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Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-09-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Update #4

Now THIS is interesting...

I RDP'd into my HTPC this morning to checkout a couple of things and was presented with a "Updates are Available" message, so I jumped into the Control Panel to see what...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Thx for hitting me over the head with the clue...

Thx for hitting me over the head with the clue stick on just d/l and installing PlayReady manually, that worked!

Yes, tend to agree with you on Microsoft making it difficult to keep these older...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Thanks really good info, thanks! If I have to...

Thanks really good info, thanks! If I have to re-build this HTPC at any point, I'll definitely slipstream in the updates.

Luckily I was able to manually D/L and install the various updates that I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-08-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Update #3:...

Update #3: (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3%3A)

I went ahead and manually downloaded the October 2016 Security and Quality Rollup Packages for Win8.1 and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2016, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Update #2:...

Update #2: (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2%3A)

I deployed a fresh, new Win8.1 VM on my company's network with the bare minimum config, just VMWare Tools...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2016, 09:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Good info, thanks! With both of the PCs...

Good info, thanks!

With both of the PCs that I cannot successfully run a Windows Update on, they both only have a single SSD installed upon them...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2016, 09:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Update on my issue: 1) I grabbed and old...

Update on my issue:

1) I grabbed and old laptop out of the closet, slapped a fresh Win8.1 Pro installation on it (using a completely separate license key)

2) The "new" Win8.1 Pro build on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-07-2016, 07:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
New Windows 8.1 HTPC: Cannot Install Windows Updates or PlayReady

Hi Everyone,

I've embarked upon a new Windows 8.1 HTPC build.

Unfortunately, I cannot install any Windows Updates.

The "Checking for Updates" progress bar, from within Window Updates,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-09-2016, 06:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 649
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
With all of the currently running following...

With all of the currently running following apps/processes, my media server is using about 9.6 GB of RAM (out of 32 GB DDR3-1866 total):

Windows 8.1 Pro

Emby Server version 3.0.5934.0...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-03-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Thanks for the heads up on these steps! I...

Thanks for the heads up on these steps!

I ran through them last night, to no avail, the update-PlayReady-stuck issue still exists.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Something from Ceton's support page...this looks...

Something from Ceton's support page...this looks very interesting:

http://cetoncorp.com/support/index.php?/News/NewsItem/View/17/december-9th-2014-windows-update-issues

Basically, uninstalling...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
DrDon, really good info, thx for taking a min to...

DrDon, really good info, thx for taking a min to reply!

I might give Comcast a shout tomorrow and see what they have to say.

Is there any specific verbiage you think I should try to tell the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
DrDon, really good info, thx for taking a min to...

DrDon, really good info, thx for taking a min to reply!

I might give Comcast a shout tomorrow and see what they have to say.

Is there any specific verbiage you think I should try to tell the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 189
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Ceton InfiniTV-Protected Content Suddenly Not Playable

Hi Everyone,

Here Is The Issue:

- When attempting to tune in Live TV in WMC 8.1, an error message appears, stating "...The playback device does not support encrypted content..." (I'm...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,255
Views: 782,136
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Looks like the main AVS folks collapsed all of...

Looks like the main AVS folks collapsed all of the sticky's into one main thread:

http://www.avsforum.com/forum/26-home-theater-computers/1535374-sticky-threads-home-theater-computers-forum.html
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-21-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 235
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
In addition to what Captain Video mentioned,...

In addition to what Captain Video mentioned, Acronis is the way to go.

I know you can use an thumb drive with Acronis (you'll want to grab another small one, like 2 GB, to create an Acronis Boot...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-10-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Hi Kapone, Good info thanks! The...

Hi Kapone,

Good info thanks!

The soundbar does do all of the DTS and Dolby formats, up to 7.1...at least, I can output those audio formats from .MKVs, thru MPC-HC, using LAV, to the soundbar....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Now this is interesting... So as noted above...

Now this is interesting...

So as noted above I was able to get the Ceton Tuner to detect the CableCard, so that's a good thing.

Once I launched into WMC and into Live TV, I was able to tune in...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2015, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 338
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Thanks for the heads up, this issue just happened...

Thanks for the heads up, this issue just happened to have bitten me, however I thought it was something else:
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2015, 04:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
I just remembered...the only other change I made...

I just remembered...the only other change I made this week was to update Norton Internet Security.

I removed NIS, rebooted, and shocker, everything's working.

From what I've been reading,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-08-2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 167
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Quick Ceton CableCard Question

Hi Everyone,

I'm wondering if I've introduced some sort of HDMI/HDCP trust issue when adding a receiver to my mix of hardware?

For the longest time, I've ran HDMI out from my HTPC and into my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2015, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,475
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Nah, not just you...there's a bunch of people I...

Nah, not just you...there's a bunch of people I know (including me) who no longer use Google's stuff for the reasons you mentioned.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 920
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
Nice! It looks like it was done in Visio or such....

Nice! It looks like it was done in Visio or such.


Good call on using your existing HW, it's both fiscally and environmentally responsible : - ), keep us all appraised as to how your build is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-11-2015, 12:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 920
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
I'm jealous of your block diagram : - ) ...

I'm jealous of your block diagram : - )


Anyways, I'd say go for a prebuilt NUC or BRIX these days, they'll handle emulators and Steam stuff.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-13-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By Bizzy G.L.X.
I wouldn't call Homegroup's "nonsense"...I've...

I wouldn't call Homegroup's "nonsense"...I've been using it since the inception of Windows 7, and now in Windows 8, for a few years now. I found it to be a quick, simple and reliable methodology to...
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