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Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   02-16-2016, 07:47 AM
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Posted By sneakerx
I get LAFF on the TV I have plugged directly into...

I get LAFF on the TV I have plugged directly into the antenna feed, but it's not coming in on my main Vista Media Center rig or on the WMC8 that I have in the office. Both of those Media Center...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 09:23 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 20,705
Posted By sneakerx
For S's and G's I thought I'd try updating my...

For S's and G's I thought I'd try updating my office Windows 8.1 machine. It accepted my home zip code on the very first try and updated to the new guide without even a hiccup. If only this was my...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 08:43 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 20,705
Posted By sneakerx
Believe me, I've tried. I'm in Austin and I've...

Believe me, I've tried. I'm in Austin and I've tried practically all of the zip codes radiating out from my home zip. Maybe I've missed a few, but I would think that at the very least the 78746 zip...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-01-2015, 08:30 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 20,705
Posted By sneakerx
I went ahead and updated my Vista HTPC with the...

I went ahead and updated my Vista HTPC with the TV Pack software from 2008. I had to first install Service Pack 1 which took forever(I actually left it running over night), then the TV Pack update,...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-01-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
I need a good zip code for the Austin area so...

I need a good zip code for the Austin area so that the Rovi guide will update. I feel like I'm just running in circles without one.

EDIT: SOLVED at this link...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   07-27-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
I set up my dad's Media Center system and he's...

I set up my dad's Media Center system and he's been without guide data for almost a week now. I spent two hours on the problem yesterday, but could never find a zipcode that would actually return...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 11:17 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 20,705
Posted By sneakerx
I have the TV Pack update archived back from who...

I have the TV Pack update archived back from who knows when, but never had the guts to try it. I guess there's nothing to lose now. Though I definitely don't have a fully updated Vista install. I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-27-2015, 03:44 AM
Replies: 625
Views: 20,705
Posted By sneakerx
Were you able to resolve this problem for Vista?...

Were you able to resolve this problem for Vista? I didn't even know anything was up regarding this guide data change until yesterday. I'd been having funny stuff happen to the guide, but I'd just go...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-21-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
All clear QAM are gone for me. I suppose it's...

All clear QAM are gone for me. I suppose it's now time to install that antenna on my roof.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   04-17-2015, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
It would appear that Time Warner has blocked...

It would appear that Time Warner has blocked almost all of the clear QAM channels now, except for the broadcast locals. Bummer. I was enjoying my free Cartoon Network.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2013, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
I couldn't get KTBC to show up in WMC even...

I couldn't get KTBC to show up in WMC even knowing that it appears to be on 7-3. Manually adding the sub channel doesn't allow it to come in. I think us media center users are out of luck until the...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by AustinJerry http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/336964/austin-tx-hdtv/6720#post_23065117)

I am receiving KTBCDT OTA with no...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   03-10-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
Fox 7KTBC seems to be having problems. Windows...

Fox 7KTBC seems to be having problems. Windows media center won't tune it in and my other TV's show it as broadcasting the main channel on 7-3. I suppose that's why WMC is having issues.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   01-04-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,442
Posted By sneakerx
There's always NextPVR. It, too, has an EPG that...

There's always NextPVR. It, too, has an EPG that apparently works quite well for OTA situations.
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   11-19-2012, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
Quote:Originally Posted by Jason...

Quote:Originally Posted by Jason Worthen http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/336964/austin-tx-hdtv/6690#post_22592103)

I have recently killed DISH and am...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-17-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,040
Posted By sneakerx
I have one of the early model Duets that has the...

I have one of the early model Duets that has the problem of disappearing whenever the computer resumes from S3 sleep. As such, I can't put the computer to sleep at any time. Was this problem ever...
Forum: HDTV Programming   10-10-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,409
Posted By sneakerx
I mentioned to my wife about 666 that I didn't...

I mentioned to my wife about 666 that I didn't understand why they didn't make it scary. For instance, when the girl walks through the wall with the hidden door...why was the scene so brightly lit?...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-15-2012, 03:53 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
KVAT was for sure on some tower out in Westlake....

KVAT was for sure on some tower out in Westlake. However, with the removal of Retro TV from one of their subchannels last October there was really nothing else of interest. I removed it from my...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-14-2012, 04:44 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
That is a very thorough history of KCWX. I'll be...

That is a very thorough history of KCWX. I'll be honest and say that I didn't understand most of it, but it was still strangely intriguing enough that I did read all of it. :P At least there's...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-05-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 752
Posted By sneakerx
Just thought I'd post this here in case there's...

Just thought I'd post this here in case there's interest. It seems as though NextPVR is the most serious contender to 7MC for OTA DVR duty. These are the highlights copy/pasted from a post of...
Forum: Local HDTV Info and Reception   08-04-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 786,577
Posted By sneakerx
I think KCWX is a figment of the imagination....

I think KCWX is a figment of the imagination. Has anyone been able to pick up that channel using OTA? Anywhere? KBVO, meanwhile, should totally be obtainable if you're using a roof-mounted antenna....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   07-08-2012, 07:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,812
Posted By sneakerx
I have an AMD HD4550 in my HTPC that has never...

I have an AMD HD4550 in my HTPC that has never been happier now that it's on Catalyst 11.8. My harddrive died on me in April this year and while reinstalling everything onto the new one I decided to...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-30-2012, 05:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,367
Posted By sneakerx
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by terryj47 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1417096/ms-retiring-wmc-certifications/30#post_22179680)

Seriously, can you list a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-26-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,367
Posted By sneakerx
Anyone ever experiment with NextPVR? It seems...

Anyone ever experiment with NextPVR? It seems like it might be a viable alternative for us OTA-only people. I've just never seen much discussion of it here on this board.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   06-20-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 978
Posted By sneakerx
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Sammy2 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1416623/will-rf-signals-ruin-computer-equipment#post_22150959)

EMP can be done without...
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