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Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-11-2016, 09:42 AM
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Posted By Sammy2
So who's NOT going to get the "Free Upgrade"...

So who's NOT going to get the "Free Upgrade" before the period runs out?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-30-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 482
Posted By Sammy2
Short answer is "Yes".

Short answer is "Yes".
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-30-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 482
Posted By Sammy2
You use iso to copy = rip your movies? IDK...

You use iso to copy = rip your movies?

IDK if nVidia plays iso but that is sorta an old way to do it anyhow. re-muxing to mkv is the way to go for portability and usability across devices.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-30-2016, 12:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 482
Posted By Sammy2
I do not have one but most here would recommend...

I do not have one but most here would recommend using a nVidia Shield Console instead now and if you don't have the need for WMC for CCI Copy Protection they are probably correct based on what I've...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2016, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By Sammy2
Have you tried MPC-HC with LAV (and possibly...

Have you tried MPC-HC with LAV (and possibly madVR)?

These can be loaded as external players using Emby for Media Center (EMC) as your front end in WMC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-29-2016, 10:22 AM
Replies: 1,162
Views: 38,709
Posted By Sammy2
I wanted to respond to this a week ago but due to...

I wanted to respond to this a week ago but due to AVSForum Log-in issues I couldn't and just now have the time to do so.

What USB tuner are you using? The only ones I know of that work with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sammy2
I found that making the change in Schedules...

I found that making the change in Schedules Direct has no effect on the Guide in WMC produced by epg123.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2016, 08:36 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sammy2
Hmm.. I could sware I have the button checked but...

Hmm.. I could sware I have the button checked but am not seeing these results. I will take another look!!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2016, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 213,318
Posted By Sammy2
I'm not quite sure what you are saying here.. I'm...

I'm not quite sure what you are saying here.. I'm on Charter and have been for years. I have DRM on all the Premium Channels (except an odd collection of just a few) but not really on the tier 1 or...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sammy2
I use GuideTool for this but it can also be done...

I use GuideTool for this but it can also be done with the epg123 channel matching. I have not used epg123 to do it because I already did this with GuideTool before using epg123.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2016, 07:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,010
Posted By Sammy2
Guys.. EPG123 does NOT rename the *.wtv files. It...

Guys.. EPG123 does NOT rename the *.wtv files. It only puts the S##E## in the data displayed in the guide.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-06-2016, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 444
Posted By Sammy2
And as the corporations always say, "We are doing...

And as the corporations always say, "We are doing this with the best interest of the consumers in mind"...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2016, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 213,318
Posted By Sammy2
Additionally, because the hack to insert WMC in...

Additionally, because the hack to insert WMC in Win10 is based on the Win8 version of WMC, non-XBox extenders do not work.

Nope. I need to stay on Win7 for my HTPC and PC for every day use. The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-31-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,680
Views: 213,318
Posted By Sammy2
I have had Windows updates turned off for months...

I have had Windows updates turned off for months now on my HTPC, PC and three laptops but may start using Never10 or GWX Control Panel because not updating isn't actually ideal either.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-19-2016, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 349
Posted By Sammy2
It cannot be considered a "full" DVR until it can...

It cannot be considered a "full" DVR until it can handle CCI Copy Protection.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-16-2016, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 472
Posted By Sammy2
Now that I'm setting up my Vera Plus...

Now that I'm setting up my Vera Plus (http://getvera.com/controllers/veraplus/) smart home I may just add this in as a weekly task with a Z-Wave plug like this...
Forum: Home Automation   05-09-2016, 12:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By Sammy2
Z-Wave Controller / Hub Suggestions?

I'm starting out with these (http://www.monoprice.com/product?c_id=122&cp_id=12212&cs_id=1091804&p_id=15270&seq=1&format=2) door and window sensors and am looking for a controller hub. I found the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2016, 02:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 2,680
Posted By Sammy2
She's getting used to it. I traded WAF points...

She's getting used to it. I traded WAF points from a new Lexus to get the savings of CableCARD tuners in WMC over her beloved Uverse. We've been together about 2 years. I had Charter / WMC and she...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 472
Posted By Sammy2
So sad for the company that innovated the PC...

So sad for the company that innovated the PC Cable Card multi-tuner..

I'm still sporting 5 regular echos and one android beta echo (not being used right now, though) without issue. I have two...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-04-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,037
Posted By Sammy2
Not only that, you can category search for...

Not only that, you can category search for premieres (http://www.thegreenbutton.tv/forums/viewtopic.php?f=99&t=9945), something that WMC doesn't natively support at all.

...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2016, 05:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,037
Posted By Sammy2
It is $2 a month for the guide data from...

It is $2 a month for the guide data from Schedules Direct. The software will continue to work and they won't "fold" but simply not issue any new updates. What happens when Microsoft exercises their...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2016, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 764,391
Posted By Sammy2
So does the image completely fill the screen...

So does the image completely fill the screen without boarders on it? I'm just wondering as I've not come across a problem where it locks up on me such as this but then again I'm not dealing with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 382
Views: 20,607
Posted By Sammy2
wtf?

wtf?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2016, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1,221
Views: 42,234
Posted By Sammy2
I nabbed one of those bad boys too in 2013. I got...

I nabbed one of those bad boys too in 2013. I got the 60" model because the percentage increase in screen area on the 65" did not justify the percentage of price increase, IMHO. My viewing distance...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-03-2016, 07:40 AM
Replies: 4,117
Views: 764,391
Posted By Sammy2
Why do you not want to go into full screen...

Why do you not want to go into full screen exclusive mode? Won't that give you Windows boarders around your video? That is not desirable in a home theater.

Also, the poster did not indicate what...
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