Mon, 27 Dec 1999 17:12:46 EST

In a message dated Mon, 27 Dec 1999 4:07:48 PM Eastern Standard Time, Edward Ju <> writes:

> >Hey Eddie, I was wondering if you could help me with something. I got a
> >set of ZZ VCD's but I don't know how to get them to play. Any suggestions?
> >
> >Jason
> Have you ever got a VCD to play on your system? I just don't want to sound
> patronizing in case you have and there's something wrong with the VCDs.
> DVD:
> Some DVD players can playback VCDs as well. Usually this is marked on the
> player itself, or explained in the user's manual. Look at the loading area
> of your DVD player and see if VCD is listed among the formats accepted by
> the player, such as DVD, CD, etc.
> Mac:
> Slap the VCD in your drive and pull down the Apple menu, choose Apple Video
> Player (you probably need System 8.6 to have it) and it should start searching
> the CD and show you the available playback files. It may take a while but
> don't think the computer crashed or something.
> PC:
> Go to Accessories from the Start menu, under Entertainment you will find 2
> items - Active Movie Controls and Movie (somthing) - don't have my PC here,
> so I am doing everything from memory. You want to have them open a file
> from the CD, I think the file is usually called Music2.dat or or
> Just try all the files that show up and you will eventually find
> the right one. If the movie plays but there's no sound, then stop it and
> try a different file.
> Active Movie Controls and the other one have pros and cons, you will just
> have to try both and see which one you prefer. To get to full screen mode
> I think the hotkey is Alt-Enter.
> Lemme know if you still can't get them to work. If the VCDs you got are
> CD-Rs you bought from some unethical guy from Singapore, chances are it
> will make an ugly loud sound in your drive and it's probably not playing
> because the disc wasn't properly mastered.
> Eddie

I got them working, well all except the first one actually, but I am going to see if I can check the registry on that one. DOes anyone know if there are any more detailed episode summaries of ZZ Gundam then what is on the Gundam Project? (No offense Mark)


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