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Topic # 67101 27-Aug-2010 21:36
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Windows 7 Media Center -

If I change the channel or if I am watching a video and either move forwards or backwards in the video the image stutters and goes into an infinante loop of 3 seconds (i.e. the picture seems to jump back and forward amongst 5 or so frames just repeating - audio fine).  I have to push stop and go back and chose the channel again - and then it works.  Sometimes it happens if I skip back and forward in a video played in media player.

THat leads me to think its a .wtv problem.

I have a 2.2ghz core 2 duo, 3gig ram, 256mb Geeforce 9800se.  USB Avermedia Twinstar (2 tuners one USB) on my laptop. 

Video will usually (if I dont do anything) play fine. So i dont think its a processing thing.

Does anyone have any smart ideas for me? At my wits end.  Thinking of taking this card back cos it wont do what I bought it for.

(finally got the EPG working after installing guidehound - not stoaked at the prospect of having to pay for it tho if I keep using it as the USB tuner was advertised as being EPG capable - NOT COOL PB TECH)

So if anyone can help me fix my stuttering/freezing/skipping (I dont know what to call it!) problem that would be AWESOME!!!

cheers

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  Reply # 373961 28-Aug-2010 16:05
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Have you installed any extra codecs?







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

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  Reply # 374386 30-Aug-2010 08:27
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No - none.

I thought that was just to get mkv's and subtitles and the like to play? 

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  Reply # 374419 30-Aug-2010 09:55
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Correct. I was more making sure no external codec was causing problems. That being the case I would have to suggest that it is a hardware issue.
If audio is continuing fine then maybe something with the video card? If possible try a different video card and see if that makes a difference. If recordings are OK if you do not FF/RR then it is not the tuner card.







Media centre PC - Case Silverstone LC16M with 2 X 80mm AcoustiFan DustPROOF, MOBO Gigabyte MA785GT-UD3H, CPU AMD X2 240 under volted, RAM 4 Gig DDR3 1033, HDD 120Gig System/512Gig data, Tuners 2 X Hauppauge HVR-3000, 1 X HVR-2200, Video Palit GT 220, Sound Realtek 886A HD (onboard), Optical LiteOn DH-401S Blue-ray using TotalMedia Theatre Power Corsair VX Series, 450W ATX PSU OS Windows 7 x64

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  Reply # 374462 30-Aug-2010 11:58
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Thanks.  That's a bugger as its a laptop.

Geforce 9800se 256mb - I.E. the geforce ones where there was a bit of controversy about 2 1/2 years ago because they were prone to failure.

Has already been replaced by Dell once before.

It's weird - never had any issue with any other file before.

Tried the .wtv file on a mates computer - no issue at all.  It seems my laptop just hates .wtv? 

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