Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 25th Dec 2010 17:38 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes First of all: the entire OSNews team would like to wish you a very merry Christmas. Even if you're not religious, there's always porn on the internet, right? Anywho, these wishes are a bit tardy, but that's because I've been fighting a battle with my computer the past few days trying to find a way to record Minecraft footage so I could make a Christmas wish from inside my creations - a losing battle, so it would seem. So, for Christmas, I have two OSNews Asks items for you to ponder. First, help me record Minecraft footage. Second, and this is of more practical use to myself and probably others as well, help me to set up an automatic backup solution that backs up the contents of one folder on an external hard drive to another external drive.
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Thom_Holwerda
Member since:
2005-06-29

The troubleshoot slider is no longer there in Windows 7.

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umccullough Member since:
2006-01-26

The troubleshoot slider is no longer there in Windows 7.


Funny, shows up on my laptop with win7..

right click desktop, choose "Screen Resolution", then click the little "Advanced Settings" hyperlink thing (hard to notice), then click "Troublshoot" tab, then click "Change Settings" button.

In any case, clearly this is all just a hack.

You could also run dxdiag and try disabling some of the directx features there to see if that helps *STRIKE that - win7 version of dxdiag doesn't have any settings now.

or even petition Notch to include a way to disable use of overlay, etc... I see it only uses it in fullscreen here which is funny.

Alternatively, you could set your screencapture program to capture just a region of the screen where minecraft is running and use Minecraft in "windowed" mode instead.

Edited 2010-12-25 21:26 UTC

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Thom_Holwerda Member since:
2005-06-29

right click desktop, choose "Screen Resolution", then click the little "Advanced Settings" hyperlink thing (hard to notice), then click "Troublshoot" tab, then click "Change Settings" button.


Mine's ghosted, with a message stating that only if the driver supports it can you use the button. Odd.

Alternatively, you could set your screencapture program to capture just a region of the screen where minecraft is running and use Minecraft in "windowed" mode instead.


More weirdness: when recording in full screen, there's ZERO lag in Minecraft. When recording windowed (I already tried that), MUCH lag. Very odd.

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bassbeast Member since:
2007-11-11

Or you can just go here-

http://primewares.com/

Which is my "go to" site for finding an app that does a specific job. They have over 39,000, all free, all Windows, and their search engine rocks. Just type in what you need the app to do, they find an app that does it. It don't get simpler than that!

Edited 2010-12-26 07:09 UTC

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