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Topic # 57250 7-Feb-2010 14:36
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Ok, so after running the 32bit RC of Win 7 I just installed to x64 Home Pro.
but now when I scan the transponders 12456 & 12483 for Freeview channels I get varios sky channels, and no FTA channels. Also, sitting in the channel listings & guide was the old fTA channels - no guides and "service unavailable" message showing.
I have tried rescanning, resetting up, google etc.
BTW, I run multiple HDDs - OS on one (which was a format and fresh install - can't upgrade to 64bit), Media on another and backup on another.
The WAF factor has hit its lowest since the media HDD died last year...




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  Reply # 296766 7-Feb-2010 14:49
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When you tell WMC that you are receiving on Optus D1 it automatically adds the Freeview channels except for PRIME.
You need to do a manual scan of 12456 and it should list PRIME as the only channel it found (as the others are already in the guide.)






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  Reply # 296792 7-Feb-2010 15:47
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Cool, just found that out. But I still get a "service unavailable" message across all channels and no guide listings(except Prime)




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  Reply # 296810 7-Feb-2010 16:40
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Ok, so i'm playing with Win TV at the mo and all the channels it can see on 12456 & 12483 are all encrypted and are Sky channels. A full scan revaels a TV1 & TV2 unencrypted on trans 12421(?) but none of TVNZ6,7, Parliament, Stratos, Maori etc.
Can someone else confrim that what I'm seeing is correct?




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  Reply # 296811 7-Feb-2010 16:42
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I have a text file for installing Windows 7 with Media Center from scratch.
Below is the segment for tuning to Freeview:

Configure : Windows Media Center
Region: New Zealand
Postal Code: 1234
Satellite: Optus D1 NZ
LNB Type: Custom Single Oscillator
Oscillator Frequency: 11300

Configure : Prime
Single Transponder Scan
Carrier Frequency: 12456
Symbol Rate: 22500
Polarization: Horizontal

Note: NZ digital services on 12483 22500 H and 12456 22500 H



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  Reply # 296815 7-Feb-2010 16:53
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that doesn't appear to be my issue. Look at the attached screen shot - notice the channels I am picking up on the transponders? On 2 seperate cards with 2 seperate programs I am getting the same channels.

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Is this just me am am I going crazy?





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  Reply # 296821 7-Feb-2010 17:12
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Well I am having a problem that my pinnacle pctv nano stick picks all the channels up yet when i run the program to watch them as i'm on a 64 bit system it will not work and crashes out after a few seconds. So if anyone knows of a usb tv adaptor that's 64 bit compatible please let me know as that would be great.

Either that or some software that is 64bit capable with the pinnacle nano stick.



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  Reply # 296870 7-Feb-2010 19:31
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PROBLEM SOLVED

Had transposed an LNB number (put 10570 instead of 10750)
Fixed that and it all magically worked!

I feel like such a noob...




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