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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-26-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 355
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Posted By JorgeA
Great to hear it, thanks! I'm heading over...

Great to hear it, thanks!

I'm heading over to TGB to see what they're saying.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2015, 11:53 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
So, just to make sure: did installing the TV Pack...

So, just to make sure: did installing the TV Pack work for you in getting the program info from Rovi? (I do have Vista SP2.)
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-25-2015, 01:30 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Thanks, I'll shoot them an e-mail and otherwise...

Thanks, I'll shoot them an e-mail and otherwise wait things out.

Hoping that the Vista WMC guide will get fixed just like the 7MC guide. I read speculation somewhere (maybe even on AVS Forum?)...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-24-2015, 11:48 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
I have a Windows 7 WMC system (cable in the...

I have a Windows 7 WMC system (cable in the family room) and a Vista WMC system (OTA in my home office). The Win7 machine finally seems to have updated properly, although I'm not sure whether (for...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-09-2015, 10:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By JorgeA
You're welcome, I'm glad my post was helpful. ...

You're welcome, I'm glad my post was helpful.

Good luck with getting the issue fixed.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-06-2015, 11:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By JorgeA
One thing I like to do is to build up a store of...

One thing I like to do is to build up a store of Major League Baseball games during the season, to watch during the dark months of November to February and get my baseball fix. And since my favorite...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2015, 04:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By JorgeA
I hear you! For years we happily taped our shows...

I hear you! For years we happily taped our shows on a VCR that had a QAM tuner. One summer we went away on vacation for a week -- only to find out that Comcast picked that exact week to start...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2015, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By JorgeA
Let me put it this way: if the alternative...

Let me put it this way: if the alternative recording system under consideration can't record from HBO or Showtime, then it's a non-starter with the wife.

Basically, anything that requires being...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By JorgeA
Are you using this to watch encrypted cable...

Are you using this to watch encrypted cable channels? Unless something's happened recently that I haven't heard about, there are no CableCARD-capable alternatives to WMC for Windows 10. Our family...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By JorgeA
If the HTPC isn't used for heavy-duty Web...

If the HTPC isn't used for heavy-duty Web surfing, then the choice of security software is less critical. I'm thinking of uninstalling Norton Internet Security from our media PC. The only places we...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-04-2015, 10:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 255
Posted By JorgeA
Exclamation USER ALERT: If you have a Ceton TV tuner and use a Norton product on your HTPC...

...be aware that there are reports of massive problems with Ceton cards following Norton's latest surprise upgrade to a new product version.

Reference:...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Two fallback positions to try before surrendering...

Two fallback positions to try before surrendering to the DVR! I'll check out what Tivo's offering these days.

The quality of the WMC program info is (was?) one of the things wife likes over the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Thanks bmcn and LastButNotLeast. The...

Thanks bmcn and LastButNotLeast.

The weirdest thing is how it seems to be different for everybody depending on where you live. It's like they're rolling out the program guide info in random bits...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 09:58 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
For you and others who are now getting their EPG...

For you and others who are now getting their EPG from Rovi, I have a question:

Do you have specific episode information for series shows, or only generic info? In addition to my Vista which gets...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Nope, I don't have TV Pack 2008 installed. My...

Nope, I don't have TV Pack 2008 installed. My Vista MC files are .dvr-ms.

BUT... I just went into the program guide and this time, most channels say "no data available." There are literally only...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2015, 02:42 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Cool, thanks! Wonder why it's set to do that...

Cool, thanks! Wonder why it's set to do that automatically in Vista Media Center but not in 7MC.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2015, 02:08 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
I use 7MC to watch cable and I love it, but I...

I use 7MC to watch cable and I love it, but I also have a separate Vista system with an OTA tuner in the office. One thing I like about VMC that 7MC doesn't seem to have, is that if you mute VMC then...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 10,206
Posted By JorgeA
Another Vista holdout here. :) A couple of...

Another Vista holdout here. :)

A couple of days ago I saw that the EPG was running out of data. Did a manual guide update from within WMC and everything changed over without a hitch. Programmed...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-30-2015, 09:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 487
Posted By JorgeA
I'll be darned! It does come with WMC. This is...

I'll be darned! It does come with WMC. This is good news for the OP.

You're right, I was confusing 7 Pro with Vista Business. :o

To add to what I wrote before, extended support for Vista ends...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-30-2015, 09:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 487
Posted By JorgeA
You can still find retailers who'll sell you...

You can still find retailers who'll sell you Windows 7 computers, but bear in mind that Microsoft doesn't allow them to sell the Home Premium edition, which comes with Media Center. The Pro version...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,610
Posted By JorgeA
Thanks for the explanation, I'm seeing much...

Thanks for the explanation, I'm seeing much better now how the pieces fit together in the jigsaw puzzle.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-11-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,610
Posted By JorgeA
Thanks for the links. But I don't (yet)...

Thanks for the links.

But I don't (yet) understand how the process of downloading EPG data into WMC from an alternative source would work, or how Schedules Direct specifically would help with...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   05-10-2015, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,610
Posted By JorgeA
Exclamation [emphasis added] Huh, I didn't know that...

[emphasis added]

Huh, I didn't know that was possible. How does one change the EPG source in WMC?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-30-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 663
Posted By JorgeA
Come to think of it, at least one time the issue...

Come to think of it, at least one time the issue with our HTPC having problems tuning channels had to do with Norton Internet Security getting in the way. (The memory's all fuzzy now.) Maybe I should...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-30-2015, 07:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 663
Posted By JorgeA
Thumbs up Thanks for the tip! I'll check out Woody's...

Thanks for the tip! I'll check out Woody's website.
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