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Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-04-2016, 11:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 289
Posted By blueiedgod
You may want to look into Drive Bender or UnRAID,...

You may want to look into Drive Bender or UnRAID, which I believe preserve the original data when creating parity, but you will have to build or re-purpose a PC for that, since I don't think there...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-04-2016, 11:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By blueiedgod
Without any concrete details you will have to...

Without any concrete details you will have to figure out what is supported by your current home theatre.

I can play certain movies directly through the TV using the built in network DLNA player...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   02-02-2016, 11:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 134
Posted By blueiedgod
Just google "playready update failure" ...

Just google "playready update failure"

However, I have to warn you, once you update PlayReady, you will not be able to play previously recorded content, if it is copyright protected.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-02-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 318
Posted By blueiedgod
Not sure if that was intentional or Freudian...

Not sure if that was intentional or Freudian slip. :D
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-01-2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 267
Posted By blueiedgod
Assuming you have 9 foot ceilings and your...

Assuming you have 9 foot ceilings and your receiver is in the top corner of the room, right by the ceiling, and using pythagorean theorem with the provided 200 ft hypotenuse, your house is 200 ft...
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-29-2016, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By blueiedgod
Don't know the answer to your question, but do...

Don't know the answer to your question, but do have a question.

Does Rodgers offer 4K content in Canada?
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-25-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By blueiedgod
I think Next PR and Kodi work in Win 10, but you...

I think Next PR and Kodi work in Win 10, but you will need to pay to get TV guide loaded. It is free in Win 7.

Then you have to run long HDMI cable, and a long USB cable to control the computer...
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-25-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 454
Posted By blueiedgod
Using what you have: Downgrade Win 10 to Win...

Using what you have:

Downgrade Win 10 to Win 7, use the included Windows Media Center to operate the TV tuner card. Then connect the XBOX to the Projector to extend the Media Center to your...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-22-2016, 11:13 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,506
Posted By blueiedgod
The new guide has slightly different spelling of...

The new guide has slightly different spelling of shows. We've had a bunch of double Paw Patrol episodes because old guide had it as "Paw Patrol" and new guide has it as "PAW Patrol"

It appears...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-22-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,482
Posted By blueiedgod
First, I would like to second Obi instead of...

First, I would like to second Obi instead of Ooma. It is $30 to buy the adapter, and Google Voice is absolutely free. No taxes, no fees, and you can keep your number if you wanted to.

What does...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
I'd chuck that to the system integrator error. ...

I'd chuck that to the system integrator error.

Family man with kids, a wife, and occasional grandparents staying for extended periods of time.

NO ISSUES!

Get proper hardware and don't cut...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2016, 11:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 137
Posted By blueiedgod
What is the harm of having wive and kids use the...

What is the harm of having wive and kids use the receiver?

If its simply because they would need to use another remote to operate it, then just get a programmable remote and program it to operate...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-19-2016, 11:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 513
Posted By blueiedgod
Weren't they required by the FCC to have an...

Weren't they required by the FCC to have an "app"?

I have tried both Verizon FiOS and Time Warner Cable apps on the xbox (when we have the appropriate service) and they offered the same cable TV...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
Windows Media Center has been around since...

Windows Media Center has been around since 2003-2004. I's an EOL product for Microsoft now.

There is a sticky at the top, but, once you open media center on PC, it is very self explanatory. It...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 06:46 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
You don't need PLEX. it adds complication, and it...

You don't need PLEX. it adds complication, and it can't handle live tv. You need Windows Media Center extenders, or XBOX360 for each TV.

Extenders are placed between the HTPC and additional TV's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 214
Posted By blueiedgod
I have one of those SansDigital USB 3.0/eSATA...

I have one of those SansDigital USB 3.0/eSATA enclosures. One of the most annoying things is that if you set it up via USB, then you have to continue using USB. If you set it up using eSATA, you have...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 12:27 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
I didn't mean it in a negative way. I am too...

I didn't mean it in a negative way. I am too keeping my WMC7 running as long as it works. Even if the EPG stops working, but PlayReady does, I will just pay $10/year to get schedules direct.

We...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 12:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
Once again, think outside the box. The tuner does...

Once again, think outside the box. The tuner does not have to physically reside in the HTPC, it can be anywhere on the network, if you get a network enabled tuner.

Multiple tuners will allow you...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2016, 11:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 188
Posted By blueiedgod
Increase the level of humidity in your house, and...

Increase the level of humidity in your house, and stop wearing polyester. :eek:
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-12-2016, 11:37 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 694
Posted By blueiedgod
Think outside the box, i.e. cable box. Like...

Think outside the box, i.e. cable box.

Like Tornado said, CableCard is the way to go. You can get 3 or 6 tuner versions and only need to rent a SINGLE CableCARD.

With Cablevision, you will be...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-08-2016, 12:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By blueiedgod
I heard that if you place the 2 HDD's in the...

I heard that if you place the 2 HDD's in the position where the connector end of one is aligned with the connector end of the other, with the PCB sides facing each other they make a copy of them...
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   01-08-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 162
Posted By blueiedgod
50 ft HDMI? Does bringing the TV or the receiver...

50 ft HDMI? Does bringing the TV or the receiver closer to each other fix the problem?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-07-2016, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 182
Posted By blueiedgod
Built in Windows back up is great for creating...

Built in Windows back up is great for creating complete back up images of systems.
Forum: Cable, Digital Cable - Non-HDTV   01-07-2016, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 175
Posted By blueiedgod
I always thought that anytime you need more than...

I always thought that anytime you need more than a 3 way splitter, drop amp is the way to go?

I would make this Charter's problem.
Forum: HDTV Technical   01-07-2016, 11:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,010
Posted By blueiedgod
Thanks! I saw that Google was going to...

Thanks!

I saw that Google was going to release Sage back to the masses, but I doubt it will include the CableLabs certification that they surely had to obtain in order to use it for their streams.
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