thanks!

A:Solved: Remove address,date & time from printed page ??

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I formatted my drive after I saved my favorites and my pictures to CD. Formatting cleared up the problem of two dial up connections. I tried everything on that. The duplicate connection is no more. Finally! Anyway, back to why I am posting again. I want to put the pictures that I saved from the My Pictures folder back to the My Pictures folder. I have set one of them as the new desktop background. (It was before the format). I have looked in Help and Support, but I can't seem to find anything. I have typed in "Export Pictures from CD to My Pictures folder" without the quotes and I get a list of links pertaining to CD recording errors and other things like that. I did right click on a picture in Drive E (my CD-RW) just to see what would come up and I noticed that on the Send To menu that these pictures can be sent to the desktop. Is this what I should do then? Send them to the desktop and open them and send them from here to the My Pictures folder? It can't be that easy, can it? Let me hear from anybody.

A:Solved: How Do I Put Saved Pictures Back in My Pictures Folder?

Highlight all your pictures on the cd, right click and click on copy, then open you picture folder on your computer and right click and click on paste.

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Was having problems with virtual memory and computer coming to a complete stop due to downloading a Norton upgrade. My computer tech suggested backing up everything on my computer and reloading Windows XP Home Edition. He backed up what he thought was everything on my computer that was under my user name and reloaded my computer but my pictures in my Kodak pictures file were not under my user name; therefore, all of my pictures are gone. The tech has now transferred everything on my computer over to his computer and is now trying to find the pictures. Anyone have any suggestions on how to retrieve the pictures? Has anyone ever had to send the computer to a lab to get info retrieved and how much does it cost? Thanks for your help!

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I need to know how to save the pictures in the My Pictures folder to CD. I am going to format and reinstall XP Home and if I do, I will lose these pictures unless I save them. Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: How Do I Save the Pictures in My Pictures Folder to CD?

XP has built in cd-burnig capabilities. You should just be able to put a blank disk in and drag and drop your files over.

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

My Laptop Specs:

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

A:Graphics Card Picture Quality and Video Quality

Quote: Originally Posted by MarshCaptain


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

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

Is the laptop display running at its native resolution?

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I am using an old Dell with XP and Internet Explorer 7. When previewing some images I have stored in My Pictures, I find when using the 'previous' and 'next' buttons I am able to pull up the next or previous pictures as I should. But when I e-mail an image to myself and then use the 'next' or 'previous' buttons, I begin to get images from web sites I have recently visited even if it is just my home page. While scanning my home page, for instance, I collect dozens of images in a matter of minutes. The 'properties' of these images show when they were created and this began on 11/27/08. The only change I have made recently is a download of info from a digital camera disc to enable me to store pictures from my new camera. I did a system restore to a couple of days before that download but I'm still copying dots, dashes, logos and pictures or frames from videos. Is this something anyone has encountered or heard of? I'm wearing out my delete button. Thanks for any advice you can give.

A:Solved: My Pictures has unwanted pictures

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

A:[SOLVED] What quality is the best?

Well 1080P is the best.

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

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

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Hi everyone
When i installed the OS and then updated the direct X 9.0c with updates of direct X June 2010 redist file.
I have done this previously when i had to install the OS again due to some problems. This direct X upgrade enhanced the visual quality on my LCD. (well i don't notice much difference in desktop quality, but yes there is remarkable difference in quality in some 720p or 1080p videos,when played before installed direct X upgrade, it had a whitish color, but with updating the direct X, it became crystal clear).
Recently i found a new version of VLC player has come and i installed that updated version, but it was don't know a defective version, had sound issues, i uninstalled the new version and installed the older version and things working fine.
Coming to the point, now again the video quality is fallen back as prior to installing direct X update, it has a whitish sheet like thing all over, i mean quality is not that clear as it was with direct X update. What i do of this issue?
My graphic card driver is updated and running fine and now that i check for direct X update, there is no more.

A:[SOLVED] Low video quality, help me out please.

What happens if you remove the video card and use the integrated ATI video?

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Here is what I am thinking about getting so far for my new system.

AeroCool Vs-9 Performance Gaming Case


Case Type: Middle Tower
Material: SECC 0.6mm
Motherboard Support: ATX / Micro-ATX
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Expansion Slots: 7 Slots
I/O Ports: 2 x USB2.0 / Mic & headphone (AC97 & HD audio)

Corsair TX650W Power Supply

Corsair TX Series Features:

Supports ATX12V v2.2 standard and older ATX12V 2.01 spec
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99% Active Power Factor Correction provides clean and reliable power to your system
Universal AC input 90~264V automatically scans and detects the correct voltage
Dedicated single +12V rail offers maximum compatibility with latest components
Over Current/Voltage/Power Protection, Under Voltage Protection, and Short Circuit Protection provide maximum safety to your critical system components.
High quality Japanese capacitors provide uncompromised performance and reliability.
Extra long cables support full tower size chassis.
TX650W Dimension: 5.9"(W) x 3.4"(H) X 5.9"(L)
MTBF: 100,000 Hours
NVIDIA SLI™-ready certified.

MSI P67A-G45 (B3) Desktop motherboard


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A:Solved: Quality Hardware?

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Hi everyone,

Please could you help me understand these numbers so i can decipher which of my images are the best quality for printing.

I have 2 identical images -

No1 - 1456 x 1464 pixels - 20.22 x 20.33 inches (72dpi) = 666Kb
No2 - 1456 x 1464 pixels - 5.47 x 5.50 inches (266dpi) = 1.72Mb

So which will be best to print and why ??
Do i look for the best size, or best dpi, or largest file size ??

I didnt like numbers before I started this photography lark - I like them even less now !!

Thanks in advance,

A confused newbie

A:Solved: Whats the best quality ??

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ok. i have a Dell Optiplex 210L, and i had to reformat the harddrive and reinstall the OS. before i did this, the video quality of Windows Media Player 11 was fine, after this, i reinstalled WMP 11, and the quality of the same videos that were fine, are now really blurry and hard to see. is there any way i can fix this?

A:Solved: Video quality

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i bought scrubs season 1 off eBay and it said it was region 2/4 (im from UK so were region 2) so i thought it would work, which it does, but its really bad quality.
please note that it is the real deal not a copy, it was factor seal and a genuine disc, but just region 4.

is there a way of improving the quality? like is there a codec of anything that'll do that?

please let me know,or ill have to throw scrubs and the OC away


A:Solved: dvd region 4 bad quality

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Alrighty, so i make backgrounds for my computer. I have never had any quality issues when using XP, i save is png so there isn't any scattering around edges. I have been running 7 on my laptop since it came out. I just noticed that wallpapers (they are proper resolution, 1280x800 which is my laptops native resolution) have major quality loss. The image file looks just as it should, but when it is set to my background it looks terrible.

Original -

When on desktop -

Please note the following:
On the desktop one i put a square around the most noticeable area.
If you tip your computer screen, the quality loss is easier seen.
Whether or not you believe it is noticeable, it is to me =/
No, uploading did not cause any more drop in quality of the desktop image.

What do i do to resolve this. Also, i never really noticed it until windows update, although that may be coincidence.

Added to that, the only things i have done recently have been windows update and installing quicktime. I have never had this problem when i ran my laptop on XP (also, i have another computer running XP that this problem doesn't occur on).

I will repeat though, it is the native size so windows isn't resizing it at all. I have tried stretch, tile, fill, etc.

A:[SOLVED] Background Quality


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i installed norton antivirus today and when i restarted my computer a message came up saying " there is a problem in the display settings. The adapter type is incorrect, or the current settings do not work with ur hardware." so my photos on the computer are very bad quality.

A:(Solved) bad picture quality

Norton anti-virus has probably screwed your video card settings:
First thing to try is..

Right Click on Desktop, and choose properties.
Then choose the settings tab.
Check that your colour quality is set to 16 bit or 32 bit on the drop-down menu.

This is the most obvious solution, but if there are only 16 colours as an option your driver has been corrupted.
Then you would on the Settings window, go to advanced and then adapter.
From here you would click on properties and go to driver, click on update driver and point to the cd-rom holding the driver (specify full path).
Restart computer and that should be you operational.

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I have just heard that editing photos compromises their quality. I use Picasa and sometimes GIMP for editing. Usually, I don't do the SAVE in Picasa after editing, so I assume the originals are intact in My Pictures. I want to know more about this issue. Any help you give will be appreciated. I'd like advice on the best practices with photos because I do some editing to just about every one I take.

A:Solved: Photo quality...?

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I recently purchased a HP Pavilion p6210t desktop computer. I have had a few problems with Windows 7 but most of them have been corrected. The one major problem is the sound I get out of the speakers. Sometimes the quality is good but about half the time the speakers crackle and give off the weirdest sounds. I have call HP techs and really have never received a viable answer to the problem. Does anyone have any thoughts on how to correct this?

A:Solved: Sound quality

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I am converting vinyl to CDs. Is there any difference between the blank CD's (CD-R) of various manufacturers? I understand that "private brand" CD's may not have the same manufacturing quality control as name brand CD's, so I have, so far stayed with the name brands (e.g., Memorex).

Are there any objective test reports on various brands available on the web (so far my Google searches haven't identified any)?

I searched this forum without success.

Can anyone help?

A:Solved: Blank CD Quality

Here's some good info on DVD media and much of it applies to CD's as well. The same companies that make good DVD's also make good CD's. The two best are Taiyo Yuden and Verbatim.

Here are some test results on CD's:

You can also find some good deals here:

When you record the vinyl it's good to save the wave files if you have enough disk space. Then you can always burn audio CD's or convert to FLAC or Mp3. The wave files will be the highest quality sound you can get. CD's don't last forever.

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my color quality is set to 24 bit, i was wondering if that was alright and if i should change it, thanks.

A:Solved: color quality 24 bit

does it allow you to select 32 bit?

if it does, it will be good to select it.

if you do not have it then you have a old videocard

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Previously, after selecting to rotate an image in Windows xp picture and fax viewer the message appearred that stated something about like the image quality might be reduced.
I now have to rotate images taken, but do not want to reduce the quality in any way and am uncertain about rotating in the Windows xp program.
I will be working on the images in Photoshop CS3, Any advise on rotating the images without comprising image quality would be appreciated.

A:Solved: Rotating image & quality

If you are using Photoshop, you can use that to rotate the image.
Load the image. and go to the menu bar > Image > Image Rotation.
There will be no change in quality doing it this way.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8.1, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3340 CPU @ 3.10GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 8085 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 953340 MB, Free - 873704 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., H61M-DS2 DVI
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

I have a Canon iP2702 deskjet. Printing colour photos from Windows Photo viewer produces cloudy results, but printing from Word produces good, sharp results. Both colour and black cartridges have sufficient ink in them, so why the difference? Of course I'm using Word, but Photo Viewer is simpler to operate. Can Photo Viewer be tweaked in any way?

A:Solved: Printer's inconsistent quality

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I recently had to format and reinstall XP. I DL'd all the latest drivers for my sound card,but now I don't have the same sound quality as I had before. All the highs sound really scratchy and the bass sounds like my speakers are shot, which I know they're not.
Can drivers affect the sound quality? Changing the EQ doesn't help either. Or using different media players. And it's the same with all audio files. Thanks.

PS: If I put this in the wrong place, maybe a mod can move it?

A:Solved: Sound quality>Drivers

Have you tried the Creative diagnostic app?

Try uninstalling them and running this then try again.

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I have for some years been using an iRiver IFP 895 MP3 recorder with and external lapel microphone with excellent results. Unfortunately recordings now are showing "breaks", and I have tried everything I can think of to find out what the cause is without success. I have tried modern "digital voice recorders" and the quality does not compare. Does anyone know of any quality MP3 recorders with an external microphone socket which give quality recordings. Any make, any price. Allan.

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so i'm a new quality assurance tester in a fairly new company, and new to these forums! =P any ways...

so my boss (SW lead) needs me to find a vast variety in the three main media types (picture, audio, video)

meaning i need all different file extensions and encoded with different codecs.

my first thought was to just use a media converter, but this only results in me having about ten different file extensions, but that doesn't take care of the different codecs being used... or does it?

i need all this by the end of the week ideally, i know it's not a technical support type of problem, but i think there's got to be someone on here that's been in the industry long enough to give me a quick fix

any ideas, suggestions at all?

A:Solved: Help out a new quality assurance tester?

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As the heading says.......... Well not quite.

My problem is that I have photos that I'm using as buttons on my web page. The trouble is that because they are of good quality they are taking ages to load. As they are buttons they don't need to be of good quality.

Can anyone tell me how to reduce the quality so they load quicker?

I have photoshop if needed.

A:Solved: I want poor quality fotos

I found loading .gif is far quicker.

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I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice for my setup as I would like to acheive optimum picture clarity when connecting laptop to TV.

I would like to watch movies, browse web and look at photos.

I have tried to connect S-video from Laptop (4 pin + plastic) to S-video TV (7 pin + plastic) but get an unclear (fuzzy) picture. As well as the picture flickering occasionally, it also appears black and white after a while.

TV is: Panasonic TX 56P800H
Laptop is: HP NC6000


A:Solved: Best Picutre Quality - Laptop To TV

What inputs does the TV have.......I used S-Video and had no problem

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This is a problem which has mystified me since I bought my new PC a few months ago. When I burn a cd from a mp3 file and play it back in my hifi's CD player - the sound is great. However, when I play the original mp3 source file though the same hifi (connected via cable from PC sound card to hifi aux connection), the sound quality is very poor in comparison. On my much older, previous PC, using the same sound card to hifi aux method worked great, but I just can't work out what's gone wrong with my new PC.

Here are the ports - I've tried both the rear line out port (olive green) and front headphone port, with both producing low quality sound. Thanks for any advice.{ac6135af-0368-4de0-8f5f-804169d7519d}&CatID={725830ca-b4cc-459a-8708-2118ffc403cf}

A:Solved: Sound Quality Issue

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I wasn't really sure where to post this but since this is the multi-media section I figured this might be a good place to post it. I have a question regarding recording something using the "Unregistered Hypercam 3" I downloaded from Cnet, not how to record video but how to record good sound.

I love music and finally sat down and wrote a song I feel proud of using a copy of Finale Notepad I have had on my computer and haven't touched since highschool. I know software wise it is nothing compared to the full version of Finale, but it does what I need it to do.

Now to my question, I have searched all over the internet for a video or instructions and I have absolutely no problem recording the video and the quality of the video is amazing! The problem is that everytime I record sound with it, it is all scratchy and the mic must be really sensitive because every noise in my house comes out on the recording and the actual sound from the song I am getting sounds like a 80's trash metal garage band decided to never tune up and to add banjo (no hate towards the banjo I play one periodically ) and the set their instruments on fire (does that tell you how bad it sounds when I record it?)

Is there anyway I can record the video and sound without all the extra noises which seem to go on at my house and in a way where the recording will sound like it does when I hit playback on the Finale software. I don't know anything about audio recording software and down... Read more

A:Solved: Help the sound quality lacking

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My two computers share my monitor, keyboard and speakers through a KVM switch. I recently got a new 3pc. amplified speaker system. It sounds good on one computer and not on the other. Sound cuts in and out. I've tested this both with a game and a music CD with the same result. The same CD plays ok (though a little crackly on the other system -- I believe that is just the proximity of the components, right?). What can I do about the sound on the second system?

I've also checked each of the connections and verified they are plugged in completely -- the only thing I haven't done is opened up the computer itself and checked on where the sound card meets the motherboard. The old speaker system was working fine.

A:Solved: sound quality/new speakers

lisa: Did you ever try plugging the speakers directly into your second machine to see if it was the sound card on that machine that is giving you the problem?

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Since I could not edit my previous post, this is the update to my ip4700 poor print quality post.

I worked on this problem some more to gain better photos from my Canon ip4700. I removed all reference to my past canon printer ip4000 using both program removal and control panel program add/remove function. I removed ip4700 the same way. Started fresh. Installed ZoomBrowser EX from CD. Then I downloaded and installed the latest drivers from Canon for the ip4700 and my computer op system xp iP4700 series Printer Driver Ver. 2.33; My Printer Ver. 2.8.0; Easy-PhotoPrint EX Ver. 3.2.0; and Solution Menu Ver. 1.4.3. And all is well and good. I tried two different glossy photo paper brands and set on glossy paper and no more over ink of photos. The photos look very good.

Hope this helps.


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camera quality reducing?

Hi all,

my camera (pentax optioA10 8mp) used to take beautful pictures but but it slowly hase been losing its quality? i have taken less than 1000 photos woth it .
is it possible for it to wear out?

A:Solved: camera quality reducing?

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I have had a Canon PowerShot A60 for several years. It has given me superb pictures. It ceased to function, and I purchased a Canon PowerShot A1100 IS with image stabiliser, thinking I would get at least the same quality of pictures. To my great disappointment, the quality of the pictures does not compare with the A60. So, I had my A60 repaired by Canon approved repairers at considerable cost for replacing the CCD unit. Now 9 months later the camera has broken down again, and the same repairer is looking for the same amount of money again for replacing the CCD unit. The first repair was only guaranteed for six months. I just have to give up on the A60. Can anyone tell me if there is any camera on the market that takes really good quality pictures. Allan.

A:Solved: Digital photo quality

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Hi,i new to this so I need some help.When I burn an avi file to dvd the quality is poor.I have been told that my codecs are corrupted.What can I do to solve this?I have a pretty old machine and dont want to throw too much money down the drain to solve the problem.

Please,Please help this computer virgin.

A:Solved: AVI quality bad when copied with Nero

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there is something which i noted recently.
when you install windows 7 and windows xp,there is a difference in color quality of both the OS. any image(on desktop wallpaper) would appear more vibrant and brighter in windows 7 than XP, is it something which i noticed or is it something that is real.
is it due to some directX or some other thing?

can this be achieved on windows xp?

p.s with image quality i meant the graphics quality with same wallpaper on both OS.there is difference in color vibrancy and hue saturation on same machine,same lcd.

A:[SOLVED] windows xp vs 7 - image quality

Win7 allows you to calibrate the color on the display> Change color management settings

But first make sure you are using the latest nvidia drivers> Drivers - Download NVIDIA Drivers

Have the resolution set the same on both installations.

And if there is a driver disk for your monitor make sure that has been installed.

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One of my HP6110's suddenly started printing in poor quality. I replaced the black cartridge first, retried printing. Now the pages come out blank. Obviously something has gone south. Any ideas?

A:Solved: HP 6110 Print Quality

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Is there any other way to capture screen image than with 'Print screen' key ? I would like to get the best quality image using this method. I don't know. Maybe there is some program to do it.


A:Solved: Capture screen with the best quality

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Hello people. I am new to this forum and I'm having a huge problem with my monitor. I can't change my color quality any higher than 8-bit. If anybody has a solution for this problem, please reply ASAP, ( my monitor looks ridiculous) Thanks in advance.

A:Solved: Can't chage color quality to 32-bit!!!???

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I have an HP Laserjet 2200dn printer. When printing a document, on the right side of the page, shows a faint image repetition. For example: the document will read "This database hadles over 300 dealers". Above the word "300", it will show another "300", but very faint (and a little smudgey). I tried cleaning the inside and outside of the printer with a dry cloth, but that didn't work. Any other suggestions?

A:Solved: Printer Quality Problems

When you run a blank sheet of paper through the printer (i.e. press form feed) does it come out dirty? If so, then repeat until one comes out clean (unless the dirt doesn't decrease each repetition). Otherwise, I'd contact HP support or check their FAQ/KB.



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I just switched the OS of my computer from NT to XP professional, because i couldn't run Ubuntu. It works tip-top but the color quality and resolution are fixed, and i cant change them. The resolution is set to 640x480, and the color quality is set to 4-bit. What can i do to fix this problem?

A:Solved: color quality problems

You need to install the correct XP drivers for your video card. The ones it is using now are just XP Generic VGA drivers. While XP install CD has a great many drivers, in many cases they are either generic drivers or ones dating from 2002 when XP was released.
It is always best to get the proper drivers for your hardware as soon as possible. The generic ones included with the install cd are just there to allow you to get up and running and provide basic functionality so you can install the correct ones from your product CDs or download them from the manufacturers support web sites.
can be very useful in identifying your hardware and drivers as can
everest home

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My video that I made looks great when i watch it on my computer, but when i upload it to FaceBook or Youtube, it looks reall blurry. I've tried about 8 different formats like MPEG AVI MP4 XVID and others but every time the video is blurry and all formats (regardless if it is supposed to make video look nicer than other formats) look EXACTLY THE SAME. What should I do and what am I doing wrong?

A:Solved: Youtube Video Quality

Your doing nothing wrong. It's been "compressed" to make it faster to download for streamed playing online.
That compression reduces the quality.

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I think that I have a misconception about compressed files. I assume that all compressed files lose their quality from a non-compressed files, because of smaller size they have. Can someone explain a correct concept about compressed files and their quality to me? Are those mp3, jpg, and so forth really lose their original quality? Also, sometimes, I am asked to choose to zip or not zip when I save a file. I never dare to zip it, because I am afraid that I would lose the quality of it. Am I wrong about it, too?


A:Solved: quality of compressed files

JPG and MP3 files are created using "lossy" compression. There is non-recoverable loss of informaton. Most programs allow various amounts of compression that offers different trade-offs between smaller file size or less loss.

A ZIP file is created will lossless compression that permits unzipping the file to its original contents without loosing any data. A zip file also contains a checksum that the un-Zipping software uses to confirm the zip file contents are not corrupted.

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Hi. I know that Adobe Acrobat used to allow PDFs to be output into high quality image files, but I think the recent version "improvements" disallowed one to do this from within Acrobat. Is there another way to get a high quality image file from a PDF, maybe a TIFF or JPG image printer driver? The selection in Acrobat...
Edit / Copy File to Clipboard
only allows a low quality image to be copied. Please assist . Thanks.

A:Solved: PDF to high quality image file?

Preference is a multi-page TIFF, or if PNG does multi-page. This converter...
Creates a decent TIFF image resolution, but creates two TIFF images for a 2-page PDF.

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My computer only plays our YouTube videos in 240 speed-quality...but very time I open a new video the settings jump up to a higher level and the lips don't match up.

Is there a way to set the speed permanently?


A:Solved: Cannot Set Playback Speed/Quality on YouTube

not really
it all depends on what speed the video uploader set as his default
BUT if you have a youtube or google account and they are linked, then log into your yourtube account & select settings. then playback
there are 2 options there that might help.

Always choose the best quality for my connection and player size is default setting or you can chose I have a slow connection. Never play higher-quality video

but for the settings to work, you MUST have a youtube account and be logged into it EVERYTIME you want to,watch a youtube video

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I have a some videos that were encoded using divX I believe. Well at least some are. However the picture quality is not very clear. Below ia an example of one:

320 x 240, 24 Bits, 5594 Frames, 29.970 Frames/Sec, 54 KB/Sec, DIVXMPG4 V3

Is there a way to improve the picture quality?

A:Solved: Improving mpeg video quality?

I don't know but maybe something in the video editor section here can help.

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Whilst watching different video files, a problem popped up out of the blue. I couldn't open videofiles. The error message is: "no supported format or not the right codecs". I could however open these video files in VLC, but the quality is poor. The images are grainy.

I installed the K-lite FULL codec pack, which enabled me to open the files with WMP but the image is black and if I jump forward in the file I get the same error message. VLC is still grainy. Media player classic came with the codec pack, and although it can play the files, this also has poor quality images.

Help would be much appreciated.


A:[SOLVED] WMP won't play vids, and reduced quality in VLC

Hello when installing K-Lite did you choose the option 'Create File Associations for Windows Media Player'. If not then it will have created them for Media Player Classic which would be a reason why it still doesn't play with WMP.

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I have a new Canon canoscan 8800F and am using the ArcSoft Photoshop version 6. I've run it according to the directions but the scan is way to much, almost like over exposed......anyone out there who has successfully used this model?

Am using a Gateway AMD Phenom II, OS is Windows 7.

A:Solved: good quality scan of 35 mm slides?

if you want really good results, get a studio to convert the negetives to jpegs, most of them do it at excellent quality

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I was wondering if anyone knows of a simple way to change the quality of pictures down so as to change the size of the file, or if there's any programs that could do this for me. I have a 2.25MB .bmp file but I need the size to be 500KB or 1MB.

Thanks, Bartikky

A:Solved: Dropping quality/size of images

If it is a photograph, try converting and saving it as a JPEG (.JPG extension) file. JPEG is a lossy compression program where you can control the amount of compression vs. picture quality.

If it is more of a graphic image with larger areas of solid color and a BMP pixel depth of 8 bits-per-pixel or less, try saving it as a GIF image. It will be compressed without any loss in quality.

I have never used it but a lot of people on TSG recommend Irfanview as a good program for converting many different image file formats to GIF or JPEG.

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I have come across a strange problem with Firefox ( It has started only downloading images in very low quality - this means that transparency comes out as a grey box and every image seems to be in 16 colours or similar - where it looks flat and photos look very blurred - like they've got glue on them on or something. IE does not have this problem.

I have recently been using my laptop to get online via my phone, which acts as a modem and gives access to the net via the mobile phone network. The throughput on this is smaller than normal broadband - that may have something to do with it. But I'm now back on normal internet, have restarted etc, and still Firefox is only downloading images in low quality. Does anyone have any ideas on how to fix this?

Thanks for your help!

A:Solved: Firefox Only Downloading Low-Quality Images??

Sorry, I'm a moron - it just needed the saved files deleting from the cache. Thanks anyway and maybe this could be useful to someone else!

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In the interest of balancing memory used in a file and a relatively good video output (family vacation, etc.) what are good choices? I'm using Any Video Converter and really like it and I have choices as to what to convert my .mpeg files too. Good choices seem to include
and a few others.
I can also then put converted files into Windows Movie Maker for some editing.

The first two, after conversion ran acceptably in VLC and WMPlayer

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After trying two computers, one with vista, one with xp, same poor photo print quality. I tried two Canon programs to print from Canon Easy Photo Pint and Canon ZoomBrowser. The photos came out of the printer with too much ink on pictures.

I am using a generic glossy paper, selected glossy paper for print, and bad prints. Finally, selected next step down from glossy paper in the Easy program paper selection to high resolution paper and out came good photo prints. I have not listed all the other failed steps to the solution.

Hope this helps someone.

A:Solved: My Canon ip4700 poor photo quality

I imagine the reason for your dismal photos results from your choice of "generic photo paper" Your Canon printer is capable of outstanding photo prints if you use the right type of paper. The Canon papers are excellent but all to often they are very very expensive. I have gotten great results using "Ilford Gallerie Smooth Gloss Paper" purchased at Sams Club. Price was about $21 per 100 sheets 8.5x11.0. I also get good results using "Kodak Ultra Premium Photo Paper" also purchased at Sam's for about $22 for 200 sheets 4"x6".

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Okay so I have been using VGA for a long time. I got a second monitor today and it uses the old VGA cable. So I hooked it up with the VGA and it looks fine. I then plugged an HDMI cable into my PC and first monitor. Everything seems like its worse quality. Colors are brighter or darker than before and the text is blurry. This is only with HDMI and it was fine with VGA. This is a 19" TV but I have been using it for a couple years now without trouble as a monitor. Some letters on the screen are also for some reason outlined in yellow. I'm not super tech savvy so please try to keep it as simple as you can. Thank you for the help!

A:Solved: HDMI makes my monitor quality terrible

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I'm looking for some practical definitions of a windows "%envirionment variable%"

What they're used for and why they're used etc, the relationship to the command shell...

And in what instances someone would need to change one, add one etc...


A:Solved: looking for quality definition of windows %environment variable%

How long is a road?

Don't laugh, it's a similar question. There are tons of reasons you might use environment variables and have the occasion to change them. How about a more specific question?

BTW, is this really a networking issue?

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I recently bought an Altec Lansing FX5051 5.1 Surround Sound Speaker set and have discovered that, when listening to Itunes, the sound coming from the rear speakers is really bad quality (like 16kbps). It sounds alright when im sitting im my chair and the front speakers drown it out and I still get the effect of surround sound, but its still really annoying! How do I fix it?

This is only when im using Itunes. On Win Media Player, RealPlayer, VLC etc its all good and the quality is great. So im guessing I have to do something in the quicktime Control panel but i jsut cant figure out what.

I have a Dell XPS 420, Service Tag: 4WS2S3J

Thanks In advance

A:Solved: 5.1 Rear Speakers Giving Bad Quality Sound

I changed the sample rate from 44.1kHz to 192kHz and that seems to have done it, anyone else verify thats a good idea?

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I'd like to know how to reduce the quality from PDF files.
I have some PDFs here from Openlibrary, they are high quality and the textlayer is loading very slow with switching each page.(up to 5sec to load one page fully, sometimes even longer) pretty annoying when you are searching something in a book. First comes the background,mostly no problem, but then the text very slowly.

So how to make only this layer be faster or something?

I have all these:
PDF X-Change Viewer (very slow loading)
PDF X-Change Editor (little faster,still slow)
Sumatra PDF (little faster,still slow)
Foxit Advanced PDF Editor
Advanced PDF Tools v2
Solid PDF Tools

still i can't figure how to easily convert to a lower quality for better scrolling through the pages.

thanks for any advice

OS: Win7 x64

A:Solved: Slow loading PDFs, how to reduce the quality?

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How I can change the name that appears at the top of email messages when I print in Outlook 2002?

A:Name at top of printed emails

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This is something that has been bugging me for a while now, and I've been unable to solve this problem. Perhaps someone out there can provide some guidance.

Sometimes, I'm unable to print things (such as online coupons) because I'm told that my printer is set to "Keep Printed Documents." I've tried disabling this setting via the Advanced tab under the printer's properties. However, when I do this, click Apply then OK, and close the tab, the setting automatically reverts back to "Keep Printed Documents". Does anyone know why this is happening? It's sort of frustrating to not be able to set the printer settings the way you choose.

I appreciate any tips/suggestions you might have. Thanks!


A:Keep Printed Documents

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I'm just wondering if buying a better video card for the PC will improve the quality of the picture on my plasma??

I'm not sure if it is a Hi-Def plasma but the quality just looks poor when the image is being sent from the PC.

The quality is quite good when a DVD is being played.

Any help would be great.Thanks in advance.



A:Solved: Will PC Video Cards improve quality on Plasma Screens?

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Good day,

I purchased an olympus fe 190 camera,and there are different image quality settings.
I just take pictures for leisure,just a beginner and i would print photos in regular size..
what setting should i choose? (i copied the chart here).
If i choose hq st.comp.,would the quality be not as good as in the shq low comp.?
would the difference be clearly visible in the photos.

SHQ 2816 × 2112 Low

HQ 2816 × 2112 Standard

SQ1 2048 × 1536 Standard

SQ2 640 × 480 Standard

A:Solved: choosing the image quality settings for olympus camera

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Hello, I'm new to this forum, and as such I have no clue where to post this, so, as I'm using vista, I figured I might as well post it here. Mods, please move this to the appropriate forum.

So, I'm using audacity, and recording the audio playing through my computer. Essentially, I'm recording what's coming through my speakers. The sound itself is crisp and clear. Upon playback of the recording, the dialogue is very hollow, and if there's music, the notes have a lot of static with them.
I have tested several things, including changing my Sterio Mix volume and quality. It's currently set at 16 bit 44100Hz. I have tried increasing the Hz, but that actually reduced the quality.

To sum it up, the original output is excellent, but the recording is low quality. Could anyone help with this? Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] Recording audio on computer, poor quality playback.

Wait. Why are you recording your speakers?

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Hello everyone, thank you for your time. It's my first time posting and I'm not computer savvy at all, so if I'm doing anything wrong please tell me.

Recently my computer was attacked by a virus and I rebooted my computer, wiping the whole thing clean. My microphone is plugged in correctly, it is in good condition, but when I try to record, the sound quality is horrible. It is a Labtec mic (presumably a Labtec Verse 524 Consumer Microphone) and my operating system is Windows XP. Before the virus, it worked great and had really good sound quality. I checked in Control Panel->Sound, Speech and Audio Devices->Sounds and Audio Devices->Clicked the Audio tab and found that under Sound Recording, my microphone was not listed as a device. This is extremely odd to me, because I am positive my mic can record sound at the moment. I tried using Sound Recorder, and it works! (But again, horrible sound quality).

Can anybody help me? Thank you.

A:Solved: Mic works, but bad quality & not listed as sound recording device

Welcome to TSG, wakarimasen.

After reinstalling windows, did you reinstall all the drivers as well?

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I'm putting this in games as I can't see anywhere else to.

I have an original pal snes that I've been trying to get right on my HDTV for ages. I can see e picture but the quality is terrible. There are areas of green and purple tints up and down the screen. It goes through an av cable (yellow,white,red) and is on 576i sd resolution. I have heard that's I problem but do not know where to change it. It's an acer LCD 23" full HDTV model no. AT2356

Any help would be much appreciated.

P.s. I'm going to be getting an N64 son. Will that have same problem?

A:Solved: Original snes console, picture quality issue

Never mind. It turns out it was my power supply. My adapter has different volt settings and it wasn't high enough to do full colour. Don't ask me how that works but all I know is that it is now working.

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I have Windows 98SE with a HP 842C Deskjet printer.
Does anyone know of any program that would allow me to see how many pages I have printed since the last ink refill?

A:Counting Printed Pages??


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Hello Team, When I am trying to select eqal (=) to button on which it is printed, it is not getting typed whereas when I am selecting some other button eqal (=) is getting printed. Please help me in solving this issue. Regards,Nizam

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Whenever I print out an email from someone, the resulting document prints my first and last name (Outook Express) in the top left corner. I would like to orevent this but have searched in the Options and cannot find how it got there or how to permanently remove it. Can someone please tell me. Thank you.

A:My name on printed emails not wanted

It is using your user name for the header.
You can change this in the account settings.

Not sure if you can turn this off.

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hello all,
Im using access 2010 and there is a print of a report like a certificate whenever needed. My office is requesting me to provide a report of all certificate printed including the date and to whom .
my only way to do this is to force users to enter a field print (yes/no) and from there the query "yes" and the report be printed.
Is there any way to do this without forcing the user to enter the yes/no. field.

A:Try to record printed records

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I have 3 print queues that are retaining the printed jobs in the queue and every now and again the damn thing prints all the job again. I have checked that the keep printed jobs button is NOT checked/selected, but the queue acts ilke it is selected to keep printed jobs. I have 125 printer queues and only 3 act like this and they are set up identical to the others. I have reconfigured this twice on all 3 and they still act like they are set to keep printed jobs in the queue.

Anyone seen this and know of a solution, on the Microsoft site I am seeing posts but not a single reply about how to either run a job to clear them out a couple times a day or fix this so they act as configured. To NOT keep printed jobs in the queue.

Any help as always is much appreciated.

The race to solution is on, let's see who can figure this one out first.

A:printed job remain in queue

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Other than dogging the print preview, and struggling with the size in any pertinent image editing software, has anyone found a reliable way to limit or control the size of a printed web document?
to wit:
I scanned an odd shaped document, 3x8" to email to myself at another site, and the printed form was big enough for two pages. What a waste.
I print receipts regularly and they, 99% of the time have a "trailer" on a last page that has stuff like web site address or URL, a Secure Website emblem, or other, clearly unnecessary printing. My introduction to Windows word processing (WordPerfect) had, and I still use, a "makeitfit" command. Invoking such a command AUTOMATICALLY when printing from the web seems like a simple, brainless way to conserve'll give me a fractional font (e.g. 11.9 vs. a 12) and would prevent the idiotic tendency of a printed page to only have the leftward 80%, l which leaves off the important stuff like the prices...(you gotta print landscape to avoid this)
And I thought a computer was to make life easier, boy was I ever misled)

A:printed size of web documents

The problem is that web pages are usually coded to make them look good on screen, and that tends to make them "unfriendly" when printing.

Web pages designed for printing do exist, and it works well in those (few) cases.

Cutting and pasting into a word processor is sometimes the only workable solution.

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Don't print much multi page output, so am NOT sure when this problem began.

Originally, the pages on my HP DJ855C were printed as expected: page-1 first, then page-2, etc; this resulted with page-1 being on the bottom of the stack. Depending on the application being used, there was often a Print-Order option available for Back-to-Front printing so that the last page would be printed first and then page-1 would be printed last and be on the top in the stacker.

NOW, things seem to have reversed:
If I do NOT ask for the Back-to-Front, then I seem to get it anyway (i.e., page-1 last and on the top). but if I want the original order (i.e., page-1 first and on the bottom) then I must use the Back-to-Front option.
It seems as though the default has become Back-to-Front and then selecting the option for Back-to-Front re-reverses the order and the result is Front-to-Back.

Possibly this reversal happened when I went to Win/XP; possibly it happened with the installation of some piece of software.

Q. Has anyone else had this exxperience?

Please tell me where I might change some parameter to make the option of Front-to-Back actually print the page-1 first like it did originally?

Any advice apprecaited.


A:Order of Pages Printed


Go into your printers and faxes options off of your start menu.

Select your printer, right click the mouse and click on printing preferences.
On the features tab at the bottom there is a option for start printing from last page. If there is a check mark in the box next to it, click there with the mouse and uncheck it and then click on apply and ok and you should be all set after that?

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I scan a document( on a hp 1315 all in 1) that is 8.5 X 11.00 but when I print it it is 8 X 10.25
how do you get it the original size? I tried resizing it in photo shop but cant get it. I have vuescan but still wont print out 8.5 X 11.00 ???????????????/

A:Scanned document when printed out........

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Hi all,

Well not sure if this is the right area for this but not really sure what the problem is.

When I boot my PC during the bootup dos stage I hear my PC making noises, it still boots up Windows 7 ok but as soon as I open something I get continious R type accross my screen, If I hit the caps lock it changes from R to r.

Thought it was my keyboard having the R locked down so tried to fix it, no luck. Changed keyboards with my spare one no luck. Disconnect all keyboards no luck.

So where is this R coming from, its impossible to us my PC at the moment as soon as you click somewhere (word, exel, Google etc) an R/r appears.

Any ideas where to start?

A:Continous R being printed in Windows 7

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when i tried to print photo from (user administrator)windows7 photo viewer there appear print picture windows without photo preview(seems busy) and after some seconds five repeated error messages "your picture cannot be printed because of this error occured" appear. It is working in user account Guest. printer and its driver is okay(updated). whats wrong with my windows 7 photo viewer? please help me

A:your picture can not be printed because of this error

From Windows Answers:

I believe it is a problem with the "photowiz.dll" file in system32. It is version 6.x.xxxx.xxxx. I found an older version of this file, had to change the attributes and permissions of the file to allow it to be changed. I renamed it with an "dlx" extension and then copied a version 5.1 photowiz.dll to system32 and the print wizard works again! The site I got the file from is:

Try Googling your problem first. Hope that helps

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The problem I am having is that when I go to print tax return forms from the IRS site or New York Tax Dept site, the form prints "short", that is, the last four or five lines of each page do not print.

You cannot save the data in these forms, they will only save as a blank form. Your only option is to print it.

However, although Adobe tells how to cure this problem ( by clicking File-Print and going down the menu which comes up to "printer scaling", then chosing "print to fit page", this only works if there is a
FILE menu on the left hand side of the page.

In these tax sites, the forms do not have a tool bar above allowing you to chose a FILE menu.
You can right click the mouse and chose PRINT, however it will print a cut off page.

SOOOOOOO do I either:
1. Get a standard Tool Bar to appear on top of the form, on these web site pages, or
2. use some other device or method to print these documents to fit the page.

If any of you are about to suggest right clicking on the printer icon PRINTERS, in the control panel, forget printer does not bring up anything about "Print Scaling".

Hopefully, some geek out there will read this and solve my problem. Thank you. 44 Guy

A:printed pages cut off at bottom

Every computerized tax form that I have available at the website of the sponsoring governmental agency...and reflects a printed version option which has resulted in everything being printed properly.

I'm not sure where Adobe figures into tax preparation.

If you are using a 3d-party app to do taxes...then the problem resides with the support for that application, IMO.


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I'm new here!

First I would like to say I'm a TBI survivor and I'm a male and 42 years old .
I was purchased an emachine computer with a Lexmark lasar printer,
Whenever I go to print something, be it a web site article or a personal document that was created using Microsoft Works Word Processor. Whatever is being printed my name appears at the VERY top and the city and state printed at the bottom.
I know little about computers so I'm trying to get an answer why this is being printed.
The only thing that I can come up with is MY NAME, CITY and STATE was somehow entered on this computer's Hard drive and is prints it because it's been entered by someone at the store before iyt was brought home and set up for me.

If there is someway that I can delete this info. being printed, PLESE tell me what to do EXACTLY!

Thank You!

A:I'm new her! Why is my name, town and state being printed?

That's very strange, it sounds like a 'Header and Footer' has been set up with that info and is in your template. (If Works uses such a template, I know Word does).
Try doing a Find (or Search depending on your version of Windows) for and rename any found to normal.old. Then test the printing again. If there is a problem you change the names back again.


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I have a ton of old cassette tapes of conversations and parties that I want to make MP3s of before they bite it, just for nostalgia. The original quality is amateur and crummy, and some are beat up and decades old. But I'm not looking to tweak the sound now, only to create a digital set that retains all existing audio data and volume. (When I say "retains all," I don't mean to the extent of saving in a big lossless format. However I'll be using Audacity, and will also keep the raw .aup versions of a few in case I do want to tweak someday.)

Q1: I'm thinking recording in 32kbps, 44 khz mono will be more than enough to duplicate the existing quality? Those parameters even sound ok to me on other talk recordings like podcasts. And I'm guessing anything higher/better would just be a waste of space in this case.

Q2: If I do make mono recordings, would using my laptop's internal microphone jack (with a standard 3.5mm audio cable) be just as good as using the stereo line-in jack on my desktop PC? If it doesn't matter, the laptop would be a lot more convenient.

I made a couple test recordings the above way and I *think* they sound the same as the originals… However I didn't and would rather not take the time to do more extensive comparison tests, e.g. also making stereo versions and versions of higher quality; moving them around to listen on good audio equipment; etc. I'm assuming that given the crappy mono originals, it �... Read more

A:Solved: Ancient analog voice tapes to digital: Quality options advice?

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