[Matroska-users] Disabling Vista User Account Control

Ivan Kowalenko ivan.kowalenko at gmail.com
Thu May 3 18:16:05 CEST 2007


On May 3, 2007, at 00.27, Danville Clarke wrote:

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> Today's Topics:
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> 1. burning mkv files to dvd (Laura Totten)
> 2. Re: video (Ivan Kowalenko)
> 3. Re: burning mkv files to dvd (Ivan Kowalenko)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 08:44:45 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Laura Totten
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> Hi, so i see that if i want to watch mkv on windows
> mediaplayer i can download CCCP, but what about
> burning these files to dvd? Do they need to be
> converted? And what program could be used?
> Thanx
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 19:40:13 -0400
> From: Ivan Kowalenko
> Subject: Re: [Matroska-users] video
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> On Apr 30, 2007, at 15.33, jay hardaker wrote:
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> > i can get audio to work while using vlc with some .mkv files but i
> > cant get the video up is there anything i could do to change this?
> >
> > i use windows vista if that affects this.
>
> Vista has been known to cause problems with a great number of
> programs. I don't know if VLC is one of them, but a whole host of
> other recommended MKV splitters and decoders have been affected. It's
> likely the problem is caused with your operating system, if this
> pattern holds true.
> I was using Vista also, but I switched back to XP because of  
> problems like yours.
>
> If you don't want to switch you will have to uninstall all the  
> programs you use for burning.
> Then you will have to disable the user account control (I'm not  
> sure if i'm using the right terminology here but you should  
> understand what i'm talking about) to do this you must click start,  
> go to accessories and select run.
> When the run window pops up type MSCONFIG and click ok. When the  
> Configuration window opens go to the last tab and click (can't  
> remember what it's called). Scroll down the list till you get to  
> user account and highlight it.
> Then look to the right of the scroll window and you will see a  
> button that says something like "apply" but thats not the word they  
> use.
>
> Wait a few seconds and a window will pop up saying command was  
> successful, restart you computer.
>
> That will disable Vista protection and allow non-compatible  
> programs to run correctly. You can now reinstall your programs and  
> codecs. You see Vista disables certain "parts" of a program that it  
> deems unsafe to run. Now as far as burning i use nero ultra, but  
> you have to convert the mkvs first. For this i use TMPEG-Xpress, i  
> know that these two programs are quite pricey but for me they work  
> really well.
>
> I hope this helps you, good luck.
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> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 1 May 2007 19:43:40 -0400
> From: Ivan Kowalenko
> Subject: Re: [Matroska-users] burning mkv files to dvd
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> On May 1, 2007, at 11.44, Laura Totten wrote:
>
> > Hi, so i see that if i want to watch mkv on windows mediaplayer i
> > can download CCCP,
>
> Personally, I recommend VLC. Greater efficiency, greater range of
> options, better output quality, hundreds of built-in codecs.
>
> > but what about burning these files to dvd? Do they need to be
> > converted? And what program could be used?
>
> DVDSanta is supposed to be the recommended Windows program, but I've
> never used it.

Uhh, what exactly were you asking? Because there's really no question  
typed in here.
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