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AfterDawn Discussion Forums

    1. Forum announcements

      From this forum you can read all the latest developments that relate directly to our discussion forums. You can't post new threads here, as the forum is read-only, BUT you can reply to open topics.
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    1. Building a new PC

      Ask opinions and expert advice here when you're planning to build a new PC -- which CPU to use, what motherboards others recommend, etc... For questions related a specific component type or more general PC hardware issue, please find the correct forum from our list of PC hardware forums.
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    2. Home Theater PC

      Discuss HTPC projects, hardware ideas, operating system and software choices, etc. No advertisements, no non-related/generic hardware chat allowed.
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      Latest: amazon prime tv whiskey99, May 24, 2015 at 02:51
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    3. PC hardware help

      For all help regarding PC hardware, ask your questions here.
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    1. Linux - General discussion

      This forum is for general Linux discussion. Topics ranging from distros to software choices to driver problems are allowed here. However, topics related to digital video with Linux should go to here.
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    2. Mac - General discussion

      Chat about Mac, its software, games, drivers, etc. Everything related to Mac and software available for it, is allowed here. However, digital video topics should be posted to here.
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    3. Windows - Games

      Fanatic about games? Prefer your PC instead of game consoles? This is the right place to post your questions, comments and ideas about PC games.
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    4. Windows - General discussion

      Discuss about Windows operating system here. Only topics that don't fit into more specific Windows' forum rooms should be posted here.
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      Latest: Fresh install Win7 scorpNZ, May 13, 2015
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    5. Windows - P2P software

      Got questions about P2P tools? Want to know what is the best P2P tool right now? Searching for tips how to improve your download speeds? This is the right place to discuss about file sharing, P2P networks and P2P software.
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      Latest: Emule account ? tali1, May 25, 2015 at 16:04
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    6. Windows - Software discussion

      Having problems with particular software? Looking for software for some specific purpose, but can't find any? This is the forum room that is meant for general software discussion. Note that topics related to digital video and audio tools should be posted to their specific forum rooms, not here.
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    7. Windows - Virus and spyware problems

      Discuss about how to identify and find viruses, spyware, trojans and other malware and how to deal with them.
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    8. Windows 8 discussion

      Tips and tricks for using and installing Windows 8.
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      Latest: Windows Live Mail missing 2oldGeek, May 5, 2015
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    9. Windows 10 forum

      Questions, comments and thoughts on Windows 10? Post them here.
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    1. Nintendo Wii / Wii U

      This forum is meant for Nintendo Wii -related discussion only. No topics related to previous Nintendo consoles or other consoles allowed here.
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      Latest: HDD issue GreenMinishCap, Apr 30, 2015
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    2. PS2

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about PS2 modding, backupping PS2 games, etc. For PS2 chat about games, cheats, game reviews, etc, visit this forum instead. As usual, no piracy allowed.
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    3. PS3

      All topics that relate to PS3, but don't involve modding or hacking of the console, should be posted to this forum room.

      If your question is about modding or hacking of PS3, post your questions to this forum instead.
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    4. PS4

      All topics that relate to PS4, but don't involve modding or hacking of the console, should be posted to this forum room.

      If your question is about modding or hacking of PS4, post your questions to this forum instead.
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      Latest: destiny ps4 AndyNew, Apr 8, 2015
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    5. Sony Handhelds

      All PSP and PSVita topics should be posted here.
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      Latest: Fully Bricked PSP question... Eisherz, Apr 9, 2015
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    6. Xbox 360

      Want to discuss about Xbox 360, its games, its services, Xbox Live, etc..? Post your questions here.

      Note! All modding / hacking questions should be posted to this forum instead.
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      Latest: Lizard 360 - strange Hitachi 79FL issue themadhaxor, May 27, 2015 at 11:43
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    7. Xbox One

      Want to discuss about Xbox One, its games, its services, Xbox Live, etc..? Post your questions here.

      Note! All modding / hacking questions should be posted to this forum instead.
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    8. Nintendo handhelds

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    1. Convert video to another format

      If you have questions on how to convert a video file into another format, this is the right forum room for you! Please note that we have separate forum rooms for DVD to DVDR, video files to DVD and DVD to video file.
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      Latest: MP4 to DVD - Poor Quality? attar, May 12, 2015
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    2. Video playback problems

      "Video wont play!!!1"? If you have problems playing DVDs, MKV files, DivX, MP4, etc please post your questions to this forum.
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      Latest: Old Tarzan movies attar, Apr 20, 2015
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    3. DVDR

      If you have questions on how to burn DVDR discs, how to play them, which discs to buy, etc -- ask here, we'll help!
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    1. Digital TV - UK & Europe

      This forum is intended for all DVB-S, DVB-C and DVB-T -related stuff, such as capturing DVB-C/T/S streams, converting them to DVD, SVCD, receiver comparisons, PVR and VDR discussion etc.

      Only European / British digital TV questions should be posted here. We have a separate forum room for U.S. Digital TV. Absolutely no piracy/descrambler discussions allowed!
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      Latest: A NEWBIES GUIDE TO MX ANDROID startrek7, May 27, 2015 at 23:05
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    2. Digital TV - United States & Canada

      Have a question related to U.S. or Canadian digital television? Post it here!

      UK/ROI/Euro users, please note that we have a separate forum room for British & European digital TV.
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    3. Receivers and amplifiers

      This is the correct place to discuss about everything that relates to home theater audio, including amps, receivers, pre-amplifiers, etc. No PC audio chat here!
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      Latest: sunray sr4 v2 sim2.2 estarbox, May 4, 2015
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    4. Televisions

      Right place to discuss about LCD, plasma, OLED and LED TVs.
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    5. Media players

      Questions about Chromecast, DVD players, DVD recorders, Blu-ray players, media tanks...? Post your questions here, we'll help!
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    1. Audio

      All discussion about audio. CD ripping, burning, audio copy protections, (de-)compressing, sampling, Hi-Fi, MP3, OGG, MusePack, etc. No video related issues - pure audio only.
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    2. High resolution audio

      Discuss about DVD-Audio, SACD and other high resolution audio formats.
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    3. Portable audio players

      Discuss about Creative's, Sony's, etc portable MP3 players here. Note that Apple's iPod products have their own forum here.
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    1. General audio discussion

      Do you have something to ask about digital audio? Try to get some answers and post your question in here
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    2. Software discussion

      Do you have comments or questions about audio tools, players, encoders or CD rippers? Post them here!
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      Latest: READ THIS: Forum rules! ddp, Feb 6, 2015
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    1. Android

      Discussion about Android and Android -bases phones.
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    2. General mobile discussion

      General discussion about mobile devices, such as mobile phones and PDAs. Discussion about new and upcoming mobile technologies.
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    3. iPhone - General discussion

      Discuss the Apple iPhone. This forum room is intended for general discussion regarding iPhone. Unlocking and jailbreak discussion have a dedicated forum room.
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    4. iPod discussion

      Discuss about iPod, iPod nano, iPod mini, etc. For all non-Apple portable audio players, use this forum instead.
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    5. Motorola

      Discussion about Motorola mobile phones
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      Latest: moto e free unlock calculator obie10, Mar 23, 2015
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    6. Nokia - All other topics

      All discussion related to Nokia mobile phones that doesn't involve unlocking your phone (we have a separate forum room for unlocking issues elsewhere).
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    7. Other mobile phones

      Discussion about other mobile phones (eg. Sendo). Non brand specific discussions, such as generic Series 60 -platform or Java MIDP discussion
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    8. Samsung discussion

      Discussion about Samsung mobile phones
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      Latest: Corrupt photos on SD card? Coooper, May 8, 2015
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    9. Sony Ericsson discussion

      Discussion about Sony Ericsson mobile phones
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    1. AfterDawn feedback & suggestions

      Like something about Dawn? Or just can't stand it? Or maybe you'd like to suggest a new feature for the site? This is the place for you.
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      Latest: overdue thank you aldan, Mar 15, 2015
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    2. All other topics

      All the discussion that doesn't fit into other forums goes here.
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    3. Digital photography

      Discussion about digital cameras, editing digital photos, photography tips and tricks, and everything related to digital imaging in general
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    4. Safety valve

      Feel like letting off some steam? Just want to tell everyone how much the world sucks today? Or how wonderful it is? Go ahead!
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      Latest: Vintage Humour tongs007, May 21, 2015
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    5. Usenet newsgroups - Help, how-tos and discussion

      Discussion about Usenet newsgroups, newsgroup providers, Usenet clients, newsgroup readers, download tools and more.
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    6. User submitted guides

      This area is meant for users who want to post their own guides to our discussion forums. Please read this forum room's rules and guidelines before posting anything.
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      Latest: Downloading embedded video: .swf files Gummy431, May 26, 2015 at 17:30
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    1. Sell your stuff

      Here AfterDawn users can sell their stuff, whether its computer parts, used console games or original DVD movies.
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    2. Buy stuff

      Here AfterDawn users can buy stuff from other users -- whether it is computer parts, used console games or original DVD movies.
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    1. Artist looking for a band

      Are you a solo artist looking for a band? The Internet offers endless opportunities for artists all over the globe to co-operate.
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      Latest: looking to learn guitar ps355528, Dec 16, 2014
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    2. Band looking for an artist

      Is your band looking for new blood? The spice to your sound might be closer than you think - right here!
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    3. Feedback to artists

      Do you love some band in AfterDawn.com and would like to give them some positive feedback? Or is there a band that you just can't stand? Post your opinions in here.
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      Latest: U-ILIOT RECORDS ANNOUNCEMENT HDS, Dec 9, 2011
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    4. Suggestions, ideas and feedback

      You can submit your ideas, suggestions and comments about our band service to this forum
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      Latest: AviSynth Section needed SuikoNiNjitZu, Mar 15, 2015
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    1. CD-R

      CD-R/W burning, copying, software, hardware. Everything that relates to CD-R(OM)s. No video related issues, (S)VCD included. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    2. CD-R(W) Media

      Discussion about various CD-R and CD-RW media brands, quality, etc. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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      Latest: Trouble burning to Verbatim CD-R dward, Jan 30, 2011
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    3. Digital video discussion for Linux users

      Forum to discuss about digital video under Linux. Only digital video topics should be posted here, for other Linux questions, visit our Linux forum instead.
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      Latest: xvid_encraw ps355528, May 6, 2011
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    4. Discusión video digital en español

      Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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      Latest: Feliz 2010 !!! Mrguss, Jan 2, 2010
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    5. Discussão em português

      Discussão sobre vídeo digital, audio, p2p e outros tópicos relacionados, em português.

      Note! This forum room has been archived. No new messages can be posted here.
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      Latest: ajuda com nokia 5140 SalMal, Apr 25, 2010
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    6. DivX / XviD

      This forum is meant for DivX / XviD encoding discussion, tips how to get the best encoding quality when backing up your DVDs, home movies, etc. No playback questions, VCD/SVCD/DVD questions, etc here! Note! This forum room has been shut down. You can read these posts, you can't post new messages here!
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    7. DVD-ROM drives

      Questions and comments about DVD-ROM drives. Note! This forum room has been shut down. All new questions related to DVD-ROM drives should be posted to our DVD / Blu-ray drives forum.
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    8. DVD2One forum

      This forum is meant for questions and comments about DVD2One software -- all other DVD-R questions should be posted to our other DVD-R forums instead. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    9. HD DVD discussion

      This forum room is meant for discussion related to HD DVD -- devices, movies, etc. No other topics allowed! Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    10. HDTV discussion

      Discuss topics related to HDTV technology.

      This forum room has been archived. Majority of its content has been merged to other forum topics, but those that remain here can still be read, but new posts can't be made to this forum room.
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    11. MPEG-1 and MPEG-2 encoding (AVI to DVD)

      Don't ask questions about DVD ripping/frameserving in here! This forum is meant for solving problems related directly to MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 encoding and burning, sharing valuable information about encoding best-practices, DivX/AVI to DVD etc. Note! This forum room has been shut down - you can read these posts, you can't post here anymore.
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      Latest: Converting wtv files lilyee, Jul 31, 2011
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    12. Nintendo Gamecube - General discussion

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about Nintendo Gamecube mods and backup issues. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    13. PDA discussion

      Discussion about PDAs running Windows Mobile, Palm OS or Pocket Pc operating system. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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      Latest: unlock nokia ddp, Sep 26, 2011
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    14. ratDVD discussion, help and suggestions

      Discussion related to ratDVD DVD conversion software. All discussion related to the software welcome, including feature requests, improvement suggestions, questions etc. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    15. Resource center

      Our old resource center has been archived.

      From now on, all resource tips & hints should be posted to our All other topics forum.
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    16. Xbox - Backup discussion

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about backupping Xbox games. As usual, no piracy allowed. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    17. Xbox - Games

      This forum is meant for discussing about Xbox games, post reviews of games, comments, etc. No mod chip discussion and no questions about how to copy games, etc are allowed here, only chat about games. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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      Latest: Fallout 3 game saves Laura999, Jun 17, 2011
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    18. Xbox - General discussion

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about XBox backup issues that don't fit into our other Xbox forum rooms. As usual, no piracy allowed. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    19. Xbox - Hardware boot discussion

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about Xbox chips installation and modding. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    20. Xbox - Hardware mods

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about swapping harddrives, disc drives and other similar mods. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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    21. Xbox - Software discussion

      The intention of this forum is to discuss about firmwares, dashboards, bios, patching and unsigned code. As usual, no piracy allowed. Note! This forum has been shut down. You can still read messages, but you can't post to this forum room.
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