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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-04-2015, 06:14 AM
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'd strongly recommend against whs unless you...

I'd strongly recommend against whs unless you really really need windows backups, and I'd even suggest you reconsider if you really need that or if a USB image backup will suit your needs. The only...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2015, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 126
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Even if you are running a tunnel-paid-vpn for...

Even if you are running a tunnel-paid-vpn for encryption you can use if fairly easily. Just as long as your provider allows port forwarding. BTSync has a pretty straightforward interface, and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
BTSync Easiest solution by far ...

BTSync

Easiest solution by far

https://www.getsync.com/
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-03-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 441
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I'm happy with it. I never wait endlessly for...

I'm happy with it. I never wait endlessly for playback anymore. I used margro's experimental builds for a while to get faster channel change performance, but after moving away from windows for client...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Maybe that's only w8 and later. Are you using w7?

Maybe that's only w8 and later. Are you using w7?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Matt Devo over in the kodi forums should be able...

Matt Devo over in the kodi forums should be able to help you get it fixed if it can get fixed
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   03-02-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
Well, after and before the firmware update...

Well, after and before the firmware update enabling wifi-direct on the XRT510, I never had a pair of batteries go within less than 2 months. I've owned the TV for over 12 months now (m701d) and was...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,170
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Can't stress that enough, would have thought...

Can't stress that enough, would have thought whoever was helping would have known or asked where to start
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4,342
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Posted By Dark_Slayer
I thought a 32 bit process was limited to 2GB....

I thought a 32 bit process was limited to 2GB. The other part of your post (flexraid clarification) Ken.F answered
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Right, meant to mention that. I find flirc to be...

Right, meant to mention that. I find flirc to be the simplest solution.

The easy way is to set kodi to suspend after 15 minutes of no activity (in system / power management). Then I use that with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 01:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 385
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I agree and add that t-raid doesn't do anything...

I agree and add that t-raid doesn't do anything to repair issues either on a normal verify (not self healing in that sense, but it can be if you manually schedule a verify-sync)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 01:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I never picked up on whether you were adding a...

I never picked up on whether you were adding a lot of storage to the htpc or if it was going to be a simple playback appliance with your content stored elsewhere on a server or nas
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 01:47 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Absolutely. Head into settings -> system -> video...

Absolutely. Head into settings -> system -> video output -> and chose calibrate display
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 01:15 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,300
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I never said it wasn't possible. I only said that...

I never said it wasn't possible. I only said that they haven't been requiring it
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,300
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Not sure exactly what you are talking about. ...

Not sure exactly what you are talking about.

Before you brought up whatever it is you are talking about, I'm pretty certain we were taking about the loophole that let's you purchase an upgrade...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 10:56 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,300
Posted By Dark_Slayer
The method hadn't changed between 7 and 8 (Google...

The method hadn't changed between 7 and 8 (Google - clean install windows from an upgrade license)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 158,708
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Still raid f at the moment. Switched back and...

Still raid f at the moment. Switched back and forth. Going back to T again when I get time for a rebuild
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 154
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Good explanation. This is why that upgrade your...

Good explanation. This is why that upgrade your gpu only method can sometimes fail, but it looks like a gtx 750 will do the job on the cheap. No 950 to speak of and maybe never will be, but many...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 09:43 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 4,300
Posted By Dark_Slayer
It wouldn't bother legitimate customers. They'd...

It wouldn't bother legitimate customers. They'd only have to check for an active license (which they don't)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4,342
Views: 158,708
Posted By Dark_Slayer
I have 16GB of ram in my server and Flexraid uses...

I have 16GB of ram in my server and Flexraid uses around 4 all the time. It's some kind of write cache, because when I write a file smaller than that amount of ram it's extremely fast
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 01:52 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
That makes no sense. Not that it can't happen it...

That makes no sense. Not that it can't happen it didn't happen to you, but if something works in Ubuntu it is pretty much going to work in open elec.

Tomas do you have your settings set to expert...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2015, 02:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 130
Posted By Dark_Slayer
You can change your power management on the...

You can change your power management on the flexraid box (assuming it's windows) to never sleep your disks
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 07:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 441
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Planning it for my server I was thinking...

Planning it for my server

I was thinking about this a lot recently

I currently just have a non port forwarded foscam doing nothing. It's supposed to be a pet monitor, but we haven't needed that...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 03:30 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Sure, but you are really just "testing the...

Sure, but you are really just "testing the waters" right?

If you start choosing hardware for an htpc setup (assuming you won't be repurposing your MacBook as that would be a huge waste of money ;)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-27-2015, 02:46 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,243
Posted By Dark_Slayer
Hardware is certainly capable, but I don't...

Hardware is certainly capable, but I don't believe osx has the necessary drivers for HD audio. For Mac htpc users this is usually bypassed by boot camp launching windows

I haven't checked this in...
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