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Decode media files in your video games with Dragon UnPACKer


Many video games use very specific media files for which it is often difficult to decode them. This is where Dragon UnPACKer intervenes: this program allows you to open and explore game resource files in an interface similar to the Windows Explorer and then in extract content. Listening to your favorite BOs or seeing spectacular cinematics is just a few clicks away!

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Disable Nero 8 indexing service


A true gas plant covering almost all multimedia needs, the Nero 8 software suite is, in the same way as Vista, equipped with an indexing service allowing you to find your documents of all kinds in record time. However, it now doubles with Vista’s indexing engine, so it should be turned off to gain performance!

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Customise genre jackets in iTunes 8


iTunes 8, the new media player signed Apple, introduces grid browsing. The principle is to display the jackets of your albums but also specific jackets for a classification by genre (pop, rock, film music, etc.). In the event that a genre is not supported, an album jacket will appear. How to add genre jackets? Can one change the ones present by default? Answers in this tutorial.

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Manually add missing jackets in iTunes or Windows Media Player


With the generalisation of the display of audio libraries in “leap mode”, better known as CoverFlow in iTunes, it is recurrent to be returned an error message telling us that the jacket of the selected album is not available. This is all the more true, if the album sought is old, French, etc. in short many cases where a type jacket will replace the original. So here’s a trick that will allow you to add them manually.

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Record TV with Nero Vision 5


Nero Vision is one of many applications in the suite of the same name. In addition to a simple video editing software, it is capable of recording TV and easily alternating between the different modes of capture (analog, TNT or even webcam). It is therefore a simple and quick way to make a recording and then export it in many available formats — DVD video compatible, for example.

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Engrave an ISO image with Nero Express


Many software that is legally downloadable from the Internet is often presented in the form of an ISO image. It is simply a file containing the entire CD or DVD and which needs to be engraved on the medium in question to work like any software. Unfortunately, Windows — all versions combined, does not allow to burn ISO. So I suggest you use Nero Express to execute this operation quickly and efficiently.

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Install nVidia and ATI Tweaked Drivers


Update your graphics drivers and one of the most effective ways to improve the performance of your computer. Only here is: speed of publication and final performance are not necessarily at the rendezvous! That’s why I offer you to install “tweaked” drivers that are optimised to give you maximum performance on both Windows XP and Windows Vista.

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Set a new storage location for TV recordings


Live recording, programming, time-shifting... all the operations managed by Windows Media Center that require a lot of disk space. In optimal quality, Media Center records your favorite shows, your favorite movies and what I know, in a DVR-MS format that occupies several gigabytes; this is the price of quality after all. But here, if you are fond of this kind of operation, it would be interesting to define a new storage location of greater capacity.