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Topic # 29621 13-Jan-2009 15:03
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!!!URGENT!!! As you have picked from the title i am trying to scan for channels but the computer wont read the cards DVB-S function so I am unable to get any channels any help or past experiences fixes would be very much appreciated !!!URGENT!!!Frown

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  Reply # 189241 13-Jan-2009 15:20
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run hcwlear.exe and reboot and reinstall the card.

it won't pick up the DVB-S part at all, or it won't tune?  these are two totally different types of trouble shooting.

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  Reply # 189288 13-Jan-2009 17:29
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What software are you using? MS media center does not support DVB-S out of the box. It needs changes made to it for it to  work.

Main thing to realise when setting up a media center is that it will take quite a while to get it set up and even longer before you are happy with the setup. It is not plug and play. The fact that you say it is urgent make me think that you may be setting yourself up for disapointment.







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Reply # 189298 13-Jan-2009 17:57
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Nety:  The fact that you say it is urgent ......


Judging by his non reply to date, I don't think it was THAT urgent

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Reply # 189300 13-Jan-2009 18:00
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DaveB:
Nety:  The fact that you say it is urgent ......


Judging by his non reply to date, I don't think it was THAT urgent


He only posted it a couple of hours ago. Give him a chance. He might have posted, gone to the office, or gone home. It's not like he posted last week.






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Reply # 189315 13-Jan-2009 18:58
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the problem is that the powercinema wont pick up the DVB-S component when you carry out the setup wizard, but it does see the DVB-T and the analog components sorry for slow reply.



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  Reply # 189317 13-Jan-2009 19:00
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like it wont see it at all not that it wont tune



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  Reply # 189616 14-Jan-2009 19:03
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Nety: What software are you using? MS media center does not support DVB-S out of the box. It needs changes made to it for it to  work.

Main thing to realise when setting up a media center is that it will take quite a while to get it set up and even longer before you are happy with the setup. It is not plug and play. The fact that you say it is urgent make me think that you may be setting yourself up for disapointment.


Thanx netty that seemed to fix the problem. I having a bit of trouble getting the channels to work now though the powercinema will recognise them but it wont dislpay any picture or sound any help would be good.
 

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  Reply # 189745 15-Jan-2009 11:37
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Sorry I have never used powercinema so can't provide any help. Should be someone else that is knowledgeable with it though.







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  Reply # 189789 15-Jan-2009 14:52
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Nety which software are you using and which model of card have you got. I have tried mediaportal and got all the channels working, but im just have trouble with the Hauppauge IR remote, like MediaPortal wont want to learn the new commends for some reason, because at the moment ch+is volumes down and all this sort of wierd stuff. I would still like to get powercinema working because it seems to be more reliable and more user friendly. If you anyone knows how to get the remote functioning properly any help would be appreciated. The remote is a 45 button Hauppage remote.

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  Reply # 189794 15-Jan-2009 15:03
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I am now running Vista Media center with the TV pack. I was running it without the TV pack up until a few weeks ago.

As from my sig I am using two HVR 3000's. Hoping to add a 2200 at some point to give me a better analouge input option + more DVB-T options when Windows 7 is released.







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  Reply # 189828 15-Jan-2009 18:52
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What did you need to do to get windows media center up and running with tv I have tried with not much sucsess? Like is there something I need to download?

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