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HP Compaq Presario,Presario S5100 Supplementary Manual

Hp compaq presario,presario s5100: supplementary guide.
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Creating DVDs and CDs

With Your DVD Writer/CD Writer Drive

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  • Page 1: Creating Dvds And Cds

    Creating DVDs and CDs With Your DVD Writer/CD Writer Drive...
  • Page 2 NOT EXCLUDE, RESTRICT OR MODIFY AND ARE IN ADDITION TO ANY MANDATORY STATUTORY RIGHTS APPLICABLE TO THE SALE OF THIS PRODUCT OR SERVICE TO YOU. HP assumes no responsibility for the use or reliability of its software on equipment that is not furnished by HP.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Creating DVDs and CDs ... 1 DVD Writer/CD Writer Drive Features ... 1 Creating Music CDs with RecordNow!... 1 Storing Files on a DVD or CD ... 3 Copying a DVD or CD ... 4 Erasing a DVD or CD... 5 Creating DVD Movies ...
  • Page 4 Recording VHS Video Files onto DVDs... 13 Creating Recovery CD/DVDs for the PC ... 13 Setting Automatic Recording Options... 13 Compatibility Information... 14 Disc Quick Reference ... 15 Software Quick Reference ... 16 Troubleshooting... 18 More Information ... 19 Creating DVDs and CDs Compatible File Formats ...
  • Page 5: Creating Dvds And Cds

    DVDs and CDs. IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology, and does not endorse or encourage the use of our products for purposes other than those permitted by national copyright law.
  • Page 6: Creating Cds To Play On Your Pc

    4 Insert a music CD. Select View, and then select your CD-ROM drive to view the tracks on your CD. Click Find Music, and then click Browse to find music files on your hard disk drive that you want to record. 5 Select the tracks you want to record, and then click Add.
  • Page 7: About Creating A Music Cd

    CDs with the RecordNow! program. About Creating a Music CD IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology, and does not endorse or encourage the use of our products for purposes other than those permitted by national copyright law.
  • Page 8: About Storing Data Files On Disc

    Copying a DVD or CD IMPORTANT: HP supports the lawful use of technology, and does not endorse or encourage the use of our products for purposes other than those permitted by national copyright law.
  • Page 9: Erasing A Dvd Or Cd

    5 Click the Burn icon. 6 Insert a blank DVD or CD into the drive, and then click OK. 7 Click Done when the recording is complete. Erasing a DVD or CD You can use RecordNow! to erase music, data or video files from rewriteable DVDs and CDs, leaving almost all the disc space available for new recordings.
  • Page 10: Creating Dvd Movies

    Creating DVD Movies Your DVD Writer/CD Writer drive allows you to capture (copy), edit and record your home movies in a few easy steps by using the ArcSoft ® ShowBiz 2 software program. If you simply want to copy a video from your digital camcorder to a DVD in the fewest steps, follow the instructions in “Creating a Quick DVD Movie”.
  • Page 11 6 When the Design Your DVD window appears: • Type a title for your video in the Title area. • Type the date you want to appear in your video file. • Select a background for your DVD Menu from the drop-down list.
  • Page 12: Creating A Custom Dvd Movie

    Creating a Custom DVD Movie The software included with your PC allows you to create custom DVDs by including multiple source videos and slideshows. In this section, you will learn how to: • Transfer your home video files to your hard disk drive.
  • Page 13: Editing Video Files In Showbiz 2

    8 When the Save As window appears, select text and type a file name, select your video format from the drop-down list, set your capture duration (default is 2 hours), click the Capture button, and then click OK. 9 Click the Stop button to stop capturing your video file.
  • Page 14: Recording A Dvd Or Vcd Movie With Showbiz 2

    7 Select the editing tabs (Text, Transitions and Effects) to edit your video file. For text select your options, and then click OK for each item you want to change. For transitions and effects, select an item, and then drag it to the storyboard. Refer to the Help menu in ShowBiz 2 for more information about editing your video files.
  • Page 15 5 Select either the DVD-Video or Video CD tab. 6 Select Write a DVD to create a DVD without menus. 7 In the Export to DVD or VCD window: a Select your drive from the drop-down list. b Type in a file name. c Place a tick in the Save a copy to disk tick box, if desired, and then select a location to place your copy.
  • Page 16: Editing Recorded Dvds With Showbiz 2

    9 Type a name for your video project, and then click Save. 10 When the Write Disc options window opens, select your settings, and then click OK. 11 Insert a blank CD or DVD. If the disc isn’t blank, ShowBiz 2 prompts you to erase it before recording your DVD.
  • Page 17: Playing Your Dvd In Windows Media Player

    Playing Your DVD in Windows Media Player 1 Insert your DVD into a DVD drive. Select Play DVD Video using Windows Media Player from the AutoPlay window, and then click OK. You may need to set up Windows Media Player the first time you open it.
  • Page 18: Compatibility Information

    If the option you want is not listed, you can select Take no action, and then click OK. The window closes, and you can then manually select a different option through the Start menu on the desktop. Here are some of the other options you can choose: •...
  • Page 19: Compatible File Formats

    IMPORTANT: The DVD Writer/CD Writer drive can’t record to DVD-R, DVD-RW, or DVD-RAM discs. When recording, use DVDs that have a “+” in their names. Compatible File Formats Your DVD Writer/CD Writer drive can read and record the following audio formats: •...
  • Page 20: Software Quick Reference

    Data DVD movie DVD movie NOTE: For the latest disc compatibility information for your PC, check the following Web site: http://www.hp.com Optical Drive Quick Reference Optical drive can Read CDs, CD-Rs, and CD-RWs Read DVDs Read data on a CD...
  • Page 21 The PC has various software programs preinstalled that you can use with the DVD Writer/CD Writer drive: • Windows Media Player • RealOne Player • Windows Movie Maker 2.0 • InterVideo WinDVD • RecordNow! • ArcSoft ShowBiz 2 Software With this program you can •...
  • Page 22: Troubleshooting

    Software With this program you can • ArcSoft ShowBiz 2 Capture digital and analogue video files directly from a digital video (DV) camera, VCR or other analogue capture device in a few steps. NOTE: Your PC may not include an analogue capture device. •...
  • Page 23: My Music Cd Won't Play In My Stereo

    For technical support information, refer to your Warranty & Support Guide. For general information about products and services, and for answers to computer support questions, go to the following Web site at: http://www.hp.com Creating DVDs and CDs...

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