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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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    3. PC hardware help

      For all help regarding PC hardware, ask your questions here.
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      Latest: Minor Tune-Up (Suggestions Requested) CB_DFW, Feb 17, 2019 at 19:17
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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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      Latest: port settings for DC++ scorpNZ, Jun 20, 2018
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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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      Latest: Switch to console ? Henrryparth, Dec 19, 2018
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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: recovery colin.t, Feb 16, 2019 at 04:25
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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: Torrent Question brendoon, Feb 16, 2019 at 06:20
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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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      Latest: Nero 7 DVD Data Disc Burning Problem Carpenter Mate, Feb 13, 2019 at 21:09
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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 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: Wii Has No Video jimmysofat6864, Nov 26, 2018
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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.
      Latest: PlayStation Serial Number GrandpaBW, Jan 28, 2019
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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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      Latest: PS3 no Power no standby noipi, Feb 7, 2019
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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: ps4 EXploited! aldan, Nov 26, 2018
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    5. Sony Handhelds

      All PSP and PSVita topics should be posted here.
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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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    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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    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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    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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      Latest: Calculations with disk Jeddy55, Aug 1, 2018
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    4. Other video questions

      Don't find a forum to post your video questions to? Post them here.
      Latest: Webcam Grainy, Plenty of Light scorpNZ, Feb 14, 2019 at 19:19
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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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    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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      Latest: Cisco DTA50 inner menu omendata, Feb 4, 2019
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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: Sony STR-DN 1080 HDR Problem G101, Feb 6, 2019
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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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    6. Android TV boxes (Kodi, XBMC, etc)

      Post here anything related to Android-based STB / TV devices (MX Android etc.) or software that runs on them (Kodi etc.).
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      Latest: MX10 PRO Android TV OS Bohemicus_cz, Jan 24, 2019
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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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      Latest: Jet Audio Rolf Ryppy, Feb 2, 2019
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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: microsoft screen recorder scorpNZ, Jan 30, 2019
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    1. Android Phones

      Discussion about Android and Android 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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      Latest: Nokia 5630 Xpress music kiin kiin, Jan 8, 2019
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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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      Latest: Want to sell iPhone X Amyleah, Feb 12, 2019 at 06:59
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    4. 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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    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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    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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      Latest: Photo edit help GrandpaBW, Jan 24, 2019
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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: Some Mid-Winter Light Reading attar, Feb 13, 2019 at 14:22
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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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      Latest: Laughing Smiley attar, Aug 23, 2018
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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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    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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      Latest: Mid Spec PC Pricing Advice. mrcapdown, Feb 9, 2019
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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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