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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-19-2013, 12:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By ZxRO
the LG UH12NS29 looks like it'll fit the bill,...

the LG UH12NS29 looks like it'll fit the bill, and the price is right. Anyone have any experience with this drive? It seems a lot of them are having problems playing nice with Windows 8.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-19-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By ZxRO
Yeah, I am not sure what all that means, but I...

Yeah, I am not sure what all that means, but I am actually gonna be putting the drive on my regular PC, and transferring the files to my HTPC for storage. The PC that the drive will be going on is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-19-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,714
Posted By ZxRO
So I am gonna add an internal Blu Ray to my new...

So I am gonna add an internal Blu Ray to my new HTPC. I'm keeping my eyes peeled for a decent looking one for around 50$ or less.

I am planning on using it to rip discs, of course. Is there any...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By ZxRO
Yeah it's probably something dumb like that....

Yeah it's probably something dumb like that. Assuming I have keyboard control on the installer, I'm sure that will fix the issue. I'll try it first thing tonite when I am back in front of my tv.
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2013, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By ZxRO
Yeah I'm dumb, I didn't think to attempt to use...

Yeah I'm dumb, I didn't think to attempt to use the keyboard to select it. I'll try that tonite. As for resolutions, I've tried several, and even at max 1080p resolution, it remains the same. I'll...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-18-2013, 09:28 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 595
Posted By ZxRO
So I am attempting to install MCE 7 Reset...

So I am attempting to install MCE 7 Reset Toolbox so I can further customize my WMC experience. When I attempt to install it, however, the EULA extends down over the "Accept" button, making it...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-14-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
Thank you everyone for your input. This forum...

Thank you everyone for your input. This forum tends to be my one stop shop for all my home theater stuff, and even if I don't get a definitive answer here, I appreciate the brainstorming. You guys...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-14-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
So apparently the problem stemmed from upgrading...

So apparently the problem stemmed from upgrading to Windows 7 from Vista. This put the PlayReady DRM in a weird state where WMC thought Windows was not activated. I followed the steps in that forum...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
So now my line of research suggests I take...

So now my line of research suggests I take several measures to uninstall PlayReady and WMC, clean my registry, and reinstall, or flash my copy of Windows, at least according to a thread I found....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
Okay so this is getting weirder. I have a...

Okay so this is getting weirder.

I have a legit, activated copy of Windows 7. I've run the Digital Cable Advisor, and installed the PlayReady DRM stuff. It wouldn't work at all if I didn't do...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
Thanks for the info, I'll check tonite. I'm...

Thanks for the info, I'll check tonite. I'm pretty sure part of the process I've already gone through involved a cold hit or something like it. The gal on the other end sent multiple signals to my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
What do I do to get those logs?

What do I do to get those logs?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 10:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,941
Posted By ZxRO
So I am in the market for some kind of handheld...

So I am in the market for some kind of handheld keyboard touchpad/trackball whatever thing for my HTPC

Anyone familiar with the FE01-GR?

http://www.favientertainment.com/product-p/fe01-gr.htm...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-13-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
No providers I can switch to, it's Comcast or...

No providers I can switch to, it's Comcast or Frontier, and I refuse to go to Frontier. It's the choice between two terrible choices, oh well.

I suppose it could be a pairing issue. So far we've...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-12-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
So I tried the new firmware. All my regular...

So I tried the new firmware. All my regular channels currently tune in, but that might change, as it was an intermittent problem to begin with. The premium channels that I am currently subscribed to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
I don't know about rescanning. With Windows...

I don't know about rescanning. With Windows Media Player, channel lineups are updated dynamically. Occasionally a new channel will appear in the guide, regardless of if I am subscribed to it or not....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-11-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
I talked to the rep at Hauppauge! today (after...

I talked to the rep at Hauppauge! today (after being on hold for 15 minutes) and the best he could tell me was to try the new firmware. I don't have high hopes, but it's something that I haven't...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-10-2013, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
The channels that don't tune vary. I can be...

The channels that don't tune vary. I can be getting the E! channel for half a day, and then it stops working. I've seen it with Food Network, CNN, FX, BBC America, and the aforementioned E!, as well...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   03-10-2013, 05:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,324
Posted By ZxRO
So I have been using the Hauppauge!...

So I have been using the Hauppauge! WinTV-DCR-2650 to watch my Xfinity programming for a year, and it was rock solid. Now it randomly loses the ability to tune a few channels. Most channels work...
Forum: Rear Projection Units   01-22-2013, 08:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 156
Posted By ZxRO
Got my Samsung 6187w back in 2006. A couple of...

Got my Samsung 6187w back in 2006. A couple of weeks ago the screen suddenly started getting really dim. I copped a replacement lamp online somewhere for around 90 bucks.

Long story short, my tv...
Forum: Theater Room Items & Accessories   12-18-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 250
Posted By ZxRO
I am interested in purchasing several of the...

I am interested in purchasing several of the Atlantic 80 Disc Storage Drums for a project. Is anyone here familiar with the product? I have never heard of the company before. It seems pretty simple,...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   10-28-2012, 06:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By ZxRO
So my bedroom is upstairs, and I have an Xbox...

So my bedroom is upstairs, and I have an Xbox 360 and a television. My goal is to stream Comcast cable content with Xbox Windows Media Center.

Downstairs, I am using a WinTV-DCR-2650 connected to...
Forum: Community News & Polls   10-05-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 1,658
Views: 21,724
Posted By ZxRO
I like contests!!!

I like contests!!!
Forum: Digital Recorders (PVRs) General   02-10-2012, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,782
Posted By ZxRO
Tried to use the search, not much help, google...

Tried to use the search, not much help, google just gave me incredibly outdated forum posts.

I am switching back to Comcast to save money, and I don't want to pay a premium for their DVR service....
Forum: Speakers   08-18-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,301
Posted By ZxRO
So the polarity isn't an issue, and if I get...

So the polarity isn't an issue, and if I get close to the center speaker it sounds like everything that is supposed to come out of it is coming out of it. As for adjusting the volume of the center,...
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