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Topic # 56844 26-Jan-2010 00:30
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Is teletext supported in Windows 7 media center?

I'm still running the RC and was wondering if its in there or is a plugin needed?

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  Reply # 293048 26-Jan-2010 08:06
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it works, but it takes around a minute to kick into life. channel also needs to be tv1 or tv2. at least, that's the case with freeview satellite... oh, and i run windows 7.

interesting story: the kids were watching a recorded show and i wanted to check the weather, so i interrupted them and hit the teletext button. it worked, but the weather was for around 2 weeks ago! i thought teletext had problems there for a while.
the teletext data stream is obviously recorded alongside the normal recording.

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  Reply # 293068 26-Jan-2010 09:26
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Yep. Teletext is in the VBI area of the picture. So, you can physically record it (if your device will record those lines in the video).




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