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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-24-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 614
Posted By DavidinCT
Odds are VERY high that you will have to buy...

Odds are VERY high that you will have to buy another drive.


At this time, your guess is as good as mine. My HTPC has a Blu-ray/HD-DVD drive that still works fine (and I even have a bunch of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,961
Posted By DavidinCT
Well, if WMC is a option Windows 10 (free or paid...

Well, if WMC is a option Windows 10 (free or paid ad-on), it means it will have a longer support for guide data. Also Microsoft will still support it for longer too. If anything this is a perk for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,202
Posted By DavidinCT
I posted this over at the Microsoft forums but,...

I posted this over at the Microsoft forums but, wanted to post it here as well, Why I feel WMC SHOLD come back and also Tweeted it to everyone over at MS.... Maybe they will read it...

This was...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-23-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 449
Posted By DavidinCT
If it's a dedicated HTPC, you can get away with...

If it's a dedicated HTPC, you can get away with no updates, just keep your anti-virus updated and make sure the firewall is left on. And NEVER install 3rd party stuff unless you know what it is, and...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   03-23-2015, 06:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 47
Posted By DavidinCT
Just wondering, as this might be the cheaper...

Just wondering, as this might be the cheaper option and easier to deal with. Why not use a video card that has 2 HDMI outs (or one HDMI and one DVI-D out)?


This way you can have them both at...
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   03-23-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,280
Posted By DavidinCT
Saw your reply from my post I did last year about...

Saw your reply from my post I did last year about this time.


I ended up looking at 2 models (Samsung and LG) and decided on a LG 65UB9500. As it has gaming features like dual play (not sure I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,961
Posted By DavidinCT
LOL, I was kidding but, I guess if someone wanted...

LOL, I was kidding but, I guess if someone wanted to do something like that.... Install Win 7 to a VM with no key, back it up (copy VM out), put a fake key on it and upgrade it, capture the key and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2015, 11:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 324
Posted By DavidinCT
A kit like this would come with everything you...

A kit like this would come with everything you need

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,961
Posted By DavidinCT
So I got it now....upgrade my Win7/8 PCs all to...

So I got it now....upgrade my Win7/8 PCs all to Windows 10 (providing that they come with WMC). Then go to my fellow torrent sites, download the keys for W7, install a fake version, capture the Key,...
Forum: PlayStation Area   03-18-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,104
Posted By DavidinCT
Nintendo should stop making game systems and just...

Nintendo should stop making game systems and just make games....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2015, 12:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 747
Posted By DavidinCT
This could be great for the community, as if a...

This could be great for the community, as if a company picks it up and puts in their own code (Like Ceton or HDhomerun), that gives Sage DRM for protected channels, you can pay to download their...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-18-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By DavidinCT
We all have those days, trust me... Not...

We all have those days, trust me...


Not sure off the top of my head. Glad you sorted it out. For the record, I am running mine on HDMI 4....
Forum: Digital Hi-End Projectors - $3,000+ USD MSRP   02-18-2015, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,941
Views: 103,983
Posted By DavidinCT
You know what they need to do? Just stop making...

You know what they need to do? Just stop making Blu-ray players (accept for the sub $100 ones). And ONLY make 4K Blu-ray players. A long as it's 100% backwards compatible.


Then when people...
Forum: HDTV Programming   02-18-2015, 11:12 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 11,060
Posted By DavidinCT
Could not of said it better, you took the words...

Could not of said it better, you took the words right out of my keyboard... :)

A little slow here and there but, the development if the characters is going awesome.

I DVR all my shows, this...
Forum: HTPC Computer Items   02-18-2015, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 167
Posted By DavidinCT
Got the drive, works perfect, thanks !

Got the drive, works perfect, thanks !
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   02-16-2015, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 114
Posted By DavidinCT
Right, I do understand that and at this point, I...

Right, I do understand that and at this point, I have a Denon 4520, that only supports 2160p @ 30hz but, seems to play back all audio that I dump at it and I have only had it for 3-4 months now.

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-15-2015, 02:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 611
Posted By DavidinCT
I thought about this too, I have maybe about...

I thought about this too, I have maybe about 100-150 LDs some really good movies with AC-3 RF on them. I also still own a CLD-99.


Then I did look over my options, 480i max, even DVD will look...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-14-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 30,571
Posted By DavidinCT
On the LG remote, just hit the OK (or scroll...

On the LG remote, just hit the OK (or scroll button), this will bring up the input your on and the screen resolution it's running at.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By DavidinCT
Yea and they do that over HDMI 1.4 too (not part...

Yea and they do that over HDMI 1.4 too (not part of the standard spec from what I heard).


By chance did you try a DVI-to HDMI adapter to see if you got an different EDID info ?


I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-13-2015, 08:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 222
Posted By DavidinCT
Yea, I have heard good things about the Echos...

Yea, I have heard good things about the Echos but, the Xbox 360 is updated more, supports more video formats and has a DVD drive built in, if needed, also has the perk to play games, if they need is...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-13-2015, 05:32 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 30,571
Posted By DavidinCT
I will try that tonight, OMG I have been looking...

I will try that tonight, OMG I have been looking for weeks for a way to fix this.


One thing, If you have used it before, Will Audio still pass out that HDMI port, or will it disable the audio ?...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 10:27 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 30,571
Posted By DavidinCT
Interesting on the Black Screen issue, I thought...

Interesting on the Black Screen issue, I thought it was the PC (The system is at the point where I am thinking it needs a rebuild, it's been about 5 years), so I went into safe mode with a tool,...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-12-2015, 08:41 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 30,571
Posted By DavidinCT
If it's fed a native input of 2160p @ 30hz, it...

If it's fed a native input of 2160p @ 30hz, it should not do any upscaling as it would not need to (as in my case, my Denon would take 1080p up to 2160p/30hz).

A TV would need to that anyway. As...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-12-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 324
Posted By DavidinCT
How about trying the DVI with a DVI to HDMI...

How about trying the DVI with a DVI to HDMI adapter ?


If they TV's EDID is showing that it will support 2160p @ 60hz, it should show, unless there is 1, a problem with the card, or 2. something...
Forum: HD DVD Software   02-12-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,491
Posted By DavidinCT
I was thinking about ripping my HD-DVD movies, I...

I was thinking about ripping my HD-DVD movies, I thought they all came with DTS-HD/DD-HD audio formats on them, crap, now I have to double check.


If no HD audio, I will have to replace them,...
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