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Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-23-2014, 02:43 PM
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Posted By garyrall
to get everything to install in windows 8 you...

to get everything to install in windows 8 you need to turn off driver checking.  do a search and you will find the correct procedure to turn off driver signing.  it is similar to how you go to safe...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-22-2014, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 379
Posted By garyrall
I know that this has been an issue with all...

I know that this has been an issue with all versions of media center but I would like to get an up to date thread going specific to w8.1 update 1. 
 
I have done some testing and have found...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2013, 03:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
Even with setting Mode B if the incoming signal...

Even with setting Mode B if the incoming signal is bitstream it will only pass pcm audio.  
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   08-27-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,909
Posted By garyrall
I have tried to use an HDMI audio extractor but...

I have tried to use an HDMI audio extractor but when this is placed into the HDMI chain from the source to the receiver it tells the source to output PCM audio to the receiver and the receiver loses...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-27-2013, 02:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
OK so I bought the HDMI Audio Converter from...

OK so I bought the HDMI Audio Converter from Monoprice but when it is inserted into the HDMI chain between the HTPC and the Onkyo receiver it stops the Onkyo receiver from getting the DD or DTS...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-17-2013, 02:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
Anyone know of a switch that allows the source...

Anyone know of a switch that allows the source to go to both the tv and the receiver at the same time that also passes through the digital audio untouched?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2013, 01:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
The Onkyo Receiver blocks the sound from being...

The Onkyo Receiver blocks the sound from being passed through... I could not find any option to pass it through or I would have used the tv jacks for this purpose.  There is an option that says...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2013, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
Just talked to Monoprice and they said that this...

Just talked to Monoprice and they said that this switch will not pass through the audio un-touched. 
they said that "Unfortunately, we do not have any switches that are capable of doing both...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2013, 10:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
The monoprice 4x2 matrix switch looks like it...

The monoprice 4x2 matrix switch looks like it might just do it.  Two questions 1. If I pass the HDMI signal through the switch using the extracted the audio to feed to my headset will the original...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-16-2013, 08:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
The Zone2 output from the Onkyo will not work...

The Zone2 output from the Onkyo will not work with the HDMI input.  If I could get the speaker output from the PC to work at the same time as the HDMI output I could use zone2....
But I have not...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-15-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 976
Posted By garyrall
I have my HTPC outputting via HDMI to my Onkyo...

I have my HTPC outputting via HDMI to my Onkyo Tx NR708 and then to the TV monitor.  Since I don’t always hear so well (and the wife won’t let me turn up the volume on the receiver too loud)  I want...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By garyrall
No MyChannelLogos will still provide the channel...

No MyChannelLogos will still provide the channel logos in w8 but it has lost the capability (for now at least) to change the number of rows (because that feature is now in the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,316
Posted By garyrall
The guys down under have found a way to modify...

The guys down under have found a way to modify the Microsoft Media Center.dll in Windows 8 to increase the guide data rows in Windows 8 Media Center.
On an upgrade or new install the W8 Media...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-01-2013, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By garyrall
IT WORKS!!! I finally did the upgrade to windows...

IT WORKS!!! I finally did the upgrade to windows 8 w/Media Center and all of my copy protected recordings still play.... I am surprised at so many posts saying that windows8 kills the ability to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-30-2013, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 444,681
Posted By garyrall
QAM channels work fine for me in windows 8 x64...

QAM channels work fine for me in windows 8 x64 media center using the autumn wave tuner. Have you tried the native on air GT program .. and set the tuner to scan for Digital Channels?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-29-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 444,681
Posted By garyrall
04If you install the driver and program...

04If you install the driver and program (3204_Beta) using this method:
http://tivadj-tech.blogspot.in/2012/09/certificate-check-error-when-installing.html
it will work. I have my Windows 8 media...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2013, 03:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By garyrall
I may just go through the imaging process but I...

I may just go through the imaging process but I was hoping that there would be a definitive answer by this time. I have searched various forums and I get a lot of opinions but it seems like nobody...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-27-2013, 09:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 757
Posted By garyrall
If I upgrade my windows7 Media Center PC (with...

If I upgrade my windows7 Media Center PC (with Ceton cable card tuner) will I lose my ability to watch pre-recorded cable shows with copy protection? When I upgraded before from vista to windows7 I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-18-2013, 07:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,865
Posted By garyrall
going to build a new HTPC and was wondering if...

going to build a new HTPC and was wondering if any quiet video cards are available that can output 4K resolution Ultra High Definition? I know my next display will be UHD so just trying to get it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-20-2012, 09:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By garyrall
I don't need any live capabilities (although it...

I don't need any live capabilities (although it might be nice), just want to be able to use an extender to show what is available from the internet and be able to start to watch it without having to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-18-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 983
Posted By garyrall
I would like to cut the cord on cable/sat TV and...

I would like to cut the cord on cable/sat TV and just watch internet TV network programs using Media center as storage and extenders (Echo or Xbox) as playback devices. The main TV programming I am...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   12-04-2009, 04:21 PM
Replies: 5,408
Views: 749,671
Posted By garyrall
I just have mine working at 1080i and it looks...

I just have mine working at 1080i and it looks great... i would not worry the picture is stunning.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-16-2009, 11:48 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,772
Posted By garyrall
Thank you Sotti... Perhaps this is all going to...

Thank you Sotti... Perhaps this is all going to come together for media center this year.... I am really looking forward to this and the new CEATON 4 tuner cards.
Gary
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-21-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 18,772
Posted By garyrall
The problem is that most of us do not know...

The problem is that most of us do not know enough to complain intelligently to nvidia... Even on this forum one person says one thing and another says that is not correct. If we could get one person...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   09-16-2009, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 444,681
Posted By garyrall
Go to device manager, uninstall the GT tuner and...

Go to device manager, uninstall the GT tuner and check the box to remove the drivers. Then unplug the usb cable to the tuner. next uninstall the the gt software. Now update windows to SP2. Next go...
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