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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-22-2015, 03:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By etrin
Got any ideas about this? I had to get up early...

Got any ideas about this?
I had to get up early this morning so I check the signal strength.


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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By etrin
Thanks Foxbat they had scheduled a truck for...

Thanks Foxbat they had scheduled a truck for tomorrow when they screwed up the initial install and I told them to keep it so tomorrow I will tell the guy I need more power LOL
this is the latest...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By etrin
both the silicondust and the wmc are plugged into...

both the silicondust and the wmc are plugged into the same netgear 8 port switch.
I thought maybe the drive that wmc was writing to with all the old files was having problems so I put a new WD red...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-21-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 146
Posted By etrin
Need help with wmc and winders 8.1

I have been using ota silicondust on my windows media center for 3 years and not one problem
Well there were channels I wanted for years and comcast made me a super deal.
So I got a prime and...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-14-2015, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 209,100
Posted By etrin
HD Prime with the KODI. Hey some other options...

HD Prime with the KODI.
Hey some other options I will give this a try too.
I have a first gen PI and it seemed to work ok when I first tried it, that was when the PI was first released.

I saw on...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2015, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 209,100
Posted By etrin
well if the hd makes no difference I will get one...

well if the hd makes no difference I will get one of the memory only models.
friend of mine said he saw several on fleabay for $40 tested and seller was 1000 positive.

I also got in the closet...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-12-2015, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 209,100
Posted By etrin
I found 2 xbox's for about $40 but they are...

I found 2 xbox's for about $40 but they are called the slim and only have 4GB of memory, and no hard drive.
will this run media center?
I only want to watch tv not record anything on this unit.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-11-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 209,100
Posted By etrin
I need some help here. I am getting comcast and...

I need some help here. I am getting comcast and have a windows media center on main tv using ota silicon dust hd. I have ordered a prime and will use it with this tv.

Now what can I do about my...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   10-10-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By etrin
thanks everyone I told them to look at soundbars...

thanks everyone I told them to look at soundbars and they got one and seem to be happy with it. Its a visio with a base and he said they can feel like there are sounds behind them.
I said good I am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By etrin
yes a coupon would be nice. why do they ask os...

yes a coupon would be nice.
why do they ask os version, is this just marketing or does it make a difference?
Only reason I am asking is my old computer I was using is win7 32 bit and I am going to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-04-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 865
Posted By etrin
I guess everything went bonkers on the site the...

I guess everything went bonkers on the site the address for the beta key says its an invalid address.
this morning it worked when I first tried it and now down again.

I don't see a link to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-22-2015, 04:28 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
I am getting there...thanks big time I did...

I am getting there...thanks big time

I did this, ObjectStoreRecoveryTask, and thanks for the tip on refresh, it finished in about 20 seconds.
I then went into wmc and it said it had been reset...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2015, 10:10 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
well now when I try to run tv setup it hangs at...

well now when I try to run tv setup it hangs at downloading the latest tv setup.
It should either do it or say can't get it, but it does nothing.

++++EDIT UPDATE+++++
I took an old win7 wms I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2015, 02:35 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
new problem I just can't fix. channel 49-1...

new problem I just can't fix.

channel 49-1 metv in little rock just quit playing guide still shows listings for it.
I tried my other tv just on ota signal and it plays the channel fine.
I then...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-26-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
does Schedules Direct incorporate into wmc or...

does Schedules Direct incorporate into wmc or just some plug in we have to muck with.

Was thinking of changing from wmc to kodi for a while now, anyone have any first hand exp with this and what...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-25-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
well I am getting some weird stuff today. 2...

well I am getting some weird stuff today. 2 channels just don't have a signal, worked fine last night.
when I enter wmc I am always on the selection for recorded and never on the tv screen. Takes...
Forum: Home Theater In A Box   07-24-2015, 08:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 356
Posted By etrin
buddy wants wireless setup is there anything worth a darn

I have a yamaha setup 5.1 on my tv and my friends want it but they don't like the idea of wires.
After hearing a movie on my setup he and his wife have to have something but the junk tv speakers.
...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2015, 12:24 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
this is just like microcrap they could care less....

this is just like microcrap they could care less.
I wonder if comcrap paid them to drop media center.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-24-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
e55 try what I did. check under general and...

e55 try what I did.
check under general and guides and see if you are still on zap2it, which no longer works.
go to tv setup and run it.
If it doesn't find any data, cancel and put in a different...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 09:46 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
don't know if it will last. I redid the tv...

don't know if it will last.
I redid the tv setup and used zipcode 95050.
It ran and at the end it said, use listings for Santa Clara or Little Rock
I said Little Rock and have my guide back....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 05:33 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
tried going thru the full tv setup again. It...

tried going thru the full tv setup again.
It spends about 5 minutes downloading new data, then says no data to fill the guide and then proceeds to go thru the entire thing.
Same thing still only...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-23-2015, 05:17 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 17,554
Posted By etrin
Is there any way to force it to use rovi? I...

Is there any way to force it to use rovi?
I have tried all updates in winders 8.1 and run wmc thru the tv guide section and still stuck on zap.
As usual with microcrap this sucks.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   07-07-2015, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12,078
Views: 655,538
Posted By etrin
I still don't understand what is the difference...

I still don't understand what is the difference between C1 C2 C3.
is that different panel manufactures?

I am looking at the 60" and just can't pull the trigger.
Amazon sent me a thing saying $50...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-18-2015, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,119
Posted By etrin
Late followup on my tv reception problems. When...

Late followup on my tv reception problems.
When I had this antenna in my attic I was using a channelmaster amp.
I moved the antenna outside and then the pixelation on 38.1 and 42.1 started.
I...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   06-05-2015, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12,613
Views: 829,119
Posted By etrin
It does this every 3-5 minutes 24-7. Just breaks...

It does this every 3-5 minutes 24-7. Just breaks up.
only channel to do this. Outside is a DB4 antenna off of reservoir road aimed at 280deg.. I even turned it to 260deg to get 42 to come in better...
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