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Uber Geek


  #202029 18-Mar-2009 21:28
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Using the new 7075 build (RC1) of Win7, an AMD X2 @ 3Ghz and a 8300GT videochip which supposedly supports hardware H264 decoding, but even with the latest "official" nVidia Win7 beta drivers, CPU usage is hovering around the 70% mark while watching TV3. My guess is that it's not using the GPU, any idea how to force it to do it?

Other than that and the resulting very average framerates, the EPG works fine with the little Pinnacle nano-USB DVB-T tuner and MCE seems a little more stable than with the 7000 build.

Think I'll need to start saving the $$ for Windows 7 "Ultimate" as I suspect it might be the only version that will do everything I want, unless I get the media edition and run a Linux VM for the server functionality...

I'll stick the 8500GT in there and see if I can get the Hybrid Boost SLI thing to work and see if that helps, gonna triple the noise output of my nice quiet HTPC :(

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Master Geek


  #202137 19-Mar-2009 11:31
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I have installed Win7 7000 and like it but need to restore or reload as I have broken it with BSE EPG (I am sure this is me playing too much and not BSE).

Does anyone know how the updates work? If I reload build 7000 and apply the updates, is that the same as downloading build 7075?  

   

 
 
 
 


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  #202186 19-Mar-2009 15:07
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The updates are mostly just minor fixes and updates for Windows defender. 7075 has a number of core changes, kind of akin to a service pack level of alteration. You can upgrade from 7000 to 7075 from the 7075 installer, but you can't use Windows Update to do it.

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Master Geek


  #202204 19-Mar-2009 16:24
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Thanks Steve,

I have been looking for a download site but there seems to be alot of confusion and dislexia out there.

Can you confirm you have 7075 and not 7057? If so, where did you get it?

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Master Geek


  #202210 19-Mar-2009 16:45
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It's 7057. Full title for 32 bit is 7057.0.090305-2000_x86fre_client_en-us_Retail_Ultimate-GB1CULFRER_EN_DVD if you want to google it. The is talk of a 7061 biuld about but it's not yet available anywhere other than official microsoft sources.

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Master Geek


  #202220 19-Mar-2009 17:27
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I can confirm that the 7057 build has fixed the NOVA-T500 dual tuner bug. Well, in the x64 version of it has anyway.

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Uber Geek


  #202225 19-Mar-2009 18:05
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Yeah, sorry, I meant 7057. Too much coding, my brain can't cope with any more numbers :)

 
 
 
 


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Ultimate Geek


  #202365 20-Mar-2009 15:51
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FreddyK: I can confirm that the 7057 build has fixed the NOVA-T500 dual tuner bug. Well, in the x64 version of it has anyway.


To a point I agree it has fixed the dual tuner issues for Nova-T-500, but sometimes I lose video (black screen) or audio one or the other. Since it is media center though you can close and reopen or just start playing the recording from the start and the video/audio returns.

cheers
db




Home Server: AMD Threadripper 1950X, 64GB, 56TB HDD, Define R6 Case, 10GbE, ESXi 6.7, UNRAID, NextPVR, Emby Server, Plex Server.
Lounge Media Center: NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB: Kodi18 with Titan MOD, Emby.
Kids Media Center: NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB: Kodi18 with Titan MOD, Emby.
Main PC: Ryzen 7 2700, 16GB RAM, RX 570, 2 x 24"


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Ultimate Geek


  #202366 20-Mar-2009 15:55
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fisher191: I have installed Win7 7000 and like it but need to restore or reload as I have broken it with BSE EPG (I am sure this is me playing too much and not BSE).

Does anyone know how the updates work? If I reload build 7000 and apply the updates, is that the same as downloading build 7075?  

   



Just do a  system restore back to a point in time when it was working. I had a issue with waking from sleep and when I reset the computer it stuffed windows completely, ie wouldn't login with an error message about the profile being corrupted. did a restore and het presto back to a working condition.

cheers
db




Home Server: AMD Threadripper 1950X, 64GB, 56TB HDD, Define R6 Case, 10GbE, ESXi 6.7, UNRAID, NextPVR, Emby Server, Plex Server.
Lounge Media Center: NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB: Kodi18 with Titan MOD, Emby.
Kids Media Center: NVIDIA Shield TV 16GB: Kodi18 with Titan MOD, Emby.
Main PC: Ryzen 7 2700, 16GB RAM, RX 570, 2 x 24"


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  #202367 20-Mar-2009 16:05
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Does any one know of a fix windows 7 build 7057
when trying start live tv it comes on for a second and then
cuts out and say files needed to display video are either not installed or missing please restart media centre
when restarted no change

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Master Geek


  #202380 20-Mar-2009 16:57
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browned:
FreddyK: I can confirm that the 7057 build has fixed the NOVA-T500 dual tuner bug. Well, in the x64 version of it has anyway.


To a point I agree it has fixed the dual tuner issues for Nova-T-500, but sometimes I lose video (black screen) or audio one or the other. Since it is media center though you can close and reopen or just start playing the recording from the start and the video/audio returns.

cheers
db

I've never encounter that problem myself after using it for 3 days, but have read of others who have. My only problem is that my motherboard is a bit long in the tooth and the only drivers I can find for my audio only support 2 channel stereo.

As soon as Hauppauge release the up-coming new drivers, I'll stick the x86 version back but in the mean time, Im happy with the way its working (oh, and my wireless also doesnt have x64 support.)

EDIT: Fixed my audio issue.

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Uber Geek


  #202457 20-Mar-2009 23:02
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ZALMAN: Does any one know of a fix windows 7 build 7057
when trying start live tv it comes on for a second and then
cuts out and say files needed to display video are either not installed or missing please restart media centre
when restarted no change


Works fine here, might be an issue related to the drivers for your tuner card perhaps?

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Master Geek


  #202475 21-Mar-2009 10:03
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So can anyone confirm if the problems with using guide over the air (dvb-s) and dropping schedulked recordings has been fixed in this build?

(Oh and does this site crash on every page refresh with a long running javascript problem for anyone else using IE8??)

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Master Geek


  #202694 23-Mar-2009 01:44
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For those using build 7057, heres a fix to rid that anoying desktop.ini file displayed after startup.

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Ultimate Geek

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  #202716 23-Mar-2009 08:20
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stevenz:
ZALMAN: Does any one know of a fix windows 7 build 7057
when trying start live tv it comes on for a second and then
cuts out and say files needed to display video are either not installed or missing please restart media centre
when restarted no change


Works fine here, might be an issue related to the drivers for your tuner card perhaps?


Do you know what version drivers you are using?

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