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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 08:15 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,520
Posted By pixelation
Answering my own question. Turns out PlayReady is...

Answering my own question. Turns out PlayReady is the key.

Even removing WMC and reinstalling WMC does not work. But it worked after I agreed to update PlayReady.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-28-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,520
Posted By pixelation
Thanks. I have two HTPC. One I never repeated TV...

Thanks. I have two HTPC. One I never repeated TV Signal Setup, the other I did. The former one worked and TV guide shows up. The other one continue to fail. I wonder why? I am hoping I don't have to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,520
Posted By pixelation
FWIW, 95050 does not work.

FWIW, 95050 does not work.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2015, 08:11 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 7,520
Posted By pixelation
Can someone from the SF Bay Area please share a...

Can someone from the SF Bay Area please share a working zip code? I have been without guide for a week.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-04-2015, 11:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 91
Posted By pixelation
Hauppuage Windows 7 driver update

I just noticed that there is an optional Windows Update for Hauppuage TV tuner (mine is HVR-1250). It says it is published on 6/26. Did anyone notice anything different after installing the update?
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Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-23-2015, 08:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By pixelation
What is the program for? If the...

What is the program for?

If the mcupdate_scheduled task is not for EPG, what is it for? Can I disable it from waking my PC and still get my EPG updated? Thanks!
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,030
Posted By pixelation
I am having this issue. I adjusted the wake time...

I am having this issue. I adjusted the wake time to a time which I have scheduled recording but the mcupdate_scheduled event timer keeps getting moved around. Why does WMC do that???
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-04-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 81,831
Posted By pixelation
I wasn't aware that the redmere chip is tuned to...

I wasn't aware that the redmere chip is tuned to the specific cable length. If that is the case, my experiment of arbitrary length Redmere HDMI won't work.
Forum: HDMI Q&A - The One Connector World   05-02-2015, 10:48 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 81,831
Posted By pixelation
I have a 15' (non-monoprice) Redmere cable that...

I have a 15' (non-monoprice) Redmere cable that works fine. Now I see the monoprice is having a sale on the Redmere so I bought a 3'.

Yes, 3'. I think worse case I use it as a backup. But what I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-13-2015, 01:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By pixelation
Guess what? By using a different HDMI port from...

Guess what? By using a different HDMI port from the same TV, the laptop detects 1360x768 and uses it. And image is a lot sharper. Apparently, the HDMI ports on the TV are not created equal.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   11-30-2014, 12:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By pixelation
Intel Graphcis not able to output in 768p over HDMI

Guys, I have a Windows 8 laptop using Intel HD Graphics (Celeron 1037U). I have a Samsung TV LA32R81, which is a 720p TV but really has native resolutio of 1360x768.
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-17-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 379,020
Posted By pixelation
I haven't and most likely won't invest on a...

I haven't and most likely won't invest on a cleaning disc. I figure if I have to go that route, I might as well open the drive again and rub the laser head with a lens cloth.
Forum: Blu-ray Players   09-16-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,897
Views: 379,020
Posted By pixelation
My BD65 is having a lot of issue playing back...

My BD65 is having a lot of issue playing back less than perfect disc. Mostly Blu-rays from library. Yes, I see some scratches and fingerprints on the disc and I always try to clean it off before...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-29-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 891
Posted By pixelation
Others already mentioned above. It depends on...

Others already mentioned above. It depends on what you want to do.

But I just want to say that older systems do not mean save on energy. Newer systems are usually more energy efficient. But I ...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-25-2014, 12:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,357
Posted By pixelation
1. WMC 2. VLC - seriously, life is much better...

1. WMC
2. VLC - seriously, life is much better without having to install codec pack
3. Skype - poor man's Telepresence
4. Internet Explorer
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By pixelation
I bought Orico USB3 enclosure for about $10 from...

I bought Orico USB3 enclosure for about $10 from eBay. Not cheap enough for you?
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-19-2014, 02:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 756
Posted By pixelation
The specs aren't bad at all. In fact, it is...

The specs aren't bad at all. In fact, it is better than the HTPC I'm using.
Maybe ask around your friends and family and see who need an HTPC? Admit it, you will enjoy building one.
Forum: AVS Forum Podcasts   06-01-2014, 04:08 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,341
Posted By pixelation
Is there a transcript for video? It would be...

Is there a transcript for video? It would be great to read at my own pace and also let me search.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   04-12-2014, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 718
Posted By pixelation
I was going to suggest that you add more tuners....

I was going to suggest that you add more tuners. But something doesn't make sense here. You said you have 3 conflicts. This is only possible if you have 3 tuners? If you have 3 tuners, it should...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-27-2014, 10:30 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
I am not sure what Dolby HD sound is with PS3...

I am not sure what Dolby HD sound is with PS3 but make sure the BDT230's audio capability works for you too. Here is a detailed review:
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Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-26-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by pixelation http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-17-2014, 11:04 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
I have the BD35 and also the BD65. I can tell...

I have the BD35 and also the BD65. I can tell you that the boot performance is significant. The remote code between the BD35 and BD65 are the same. I see the BDT230 has a little more buttons like...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-14-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
I see, then "Home screen will appear after 1...

I see, then "Home screen will appear after 1 minute without any operation" is anything but.

If it works with other Miracast receiver without having to "press the button", I think it is more...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-13-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
I think you are right. I watched the following...

I think you are right. I watched the following video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oYRikon6LDw

At 0:16 It has a screen that says "Home screen will appear after 1 minute without any...
Forum: Blu-ray Players   03-12-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 701
Views: 80,955
Posted By pixelation
I see. I wonder if there is a software...

I see. I wonder if there is a software workaround on Windows that can fix that? How would the Android get around with the problem then?
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