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Topic # 49951 20-Nov-2009 19:43
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Could anyone please help with a step by step guide to add Prime TV to Windows 7 media center using a Sky dish? I set this PC up as with Vista nearly a year ago and then upgraded to Windows 7 RC and didn't note anything down other than adding links to my favourites. I am a bit scared I break everything as wife and kids would kill me lol!

Any help would be great



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  Reply # 274847 20-Nov-2009 22:18
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Are you using a DVB-S card or do you have a Sky set-top-box connected to the HTPC?

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  Reply # 274852 20-Nov-2009 22:59
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Oops, didn't realist that this was posted on the Freeview forum so you must be using a dvb-s card.

You will need to go to settings - tv - setup tv signal - scan satellite transponders - single transponder.
From there put in the transponder as 12456 and 22500 and horizontal for the other options.
That should pick up Prime as a new channel and put it at the end of your channel list.


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  Reply # 275047 21-Nov-2009 22:50
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Thanks, yes freeview through dvb-s hauppauge Nova-S card. I will give it a go first downtime, between recording stuff and kids watching other stuff and will let you know how it goes


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  Reply # 279371 4-Dec-2009 16:41
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Perfect answer!, It worked perfctly, now wee just need a few more channels :-)

Thank you very much!

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