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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-19-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 60
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Posted By Toys7505
Whens CAPs like that start to bulge like that, it...

Whens CAPs like that start to bulge like that, it is time to replace it. Usually means its lifespan is gone. Couldn't really tell you if THIS is causing your issue with installing your OS......

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Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-17-2014, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 56
Posted By Toys7505
It appears the issue you are seeing is from the...

It appears the issue you are seeing is from the Intel HD Graphics. Are you able to reproduce the issue using a blu-ray player with the same movie/show?
I don't know if that i5 could handle it but...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-16-2014, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By Toys7505
Also, stay away from the Echo when in comes to...

Also, stay away from the Echo when in comes to playing movie files - it just plain "chokes" on itself, it's fine for Live TV or Recorded TV.......An Xbox 360 can play movie files with the correct...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-11-2014, 08:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 107
Posted By Toys7505
What model Denon AVR? I use a Denon 3311 and have...

What model Denon AVR? I use a Denon 3311 and have very little issue with WMC error messages. I would agree, it seems like a HDMI handshake issue which could be caused by EDID. A great solution is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-10-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 165
Posted By Toys7505
I have been running into the same issue with my...

I have been running into the same issue with my Yamaha AVR (RX-V371) and my Basement HTPC. Windows only sees my TV and not the AVR and doesn't show any of the HD Audio formats. If I bring the HTPC...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Was able to do a Factory Reset on the Yammy AVR -...

Was able to do a Factory Reset on the Yammy AVR - still no joy on HD Audio formats showing up under supported in sound tab. Time to pitch the Yammy and get another Denon!


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 3,248
Views: 533,008
Posted By Toys7505
BUMMER! Yeah, I have the latest MEI driver...

BUMMER! Yeah, I have the latest MEI driver installed v9.5.14.1724 and I still don't get HD Audio formats......


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3,248
Views: 533,008
Posted By Toys7505
OS - Windows 7 Home (64bit) Graphics is iGPU...

OS - Windows 7 Home (64bit)
Graphics is iGPU from Intel (Pentium G3220 chip)


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,248
Views: 533,008
Posted By Toys7505
@ Tulli - I have been reading long and...

@ Tulli -


I have been reading long and hard about this topic and could use some help. I have a Yamaha RX-V371 AVR that is capable of decoding the HD Audio formats (DTS-MA & Dolby TrueHD). My...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
I have tried multiple HDMI inputs already on the...

I have tried multiple HDMI inputs already on the Yammy AVR but have not done Factory Reset..........


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 58
Posted By Toys7505
Do you have the ASRock extreme tuning utility...

Do you have the ASRock extreme tuning utility installed? This allows you to make FAN adjustments while in the Windows environment without having to keep going into BIOS settings back and forth. You...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 10:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Is your Pioneer a 5.1, 7.1, or 9.1 AVR? I...

Is your Pioneer a 5.1, 7.1, or 9.1 AVR? I honestly think the HTPC "sees" the Yammy as 5.1 (which it is) and restricts what formats it is capable of playing.....


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
OK so here is an update, I have done ALL the...

OK so here is an update, I have done ALL the suggestions everyone has mentioned - disabled Realtek HD Audio through device manager, un-installed Intel MEI and HD Graphics drivers, re-installed Intel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-09-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
BIOS is up to date with latest version and yes, I...

BIOS is up to date with latest version and yes, I have the latest MEI driver from Intel installed......gonna be doing some additional testing today.
Will post an update later......


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-08-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By Toys7505
Does VLC use LAV filter? If so, just update it as...

Does VLC use LAV filter? If so, just update it as it now will play Atmos soundtracks.........I do know for a fact that Shark007 does Dolby Atmos as well.


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2014, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Hey no worries about the questions - appreciate...

Hey no worries about the questions - appreciate the help. Yes, I'm sure its not bitstreaming as the AVR display says DTS only. When it gets a HD Audio signal, the display will read DTS-MA. I tested...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Yup, have Shark007 installed (both standard and...

Yup, have Shark007 installed (both standard and advanced) and have it checked to Bitstream via HDMI........

Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2014, 12:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Yes I am to your question. Toys

Yes I am to your question.

Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-06-2014, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
When I look at enabled Sound Devices - my friends...

When I look at enabled Sound Devices - my friends Yamaha AVR is not listed, instead his TV is?!?! And no matter what I do, I can't the Yamaha to show up in Sound Devices........
HIs AVR is capable...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-05-2014, 10:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 226
Posted By Toys7505
Pentium G3220

Hi guys,


Got a friends HTPC up and running......He has Intel Pentium G3220 and ASRock H81m-itx MB. I have current drivers installed for Intel's HD Graphics but can't get it to bitstream HD Audio...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-05-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 183
Posted By Toys7505
You would need to install a codec pack like LAV...

You would need to install a codec pack like LAV Filter or Shark007 to get it to bitstream HD Audio to the Onkyo.......


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By Toys7505
Don't buy that POS - they are taking advantage of...

Don't buy that POS - they are taking advantage of NIAVE people who don't know better.
Exactly as ajhieb stated - just a HDMI 1.4a cable being sold as HDMI 2.0


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-04-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Toys7505
What you have there is a good start.....what kind...

What you have there is a good start.....what kind of drive will house your OS? SSD or HDD? SSD will give you a speed boost when booting up as well as displaying cover art for movies. What Front End...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Toys7505
Yes, correct......XBMC should have settings to...

Yes, correct......XBMC should have settings to bitstream Audio and have your AVR decode it. Does your AVR display DTS MA or Dolby HD when playing a Movie?


Toys
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-02-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By Toys7505
That wont "decode" HD audio.....it will...

That wont "decode" HD audio.....it will "bitstream" it via HDMI to your Marantz AVR to decode. You will need to install some sort of CODECs on your HTPC(depending on your Front End) to bitstream the...
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