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 Post subject: Re: Tech questions that don't need an entire thread
PostPosted: Thu January 10, 2019 4:26 am 
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I did that yesterday and decided it was the machine being stupid. So in revenge I put Vista on it.

You know that meme of the kid on the bicycle and puts the stick in the spokes? That's me right now.


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PostPosted: Thu January 10, 2019 4:33 am 
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JFC. I'm surprised the PC didn't explode.

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So skating back to the train station after work today things went wrong.....now my skateboard is at the bottom of the harbour :(


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PostPosted: Thu January 10, 2019 6:00 am 
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It's a laptop from 2005 and has 1GB of memory. It's got a 1.0 experience score. It's not happy.

And neither am I so I'm putting 7 on it overnight. Let's see what I wake up with.


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An update to the laptop story: I put 7 on and it...works. But it was all for naught as it turns out the I can't get the video off the DV camcorder with that either.

Good-ish news: I found the OG XP discs that came with the laptop and I'm debating going that route. What's the worst that could happen, right?

Finally: I'm pissed that Panasonic doesn't offer the software on their website for the camcorder. There are updates galore but that's it, no software. I can't find any website - even dodgy ones - that has it. Stupid old technology.


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 Post subject: Re: Tech questions that don't need an entire thread
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An update to the laptop story: I put 7 on and it...works. But it was all for naught as it turns out the I can't get the video off the DV camcorder with that either.

Good-ish news: I found the OG XP discs that came with the laptop and I'm debating going that route. What's the worst that could happen, right?

Finally: I'm pissed that Panasonic doesn't offer the software on their website for the camcorder. There are updates galore but that's it, no software. I can't find any website - even dodgy ones - that has it. Stupid old technology.

Which model / series of cam? I may be able to assist.

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PostPosted: Tue February 05, 2019 10:40 pm 
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I'm almost positive it's the PV-GS300 but I'll check when I get home. I know the software I'm looking for is the MotionDV STUDIO.


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PostPosted: Tue February 05, 2019 11:27 pm 
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If it's that one, I think that's identical to my old one. I should have the disc too.

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PostPosted: Tue February 05, 2019 11:37 pm 
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That would be amazing. Would also help the poor laptop out because it's just hating life right now, jumping from OS to OS. :)


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So it's the PV-GS320, not the 300.


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 Post subject: Re: Tech questions that don't need an entire thread
PostPosted: Wed February 06, 2019 11:11 am 
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Found it. Yep, it's the disc for MotionDV Studio 5.3.

I'll work on either copying off the zip files or getting a disc image. It'll need to wait until I'm at work though, apparently we have no working disc drives in our house :lol:

I'll PM you when I have something ready.

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That's amazing, thanks so much.

And I feel you on the drive thing. The only drives in the house are on the main computer (for ripping movies for Plex) and the old laptop.


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