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02-13-2013, 11:23 AM
Need help with my G73sw laptop a while back tryed to update nvidia drivers which had problem's with when hook up hdmi to tv the screen would jump every few min was hoping find way to fix it then my 3d vision was working great when i first got it and sense i did some update see ghosting on it which didn't have before. also while back had got virus on my computer while back did reinstall windows but my computer act slower when it was updating windows and for some reason wont let me update Roxio player before wouldn't let me go in full screen mode.
Hope someone can help me with this thanks.

02-14-2013, 10:23 AM
Still need help dont know how to get the update for the roxio cineplayer and hope to get the nvidia 3d vison stop from ghosting.

02-14-2013, 11:15 AM
Download the nVidia driver from the ASUS website and see if that one helps. As to Roxio player, try going to their website and seeing if there is a newer version available for download.

02-14-2013, 11:59 AM
I tryed go to the Roxio website look for update for the Roxio Cineplayer BD but cant download it is there another way can find it.

02-14-2013, 12:12 PM
I did try update the Nvidia driver before thats what think that started the ghosting when I was trying to fix the hdmi from my computer to my tv from jumping.

02-14-2013, 01:40 PM
NVIDIA driver remnants that fail to uninstall can cause video issues. I recommend updating to the latest NVIDIA driver version by booting into Windows Safe Mode and performing a 'clean' NVIDIA install (launch the NVIDIA installer, choose "Custom Instal" and check the "Clean Installation" checkbox). The clean install will hopefully remove any previously uninstalled NVIDIA driver remnants while performing the installation from Safe Mode will disable other running drivers (such as Antivirus) that may interfere with your NVIDIA driver installation.

02-14-2013, 02:54 PM
Just tryed that I redownload the new update in safe mode but didnt fix it but did notice something odd after downloading it .

02-14-2013, 03:32 PM
Try using Windows System Restore to restore your system to a time when your laptop functioned correctly.

02-14-2013, 03:42 PM
Does anybody know where I can find the Roxio Cineplayer BD 3D update I cant find it on the website ?

02-15-2013, 08:21 AM
right,try going to their website and seeing if there is a newer version available for download.thank you http://www.maxin.us/imax/images/7.gif

02-15-2013, 11:16 AM
Does anybody know where I can find the Roxio Cineplayer BD 3D update I cant find it on the website ?

I have the Roxio CinePlayer BD since I bought my G74 in October of 2011.
The only update was the version 5.8.A06 in 2012. No later update/s until now, as far as I know..

What version of the player do you currently have?..

Visiting the Roxio website, one can't help but think that the CinePlayer BD
is an abandoned software by its makers.

I read somewhere that some of the newer 3D/BluRay movies can't play on the CinePlayer.
Feeling lucky it hasn't failed me yet. But wouldn't think twice of changing it, the moment
it stops serving its purpose.

02-15-2013, 11:38 AM
I have version 5.8.A04 well that sucks so guess there no way can update it. why would they abandoned the softwear I was hopeing to watch some more 3d movies after find a way to fix the ghosting.

02-15-2013, 11:59 AM
You can try updating it (fingers-crossed) to 5.8.A06 by opening your CinePlayer > Help tab..
It's how I updated mine way back last year. Good luck..

02-15-2013, 12:13 PM
Did try doing that keeps saying there is not updates for it which there should be.

02-15-2013, 01:22 PM
Which reminds me of a similar experience when I was updating my CinePlayer.
It kept saying "no updates", but I kept on trying to update it randomly, just the same.
Finally hit the jackpot, and got the 5.8.A06 version. :)

But if your persistence doesn't work, I would suggest you buy any of the better
BD players (e.g. PowerDVD 12, etc.).

02-16-2013, 02:22 PM
Oh thats nice mybe it will work for me :) if not guess will have to get Power dvd 12 if thats the best one to get.

02-19-2013, 12:44 AM
Still hopeing to stop 3d vison from ghosting is there anyone else can help me with this.

02-19-2013, 01:02 AM
Still hopeing to stop 3d vison from ghosting is there anyone else can help me with this.

Not much that I can think of. The original 3D technology does have some limits and issues, and those are (from what I understand) corrected in the newer version of 3D Vision (2).

02-19-2013, 01:35 AM
Still hopeing to stop 3d vison from ghosting is there anyone else can help me with this.

Here's a couple of threads that may help with NVIDIA 3DVision ghosting:

1) https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/492299/3d-vision/how-i-fixed-top-20-ghosting/

2) https://forums.geforce.com/default/topic/484680/3dvision-ghosting-depth-crossover/

02-20-2013, 01:39 AM
I have another problm my computer just turn off while playing game now cant turn it on now

02-20-2013, 02:26 AM
Check out this thread: http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?29377-G73SW-Shutting-Down-for-no-reason&country=&status=. It may need to cool down before you can start it again.

02-20-2013, 03:36 AM
well did got to power it back on this is first time it happen wonder why its doing it now.

02-20-2013, 04:54 AM
It's testing you, trying to find your breaking point...

Seriously, the thermal paste that allows heat transfer from the processors to the heatsinks drys out and becomes less effective over time, leading to overheating. Take a look at http://rog.asus.com/forum/showthread.php?946-G73JH-GPU-Overheating-Observations-and-Suggestions-(Read-This-First).

You may be able to reduce temperatures by blowing out your fan intakes and exhausts with compressed gas. If not, you're probably looking at a repaste.

02-22-2013, 12:14 AM
Should I get a fan for my laptop that would it help from overhearting.

02-22-2013, 12:42 AM
A good cleaning may be all you need. Cooling pads are ineffective for G Series laptops since the laptop fan intakes are not on the bottom.

If cleaning fails to significantly lower temperatures to prevent overheating shutdowns, then a repaste is the only effective solution short of gaming in a walk-in freezer...