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Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2015, 09:42 AM
Replies: 2,412
Views: 201,044
Posted By TornadoTJ
In the best case, it will work with nothing...

In the best case, it will work with nothing needing to be done. Next up is you will have to tell it to resubmit the key and it will accept it. Worst case, you'll have to call an 800 number and an...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-04-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 161
Posted By TornadoTJ
OpenELEC is a Linux distro specifically made for...

OpenELEC is a Linux distro specifically made for running Kodi. You can't install Windows apps on Linux. But, you don't need to because OpenELEC/Kodi will play ISO files natively. That is exactly why...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-03-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 100
Posted By TornadoTJ
You can pull the board, lay it on the cardboard...

You can pull the board, lay it on the cardboard box, and see if it will boot that way. It's been a while, but I've seen some no-boot due to a short on one of the motherboard standoffs.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-03-2015, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 222
Posted By TornadoTJ
So, from what I gather, you are only testing the...

So, from what I gather, you are only testing the speed you get on the internet. Do you have local speed issues?

Hey, just to be clear, you do have a NIC, it's just integrated into the motherboard....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-03-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 161
Posted By TornadoTJ
You can install OpenELEC/Kodi on that NUC in 5...

You can install OpenELEC/Kodi on that NUC in 5 minutes or less, if you want to give Kodi a shot. Super simple, and works great.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-31-2015, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 154
Posted By TornadoTJ
Here's the thing. I'm probably one of the biggest...

Here's the thing. I'm probably one of the biggest Intel NIC fans on the planet, and have been since the very early 90s, back when the NE2000 was no longer the card to have. But, a lot of motherboards...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-31-2015, 04:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 385
Posted By TornadoTJ
The router needs to stay where you need wired...

The router needs to stay where you need wired access. With the speed of wireless today, why not leave the router where it is, then use wireless on her PC? That's how my wife's office PC is.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-28-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 693
Views: 22,249
Posted By TornadoTJ
I asked the same question on the SiliconDust...

I asked the same question on the SiliconDust forum. Here's some of the explanation.

https://www.silicondust.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=96&t=23655
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2015, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 102,048
Posted By TornadoTJ
Right now I have a TV show with all the naming...

Right now I have a TV show with all the naming standardized, and season 1 and season 2 are identically formatted. Season 1 does not show up in Plex at all, and the first episode of Season 2 doesn't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2015, 06:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 171
Posted By TornadoTJ
http://www.silicondust.com/products/models/tech3-6...

http://www.silicondust.com/products/models/tech3-6cc-3x2/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 102,048
Posted By TornadoTJ
Same here, it's my main complaint.

Same here, it's my main complaint.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 768
Views: 26,013
Posted By TornadoTJ
You listed a huge privacy problem with Ubuntu...

You listed a huge privacy problem with Ubuntu above, yet it is also based on Linux. Being based on Linux does not make it more secure. And being based on Linux does not inherently mean it is more...
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-26-2015, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By TornadoTJ
Most TVs default to Limited, or only have Limited.

Most TVs default to Limited, or only have Limited.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 768
Views: 26,013
Posted By TornadoTJ
This is wrong in so many ways.

This is wrong in so many ways.
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-26-2015, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By TornadoTJ
Audio output settings depend on the receiver. If...

Audio output settings depend on the receiver. If it can accept bitstream of all formats, then use bitstream. Otherwise, use LPCM. There's really no difference in the quality of the two, although some...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 102,048
Posted By TornadoTJ
I watched Plex last night on PHT and Roku 3 with...

I watched Plex last night on PHT and Roku 3 with no issues, and I show to be up to date. I'm in the Plex Pass upgrade path, if that matters.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 161
Posted By TornadoTJ
Kodi works perfectly with VOB files, Stranger is...

Kodi works perfectly with VOB files, Stranger is right.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,787
Posted By TornadoTJ
Get a Roku or Amazon Fire TV. The picture quality...

Get a Roku or Amazon Fire TV. The picture quality alone is worth the price vs. Netflix in WMC, regardless of if Netflix has been removed from WMC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 161
Posted By TornadoTJ
When you are talking HTPC's, I had to correct...

When you are talking HTPC's, I had to correct that for you above.

And, Windows 10 is NOT well supported now, not even by Microsoft.

Why would you use 98 in 2011? In the event you had something...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2015, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 77
Posted By TornadoTJ
MCEBuddy. And, you can either just have it do the...

MCEBuddy. And, you can either just have it do the renaming, or while you are at it you can pre-transcode and remove commercials.

By the way, Windows Media Center does the same thing.

One more...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2015, 07:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 99
Posted By TornadoTJ
Looks like you have the same screens as the Roku,...

Looks like you have the same screens as the Roku, which has no aspect adjustment.

I would recommend looking and/or posting here for some help.
https://forums.plex.tv/categories/samsung-smart-hub
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-14-2015, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 111
Posted By TornadoTJ
A quick search found this has come up before. The...

A quick search found this has come up before. The user tried a bunch fo things, then ended up doing a Windows Repair (boot off install media, run repair) and this is the only thing that worked.
Forum: PlayStation Area   08-13-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 303
Posted By TornadoTJ
Grow Home all the way!

Grow Home all the way!
Forum: Subwoofers, Bass, and Transducers   08-13-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 105
Posted By TornadoTJ
The biggest difference is platinum will handle...

The biggest difference is platinum will handle Audessey for dual subs.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-13-2015, 06:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 580
Posted By TornadoTJ
Maybe. And you need to be in an area without...

Maybe. And you need to be in an area without interference from neighboring APs. This is hard to do for most folks.

I've tried just about everything to make streaming work over wifi, with no...
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