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Archive for February 2015

Fraps vs Camstudio: pc infection and big disappointment

Two of the most recomended screenrecorders installed, but still not able to record a damn shit!!

I was making a Photoshop CS3 tutorial and a SWTOR farming guide using screenshots, Photoshop and Windows Live Moviemaker, but suddenly I could not make screenshots in SWTOR at all. At the point it was almost done I was not able to finish my project which took me a lot of time…
So I downloaded Fraps for free. Problem solved. Fraps is a recommended program, really easy to use and I was even able to make beautiful screenshots of conversations which never worked before.

But I also wanted to add gameplay to explain things better. Showing it instead of writing it. The great thing is that Fraps records everything and it is fluent. (no lag) I used it to record some SWTOR conversations and gameplay. Unfortunately I discovered this was only the free version which is very limited. It can not record longer than 30 seconds and there is a small watermark on the top of the video. I tried to repeat two records using a macro on my mouse and keyboard, but it did not let me start a new record immediately after the previous ended. Even after a lot of cutting the result is crappy. I uploaded the videos to my Youtube channel.

I was not satisfied. Camstudio is a highly recommended screen recorder and I was excited after I read it was free. Unfortunately it came with a unwanted program called PC Speed Maximizer including a virus. My antivirus software detected a trojan and removed it. But today my computer is slower and when I open my internet browser there are these annoying adds and popups. This is how I view my page.

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Another problem is that it wont even record my fullsreen gameplay. All I see is a black screen with the audio. Thats just great! I am upset and pissed off because of all this crap. Scanning my computer again, but not detecting anything.

13 february 2015 Update: my antivirus program could not detect the problem, not even the deepest scan. But I discovered an new extension installed on Google Chrome called “Strong signal”. I already tried to remove it from my browser yesterday, but it was back. Until I removed it from my software list. Now the ads and popup windows no longer appear when I surf on the internet. YAY!

So there is one problem left: the black screen when recording gameplay in fullscreen with Camstudio.

Calender
February 2015
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