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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2017, 10:12 AM
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Posted By Muse
Ah, well, I'll check the microcenter and newegg...

Ah, well, I'll check the microcenter and newegg offerings. Grey area! Hmm. Theseus !!! That was the name of the app that I was hired to work on in my first programming job back 20 years ago. Theseus...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-02-2017, 05:56 AM
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Posted By Muse
I think I was told that if I install an OEM...

I think I was told that if I install an OEM version of Windows 7 on a machine I cannot later use that disk on a different machine.

I'll explain my confusion with this scenario:

I have machine...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2017, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Muse
Good to know. Now, IIRC, Win7, at least the OEM...

Good to know. Now, IIRC, Win7, at least the OEM version is no longer available. I think it was October and Microsoft stopped selling it. Maybe the full retail version is still available, I haven't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-01-2017, 08:03 AM
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Posted By Muse
It's running BIOS F12, which I believe is the...

It's running BIOS F12, which I believe is the latest. It's been suggested I run Win7 in a trial type situation and evaluate. I think I'll do that. I've never run Windows in a trial before, guess I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-28-2017, 09:43 AM
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Posted By Muse
My new (actually used) Gigabyte EP45 UD3R...

My new (actually used) Gigabyte EP45 UD3R motherboard is a big disappointment. Although MyHD crashes and lipsynch issues are evidently much abated, the machine hasn't succeeded on wakening to...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-04-2017, 08:02 AM
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Posted By Muse
I worked around the problem switching antennas (I...

I worked around the problem switching antennas (I have two rooftop antennas and therefore two cables coming into the house). I was getting zero strength on KTVU before doing that.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-24-2017, 11:06 AM
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Posted By Muse
OK, I see. Well, can you imagine a work around? I...

OK, I see. Well, can you imagine a work around? I suppose a different video card might work. I could try a different driver. I have another, I suppose I should try it. It's older, but WHQL certified,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2017, 04:09 PM
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Posted By Muse
Well, I didn't have this problem with the same...

Well, I didn't have this problem with the same monitor, same MyHD-130 card and same daughterboard before swapping out the mobo, GPU card, RAM, CPU and, of course, reinstalling XP 32bit and doing the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2017, 04:00 PM
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Posted By Muse
I have Windows configured to not go to sleep...

I have Windows configured to not go to sleep unless I press the power button or, of course, go to Turn Off Computer/Suspend. I didn't see S4 in BIOS, just a choice between S1 and S3, and I set it to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-23-2017, 11:53 AM
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Posted By Muse
I always have full-time timeshifting in effect. I...

I always have full-time timeshifting in effect. I suppose if I program a normal capture (i.e. not a "Watch") AND have suspend-between-captures checked, the machine will simply turn off at the end of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   01-22-2017, 07:30 AM
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Posted By Muse
I'm getting from 0% to 9% signal for Channel 2...

I'm getting from 0% to 9% signal for Channel 2 KTVU, Fox Bay Area this morning from my rooftop antenna (I'm in Berkeley), not enough to record an HD program. Is it them or me? My other "favorite"...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 08:25 PM
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Posted By Muse
I don't have MyHD configured to record in...

I don't have MyHD configured to record in background. Basically I always timeshift, so I like the option to start viewing at any point in the recording. I have always had an issue with getting the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 06:45 PM
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Posted By Muse
Well, it's an Intel motherboard. The guy who sold...

Well, it's an Intel motherboard. The guy who sold it to me is pretty tech savvy and he posted me this:
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 01:29 PM
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Posted By Muse
A little experiment had concerning result....

A little experiment had concerning result. Putting the machine in suspend by pressing the power button (I had so configured the machine in Power Options), I then press the power button again and I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Muse
Oops. There's a problem. I'm making a test...

Oops. There's a problem. I'm making a test recording. I scheduled a recording to start at 1PM, and put the machine in suspend. I just came back, and was pleased to find that the machine was on. The...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 01:02 PM
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Posted By Muse
Hmm. It seems to me that the change here is the...

Hmm. It seems to me that the change here is the video card. Setting things up like they were (granted, different mobo, CPU, RAM) I get nothing on the screens (desktop or projector, depending on the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-21-2017, 09:18 AM
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Posted By Muse
It worked fine with my system as it was built...

It worked fine with my system as it was built before the recent upheaval (different mobo, video card, etc. as explained in my last post). 1920x1080 output from the video card passed INTO the...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-20-2017, 08:20 PM
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Posted By Muse
I'm having a problem, I think you folks can...

I'm having a problem, I think you folks can probably help me with.

I've torn down my old midtower MyHD system (I think the mobo died, would no longer even POST). Replaced the mobo etc. with:
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-30-2016, 11:18 AM
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Posted By Muse
Well, here's a question. I'm used to using...

Well, here's a question. I'm used to using TitanTV to schedule recordings. Of course, I could schedule them manually by opening up MyHD/Capture/etc. That's relatively a hassle, partly because I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2016, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Muse
Thanks for the tips, guys. I read all that...

Thanks for the tips, guys. I read all that carefully. I'm trying to imagine myself not using a browser or having my email client on that machine. Yes it's possible. I'm going to think it over. That...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-29-2016, 02:37 PM
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Posted By Muse
Terry, you said MyHD should work great on Win7...

Terry, you said MyHD should work great on Win7 32bit if installed in XP Mode. I'm wondering if there's a good reason to not just install WinXP SP3. I have a licensed copy, that's been running on this...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2016, 12:49 PM
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Posted By Muse
Thanks for the clarifications, Terry, I'm...

Thanks for the clarifications, Terry, I'm immediately going to order the HDHR from B&H, the best price I see right now. $81.51, free shipping.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2016, 11:13 AM
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Posted By Muse
Customer review at B&H claims that the new dual...

Customer review at B&H claims that the new dual tuner OTA HD Homerun won't work with Windows 10. Is this really true?
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-23-2016, 06:18 AM
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Posted By Muse
I have never used CW_EPG, my impression is that...

I have never used CW_EPG, my impression is that it's for recording show series, episodes, stuff like that and that's something I haven't done much at all, but I've started doing it the last few...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   12-22-2016, 09:22 PM
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Posted By Muse
Thanks, Terry. That info is very very helpful and...

Thanks, Terry. That info is very very helpful and gives me confidence that I have some grasp of some of the basic issues.

Two tuners in one device seems like it is a real good idea for me. I'm...
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